Dia de Muertos XXV Exhibit

It’s that time of year…time to check out the Dia de los Muertos exhibit at the National Museum of Mexican Art! I really love this exhibit, and I love seeing the tradition behind Day of the Dead as well as how it translates to peoples’ lives today. This year’s exhibit has some beautiful ofrendas and … Continue reading

November Musicians at Work Forum: How to Run Your Business

This month’s free workshop for musicians is titled, “How to Run Your Business” and will bring out Lawyers for the Creative Arts to  discuss copyrights, publishing deals, licensing and royalties. So basically, how to get paid! Do not miss this one, musicians. I know these topics can seem overwhelming, but you gotta know your business. … Continue reading

Yelawolf rolls through Chicago for Hard White Tour

Last night, Yelawolf rolled through Chicago as part of his Hard White Tour thanks to Ruby Hornet, Knuckle Rumbler & Muve Music. I was excited to see Yelawolf perform after hearing rave reviews about his last show in Chicago. First up, DJ Craze, who I learned is a three-time (consecutive) winner of the DMC World … Continue reading

Yelawolf coming to Chicago tonight

Yelawolf is coming to Chicago to perform at Bottom Lounge tonight. Last time he came to Chicago, I heard the concert was crazy. If you don’t know Yelawolf yet, he’s signed to Eminem’s label and lately caught peoples’ attention as part of the Shady 2.0 Cypher during the BET Hip Hop Awards. You can still … Continue reading

Wale & Pusha T perform at House of Blues Chicago

Wale and Pusha T hit up Chicago yesterday to play a sold-out crowd at House of Blues as part of Wale’s Ambition tour. But first, I had a chance to check out Wale as he hit up a Cricket Wireless store in Chatham Ridge for a meet and greet with fans thanks to Muve Music … Continue reading

October Musicians at Work Forum: Songwriting

Attention current & aspiring songwriters… This month’s Musicians at Work Forum is taking place tonight and will offer new techniques to improve your songwriting. Learn how to take your ideas and convert them into songs from experienced songwriters. Tonight’s panelists: Jim Goodrich from With a Voice Like This Chris Salveter of Judson Claiborne Dick Prall, … Continue reading

A3C Festival kicks off in Atlanta

I’m super excited to be checking out the A3C Festival in Atlanta for the first time this year. The hip hop fest will have some of the hottest artists performing, but also has some really interesting panels scheduled. Check out the full schedule here. I’m also excited to meet some of the names behind the biggest music blogs out … Continue reading

New video: Romeo feat. Usher, “Promise”

I was super excited that the video for this awesome song finally premiered on MTV last night. Although, I’m a little disappointed that they did a different, “English” version of the song – I really love the original bilingual version and think it sounds better! But it’s cool that MTV has been premiering & breaking … Continue reading