Top 4 enemies of time management

In business, time is money. Here are the top four enemies that kill time management and hinder growth. Emails: Many business owners feel that in order to stay on top of their game, they have to respond immediately to each email as it hits their inbox. When this occurs, the owner becomes a slave to […]

Raii and Whitney Keaton’s to perform debut concert in Chicago

Raii and Whitney Keaton are not your typical recording artists. Although many young entertainers write, perform and sing, very few have had the opportunity to do so while sharing some of the world’s biggest stages with some of the most renowned stars — and their significant other. The two most recently performed with Alicia Keys […]

‘Pro Day: L’Damian Washington’

A love for his brothers and vow to make their lives better has led NFL hopeful, L’Damian Washington, to the 2014 NFL Draft. After a strong year as a wide receiver for the University of Missouri, L’Damian Washington is now an NFL Draft prospect. Pro Day: L’Damian Washington tells the story of a young man […]

Zaramela to open for legendary band Chicago

What started as six Chicagoland musicians jamming together in December 2011, has resulted in a fully formed group of seven by March 2012. At Zaramela’s foundation is a tight blues, rock and pop rhythm section that is more than comfortable with jazz and funk. On top of that base sits an equally versatile, powerfully soulful […]

Halleemah Nash launches ‘Endless Summer’ devotional

Halleemah Nash has a unique voice and a diverse set of experiences. She has told her story as a public speaker for nearly a decade, but decided to take on authorship as a way to extend her voice to readers everywhere. Earlier this month, Nash released the self-published work Endless Summer: Inspirations and Reflections for […]

Tasha Page Lockhart releases her Kirk Franklin produced debut single, ‘Different’

Season 6 Sunday Best Winner, Tasha Page Lockhart, is the first female artist to sign to Kirk Franklin’s label, Fo Yo Soul Entertainment. After her performance on Celebration of Gospel on Sunday, April 6; she debuted her new single, “Different,“ written and produced by Kirk Franklin, which is evident in the sound and style. Having had a […]

ASAP LOL Comedy Show

Former Chicago Bear Jerry Azumah, Miceah Johnson and The Azumah Student Assistance Program Fund ( teamed up with the Laugh Factory Chicago to bring you some of the best comedians in Chicago! “Laugh Out Loud,” was hosted by WGCI’s Leon Rogers, and featured well- known comedians such as Tony Scolfied, Brian Babylon, Vanessa Fraction, Liza […]

Openmic ‘For The Rebels 2’ mixtape release show, Nashville, Tenn.

On Saturday, April 5 Nashville, Tenn., emcee Openmic hosted a release show for his latest project, an 11-track mixtape titled For The Rebels 2 at Mercy Lounge. Among those who performed that evening were Nashville rapper Petty, Chicago’s very own GLC, female disco jockey Trackstarr and more. Openmic is a graduate of Tennessee State University. […]

Masterpiece Masterpeace: Common Ground Foundation gala

Hip-hop artist, actor and philanthropist Lonnie Rashid Lynn — Common— held his fourth annual gala and fundraiser on Saturday, March 29th at the Fairmont Chicago Hotel. The sold out signature event celebrated service, community and recognize continued leaders that uphold individuality, creative evolution and inspires youth to become their own masterpiece. The evening was filled […]

Who is Em Jai?

Em Jai is an urban pop recording artist and songwriter from the south side of Chicago. Shortly after having her song Contagious Love featured on Disney’s “Shake It Up” in November of 2012, Disney chose to use the song as the first single on the show’s latest soundtrack, titled “I Love Dance”. For the soundtrack, […]

Brunch with the BOSS

On March 29th, the BOSS (Bringing Out Successful Sisters) Network gathered Chicago area bloggers and Influencers for an afternoon of food, fun, and togetherness. The ladies indulged in great conversation, amazing food, as well as sampled products from Caress Fresh Collections. Images from this event are below.For more information on the BOSS Network, visit […]

Music legend and godfather of house music Frankie Knuckles dead at 59

Chicago House music legend Frankie Knuckles has reportedly passed away at the age of 59. The news was reported a short time ago by 5magazine: “We received word this evening from people close to him that Frankie Knuckles, universally regarded as the “Godfather of House Music,” has died in Chicago.” Knuckles was born in New […]

‘Before I die’ with Marsha Ambrosius

On Friday, March 28, the ever-so-fabulous Marsha Ambrosius graced the stage of the renowned concert venue The Shrine for an intimate concert with her Chicago fans as part of her Friends and Lovers tour. We were able to snag a few questions from Marsha, while on her tour bus and here’s what she had to […]