The National Independent Venue Association (NIVA) is an organization committed to uniting music venues across the country, promoting and nurturing the environment of live music halls. Ayana Contreras had the opportunity to chat with co-founder Chris Bauman about NIVA’s support of music venues amidst the COVID-19 global pandemic. Ayana Contreras: Happy to have you, Chris. […]
The Adventures of Moon Man & Slim Shady marks the first collaboration from the two rap icons and sets an example of rapping genius and lyrical mastery.
Some of the greatest hip hop minds of today have joined together to bring us the newly formed supergroup Dinner Party.
The film follows FKA twigs as she partners with local womxn to summon the divine feminine and celebrate matriarchal energy.
Chicago’s Ric Wilson caught the attention of Twitter. He told them to donate.
The rapper quickly drew attention over the course of 2019, as one of the newest and brightest stars of an emerging generation of New York artists.
Grammy nominated DJ/producer Sam Spiegel’s new single is just one of the 11-track Random Shit From The Internet Era, Speigel’s first full-length album in 10 years. “Don’t Give Up,” as well as its accompanying video, is a glimpse into the life of dancer Nevaeh Meraz, sharing her journey of overcoming abuse, depression and suicide attempts, and […]
The Chicago native returns with her second EP, DUALITY – a glorious ode to her synthy-dance aesthetic.
Kanye West announced on June 26th that he’ll be partnering with shopping mall staple Gap, a full circle move for sure, because Yeezy goes back quite a ways with the brand. You might remember “Spaceship”, one of the standout tracks on his 2004 debut album, The College Dropout, featured a harrowing tale of alleged khaki […]
Nikki spoke to Vocalo about moving to Arizona, finding a new recording process, and the message behind “The Twelfth House.”