Mayor Lightfoot Says Chicago Feels “Vindicated” By Smollett Conviction

Jussie Smollett Sentenced to 150 Days in Cook County Jail & Probation for Hate Crime Hoax

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says the city feels “vindicated’ by the conviction of Jussie Smollett. Visit for more information The former “Empire” actor was sentenced on Thursday to 150 days behind bars for staging a phony hate crime in Chicago. After the sentencing, Mayor Lightfoot released a statement saying it sends “a clear message […]

SOURCE LATINO: J Balvin & Ozuna Set to Headline Inaugural Sueños Festival in Chicago

J Balvin & Ozuna Set to Headline Inaugural Sueños Festival in Chicago

The first annual Sueños Music Festival, the largest Latin Reggaeton music event to ever take place in Chicago, is being organized by the creators of Baja Beach Fest, Chicago’s Reventon Promotions, and Lollapalooza. Visit for more information Sueños is bringing the beachy vibes of Baja Beach Fest to Chicago’s historic Grant Park on May […]

King Louie Show Shut Down in Chicago by Police Department


King Louie was supposed to give Chicago a hometown show, scheduled at The Promontory in Hyde Park. The show was canceled by order of the Chicago Police Department as they received an alleged call that “Chief Keef Cousin” will be performing at the venue. Visit for more information The police physically went to the […]

Five O-Block Members Charged in RICO That Includes the Murder of FBG Duck

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Federal authorities arrived in Chicago’s Parkway Gardens homes, known to Hip-Hop fans as O-Block, on Wednesday morning and charged five alleged gang members. They were charged in a racketeering conspiracy that tracked a pattern of violence, which includes the summer 2020 murder of FBG Duck. Visit for more information FBG Duck was shot and […]

Lil Durk Tapped As The Face Of Beats By Dre x ACW* Headphones

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The Voice Lil Durk is now the face of a brand new Beats By Dre campaign. Visit for more information On Monday, Beats By Dre headphones announced that Lil Durk is joining them in a new campaign with luxury fashion company A-Cold Wall*. Detailing the design with a two picture carousel from the Beats […]

Drake Fans Leave Messages Vandalizing Kanye West’s Childhood Home

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Some fans are now taking it to far getting involved in Drake and Kanye West’s beef.  Visit for more information On Saturday, photos surfaced that show Kanye’s childhood home in Chicago vandalized the “One Dance” rappers fans. Indicated by leaving signs that support Drizzy sitting on the front steps. One sign reads “CLB Coming […]

Kanye’s Chicago Event Won’t Require Vaccines Or Negative COVID Tests

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According to a confirmed report from the New York Post, Kanye West is slated to host another listening party for his new album DONDA, but this time in his hometown of Chicago and no COVID negative tests or vaccination proof is necessary to attend. Visit for more information “Kanye West’s performance is one of […]

Squeak, Member of Saba’s Pivot Gang, Passes Away


Squeak (SqueakPivot), an artist, DJ, and producer for Saba’s Pivot Gang hip-hop group in Chicago, has passed away. Squeak was also a father of one, leaving behind his daughter Zhuri. He was 26 years old. Visit for more information According to the local media outlet The Tribe, Squeak was killed in a shooting. Both […]

Chicago Mayor Sued For Allegedly Denying White Reporter An Interview

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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is reportedly being sued by The Daily Caller and Judicial Watch a week after publicly saying she would only allow Black and Brown reporters to interview her one-on-one.  Visit for more information “It’s absurd that an elected official believes she can discriminate on the basis of race,” Daily Caller editor-in-chief Ethan […]

[WATCH] Chicago Woman Says Rappers Made Song Confessing To Husband’s Murder

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A report from CBS Chicago tells how the suspects 2020 murder could be unveiled after the victim’s wife believes that the people who killed her husband have made a song confessing to the killing. Visit for more information Aaron Carter, an expectant father, was killed in his South Shore, Chicago home last August. His […]

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Defends Decision To Only Grant Black & Brown Journalists One-On-One Interview Access

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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot received mixed reactions for making the decision to only allow Black and Brown reporters to interview her one-on-one. In a series of tweets Lightfoot explained her goal is to raise awareness of the lack of diversity in newsrooms. Visit for more information Lightfoot also put emphasis on the need for […]

Lollapalooza Set to Return to Chicago This Summer at “Near-to or Full Capacity”

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With the Center for Disease Control essentially removing mask mandates for those vaccinated, many of the summer events we are used to are returning. One of the said events is Lollapalooza, which will make its return to Chicago’s Grant Park at near-to or full capacity, Variety reports. Visit for more information The festival is […]

Chicago’s Parkway Gardens aka O-Block Reportedly Put Up For Sale

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According to several confirmed reports, Chicago housing complex Parkway Gardens, which is known in rap songs and in the streets of Chi-Town as “O-Block”, has been reportedly put up for sale. Visit for more information The infamous projects are being put up for sale by Related Midwest, the real estate conglomerate that owns the […]

Lil Durk Lends His Starpower On Tay B’s “Stashbox” Cut

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Words by Brittany Burton Visit for more information It’s been a stellar year for Lil Durk. The Chicago mainstay has held his own in a series of high-profile appearances that have done their part in buoying the young star’s growing catalog. In that same scope, Durk hasn’t shied away from lending his starpower to […]