I don’t really know what to write. But I just have the need to write something. Mac Miller’s passing on
Words + Art by Jameel Bridgewater BRIDGES The community presents bridges because it wouldn’t be anything without US. A bridge
I’ve been wrestling with how to best share this news, or even if I was going to share this news.
“Closed Sessions, went to school and learned no lessons.” Alex Wiley is still putting the finishing touches on his solo
Looking back as we look ahead, it’s hard to deny the year that was in Chicago Hip Hop 2012. Many
The opportunity to have coffee with a genius, one of Hip Hop’s greatest minds, doesn’t come around too often. That
It pays to be early sometimes. I had an interview with Rza yesterday. It was scheduled for 12pm at the
When ever someone asks me, ‘what do you think of Mac Miller?’ I usually answer by saying first and foremost
For the last few months, Chief Keef has existed almost as a myth or urban legend. Confined to his grandmother’s
“It’s not about signing the deal,” Mikkey Halsted tells me, sitting comfortably at SoundScape Studios. Mikkey is in town for
Last week I was on a panel and Greg Corner of Kill Hannah and he asked me about the Chicago battle scene. I haven’t really kept up with it in a minute, but it got thinking about Chicago’s strong history of battle emcees. I decided to reach out to Prime, ne of our city’s resident battle historians for an update, as well as a top 5 list of Chicago’s best battle emcees. Prime runs down the list, which contains a couple locks as well as a surprise nod.
Check out Prime’s List.
SXSW 2012 was my favorite Austin trips in a while. In 2010 we recorded Closed Sessions: ATX, and while that