Photo Recap: Saturday’s Protest for George Floyd in Downtown Chicago

  By: Nana Aduba-Amoah Thousands of Chicagoans flooded the downtown streets Saturday afternoon to join the national protests against the death of George Floyd, a black man who was killed by white police officer, Derek Chauvin, in Minneapolis last week Sunday. Yesterday highlighted the second day of the city’s protest, where local organizations such as … Continue reading Photo Recap: Saturday’s Protest for George Floyd in Downtown Chicago

5 Things To Do While Self-Quarantining

  By: Nana Aduba-Amoah Social distancing has become the new norm for Chicagoans after Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and Gov. JB Pritzker implemented a statewide order for Illinois residents to stay at home due to the recent coronavirus outbreak, effective March 21 through April 7, 2020.  So far, there have been over 10 deaths and … Continue reading 5 Things To Do While Self-Quarantining

Return of The Jungle show drafts fashion extravaganza during NBA All-Star Weekend

By: Nana Aduba-Amoah This year’s NBA All-Star weekend not only featured a plethora of events in the sports and entertainment sphere, but it also gave exposure to local and nationwide black-owned fashion vendors.  On Saturday, Feb 15, Chicagorilla fashion brand, a clothing line owned by “Black Ink Crew: Chicago,” cast member Van Johnson, and Kevin … Continue reading Return of The Jungle show drafts fashion extravaganza during NBA All-Star Weekend

Pete Rock to Perform at Detroit’s Museum of Contemporary Art

  By: Keeton Robinson  Detroit based production company, MeanRed Productions, will host one of the most legendary hip hop producers, Pete Rock, on Saturday, January 18th. Known for being apart of rap duo, Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth, early in his career, Rock's production synchronized perfectly with the group's lyricism, leaving a memorable imprint on … Continue reading Pete Rock to Perform at Detroit’s Museum of Contemporary Art

Megan Thee Stallion Takes Over Big Jam, Inviting Chicago ‘Hot Girls’ on Stage

By: Nana Aduba-Amoah WGCI’s annual Big Jam has always been one of the city’s most anticipated hip hop and R&B winter concerts. This year’s lineup featured a mixture of local, legendary, and new artists like Jacquees, Migos, DaBaby, and Megan Thee Stallion, who rocked the show as a final performer when she hand-picked seven “hot … Continue reading Megan Thee Stallion Takes Over Big Jam, Inviting Chicago ‘Hot Girls’ on Stage

Roc Marciano and Willie The Kid Ignites Lyrical Mayhem at Bourbon on Division Performance

  By: Nana Aduba-Amoah In a room of over 200 people on Friday night, east coast and midwest rap lovers eagerly crowded the stage of Bourbon on Division to experience performances from the legendary Roc Marciano and Willie The Kid. The two hour concert seemed like an infinite party as the artists engaged heavily with … Continue reading Roc Marciano and Willie The Kid Ignites Lyrical Mayhem at Bourbon on Division Performance

Chicago couple with dessert catering business will premier on Food Network

  By: Nana Aduba-Amoah A Chicago couple who curated their own home-based dessert business will be competing on a national television show on Dec. 9. Sheldon Jordan and Brittney Dervin, two self-taught innovators of the cookie decorating brand “Nicely Iced Chicago,” will be featured on the Food Channel’s Christmas Cookie Challenge,  according to a recent … Continue reading Chicago couple with dessert catering business will premier on Food Network