GoldRush Music Festival 2019: Fusion of HipHop and Dance

By: Keeton Robinson Relentless Beats strikes gold again with another amazing lineup for its 2019 Goldrush Festival in Chandler, Arizona. The two-day event will be held at Rawhide Western Town on September 27 and 28, and embodies a western theme will surely take you back in time. Chicago music lovers who are interested in attending … Continue reading GoldRush Music Festival 2019: Fusion of HipHop and Dance

Ghana Festival Hosts Two-Day Event to Celebrate “The Year of the Return”

  By: Nana Aduba-Amoah 2019 highlights the 400th year since the first enslaved Africans set foot on American soil, and the annual Ghana festival in Washington Park this past weekend honored its ancestors through the theme of “Akwaaba: the Year of the Return,” as a public invitation to revisit the cultural traditions of the West … Continue reading Ghana Festival Hosts Two-Day Event to Celebrate “The Year of the Return”

Taste of Chicago 2019 Serves More Food, Festivities

  By: Nana Aduba-Amoah The Taste of Chicago event offered more selections of food varieties and attracted over one million people this year, according to an article by WBBM radio. Choose Chicago reports that the annual festival, which took place in Grant Park, garnered food from 82 restaurants, including 24 pop-ups and 17 food trucks, which … Continue reading Taste of Chicago 2019 Serves More Food, Festivities

Chicago native, writers to air Englewood-based sitcom, ‘South Side’

  By: Nana Aduba-Amoah The windy city’s Englewood neighborhood will be aired in a Comedy Central sitcom entitled ‘South Side’ on July 24. The series, created by Harvard graduates, Bashir Salahuddin and Diallo Riddle, will reflect a satirical portrayal of the workplace environment of a rental store on the city’s South Side, according to an article … Continue reading Chicago native, writers to air Englewood-based sitcom, ‘South Side’

Artist Thad Lu Talk Musical Influences, Chicago Violence, Abortion Ban and More

By: Nana Aduba-Amoah Thad Lu is a rap artist hailing from Chicago’s West Side. He sat down with me to discuss his background, education, upcoming projects, perspective on Chicago’s violence and culture, abortion ban laws, cannabis legalization and much more. You can hear his latest music on Spotify, Apple Music, and YouTube. 

Photo Recap: 2019 Do Division Street Fest, Hyde Park Brew Fest

        By: Nana Aduba-Amoah This past weekend in the Windy City highlighted a festive wave of events as crowds of people basked in the onset of summer at the annual Do Division Street Fest and Hyde Park Brew Fest. Do Division Street Fest featured live music, a local designer runway show, as … Continue reading Photo Recap: 2019 Do Division Street Fest, Hyde Park Brew Fest

Movement 2019 Milestones Women Empowerment, Legalized Cannabis

  By: Nana Aduba-Amoah Detroit's 2019 Movement Festival not only reflected a diverse mixture of artist line up, it also embraced an increased amount of female DJ’s, and Michigan’s legalization of cannabis. Detroit Free Press reports that this year’s Movement marked an influx in the amount of women DJs that performed at various sets, including … Continue reading Movement 2019 Milestones Women Empowerment, Legalized Cannabis