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Photo credit: Melanie L. Brown for Steed Media AAHH! Fest took place this past weekend in Chicago and featured local and national recording artists. The event was put on by Common with his Common Ground Foundation and Donda’s House, which is Rhymefest and Kanye West’s organization. The first day included scheduled artists such as Taylor…

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AAHH! Fest put an exclamation mark on a historic weekend in Chicago. Chicago was the hub of hip-hop for the weekend and many notable artists made their way to the city to celebrate peace and love. Common, Donda’s House, and The Common Ground Foundation celebrated the second year of AHHH! Fest by raising money for the…

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In 2014, Grammy- and Oscar-winning hip-hop artis and actor Common created a music festival for Chicago called AAHH! Fest. The festival was created as a response to the rising amount of violence that continues to be a talking point for the city. AAHH! Fest does not focus on the struggles; it focuses on what is great about…

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Chicago came out to support their own at the first annual AAHH! Fest in Union Park. Check out some of the good-looking party people in the photo gallery below. -tj armour / @tjarmour

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As promised back in April, Chicago emcee Common delivered on his promise of the AAHH! Fest. The 18 and over show drew thousands from across the city and even the country as fans came from neighboring states once getting a glimpse at the star-studded line up. The show opened with up-and-coming rapper Lil Herb, followed by Kendrick…

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Yesterday (Sept. 21) the city of Chicago got a treat as native son Common, in conjunction with the Common Ground Foundation, and Kanye West’s Donda’s House Inc., launched the inaugural AAHH! Fest in Union Park on the city’s near West Side. The day long event kicked off with a community showcase that featured young talent…

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  Hip-Hop is once again doing something good in the ‘hood. This past Wednesday (April 9) hip-hop artist, actor and philanthropist, Common held a press conference to announce his foundation’s alliance with Donda’s House Inc., and the Chicago Urban league to create a jobs initiative program and music festival created specifically for the youth of…

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