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Sevyn Streeter....yes-I Like It.

Sevyn Streeter....yes-I Like It.
On location at the Columbia College Getz Theatre dressing room-Atlantic Recording Artist-Sevyn Street sat down with me in an exclusive interview-shedding light on her career, creative inspiration and her new single. Sevyn, tell me a bit about Haines City Florida and getting your career started there? Haines City is a little city with a big... Read more »

Spring Awakening Music Festival Cometh Courtesy of Impresario Pat Grumley & Co.

Spring Awakening Music Festival Cometh Courtesy of Impresario Pat Grumley & Co.
Chicago’s own Pat Grumley along with his friends are ready to set the stage this weekend featuring the city’s first all electronica, all day outdoor music festival.  And get this…the party won’t stop ’til round midnite…touchdown!!! Pat, how did you get started producing events like the one coming up June 16th at Soldiers Field-called Spring... Read more »

The Revolutionary RES-was All Natural and Unleashed at The Shrine

The Revolutionary RES-was All Natural and Unleashed at The Shrine
In this 2nd installment of the “Curls Unleashed Beauty Bar”, soul songstress RES was in town to host the All Natural: An Artist’s Workshop at The Shrine.  Being a fan of her music since the release her infectious dance single “They Say” it was a pleasure having the opportunity to chat with her on all... Read more »
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Simple Plan: Get Your Heart On-Rocks The Vic!

Simple Plan: Get Your Heart On-Rocks The Vic!
Simple Plan played The Vic last night and it was an amazing show.  When you see a group perform they way they did-you appreciate the music and commerce.  The group has been together for over a decade and continues to crank out songs to it’s adoring fans-this sight to be seen in the frenzied audience... Read more »

Every move is crucial with BoB and his new album Strange Clouds will be Epic.

Every move is crucial with BoB and his new album Strange Clouds will be Epic.
B.o.B. was in town the other night at theMID on a promotional tour for his upcoming new album “Strange Clouds”.  An Atlanta product-B.o.B.-otherwise known as Bobby Ray Simmons-is one of today’s new generation hip hop artist-and a refreshing personality on the scene.  He’s likable.  His lyrics are intellectual and engaging.  He’s got his own sound. ... Read more »

Theophulis London Stands Alone…a Hip Hop Talent Unlike Today's Radio Replicas.

Theophulis London Stands Alone…a Hip Hop Talent Unlike Today's Radio Replicas.
If you’re like many, when listening to today’s pop music on the radio-in particular hip hop-you have to wonder what has happened to the genre.  Except for a few notable mentions a la Kanye West, Jay-Z and L’il Wayne-every other hip hop artists sounds like they want to be those honorables-rapping through the likes of... Read more »
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Chromeo: (Noun) Electro-Funk Band (Synonym) Talking Heads (Verb) Dance

Chromeo: (Noun) Electro-Funk Band (Synonym) Talking Heads (Verb) Dance
Chromeo will be performing at the House of Blues on September 30th.  If you love to dance-go. Dave, where are you guys from originally and how did the band get started? We’re from Montreal Canada.  We grew up as teenagers listening to hip hop music.  Through hip hop we discovered funk music and soul music. ... Read more »

Conversations with Estelle-I give you "All of Me" please don't "Break my Heart"

Estelle
At the Hard Rock Hotel with Estelle discussing her new single “Break My Heart and her upcoming album “All of Me”-leading up to her kickoff performance for the Wade’s World Foundation. Estelle you have a lot going on right now with the new single “Break My Heart”.  What was the inspiration for this song? “Break... Read more »

Joachim Garruard brought down the house at Perry's Music Stage-Lolla Francaise!

Joachim Garruard
On set with Joachim Garraud after turning it out at the Perry’s Music Stage at Lolla. Joachim-coming in to Chicago what did you expect for today’s show? Coming to Lollapalooza for the 20th anniversary was very exciting to me from a long time ago.  To be on stage for me behind the decks is like... Read more »
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The Kids These Days were tearing it up at Lolla!

How could I not have a sit down with a Chicago original product.  Relatively new to the scene-Kids These Days were in effect at Lollapalooza performing on Friday-then following up that show with an afterparty performance at Hard Rock Cafe.  In todays world of electronic gadetry to produce music-it was most refreshing to see an... Read more »
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