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Lincoln Yards Gets Green Light, No Pay Day for Live Nation

by Ben LaScola
Lincoln Yards, one of Chicago’s most ambitious and controversial proposed projects in over a decade, was approved by a 10-0 vote on Thursday, January 24. The overhaul is being lead by Sterling Bay, a powerful development group that has set its sights on revamping some 50 plus acres of riverside land between Chicago’s Lincoln Park […]

A Conversation with Brian and Quentin From ANGRY BLACKMEN

by Henry Netherland
Henry: Alright we’re here with Brian and Quentin of ANGRY BLACKMEN at a Culver’s in Crete, Illinois. So what made you guys choose this place?? Quentin: I used to work here. Henry: And what got you guys into recording music and about how long ago would you say you started? Quentin: What like two years […]

What’s a JPEGMAFIA?

by HYNDRYX
Abrasive noise, scathing political sarcasm, and groovy experimentation is the best way I can describe my experience with Baltimore native rapper, JPEGMAFIA. Upon discovering him, I was completely engulfed in his no-holds barred style of music that meshes his brutally honest personality with some of the wildest production happening in all of music. His creativity […]

21 Savage Grows Up On “i am > i was”

by Henry Netherland
Has 21 Savage matured into 22 Savage? When Atlanta rapper, 21 Savage first broke onto the mainstream hip-hop scene, he faced a lot of backlash from rap traditionalists for his lowkey, almost monotonous delivery and surface level lyrics. Many compared his mumble rap style to contemporaries like, Lil Yachty, Lil Uzi Vert and Kodak Black. […]

Vic Mensa sounds as confused as ever on “Hooligans”

by Henry Netherland
Chicago rapper, Vic Mensa has been around for awhile, and yet he still struggles with finding his own voice. The former Kids These Days member has a few projects under his belt, and has even worked with iconic artists like Kanye West and Skrillex. Unfortunately in recent months, he’s fallen into a firing line of […]

Weird Radar Review: 11 & 28 by Trey Songz, R&B Royalty

by channaweird
I know there’s been a lot of talk about who the king of R&B is, and the conversation has been going on for a week or two now. I’m not the one who usually falls for these kind of debates, because I know there’s room for everybody to make their own path. As a teenager, […]