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Chicago based producer and rapper Gold Haze looks back on a decade of pursuing his passion.

“I wanted to send a smoke signal to the parents of Black children specifically… we have to navigate beyond just wanting to provide the best for our kids.”

“Being able to celebrate my friends and other Filipino creatives means the world.”

Ayana Contreras explains how a record she picked up in Cuba ties back to Chicago…

Faheem Majeed understands that Chicago is a true playground for artists. Here he found his own independent voice, while providing meaningful platforms for other creatives along the way.

Stream Kaina’s new music video for “Apple” now!

“House music is music for everybody.”

To round out 2021, Vocalo’s digital team is reflecting on the artists and creators who help make our station (and our city) great — like Ausar!

“Not everyone is gonna rock with you and you won’t rock with everyone, so just try to be the best person you can be…”

“There’s no ‘new’ without pre-existing ideas, and I think that speaks to the importance of music history.”