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Retail giant Macy’s has put together several events throughout the U.S. to commemorate Black History Month. Macy’s sector of Diversity and Inclusion Strategies aims to celebrate African-American culture, entertainment, and highlight the upcoming wave of artistic luminaries within the community by honoring the legacy of Black pioneers. The eight-city tour has stopped at storefront locations…

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President Obama delivered his farewell address in Chicago. A number of politicians, dignitaries, journalists and entertainers were in attendance, including Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel,  the Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., CNN’s Anderson Cooper, NBC’s Lester Holt, and actors Jussie Smollett and Chris Tucker. Eddy Vedder, the Chicago’s Children’s Choir and BJ the Chicago Kid performed. Photo…

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The 2017 Grammy nominations are here and for the first time in history, the Recording Academy have made streaming only recordings eligible for Grammy consideration. This bodes well for many independent artists across the globe. Chance the Rapper is one of the first to benefit from this with a host of nominations. Chance has been…

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    The music scene in Chicago is explosive and many artists are on the brink of breaking into the main stream. With 2016 on the horizon, we have provided a list of five Chicago artists that are headed to the next level. Take a look. Let us know what you think. 1.BJ The Chicago Kid…

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(Photos provided by Motown Records) BJ The Chicago Kid is better known as Bryan James Sledge, he’s the new artist to look out for this year. With the success of the hit song, “Studio” featuring Schoolboy Q, there seems to be no stopping BJ’s thriving career. Many people don’t know that the talented singer-songwriter received…

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Music lovers in Chicago were in for a real treat earlier this week as RCA recording artist Marsha Ambrosius brought her “Friends & Lovers” tour to town for two sold-out shows at The Shrine. The Grammy-nominated songstress didn’t come alone, though; first she let some friends rock the mic to get the party started. First up…

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The emcee half of the duo, Kidz in the Hall, is back with the sequel to his acclaimed Brain Power mixtape with the appropriately titled Brain Power 2. Giving you more of what he gave the first time; witty, knowledgeable and introspective lyrics, Naledge proves why he is one of the best rappers from Chicago…

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