Leaders from two generations of the local streetwear scene talk about ComplexCon’s pros and cons.
Chicago’s hip-hop scene overflows with such variety and abundance that it’s impossible to show enough love to every great release—but that’s no reason not to try.
“I write, I act, and I try to do more with my photos than just capture moments.”
Silk Road Rising’s New China Festival and more goings on 8/3-8/5.
When Chicago rapper Taylor Bennett was a teenager, one of his havens was Navy Pier. And this weekend, he’ll make himself at home onstage at Lollapalooza.
Dockless bike-share companies that met with the city recently fear LimeBike, whose board includes Rahm’s former top adviser, could have a leg up.
Few local hip-hop artists have been as interesting to watch grow in the spotlight as Taylor Bennett. Part of the buzz that’s come to surround him is due to his family name: Chancellor Bennett, better known as Chance the Rapper, is his older brother. Whatever amount of initial attention Taylor has garnered because of that […]
Also, the Environmental Protection Agency’s Chicago regional office reportedly is in danger of being closed.
Melo Makes Music’s latest single, “Sleepless,” feels as familiar as an alt-rock hit that’s been on the radio for decades.
Recent music by the Boy Illinois, Navarro, and Taylor Bennett proves that “big name” narratives of Chicago hip-hop can’t do justice to its many personalities.
Monday’s Parade to the Polls outgrew its planned location before it even began, and Chance the Rapper ended up leading a crowd of thousands from Grant Park to an early-voting site.
Chance the Rapper’s SocialWorks collaborates with Chicago Votes and Prime Fortune on a free concert at the Virgin Hotel and a march to the Chicago Board of Elections.
A fond farewell to Empty Bottle floor manager Bob Johnson, a Manny Muscles benefit for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, and more
Abraham Levitan of Shame That Tune returns with the podcast Nerds on Tour, rapper Rich Jones celebrates the new mixtape Pink Slips, and more.
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.