Dead Rider come home to push a queasy new single at the Hideout, Artie Do Good drops an EP of delicate indie pop and oddball boom-bap, and more.
The DJs of Windy City Soul Club celebrate ten years of getting asses moving, Sunny Woodz throws a release party with a bonkers bill in West Chicago, and more.
Ambient artist Cinchel invites his audience to play along, Save Money rapper Dally Auston celebrates a new EP at 1st Ward, and more.
On the new Bucket List Project, Saba reminds Chicago that the west side is more than just a source of crime statistics—it’s also a home.
Local rappers who deserved more attention this year include Angel Davanport, Ric Wilson, and Shorty K.
Now’s a good time to catch up on the latest releases from S.B.E., M.B.E., Breezy Montana, Dlow, and King Kemo.
The Chicago hip-hop veteran chats about what inspired the title of his new album, working with rising local rappers, and getting involved in the community.
WGCI on-air personality DJ MoonDawg just dropped a compilation mixtape of some of the best local rap songs to bop to, and you can watch a dude dressed as Elmo dancing to one of the tracks.
Bopping has already swept the Chicago hip-hop scene—all the dance needs to break nationwide is a crossover hit.