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Lizzie Wicks: Chicago Dance Workshop – Recap

November, 16, 2011 by: Tags: , , , 1 Comments

Lizzie Wicks wears many hats.  While the outfit she has on always reads “dancer”, Lizzie tosses on a new cap to choreograph, model, educate, perform, act and so much more.
While calling Brisbane, Australia home, she has built up a YouTube following surpassing 3.7 million hits.  Lizzie regularly teaches dance classes at the Mad Dance House, [...]

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F.A. The Squad pitches its Pilot to Chicago

July, 19, 2011 by: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , 0 Comments

In 2003, the group released their first mixtape “Free Agents” introducing themselves as Chicago newest hip-hop team. Honing their crafts ever since, the group has never lost sight of their dream. Now in 2011, F.A. The Squad’s music has an unquestionably distinctive sound. Each song is a healthy blend of conscious music that Hip-Hop heads [...]

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The Boy Illinois – School’s Back In Session

July, 13, 2011 by: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , 1 Comments

The Boy Illinois ‘Inhale Part. 3: After School Program’ [MIXTAPE]
It’s been a couple years since The Boy Illinois bought a textbook but trust, he’s still on a path to higher education. Fresh out the barber’s chair, he sits, wearing his favorite piece of clothing: a Cardigan sweater. These days he’s preppy; his look more reminiscent [...]

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Blink – Chicago Hip-Hop get’s International

July, 06, 2011 by: Tags: , , , 0 Comments

Blink is an emerging artist who brings a fresh and distinguishing sound to Chicago’s hip-hop scene. This 21 year old rapper is a proud native of Lagos, Nigeria, and it is Nigeria whom he credits his style and sound. Blink’s music is influenced by musicians of different genres and ethnicities. Growing up he listened to [...]

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Da Brat

June, 28, 2011 by: Tags: , , 0 Comments

Da Brat is an American rapper who was born and raised in Joliet. She has worked with Jermaine Dupri, Ludacris, Dem Franchize Boys, Mariah Carey, Kelly Rowland, and more. Her album Funkdafied was a hit and made her to be the first female rapper to have a platinum-selling album. It also won Best Rap Album [...]

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Fun Facts About Lupe Fiasco

June, 03, 2011 by: Tags: , , , , , 1 Comments

Lupe Fiasco, born Wasalu Muhammad Jaco, is one of Chicago’s several hip hop artists highly recognized in the music industry today. Many know him for his alternative twist to hip hop beats and his chart-topping albums, Food & Liquor and Lasers, his most recent album. However, there are quite a few things about Lupe’s childhood [...]

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Legendary Traxster

June, 02, 2011 by: Tags: , , , , 0 Comments

The Legendary Traxster, a.k.a. Sam Lindley, is an American songwriter and producer originally from the South Side of Chicago.  He is known for creating the Midwest-Chicago sound of slow and dark beats with heavy bass, hi hats, crazy drums, and fast-paced rhymes. He currently produces for artists around the country.  Recent credible productions and artists [...]

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Chicago Hip Hop Connects this weekend: Da Internz, YP, and Al Dilla

May, 16, 2010 by: Tags: , , , , , , , 1 Comments

Chicago Hip Hop Connects and this weekend with Da Internz, YP, and Al Dilla. Interviews will be coming soon. Check back soon!

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Johnny Cupcakes in Chicago!

May, 03, 2010 by: Tags: , , , , , , 0 Comments

Suitcase Tour 2010 – Chicago

Chicago Hip Hop Connects got the opportunity this past weekend to meet with the infamous Johnny Cupcakes at The Bleeding Heart Bakery in Chicago. For those that don’t who Johnny is, you are missing out! The man is more of a role model than a CEO of his own Clothing Company. [...]

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Chicago Hip Hop Connects with Johnny Cupcakes

May, 01, 2010 by: Tags: , , , , , , , 0 Comments

Chicago Hip Hop Connects got the opportunity this past weekend to meet with the infamous Johnny Cupcakes at The Bleeding Heart Bakery in Chicago. For those that dont who Johnny is, you are missing out! The man is more of a role model than a CEO of his own Clothing Company. Since day 1 hes [...]

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