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Kastaway Is Fighting To Win

For West Side Chicago hip-hop artist Kastaway, music is therapy, and a tool for overcoming obstacles. Chicago hip-hop artist Kastaway fills his songs with personal narratives and richly layered production elements. He’s been a part of Chicago’s underground scene for years and his single, “Shine,” was recently featured on Vocalo’s In Rotation playlist. The artist […]

Rich Robbins Breaks Down His EP On The Morning AMp (2019)

Stream our first conversation with Chicago rapper Rich Robbins — and catch his performance on Oct. 27!

Old Into New: J. Arthur Channels ‘90s R&B

J. Arthur combines old-school trends with aspects of contemporary hip-hop and street style in both his fashion and music. 

Saint Ripley & PHNX.WAV: Healing Through Creation

Driven by a need to create, Saint Ripley & PHNX.WAV use music and other mediums to overcome their obstacles and to heal.

Helado Negro Seeks Understanding Through Music

Leading up to his new album, we're revisiting Helado Negro's 2019 conversation with Ayana Contreras.


El recap: Ruido Fest 2021

Con un mensaje de unión y fuerza en tiempos pandémicos, Ruido Fest regreso en una sexta edición cargada de memorias y sonidos. Escucha aquí el recap por Rocío Santos y Jesús Echeverría.

Kastaway Is Fighting To Win

For West Side Chicago hip-hop artist Kastaway, music is therapy, and a tool for overcoming obstacles. Chicago hip-hop artist Kastaway fills his songs with personal narratives and richly layered production elements. He’s been a part of Chicago’s underground scene for years and his single, “Shine,” was recently featured on Vocalo’s In Rotation playlist. The artist […]

Damon Williams of #LetUsBreatheCollective Says Chicago Is A Place to Organize

Damon Williams is an organizer, social activist and movement builder working to combat injustice ...

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