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David Banner Reschedules Chicago Rally Supporting Youth

Jackson, Mississippi Hip-Hop artist David Banner has announced that a planned community rally has been postponed due to safety issues related to the unanticipated number of people who will attend the event.   Banner’s Heal The Hood Foundation was to hold the Something’s Wrong Community Rally today (October 20) as a response to the growing… Read more »



Nas Speaks Out on Chicago Teen Slaying

Over the last two days the nation has been aghast at footage showing a 16 year old Chicago student being beaten to death in a gang-related mass brawl.   The student, Derrion Albert, was viciously attacked with board planks outside his school. While others fought around him, Albert went down and was repeatedly stomped in… Read more »



Chicago Rappers Unite; Remake ‘Self Destruction’

A group of Chicago rappers have come together to create the second modern take on the 1989 empowerment posse cut “Self-Destruction.”   The new version, released yesterday (Dec 19), features Syleena Johnson, Twista, Crucial Conflict, Phil G, Kenny Bogus, Straw, Pugs Atomz, and KRS-One, who’s Stop The Violence Movement inspired the original song.   “Self… Read more »



Chicago: The Coldest Winter

I moved to Chicago from the suburbs in December of 2005. I picked up my stuff and moved to the big city to follow my dreams. I even remember the small panic attack I had after I signed my lease to live in Hyde Park; an upscale neighborhood on Chicago’s Southside. This was a big… Read more »



Lil Wayne’s Rep Denies Hostage Reports; Chicago Promoter Speaks

Both Lil Wayne’s management team and a Chicago-based promotions company have denied rumors that Wayne and his manager Cortez Bryant were held hostage in Chicago.Reports claimed that the alleged assaulted took place following a Dec. 29th performance by the rapper at the Premier Entertainment Center, which was organized by Ming’s Dynasty Records and The Ark… Read more »



Local Chicago Rapper Shot To Death By Police

Police in Chicago are investigating the death of an aspiring rapper who was shot and killed by police officers during a traffic stop last night (November 13).   According to Chicago‘s NBC 5, police stopped Chicago Rapper Freddie “The Saint” Latee Wilson around 10:30 PM last night and minutes later, opened fire on his beige… Read more »