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Adidas opens up largest store in Chicago

If you already loved Chicago for it’s mom and pop shoe store, music scene,  and it’s upbeat take on street style, you’re in for an additional treat.  Recently Adidas opened up it’s largest flagship store located in Wicker Park neighborhood.

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Watch Noname Take Over NPR With Her ‘Tiny Desk’ Concert

Chicago native and Chance the Rapper affiliate, Noname, stopped bt the NPR offices to deliver an intimate, candid Tiny Desk performance packed with lyricism. The set included songs from her long awaited 2015 breakout album, Telefone: “Diddy Bop,” “Yesterday” and–

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What The New ‘Chance Arts and Literature’ Fund Means For Chicago

  Chance The Rapper has been making major moves within his city. Just like every other major city in America, it’s no secret that Chicago suffers its fair share of obstacles and injustices. The palpable class distinctions within the community

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The Cool Kids Reunite In Psychedelic New Video “TV Dinner”

Crispy Chi-Town rap greats, The Cool Kids, went their separate ways an odd number of years ago–but the duo, comprised of Chuck Inglish and Mikey Rocks, are back and seemingly here to stay. The eclectic lyricists recently blessed fans with

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STREAM: Dreezy Releases Debut Album ‘No Hard Feelings’

Chicago’s own Dreezy is ready for the spotlight with her debut album No Hard Feelings. The project features hip hop heavyweights such as Wale, Gucci Mane and T-Pain. Fans can expect the Jeremih-assisted single “Body” to appear on the brand

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LISTEN: theMIND Releases Debut ‘Summer Camp’ Project

Newcomer theMIND is in position to raise the bar with his debut project, Summer Camp. The 11-track album features appearances from Noname, Donnie Trumpet and more. Our downtown sweetheart and boss lady Va$htie recently got to have an in-depth interview with theMIND, highlighting his

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CULTURE: Favorite Picks From 9th Annual XXL Freshmen Cover

It’s that time of year again — XXL has released their 9th annual “Freshman 10” cover issue. For the last couple of years, this drop has been a cultural occurrence where many music industry figures, critics and listeners go back

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WATCH: The Mind – “Mercury Rising”

A few weeks ago I came across an amazing song called “Mercury Rising” from an artist named theMIND. I fell in love with the smooth vocals and ambient vibe of the song and would later find out it was the

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LISTEN: G.O.O.D. Music Artist & My Dear Friend HXLT Debuts Full Length Album Today!

Go support one of my oldest and dearest friends – formerly known as Hollywood Holt – now known as HXLT just debuted his full length album. Simply titled, “HXLT”, this album is full of Punk Rock R&B Electro Jams. Seriously. I

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CULTURE: 10 Facts About Playboy – Malcolm X, Marilyn Monroe, Miles Davis & More!

America’s Men’s Lifestyle and Entertainment Magazine was founded in 1953 by Hugh Hefner. 63 years after it’s birth, the famous publication that featured some very high profile nudes (among some great other things) will no longer publish images with nudity

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NEWS: 5 THINGS: IF YOU DON’T KNOW, NOW YOU KNOW

Chance the Rapper received the Chicago “Outstanding Youth of the Year” Award over the weekend. (COMPLEX)   “37 Clever Ways to Organize Your Entire Life” (BUZZFEED) Mitchell & Ness teamed up with the NBA for a collection of knit hats

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LISTEN: Mick Jenkins x Martyrs x Free Nation Rebel Soldier Pt. 2

  Take a look at Mick Jenkins’ new joint, “Free Nation Rebel Soldier Pt. 2” and his thought-provoking video, “Martyrs.” This Chicago-born emcee is doing big things so make sure to keep an eye out for some of his upcoming

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(flashback 12/13/08) MIKEY ROCKS BIRTHDAY PARTY – 16 hours in Chicago

FRIDAY morning, ELLE, OSCAR and I flew to CHICAGO (me and ELLE’s first time) to help celebrate MIKEY ROCK’s 21st BIRTHDAY PARTY! the flight was a bit delayed, but i was in good company with my friends…we had tons of

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MIKEY ROCKS BIRTHDAY PARTY: 16 hours in Chicago

FRIDAY morning, ELLE, OSCAR and I flew to CHICAGO (me and ELLE’s first time) to help celebrate MIKEY ROCK’s 21st BIRTHDAY PARTY! the flight was a bit delayed, but i was in good company with my friends…we had tons of

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Oprah, Michael Jordan and Deep Dish Pizza! CHICAGO, here we come!

OSCAR, ELLE and I will be there to celebrate the momentous occasion of MIKEY’S 21st birthday!!!  

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