The fledgling Why? Records crew—Davis, Malci, Joshua Virtue, and Ruby Watson—are already making some of the city’s most compelling and idiosyncratic hip-hop.
Underrated young rapper Charlie Curtis-Beard drops his ambitious second album, LGBTQ prisoner-advocate group Black and Pink throws a benefit show at Elastic, and more.
Current musical obsessions of Strawberry Jacuzzi’s Shannon Candy, Rahim Salaam of the What About Chicago?! podcast, and Reader staff writer Leor Galil