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Chicago native femdot. stopped by the Vocalo studios to break down what he’s been up to and to tease new music on the horizon.

The South Side Chicago artist discusses how his sound was shaped by the city.

Zhong and his team started Hip-Hop In Chinatown to bring two worlds together…

G Herbo breaks down how he’s using his platform to make a difference.

Christopher LeMark uses coffee and hip-hop to destigmatize mental health and provide therapy to his community.

Mister Castle talks family, his new single and the essentials for great beats.

In wide-ranging interview, Chance The Rapper talks about connections to Ghana, his interdisciplinary art work, new music, plans for the Chicagoist, and working in community with his comtemporaries in Chicago.

“That’s the finish line until you get there, and then it’s like, ‘Alright, then… there’s a new finish line, there’s a new goal post.’”

Bekoe chats with Chicago rap duo Mother Nature.

For more than two decades, Pugs Atomz, perhaps best known as an MC, exerts his artistic impressions across music, visual art and fashion.