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

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

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’

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