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

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