Hank Aaron, Cicely Tyson, DMX, Colin Powell: The Black icons we lost in 2021

As we look back at the year that was 2021, we come to the startling realization that the number of cultural luminaries that we lost is simply astounding. From the man who was the greatest home run hitter of all time, Henry “Hammerin’ Hank” Aaron, to one of the most decorated actors to ever live […]

Top 10 Verzuz moments of 2021

The year 2021 was filled with plenty of memorable moments for the culture, even in year two of a pandemic. Many of those moments came from Verzuz, the Swizz Beatz-Timbaland created the platform for cultural giants to show off their catalogs as they compete with one another. Here are some of the top 10 Verzuz […]

21 Chicago artists to check for in 2021

2020 was a great year for Chicago artists. G Herbo released the critically acclaimed PTSD, which centered on the conversation about mental health in Black communities. Lil Durk had a blockbuster year with features on Nas’ album King’s Disease, a feature on Drakes’s single “Laugh Now Cry Later” and the release of his two projects, […]

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