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 of 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

Fygu Fest @ The University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana

Usually around this time, schools from around the country are currently enrolled in school. The mega giant company Amazon hosts a new event called “Find Your Grind” festival or better known as FYGU. Amazon picks certain schools throughout the country & they plays a huge role in having students finding out other options they would … Continue reading Fygu Fest @ The University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana

Little Brother at Metro

By: Keeton Robinson North Carolina’s own Little Brother will be performing at Metro this Friday, September 27, at 9 p.m. Rappers Phonte, Big Pooh, and formerly, 9th Wonder, have released countless of albums and mixtapes. After dropping their debut album, The Listening, which received great reception from their audience, they proceeded to record, The Minstrel Show, their sophomore album, which also created positive feedback from the media and fans. … Continue reading Little Brother at Metro

Mexican Government Organizing a Summit to Discuss White Supremacy

  By: Nana Aduba-Amoah As a result of racially-targeted hate crimes in the United States, specifically, the recent mass shooting that occurred at a Walmart in El Paso, TX, last month, the Mexican government is organizing a summit that will include leaders from Spanish-speaking nations to discuss the threat of white supremacy, according to a recent article … Continue reading Mexican Government Organizing a Summit to Discuss White Supremacy

African Festival of the Arts Celebrates 30th Anniversary

By: Keeton Robinson Every year around Labor Day weekend, the African Festival of the Arts takes place in Washington Park. The four-day event features some of the best displays of African art, food, and musical performances from different artists of African descent. This year's festival was special because it celebrated the 30th year anniversary of the event, and the musical concert lineup … Continue reading African Festival of the Arts Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Chicago’s 2019 Summer Jam Embraces Local and National Hip Hop Artists

By: Keeton Robinson When you think of summertime in Chicago, you might consider the Air & Water show, Lollapalooza, or Taste of Chicago. One of the most popular events that doesn’t get talked about much in Chicago, but it should be included in your to-do-summer list is the WGCI-FM Summer Jam. Most radio stations in big cities like New York, Los … Continue reading Chicago’s 2019 Summer Jam Embraces Local and National Hip Hop Artists