Tag: rap

Independent Artists Making their Mark in Chicago

In the past, Independent artists had to struggle to get their music heard on a national level. That’s not the case anymore. Thanks to the internet, literally, anyone with talent, charisma and a musical flare can make a name for themselves. Enter Alicia ‘Ya Yah’ Townsend and The20Fours. Alicia ‘Ya Yah’ Townsend is no stranger to music. Actually, you might... Read more »

The Offensive Phrase: "No Homo"

Are you terrified that people may think you’re gay? No worries, hip hop has coined a phrase to get you out of the stickiest situations. Read on… I remember the first time I heard the phrase, “no homo.” I laughed and shrugged it off as ignorance, but, then, I kept hearing it from different people,... Read more »