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Ezy, Simon Dufour and Aaron Day release music video for moody jazzy single “These Days”.

Senior hip hop correspondent Gabe Mendoza reviews Jay Electronica’s new, long-awaited album A Written Testimony

Shasta “Keva Knox” and Tierney “TRUTH” Reed sit down with Jill Hopkins to share their experiences & latest album Saturn Return.

Chicago Dot-Connector Merk Stops by Vocalo to Discuss The ComPlex 2010 Studio, Music Venues servicing the hip hop culture, and more

We sat down with Matt to chat Chicago’s open mic scene, the ever-changing landscape of hip-hop, and what our theme “we the people” means to him …

With 2019 coming to an end, I wanted to revisit some of my favorite Chicago independent Hip hop projects of 2019 you might have missed.

“One thing I love is our strength, that no matter what’s thrown at us and how tiring it gets, we never give up.”

The Los Angeles experimental hip-hop trio Clipping is made up of rapper Daveed Diggs and producers William Hutson and Jonathan Snipes. Their third album for Sub Pop, There Existed an Addiction to Blood, will be out on Oct. 18. The record is inspired by the horror genre in film, literature and music. Images of ghosts, […]

We spoke with the multi-media artist, and soon to be film director, about the Afrofuturist cyber punk journey he’s taking us on

Lester Rey searches for openness and honesty in his artistic practice.