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It beats dancing about architecture

The Chicago Reader debuted October 1, 1971—almost two years before DJ Kool Herc threw the very first hip-hop party in the Bronx in August 1973, nearly three years before the Ramones made their first appearance onstage at CBGB in August 1974, and more than five years before Frankie Knuckles first spun at the Warehouse in […]

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Sujay Kumar

Born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Sujay Kumar moved to Chicago with his family in 1998, just in time for Michael Jordan to announce his second retirement. In the fourth grade he starred as the Prince of Morocco in the fifth grade’s production of The Merchant of Venice, but when he entered the University of Illinois he […]