Influencers

Windy CIty Riot

I woke up surprisingly clear eyed the morning of the Windy City Riot. I was out the night before, but I had looked forward to this day since I found out the official date. For those not familiar, which I am ass...

Manifest Better Community

When I say house music, you say ____________? I’m willing to bet that “civic consciousness” wasn’t even top three on your list. Three young Chicagoans founded Manifest, an art collective and community org...

Silk & Sauce: Angel Davanport

It was an early spring afternoon when I met up with Angel Davanport. The nomadic but often-sighted-in-Chicago rapper is perhaps most known for her role as one third of the Rapper Chicks. Accompanied by fellow m...

The Constant Evolution of JMSN

Don’t ever call someone with multiple personalities crazy. After all, they might just be a goddamn genius. Case in point: musician Christian Berishaj. In a career spanning over a decade, Berishaj has performed ...