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...

DIY Anatomy: Medicine Woman Collective

There’s something in the air in Chicago. Pumping out distinguished artists isn’t uncommon for the third most populous city in the United States — but now, it seems like the world’s stage is shining its spotl...

Edamame’s Late Night Stir-Fry: Volume 2

Every other week, Chicago-based music producer Edamame will be compiling a 25 song playlist of jams for your good time. Whether you are on an evening joy cruise or simply relaxing at home after a long weekend, ...

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 ...

Sub Chroma 2016 Recap Video

https://vimeo.com/194879964 It’s been a few weeks now since SubChroma, and yet, its effects are now just only slightly waning. Since the rush of the event—which hosted an expressive spectacle of original per...

Ear Nourishment: Volume 1

Music offers the opportunity to change and improve a community in rewarding ways. It’s a universal language that circumvents cultural lines and ideological barriers. These notions are as salient to Canvas as...

Bengfang: Consistently Inconsistent

EDWARD YANG DOESN’T FUCK WITH THE PROSAIC. “My thing is I always want to be consistently inconsistent,” he says from his Pilsen-based studio. “That’s my goal. That’s my art. With music or videos, I want it to ...