Pastor T.L. Barrett is beloved by music fanatics and rappers eager to sample throwback gospel; he also defrauded thousands, as the Reader reported in 1989.
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Who’s the octopus in Takashi Murakami’s ‘The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg’?
A new exhibit of the Japanese artist’s work at the Museum of Contemporary Art is a dizzying depiction of the current cultural moment.
Chance the Rapper talks Rahm Emanuel, Kanye West, Chicago ‘poverty porn,’ and drug use in a new GQ profile
Zach Baron’s profile on Chicago MC Chance the Rapper includes details that will surprise even longtime local fans.
Famous Dex weaves a flamboyant style from the threads of oddball Internet rap
Chicago MC Famous Dex transforms a derivative sound into a confident personality on the new mixtape OhhMannGoddDamm.
Searching for gold in Kanye West’s The Life of Pablo
Jumbled, half-formed, and oddly engrossing, Kanye’s seventh album mirrors his public ups and downs.