There have been a plethora of new genres added to what we call HIP-HOP or RAP, from your typical "mumble" to your smooth "trap-soul" vibes. But, there's one particular genre that's been making noise since it first hit the scene, and we call it Drill music.... 

Singer R. Kelly will not get an early release from prison, as Kelly’s request has been denied by a judge. This denial comes just days after news broke that the singer filed a request for an early release. According to court docs, obtained by TMZ, the judge reviewing the request, didn’t feel as though Kelly, […]

Jussie Smollett is finally back on social media. The former Empire star took to Instagram today to sing to fans about moving on. He captioned the post “Quarantine day 421…. Hope y’all are staying safe. Spread love and kindness… not Rona.”   This is the first time the actor has posted on social media since […]

Chicago native, Jennifer Hudson , will be the next star to honor the late Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna. Hudson will pay tribute to Kobe this Sunday during the NBA All-Star Game in her hometown of Chicago. Hudson will hit the stage before the the player’s introductions. It was reported earlier this week that […]

Get your coin together! Kanye West is dropping a new edition of his very popular Yeezy shoe; just in time for All-Star Weekend. West’s Quantum Adidas Basketball Edition look like the Yeezy Boost 350 V2, with a higher ankle and suede toe. Check out the highly-anticipated shoe below:   The Quantum Adidas Basketball Edition will […]

Dreezy Puts Chicago On Her Back We need to stop separating “female rappers” from “male rappers” in Favorite Rapper lists because our ladies in Hip-Hop are undeniable in the competition. Chicago rapper, Dreezy, makes it super apparent from the first track all the way through the end in the new project, Big Dreez. Dreezy took to […]

An argument escalated to a tragedy in one Chicago community on Sunday. In the Burnside neighborhood on the South Side, Donald Johnson, 22, was arguing with his 43-year-old father over who would walk the dog that morning. Eventually, the intensity increased and both family members shot each other at about 8:20 a.m., according to Chicago police […]

Officials believe that the attack involved five or six young teens and that more arrests are coming.


Chance the Rapper announces the launch of the New Chance Arts and Literature Fund for Chicago public schools.

The victim's mother says that her family has been receiving threats for coming forward and they are afraid to return to home.

Chance The Rapper often brags about the joys of fatherhood and how much he loves being a dad to his 18-month-old daughter, Kensli — but lots of drama behind the scenes regarding his relationship with his baby mama. The Chicago Tribune reports that Chano and ex-girlfriend Kirsten Corley had agreed to an original parenting plan in June […]

The Grammy award-winning Chicago-bred rapper's claim to fame, has always been not being signed to a major label.