Chicago Music

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Tensei’s new album album “Constellate” is half instrumentals, half vocals, and it’s filled with features and guest appearances.

Chicago actor, poet and Hip Hop artist talks intersection between theater and music, the radical and rebellious nature of his art, and new album “Maintain.”

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

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

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”.

This week we caught up with a new duo on the Chicago rap scene, Free Snacks. Joshua Virtue and Ruby Watson recall how they both met at a party and immediately hit it of, something unusual, Virtue jokes, "because I normally hate rappers." Working alone, it's easy to get inside your own head, Watson said. [...]

The Opportunity Please Knock Chorus (a creative collaboration between Oscar Brown Jr. and the notorious Blackstone Rangers street gang) premiered 50 years ago.


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