Since hip-hop seized control of pop music, artists such as Juice Wrld, Lil Nas X, and Lil Tecca have rocketed to fame with little industry experience. Even among this wave of fast-breaking acts, 22-year-old Cordae Dunston—aka YBN Cordae—has cut a distinctive path. While growing up in Prince George’s County, Maryland, in the mid-2010s, Cordae released […]
The Mariachi Heritage Foundation has partnered with CPS to create a student band that’s already played Kennedy Center, toured internationally, and opened for the likes of Lila Downs and Los Lobos.
Don’t fall for Rauner’s BS, Chance.
Production collective ThemPeople recruits Smino, Via Rosa, and the Mind for the new Sitcom.
Also, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has presented attorney general Jeff Sessions with a list of ways the federal government can help stop gun violence in Chicago.
Also, state rep Christian Mitchell proposes legislation to eliminate money bond in Illinois courts.
Also, Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants Governor Bruce Rauner to publicly support Chicago’s sanctuary city status.
Also, Kanye’s longtime local cowriter says the rapper needs spiritual and mental help, and a major step in the redevelopment of Children’s Memorial Hospital site in Lincoln Park.
Boots Riley of the Coup lays some truth on straightedge Chicago party rapper ShowYouSuck.
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Let’s hear it for the middle finger, in all its glory
Indie fans rooting for Bon Iver at the Grammys suffer from their own version of Stockholm syndrome.
Nitsuh Abebe on the Arcade Fire’s Grammy
Two Grammys for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s young CSO Resound label
Fuck tha Police–Throbbing Gristle is back.