Photos: House of Vans opens Chicago location

Vans

Vans, a brand that prides itself in music, and street culture, opened it’s door for it’s House of Vans Chicago. The opening night featured performances from Future Islands, Digable Planets, and Chicago’s own rising star, Noname. House of Vans Chicago also showcased photography… Continue Reading

Photos: Léon makes impressive Chicago debut

Léon

Swedish singer Léon made her Chicago debut selling out Lakeview’s Schuba’s Tavern on her 20 city stop tour. On her first North American Tour, with special guest Jacob Banks, Léon shined in Chicago with a very impressive city debut.

Twenty One Pilots, Jon Bellion showstopper show at the United Center

Twenty One Pilots

Alternative hip-hop/rock duo Twenty One Pilots have been on the road for their Emotional Roadshow World tour. Stopping in Chicago, Twenty One Pilots put on an unforgettable show from start to finish. Originating from Columbus, this self-starting band has exploded… Continue Reading

[Interview] D.R.A.M. – Reflects on success + Announces new album

Big Baby D.R.A.M

Best known for his signature smile and upbeat personality, Shelley Massenburg Smith, known to his fans as D.R.A.M., is a fresh new face in hip-hop. His melodies and playful lyrics are perfectly crafted into a style that makes the Hampton… Continue Reading

WGCI Big Jam brings Chris Brown, Young Thug, and more

WGCI Big Jam 2016

WGCI’s Big Jam returned this year to the United Center featuring performances by some of the biggest names in business. Big Jam was the best place in Chicago to celebrate the end of 2016. Stellar showings from Trey Songz, Chris Brown, Young… Continue Reading

Drake’s Summer Sixteen tour with Future closes out final night in Chicago

Summer Sixteen

Drake returns to Chicago’s United Center for his Summer Sixteen tour. Co-headlining the tour with Future in collaboration for their mixtape What a Time to Be Alive, United Center hosted one of the best shows of the year. Drake’s Views… Continue Reading

Vic Mensa performs private show for Summer of Collaboration

Vic Mensa

Summer of Collaboration presented by AT&T partnered with Vic Mensa for a private show at Chicago’s AT&T Michigan Ave store with street photographer Vivian Maier’s. Maier was street photography’s best kept secret. Maier worked as a nanny in the Chicago suburb… Continue Reading

[Review] Mad Decent Block Party returns to Chicago

Mad Decent Block Party 2016

Diplo’s Mad Decent Block Party returned to Chicago despite negative feedback from previous years. This year hosted in Chicago’s heart of the Museum Campus, Northerly Island, Mad Decent definitely received a much needed facelift. On the shore of Lake Michigan,… Continue Reading