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

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

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