Tag: Hip Hop

What's A Rap Battle Anyway?

What's A Rap Battle Anyway?
For years I’ve been a fan of rap and hip hop music. While I’m not as well versed in either genre as some of my peers, I feel as though I know enough to have been interested in seeing a rap battle way before now. But the truth is, I really wasn’t. I just didn’t... Read more »

Chicago Artist Update on "Sycosis"

Chicago Artist Update on "Sycosis"
A few weeks ago we featured a local Chicago artist, Erik “Sycosis” Forte Roberts. He’s been busy since we featured him. In fact, he has an artist video premiering tonight! And, you’re all invited! Here’s a preview teaser…. Every artist has a real life, an alter ego, and a personal side that we never get... Read more »

Shed Some Light: B.Starks

Shed Some Light: B.Starks
“Hip Hop raised me.” Says Chi-town emcee extraordinaire B.Starks, and I didn’t even ask him a question he just said it. The die-hard hip hop head recalls “I wrote my first rap at the age of ten.” “My mother’s boyfriend told me if I wrote 10 raps, he’d buy me a set of turntables.” Well... Read more »
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