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In the wake of recent local and national protests against police brutality and systemic racism, Chicagoland activists met to shine a light on racial injustices that African Americans face. On Tuesday, Vocalo Radio teamed up with WBEZ for a community discussion about the power of Black activism and its evolution in Chicago. The conversation, led […]

The duo took over Vocalo Radio’s airwaves and curated an hour of some of their favorite music. Their taste in music is as eclectic as their sound.

“I’m already very introspective when I write, but I feel like I have to hone in on that more now than ever”

Chicago-based Rich Robbins has us looking back at ourselves from a not-too-distant future with new track. Is Mercury in retrograde? I don’t know. But these times of isolation and quarantine have sparked a new sense of introspection into all of us. With an airy, almost ethereal, sound, Robbins invites us to look back unto ourselves […]

Sandra Treviño of Enchufate talked with Kathy Palma about her new EP, and what her plans are moving forward.

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

Joel Q, representing Auburn Gresham on the South Side of Chicago, stopped by Vocalo to discuss teaching special education for Cook Elementary, his latest album “Crazy Road to Glory” and more with midday host Bekoe …

Cautious Clay performs on Live from Studio 10 and discusses his recent EP “Table of Context”

If we are able to make fun of ourselves first, others can join in on the laughter. Hopefully it’ll get people to not be so judgmental and maybe change their minds.

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