In 1991, Black A.G. made it onto TVs all over the country with the Quicksilver Cooley production “No Typa Drugdeala.”
A roundup of new and notable movies screening in Chicago between 4/18 and 4/24
Bootleg rap and R&B vinyl is thriving, even though most of the music is easy to buy or free to download.
In Houston Rap photographer Peter Beste shares images of one of the new century’s most influential hip-hop scenes.
One of the Houston rapper’s best performances, off the 1998 album Moment of Truth
Blow Out Brian De Palma’s Scarface, a remake of the 1932 Howard Hawks gangster classic, screens at the Logan on Mon 7/29, 11 PM. As Dave Kehr notes in his review, this is De Palma’s most serious film, which makes it probably his least interesting. (The Bonfire of the Vanities is also a strong candidate, […]
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
Recommended events paired with nearby restaurants.
New reviews and recommended revivals in this week’s Chicago Reader.
9/18: Scarface screening and debate: “Say hello to my little examination of masculinity, capitalism, and the immigrant experience!”