Posts tagged "Rapper"

Movie Review: Nas: Time Is Illmatic

Movie Review: Nas: Time Is Illmatic
Nas: Time Is Illmatic Movie Review   On Thursday October 2nd,  Tribeca Films had its Chicago release for Nas: Time is Illmatic at the Music Box Theater. It was a sold out screening– not a seat in the theater went empty. I’ve only seen  the promotional banners for this film, not a trailer, so I... Read more »

Nas: Time Is Illmatic Writer Erik Parker Talks About How It Was Working With Nas, Social Change & Hip Hop

Nas: Time Is Illmatic Writer Erik Parker Talks About How It Was Working With Nas, Social Change & Hip Hop
After seeing the film Nas: Time is Illmatic, I enjoyed the film so much that I wanted to write a review about it as well as get a couple of words from the people involved in making such a profound film. Erik Parker took the time out to give more insight about the film, how... Read more »

Common: Private Screening of LUV- Interview

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The Common Ground Foundation and Indomina presented a private screening of LUV, a riveting film starring COMMON. I had the chance to talk to Common on the red carpet to learn more about his lead role in the film.
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COMMON Hosts A Private Screening Of LUV

The Common Ground Foundation and Indomina presented a private screening of LUV, a riveting film starring COMMON, on Monday evening. This elite event included an exclusive Q&A moderated by Gerrard McClendon with the film’s star, and Chicago’s very own, COMMON. Enjoy photos below! Full interview coming soon! Photography provided by: Percy Ollie, Jr. of Ollie Photography, Inc. www.olliephotography.com

G-Eazy: The Pen Behind The Paper

G-Eazy: The Pen Behind The Paper
by Leanee Brown Wholesome college boy? NOT!  Young and clean-cut?  Well…Maybe.  Dope lyricist?  Most Def!  G-Eazy knows his music, message and brand.  He is the mastermind behind his name, and he is the pen behind the paper.  Notebook turned into rhyme book.  That stash of cash he saved up helped him buy his first mic,... Read more »

Tito Lopez Interview Behind The Scenes [PHOTOS]

I recently had the chance to sit down and speak to Capitol Records new recording artist, Tito Lopez. I had fun learning about this new artist who has made a name for himself though social media. Click here to check out the full interview or scroll down to see some behind the scenes pictures.  ... Read more »
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Tito Lopez: New Capitol Records Artist [VIDEO]

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New Capitol Records artist, Tito Lopez, made his way to Chicago to talk music, Hunger Games, and Jessica.  His sound has been compared to Nas and many others. Click play to see why I had to take a moment to learn more about this rising star!   Video Editor: TT Manuel Follow Tito Lopez @RealTitoLopez... Read more »

Car & Bike Show Cashin' Out

On this Father’s Day, rapper Cash Out made his way to Harvey, IL. for WGCI’s Car & Bike Show and performed his number #1 hit “Cashin’ Out”. The ATL rapper is no stranger to Chicago’s warm weather, he had a blast despite the hot temperatures. Other performers included: Tito Lopez, Dollhouse, and Pure. For more Cash... Read more »

Now Introducing: Rello

Now Introducing: Rello
Young, sliently aggressive, and talented are the words I would use to describe Rello. With the market being inundated with premature aspiring rappers,  Rello is actually a breath of fresh air. His beginnings are quite simple. He started his rap journey at the very tender age of 9. At 15 years old he was signed on as... Read more »
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Fashionably Jeanius: Edward Ark Denim Co.

Meet Edward Ark…. I am pretty sure many of you do not realize how many talented clothing designers we have here in Chicago. In 2012, becoming a clothing designer has possessed a different title than what we remember. The days where a clothing designer was only defined by your sketch book are disappearing.  Clothing designing has taken... Read more »