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Gabe & Jim DeRogatis on @Wbez The Morning Shift discussing Chance The Rapper's Acid Rap

WBEZ music blogger Jim DeRogatis’ recent story on Chance the Rapper highlights the hip-hop artist’s desire to reveal the people and stories from the South Side that aren’t reflected in the headlines. 23 more words

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Weekend Wrap Up Mix Show with Chicago Red Eye's Tracy Swartz

By Vocalo Senior Hip Hop Correspondent Gabriel Mendoza (@weekendgabe) & Vivian Mikhail (@viv_status)

We return with our first show of the year with Tracy Swartz from the Chicago Red Eye. 110 more words

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Vows on Horseback at Rancho Pitaya

This holiday, during our usual sojourn to Oaxaca, we had the privilege of attending my good friend Mary Jane Gagnier’s spectacular and very unique wedding to Bobby Ortiz. 142 more words

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The Chicago Edition Podcast with September 6th

Emcee and producer September 6th drops back in to The Chicago Edition Podcast. We dive deep in the making of his latest project, Champagne and Mary Jane and what songs gave him the most difficulty to make. 47 more words

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The Chicago Edition Podcast @ChicagoEdition with The BabyFace Monster @Babyfacemonster

It’s always a pleasure to talk with upcoming Chicago talent that are working endless hours to get their music either produced, mixed, marketed, promoted, or simply, just heard.   161 more words

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The Chicago Edition Podcast with Jamal Science

Late last year Jamal Science dropped his debut EP, Something Wonderful and I was pretty impressed by its presentation and execution. After weeks of trying to lock down Jamal to talk with me for The Chicago Edition Podcast I finally nabbed him to get the scoop on the making of the EP and what his motivation was when he came up song ideas and concepts. 53 more words

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Review of Mary J. Blige's My Life II - The Journey Continues (Act I...)

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY! Ohh yeah! This week we see the release of Mary J. Blige’s sequel to her 1994 classic, My Life. We see sequels appear more frequently on the hip hop side of things, so I was taken aback to see Mary jump on the current fad and revisit a album concept that is absolutely perfect. 79 more words

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