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A Big Day in Hip-Hop

by Eric Hendrix
This past Friday was a big day in music. Rappers Future, Polo G, and Moneybagg Yo all released new music on Friday. MoneyBagg Yo released a deluxe version of his album, “Time Served.” Polo G’s The Goat New Chicago artist, Polo G, released his second studio album entitled “The Goat.” The 21-year-old rapper became famous […]

Rap Billionaire

by Eric Hendrix
On April 24th, Forbes Magazine announced that rapper/super-producer Kanye West is now a billionaire. Kanye is arguably the biggest artist to ever come out of Chicago. He started off as a producer with larger than life dreams, managed to work his way up from the bottom and put Chicago on the map for a lot […]

Lost and Found at the Lumineers

by Julia Colasanti
We climb the seemingly endless steps at Allstate Arena and squeeze into our nosebleed seats. Mt. Joy finishes their set as the crowd shuffles in anticipation. “Gimmie Shelter” shakes the venue as imagery from, III, draws us in. A soft light reveals The Lumineers flooding the stage with their pulsing energy. The crowd sings along […]

The New Wu-Tang

by Eric Hendrix
There is no doubt that the Wu-Tang Clan changed Hip-Hop/Rap forever. The New York-based group set the standard for rap groups in the business as they attempted to take on a different approach to control their careers by each individually choosing a label to sign to, while still splitting profits as a group. The group […]

Welcome to the Year of Chicago Music

by Julia Colasanti
Chicago. Where blues float heavy with each gust of wind and if you listen closely, you can hear whispers of Muddy Waters wash over the pavement. A city that raised entire generations on the meaty soul plucked from a cello during a jazz rift and punched fissures into the sidewalk to mirror the crackle of […]
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5 Seconds of Summer Has No Shame

by Sarah Roberts
5 Seconds of Summer released their new song “No Shame,” along with the announcement of a new album, “C A L M” and a North American tour. This is the third single off their 12 track album. Based on this new release, their new album will move away from the punk sound they started with […]