Music industry veteran and Chicago legend Lyrical sits down with rolling out to talk about being a mother in the industry and how the boom in Chicago music in 2012 changed the industry.
Yasiin Bey represents the evolution of hip-hop and what it can be when one embraces the sounds and the spirit of the world.
I like Sundays, I like the day time and I like parties. So, Imagine how excited I was to hear that Heineken was sponsoring a day party featuring Biz Markie and Kelly Price at The Mid Chicago. The event was jam-packed, green bottles were everywhere, and Mark Fuller was doing what he does best — […]
For the past decade Chicago has been an epicenter of filmmaking and in many instances the majestic skyline of the city has served as the main character in a long list of movies. We have entered into film festival season. Festivals like Canne, Tribeca and SXSW are a few of the most well-known, however CIMM […]
When it comes to music in 2015, there seems to be an abundance of rap, pop and EDM. At some point during the past few decades the formula switched up. R&B got lost in the shuffle. Once upon a time, you could hear a great R&B song with a hot 16 from your favorite rapper. That […]
The results are in and Rahm Emanuel has won his second term as mayor of Chicago. This was the first mayoral runoff to ever happen in the history of Chicago politics. The campaigning from Jesus “Chuy” Garcia and Rahm Emanuel was fierce and contentious. Mayor Emanuel pulled out the big guns in order to create the […]
Saving money is not for suckers; I don’t care what Dame Dash says. In the real world many of us have jobs and we are employed by companies that help to provide the means to support our families and ourselves. Making the right decision when it comes to choosing a career comes down to a […]
A few years ago I participated in a fitness program that helped me lose 30 pounds. For the record I gained it all back, an explanation for that is for a different post. Recently I completed a Ten Day Celebrity cleanse and lost 10 pounds. That’s pretty awesome right? I think it is and I […]
OK, I get it. “The Cosby Show is no longer on television. Serious allegations are swirling around someone many considered the nations dad. Positive representation of African Americans are almost nonexistent. The Oscars are too white, according to most media outlets, and Iggy Azalea and Macklemore are stealing hip-hop. OK, I get it! The truth of […]