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L.A. Pop singer offers a deeply personal look into her struggle with illness.

Chicago DJs share unspoken roles as curators and selectors, indispensable on a city-wide scale. These are the five DJs from Chicago you need to know.

Chicago Rock and Soul singer breaks through the walls of stereotypes and societal constraints on new Single.

The Chicago duo’s new EP “PRESSURE” is their gift to everyone going through difficult times and situations.

Ness Heads is the name of the genre-blending project of Vanessa Ortiz whose mix of Electronic, Pop and Hip Hop has been catching attention in Chicago and beyond.

Ness grew up on the West Side and attributes the noise, the backyard parties and the overall chaos of the area to shaping her into an artist she is today. Her latest Single “Paper Town” explores a softer, dreamy side of the rising MC, and features gliding vocal melodies over acoustic guitar and subdued beats. Jill Hopkins spoke with Ness about her Chicago upbringing and eclectic sound.


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