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Big Week for New Music

by Eric Hendrix
Last Friday, Westside Gunn followed up his hit album, “Pray For Paris,” with another one titled, “Flygod is an Awesome God 2”. Westside is the head of Griselda Records and has been paving his way in the industry all year. This album is another example of him building off that same momentum. Westside’s beat selection […]

Rapper Killed in Chicago

by Eric Hendrix
On Friday morning, Chicago lost yet another youth. The 26-year-old rapper, Tray Savage, was shot and killed on the Southside of Chicago while dropping his girlfriend off. The rapper’s name was Kentray Young, and he was signed to the GBE label which is under the supervision of Chief Keef. He had worked with many other […]

PTSD in Chicago

by Eric Hendrix
This past Friday, G Herbo released the Deluxe version of his album, PTSD. This deluxe included an extra 14 songs to add to the original 14. The making of a deluxe album isn’t a new practice. In fact, it is an often used tool of the artist because it can help generate more streams or […]

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 […]