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St. Vincent’s DeJamz

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

May 28, 2019

Since I’ve been a student here, it seems the trend for FEST tends to lean heavily toward hip-hop. Many students take issue with this, but I am certainly not one of those people. As such, with FEST 2019 in the rearview, I’ve already started the painstaking work of setting my hopes unrealistically...

St.Vincent’s DeJamz

St.Vincent’s DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 8, 2019

Following the murder of hip-hop artist Nipsey Hussle, scores of people applauded him for his philanthropic efforts in his hometown. Now, California Rep. Karen Bass aims to cement Hussle’s efforts in the Congressional record. Philanthropy has a storied history amongst the ranks of hip-hop as generation...

The yin and yang of Chicago’s rap royalty

The yin and yang of Chicago’s rap royalty

Jack Breslin & Adam Webb, Contributing Writers

October 15, 2018

Kanye West (now to be known as “Ye”) once told the world after Hurricane Katrina on national television that Republican president George W. Bush didn’t care about black people. Fast forward 13 years, he’s hanging out with president Donald Trump in the oval office, showing him what kind of hydrogen...

Chance the Rapper will donate $1 million to mental health services

Chance the Rapper will donate $1 million to mental health services

Emma Oxnevad, Asst. News Editor

October 15, 2018

Chance the Rapper, born Chancellor Bennett, will be launching a charitable initiative called My State of Mind, a branch of his larger organzaiton SocialWorks. According to the official website for SocialWorks, My State of Mind hopes “to unify the broader mental health community, inc...

Chicago has my heart: College artists help create new pedway mural

Chicago has my heart: College artists help create new pedway mural

Yazmin Dominguez, Online Editor

May 21, 2018

Underneath Randolph St., only a block away from Michigan Ave. in the Heritage Pedway, DePaul junior Amoz Wright and School of the Art Institute (SAIC) sophomore Sarah Wilson were in the zone. Wilson, sitting high up on a ladder, was painting the face of Chicagoan and photographer René Marban. Sitti...

‘You don’t want no problems:’ Chance gets political

‘You don’t want no problems:’ Chance gets political

Jonathan Ballew, Asst. News Editor

March 12, 2018

Chance Bennet, better known as Chance the Rapper, made a highly anticipated appearance at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art on Monday. While the conversation between Chance and South Side journalist Adrienne Samuels Gibbs had a heavy focus on Chance’s artistic process, the two were not afraid to...

Mamby on the Beach surprises with Chance the Rapper, Tycho

Matt Koske

July 6, 2016

Oakwood Beach hosted Mamby on the Beach’s second year featuring acts by Milky Chance, Animal Collective, Atmosphere, Chet Faker, Santigold, Chromeo, Tycho, Lido and a surprise appearance by Chicago hip-hop artist Chance the Rapper this past Fourth of July weekend. After a successful run last year, Mamby on the Beach and pr...

Pitchfork Music Festival 2015: Sunday

Pitchfork Music Festival 2015: Sunday

Kirsten Onsgard and Erin Yarnall

July 20, 2015

It was muddy, hot and exhausting, but even still, Pitchfork officially had the coolest 10th birthday party of all time. With incredible performances all weekend long and an evacuation, this year marked a weekend that will stand out for a long time. In a festival that is known for their diverse range...

You’re here for who? Bands to check out at Chicago music festivals

You’re here for who? Bands to check out at Chicago music festivals

Kevin Quin

July 15, 2015

We did the homework so you don't have to. Check back for the scoop on bands you can't miss at Pitchfork, Lollapalooza, North Coast and Riot Fest this year. Read More »...

Lollapalooza Sunday recap

Kirsten Onsgard

August 4, 2014

Noticeably sleeper fans accompanied me on the 'L' early Sunday afternoon as dark clouds threatened in the distance. Arriving downtown, the downpour had already begun. The sudden and sporadic summer showers would continue all day, making for a muddy afternoon in Grant Park. It would not be Lollapalooza weekend without at least o...

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