Month: February 2019

Chicago’s Absolutely Not are shredding guitars and ignorance, and igniting the stage and change with their uncompromising glam punk sound.

Chicago singer Shawnee Dez evokes a wide range of emotions with her sultry, dreamy voice and sound that straddles between Soul and R&B.

Chai Tulani consistently hits that sweet spot where Soul meets Hip Hop, and his African heritage is joyfully expressed against the backdrop of American Pop culture.

HXRY (pronounced “Harry”) is a fresh force in Chicago’s music scene

Shad’s newest album is called “Short Story About A War,” a concept album about a society plagued by fear, confusion, greed and inequality.

Hello Happiness, The new Chaka Khan album, strikes a delicate balance between giving hardcore fans what they want and supplying some serious sonic experimentation.

Chicago actress Sydney Charles talks about her titular role in the play, “Nina Simone: Four Women”. 

Fatimah Warner, best known as the rapper Noname, has been quietly gaining attention for her feminist and socially aware lyrics. NPR’s Michel Martin talks to Warner about her sophomore album, Room 25.

You’re The Man, the long-shelved 1972 Marvin Gaye album, is slated for a March 29th release date,

Elton just finished a national tour with Noname and has been busy working on new music and playing with his live band. His recently released single is called “Lucid”.


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