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Foreign Exchange

Since meeting via the message boards of Okayplayer.com and emailing music back and forth that would eventually turn out to be their first album (2004’s Connected), The Foreign Exchange has proven to be not only a consistent and reliable musical act, but also an innovative, independent label and brand. With each subsequent release (2008’s Leave It All Behind,…

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  Established in 1998, Betty Shabazz International Charter School is a network of three African-centered charter schools serving K-12 students residing in Chicago:  Betty Shabazz Academy (grades K-8), Barbara A. Sizemore Academy (grades K-8) and DuSable Leadership Academy (grades 9-12).  Since its inception, Shabazz School has consistently produced exemplary, high achieving students who have a…

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                                Wolf Creek Amphitheater helped attendees relax and reflect this Memorial Day Weekend at The ATL Soul Life Music Fest. This was a two day event starting May 23 with Chrisette Michele, Dwele, Conya Doss, Kindred The Family Soul, Avery Sunshine, and comedian Griff. On Sunday May 24 the heat continued with Lyfe Jennings,…

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What was the inspiration for the project? Well, in this case, the inspiration for this project came from a real-life person. Dangerfield Newby was a member of the John Brown party of 1859 and he was fighting to free his wife, Harriet, and their children. Unfortunately, he was one of the first to die in…

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Music is Sean Alvarez’s sanctuary. The foundation was built in the mid 80’s hearing legends like Ron Hardy, Lil Louis, Farley Jackmaster Funk, and DJ Rush. Sean began DJing 25 years ago and since then has earned the respect of being one of Chicago’s premier DJ’s. His love and respect for the music and the…

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