Toni Morrison was a great American novelist, a social activist, and the first Black woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize in literature. Her powerful legacy will live on for the rest of time. Toni Morrison passed away at the age of 88 this week and Jill Hopkins was joined on The Morning AMp by […]
Ross Golan is a multi-platinum pop songwriter whose credits include “Same Old Love” with Selena Gomez and “My House” with Flo Rida. His own solo project is a one-man concept album about a man who’s been wrongfully accused of a crime. Ross has been traveling around the country performing this album in living rooms […]
“South Side” creators and cast join Jill to talk about focusing on the positive in their new Comedy Central series, which highlights all of the love that Chicago’s south side has to offer.
Wakandacon is an Afro-futuristic fan convention that celebrates Black culture and is back in Chicago for its 2nd year on July 26-28 at Hyatt Regency McCormick Place. The convention includes panel discussions among thought leaders, a small black-owned business vendor mall, a cosplay parade, gaming competitions, children’s gallery and more! Jill Hopkins spoke with the […]
It’s always a pleasure to chat, skate, and enjoy the beautiful Chicago summer with our listeners…
Mike discusses PIMP the movie, working with Brad Paisley, and his upcoming hour comedy special airing on Amazon Prime
Joshua Grosso of Les Miserables shares his journey through musical theater as well as how he finds personal inspiration through his character Marius.
Juan Angel Chavez is an avid sculptor, a skateboarder and a Chicago native who partnered with Pabst Blue Ribbon Easy’s program “Community Days” to revitalize a previously inactive community space on 35th and Marshfield in McKinley Park.
Jill Hopkins sat down with two of the amazing cast members to talk changing roles, what it means to have Puerto Rican actors play the Sharks and the racial dynamics of the play.