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Another Violent Chicago Holiday Weekend Leaves 77 Shot and 14 Dead

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Monday mornings in Chicago never start with positivity. In fact, Monday morning is a time where most in the city begin their week with the more horrific news of more people being killed at alarming rates.  At least 77 people were shot in Chicago since the start of the July 4th holiday weekend, 13 of […]

SOURCE SPORTS: NBA Really Wants a Second Bubble For Non-Playoff Bound Teams

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The NBA wants to do something for those teams that didn’t qualify for the Orlando bubble. The league is finalizing a second bubble site in Chicago, which will host the eight teams who will not play in Orlando, according to ESPN‘s Jackie MacMullan. Teams are expected to arrive in Chicago in September, then hold a training […]

‘Operation Full Circle’ Names 24 Chicago Gang Members in Formal Indictment

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The Chicago Black P-Stones Nation is at the center of a major legal investigation named “Operation Full Circle.” According to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois, investigators targeted members of the Black P-Stones Nation and the Wicked Town faction of the Traveling Vice Lords. According to prosecutors, indictments […]

Common Celebrates 2020 Chicago Graduates with Special Video Message

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Common participated in the city of Chicago’s mass celebration for 2020 high school students. The event was broadcast across area channels and titled Grad 2020: For Chicago. The Chicago icon made an appearance and gave a special message. “You all have accomplished something that no other class in the history of America, in the history […]

Polo G Releases Second Album ‘The GOAT’

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Rapidly rising Chicago rapper Polo G has released his second album, The Goat, today. The release follows his 2019 No. 1 album Die A Legend. The enw 16 track effort features BJ The Chicago Kid, Stunna 4 Vegas, Juice Wrld, Lil Baby, NLE Choppa, and Mustard with Mike WiLL Made-It, Tay Kieth, Hit-Boy, Murda Beatz […]

Chicago Woman Dead After Being Mauled By Her French Bull Dog

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A Chicago woman is dead after being attacked by her adopted French bulldog over the weekend.  52-year-old Lisa Urso was found on her patio by a friend. According to the Lake County Coroner, Dr. Howard Cooper, Urso was attacked in the home but succumbed to her injuries which included bite wounds and scratches on her […]

Chicago Teenagers Ignore Social Distancing Orders in House Party

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Chicago residents may be a little upset following this weekend’s antics, but it is safe to say, if their quarantine dates get pushed back, they know who to point fingers at. This weekend, Chicago teenagers ignored the government’s stay at home orders due to a house party that held on the West Side of Chicago. […]

Federal Judge Tosses Jussie Smollett’s Case Against City of Chicago

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Jussie Smollett is still going back and forth with the city of Chicago after allegedly staging a racially charged attack a year ago. He tried to sue the city for malicious prosecution but a federal judge dismissed that lawsuit. US District Court Judge Virginia Kendall said the courts couldn’t move forward with the case and […]

Happy 48th Birthday to Hip-Hop Icon Common!

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On this date in 1972, Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr., the rapper, actor, and poet also known as Common was born in Chicago, Illinois. The Grammy and Academy Award-winning artist is not only an icon of Windy City’s Hip Hop scene, but he has also helped to blaze a trail for Golden Era rappers into other […]

[WATCH] Black Cop Shoots Unarmed White Man in Chicago

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In a bizarre twist of historic references to the “White Cop Shoots Unarmed Black man” headline that is all too familiar in the United States, a viral video has surfaced to show that race isn’t always the motive of overzealous police officers. According to AP, the video was recorded in a train station in downtown […]

Audiomack Partners With Polo G And Friends To Produce “Hometown Heroes All Star” Chicago Charity Show

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On the heels of a trio of successful sold-out shows in New York, Washington, D.C., and Atlanta, Audiomack takes their fan favorite“Hometown Heroes” Live Concert Series to the Windy City for a charity show.  The preeminent artist-first music streaming platform partners with Polo G & Friends to headline the legendary Metro Chicago 2pm-5pm on February 16, 2020. Topped by Polo G, the bill also […]

Eight Chicago Collaborators UNITE with Jordan Brand for 8×8 All-Star Collection

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Jordan Brand is connecting with Chicago’s creative community to represent the iconic neighborhoods in the city with footwear and apparel. Connecting with the city’s transit line colors, the collection will demonstrate what the UNITE mantra means to the city in the 8×8 collection. For the Green Line, The Wings program from Jordan believer in providing […]

Stadium Goods Announces Expansion to Chicago

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Sneaker boutique Stadium Goods is expanding its operation from one sneaker hub to another. The second location of the New York City-based store will be in Chicago in Spring 2020. Sole Collector details the store will hit downtown at 60 East Walton Street in a two-story space on the historic Michigan Avenue. The store is […]