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[New Video] Juice WRLD & Marshmello "Come & Go"

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In support of his posthumous album, Legends Never Die, hip hop fans get a brand new visual from Chicago rapper Juice WRLD. The video is called "Come & Go" and it's shot, directed, and edited by Steve Cannon along with animation work by Tristan Zammit, Bao, Bark, Jake Mosher, Sphenops, and Eleftheria Staviridis. Check out the video below and don't forget to stream Legends Never Die .

Carla G Release Teaser For Official New Video "OOU"

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For over a year, Carla G has been taking over the clubs and the mixshows in her hometown Chicago with her hot single called "OOU" and now, she's gearing up to release the official video for her fans. 
According to her IG, the video is scheduled to drop on July 15 and it's directed by LB Vision Films. The track is produced by BallOnDaBeat and the video is presented by BLVCK WEALTH MUSIC. 
Check out the snippet below and don't forget to follow Carla G on social media under @crazyyassgirl


Soldier Field Set To Serve As A Drive-In Movie Theater

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Summertime Chi is here and Soldier Field is set to kick things off serving as a drive-in movie theater. The first showing is scheduled to begin on Wednesday night and films are expecting to show up until Sunday night, on a big screen, in the south lot. Doors open at 7 p.m. and show starts at 8:30 p.m.
According to ABC7, the movie selection will begin with a little nostalgia as "Groundhog Day" serves as the first film on Wednesday night. 
The movie series will continue on Thursday night with "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" followed by "Fast & Furious" on Friday, "Grease" on Saturday and closing out the weekend with "Shrek" on Sunday. 
"Each ticket includes a 90 minute music showcase by a locally featured Musician or DJ, followed by the movie screening on (3) jumbo screens for up to (6) people," according to the event's website.
Tickets are available now online at CHI-together.com and will be sold as a per-car or non-ca…

Juice WRLD Posthumous Album "Legends Never Die" Set To Drop

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Although he's gone in the physical, Juice WRLD's music and legacy continues to live on; and come this Friday on July 10th, fans will get a new project from the Chicago rapper. The posthumous album is called Legends Never Die and it will include 15 tracks, according to the rapper's social media page.
In the meantime, check out a new track by Juice WRLD after the jump. It's called "Life's A Mess" and it features Halsey. 

Lil Durk Drops New Video "Gucci Gucci" feat Gunna

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Lil Durk drops his latest new visual for the streets called "Gucci Gucci." The video features Gunna and it's taken from his latest new project, Just Cause Y'all Waited 2. The new video is presented by Crown So Heavy and it shows the Chicago rapper drag racing with Gunna, in addition to ballin out and hitting up the Gucci store. Check out the video below and don't forget to stream Lil Durk's LP.

Kanye West Covers GAP Store In Chicago With A Message To Celebrate New Partnership

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In support of his new 10-year deal with GAP, Kanye West celebrates the partnership with a message for people to see. The words and his collaborative logo can be viewed on THE GAP's flagship store in Downtown Chicago and it simply express thanks to God and the company for the new opportunity.
"Hi Chicago it's Ye. This is the GAP store I used to shop at when I would drive my Nissan from the Southside," stated by Kanye.

He also goes on to say, "I thank God and I am so humbled at the opportunity to serve, I put my heart into the color palette and every detail."

Meanwhile, Kanye's new roll-out with GAP is expected to drop sometime soon and it consist of the Jesus Is King rapper to design a line of clothing for men, women, and kids. Check out message below.


Lil Durk Drops New Video "3 Headed Goat" feat. Lil Baby & Polo G

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Hitting the haters like 3 the hard way, Lil Durk teams up with Lil Baby and Polo G for his latest new visual called "3 Headed Goat." It's shot and directed by Cole Bennett and it's taken from the deluxe version of Durk's new project Just Cause Y'all Waited 2, which you can stream below the new video.

Lollapalooza Cancels Annual Music Festival In Chicago Due To COVID-19

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If the year wasn't already worst, Lollapalooza cancels their annual music festival due to COVID-19. The summer event, which takes place in Chicago's Grant Park, broke the news today on their site.
"We wish we could bring Lollapalooza to Grant Park again this year, but we understand why things can't move forward as planned," Lolla said on their site. "The health and safety of our fans, artists, partners, staff and community is always our highest priority."

In spite of this year's cancellation, Lolla have assured fans and concert-goers they will be working hard to return in 2021.

In the meantime, Lollapalooza plans to give fans a virtual livestream experience, which is set to take place later this summer. The lineup for this event will be announced next month, according to the festival site.


Kanye West Donates $2 Million & Set Up College Fund For George Floyd's Daughter

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Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd have all recently lost their lives due to senseless deaths; but people like Kanye West are letting the families know they are not alone. According to TMZ, the Jesus Is King rapper has donated $2 million to help with their legal team and other causes.
It's also reported, Kanye set up a 529 college saving fund to fully cover tuition for Floyd's 6-year-old daughter Gianna, in addition to reaching back to his hometown Chicago to help several black-owned businesses effected by recent riots.
Meanwhile, all 4 officers involved in the killing of George Floyd in Minnesota have now been charged with 2nd degree murder.

Jah Rista Drops New Video "Congregation"

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Back in the studio working with legendary producer Soundmaster T, Chicago rapper Jah Rista drops a brand new visual for the streets called "Congregation." It's directed and shot by P. Noble and its taken from his upcoming project The Bad Guy, which is set to drop sometime around Mid-October. Take a look at the new video after the jump and don't forget to share your comments. Yah!!! Yah!!!

Polo G. Drops New Video "Wishing For A Hero"

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Taken from his latest new project The GOAT, Chicago rapper Polo G drops the official video for his track, "Wishing For A Hero." It's directed by Drewfilmedit and its featuring BJ The Chicago Kid. In the video, we see Polo displaying some incredible skills, as he walks through the streets, while telling tales from the hood. He also raps over one of 2 Pac's classic tracks "Changes" and he does it very well. Take a look at the video for yourself after the jump and don't forget to share your comments.

Lil Durk & G. Herbo Set To Battle On IG Live With WGCI

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While staying at home during the pandemic, fans everywhere have enjoyed watching some of their favorite artists battle it out on Verzuz and now, WGCI plans on doing something similar of their own. According to their site, the station is set to have Lil Durk and G. Herbo battling in a friendly competition.
The Stay At Home Weekend event is set for Saturday, May 23 at 8 p.m. on Instagram Live and both Chicago rappers is set to play each of their top hits, while sharing stories about their music careers.
Man, I know this competition will be something to see, I can't wait for this one.
In the meantime, make sure y'all check out G. Herbo's certified gold project PTSD and the latest new album from the homie Lil Durk called Just Cause Y'all Waited 2 on all streaming platforms. 

Lil Durk Drops New Album "Just Cause Y'all Waited 2"

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Back on the scene to feed the streets, Chicago rapper Lil Durk returns to deliver the 2nd installment of his Just Cause Y'all Waited series. The project contains 15 tracks and it include guest appearances from Lil Baby, Polo G, Gunna and G. Herbo. Take a listen below and don't forget to share comments.

Ex-Bulls Champion Craig Hodges Rips Michael Jordan & "The Last Dance" Docuseries

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Since the release of the first episode, back in April, Michael Jordan and The Last Dance docuseries has been the most talked about topic in the streets; however, some people don't seem to be pleased. In a recent interview with Fox Sports Chris Broussard and Rob Parker, Ex-Bulls player Craig Hodges explains his discontent for the ESPN's series along with criticizing former teammate Michael Jordan.
"So I'm watching the first episode and I was upset about the 'cocaine circus.' That bothered me because I was thinking about the brothers who are on that picture with you (referring to MJ)," said Hodges. 
The former Bulls player also talked about a number of other things, including why he was bothered with MJ accusing Horace Grant for giving insight info for the Jordan Rules, written by Sam Smith.
Check out the full interview after the jump and don't forget to share your thoughts and comments.

Brandy Celebrates Women with New Video "Baby Mama" feat Chance The Rapper

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Just in time for Mother's Day, R&B star Brandy celebrates women, who's holding it down, with her brand new visual, Baby Mama. The colorful new video features Chance The Rapper and it's creative direction is by Derek Blanks and Frank Gatson along with music production from Hit-Boy.
"The inspiration for Baby Mama was of course my daughter and how she makes me a better person. I wanted to do a song about her and speak to all baby mama's out there," said Brandy.
She also adds, "I have to give Chance The Rapper a huge shout out, he spit a really really dope verse on it and I'm so pleased with it."
Check out Brandy's new video Baby Mama after the jump and don't forget to share your comments.

Do or Die Talks Origins of Song "Po Pimp," Working With J Prince & More

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Legendary group Do or Die is known for being apart of Chicago's hip hop pioneers and in a virtual interview with B High, they talked with the media personality about what makes them special. They also speak on the creation of their hit song "Po Pimp," working with J. Prince at Rap-A-Lot, and being in the industry during the East Coast/West Coast beef between Biggie and 2 Pac. Take a look.

Kanye West Buys His Chicago Childhood House

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Fresh off the heals of Forbes announcing him a billionaire, Kanye West buys his childhood house in Chicago for $225,000. According to WGN, it's no word on what he plans to do with the place but it does indicate he's taken out Permits to renovate the property and he faces up to $60,000 in repairs. 
Watch the video below for the full story...

Derrick Rose Shares His Thoughts On Michael Jordan & "The Last Dance" Documentary

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While staying safe in the house during quarantine season, D Rose recently sat down in a candid interview conducted by his kids mother Alaina. During their conversation, the NBA star talks about his childhood in Chicago and speaks on the Bulls new documentary called The Last Dance. He also speaks highly of Michael Jordan and shares an inspiring story of visiting his house, when he was just a sophomore in high school. Check out the interview below and don't forget to share your comments.

Lil Durk Drops New Video "Viral Moment"

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While the streets impatiently wait for his Just Cause Y'all Waited 2 project to arrive on May 8th, the homie Lil Durk drops a new visual to hold you over. The video is called "Viral Moment" and it's shot and directed by Jerry Productions with a special cameo appearance from Lil Baby. Watch it below. 

Juice WRLD's New Video "Righteous"

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Although he's gone in the physical, Juice WRLD's music and legacy continues to live on. Today, we get a posthumous video from the late rapper called "Righteous" and it shows a collection of behind the scenes footage that was directed, shot, and edited by Steve Cannon. The new video also shows special animated clips created by Tristan Zammit and you can check it out below. Share comments.

Chicago Cancels Major Summer Events Due To COVID-19

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some of Chicago's biggest events and concerts have been canceled for Summer 2020. The news broke earlier this morning, when The Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events announced the cancellation for a number of events. According to reports, the City has canceled Memorial Day Parade along with Gospel, Blues, and House Music Fest for May and June.
Right now, it's no word if other major events will be canceled; however, Governor JB Pritzker has suggested last month that all large gatherings be shut down across Illinois throughout the summer.
"I think everybody needs to think seriously about canceling any large summer events," Pritzker said during a press conference. 
He also added "I just don't, from my perspective today, I do not see how we are going to have large gatherings of people again until we have a vaccine, which is months and months away... [I] would not risk having large groups of people getting together, an…

Twista Teams Up With State Rep for "Mask Up And Live" Campaign To Fight COVID-19

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Giving back to his hometown Chicago, rap legend Twista teams up with State Rep La Shawn Ford for the Mask Up And Live campaign. The new initiative kicked off today at Creative Salon on the West Side and it was created to help the community wear their masks to stop the spread of COVID-19.
"I wanted to be apart of it because I know that when people see celebrities like me wearing a mask, they know that it's serious" Twista told the News via Facetime. 
State Rep La Shawn Ford also added, "We intend to get masks out to those that don't have access to them in the black communities. We are coming together to do the right thing and save lives."
Meanwhile, 70% of Chicago's COVID-19 deaths are in the African American community, who only make up just a third of the city's population. 
If you would like to make a donation to this cause, go to MaskUpAndLive.org or simply go here for more details.

Kanye West Covers GQ Magazine

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Spotted somewhere on his ranch in Cody, Wyoming, Kanye West lands on the new cover of GQ. In the latest May 2020 issue, the hip hop genius speaks on a variety of topics including new music, his relationship with God, struggles with alcohol, in addition to speaking on the passing of Kobe Bryant. 
"The way that Kobe would say that we all have to come together and win this championship is the way I look at life now. To an infinite, other level," said West.
He adds, "He was the basketball version of me, and I was the rap version of him, and that's facts!"
Kanye also speaks fashion, voting this election year and so much more. Check out the full story here

WGCI's Kyle Santillian Joins His Family for "Corona Virus: Wanna Go Outside (Parody)"

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While everyone is trying to avoid The Rona during Quarantine Season, WGCI's Morning Show host Kyle Santillian decides to join his family for a little fun with a new home video. The parody is called "Corona Virus: Wanna Go Outside" and it shows the family hanging out in the basement, while they began to spit bars over a hip hop beat and express what they missed the most being locked inside...
"When you're stuck in the house with nothing to do... why not be creative and make a song about it," said Santillian.
Check out the video below and don't forget to catch Kyle weekdays on 107.5 WGCI Morning Show.

Polo G Drops New Video "DND"

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Continuing to get to the bag, Chicago rapper Polo G is back with his brand new visual for the streets called "DND." The video is directed by Jordan Wozy and the track is produced by WayneOnABeat. Check out the brand new official video below and don't forget to share and leave your comments. 

Kanye West To Join Joel Osteen's Virtual Easter Service With Mariah Carey & Tyler Perry

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For all of you who are upset you can't attend Easter service this weekend due to quarantine season - don't worry Kanye West has you covered. Come this weekend, the Chicago rapper is set to join Joel Osteen and his Lakewood Church to deliver a message of love and support to his fans and followers.
According to our source, Kanye West will be performing with his renowned Sunday Service choir, while practicing social distancing for what's said-to-be a virtual service curated by Joel Osteen. 
It's also reported, Tyler Perry will be joining in to deliver words of encouragement and Mariah Carey is set to pay a special tribute to the many men and women putting their lives on the line against the battle of COVID-19.
Right now, its no word if this virtual celebration will be presented live or prerecorded; but I'm sure, it will still be a blast. Go to JoelOsteen.com or Lakewoodchurch.com to get more info and enjoy.

Twista Set To Perform On New Live Stream Show "The Quarantine"

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While everybody is on lock down due to the coronavirus, the homie Twista is ready to give his fans a little enjoyment. According to social media, the legendary rapper has teamed up with ChiGivesBack for a new live stream show called The Quarantine, which will kickoff every Friday starting April 3.
"I will be giving you a list of my hit songs and songs from my albums and dope features I did and you get to choose which songs I perform," said Twista. 
He also added, "we doing this to support the #AllOfUsCombatCoronavirus campaign and everyone can support it by visiting give4cdcf.org."
In the meantime, log onto Twistalive.com and sign up for this live stream experience and support the important causes.

Michael Jordan "The Last Dance" Documentary Release Moved Up To April

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While the NBA season is suspended due to the coronavirus, ESPN is moving up the premiere date of "The Last Dance," a 10-part docuseries on Michael Jordan and the 1990's Chicago Bulls. According to our source, the series was originally set to air in June but now it's scheduled for April 19 and will air for 5 weeks through May 17 with never-before-seen footage and interviews of the Bulls dynasty. Check out the "The Last Dance" trailer below and don't forget to share your thoughts and comments.

ComEd Helping Residential Customers Who Are Without Power During Coronavirus Pandemic

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Lending a hand to help during this coronavirus crisis, ComEd is taking necessary steps to support its customers. On Monday, the electric company announced it will work with residents whose service are disconnected and will have service restored to ensure access to a safe and healthy environment.
"The last thing we want you to worry about as COVID-19 spreads is whether your home will have power or what to do if you are without power," said ComEd CEO Joe Dominguez. 
He also added, "We need to come together in support of one another during this time. Ensuring every resident across Northern Illinois has access to safe and reliable electric service is just one of the many ways we are doing just that." 
Right now, ComEd customers, who have had their electric service disconnected for a non-safety issue, should reach out to ComEd at 1-800-334-7661 on Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. so that they can work to try to have power reconnected safely. 
In addition…

A List of Small Businesses To Support In Chicago During Coronavirus Pandemic

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Due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus, a lot of things have changed in the City of Chicago. Not only are schools closed and people advised to stay home, a lot of small businesses are taking hits as well; therefore, I've decided to create a list that will hopefully help some of them out and brighten up their day. Here, you will find restaurants to order food for take-out and also find cool spots to shop online.
This list may not cater to everyone's liking, it's solely based on opinions and information gathered. If you guys have anymore places in mind, we're always open for more suggestions. Thanks, enjoy!

Wale Stops In Chicago for "Dream In Black" Event With AT&T

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Continuing to strive for excellence, while pushing the culture forward, Wale stopped in Chicago this past weekend to celebrate Black History Month with AT&T's Dream In Black event, which is a list of Future Makers and creators, who support their communities to pursue their dreams. This annual event took place at AT&T's Flagship store in Downtown Chicago and it was hosted by Kyle Santillian.
Throughout the night, fans and staff, of the flagship store, got the opportunity to meet-n-greet with the DC rapper, while taking pics, enjoying food, and listening to music provided by DJ Sean Mac. 
Those in attendance also got a chance to witness a special Q&A with Wale, which is he spoke on a number of things like community, the importance of Black History, and the current state of hip hop. 
Following the discussion, Wale took the stage, in front of a packed house, as he rocked the crowd with a number of his hit songs from his past and current album, "Wow... That's …

G. Herbo Delivers New Project "P.T.S.D."

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Giving you something that's therapeutic, Chicago rapper G Herbo delivers his highly anticipated LP for the streets called PTSD. The project has 14 tracks and it includes guest features from A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, BJ The Chicago Kid, 21 Savage, Polo G, Jacquees, 2PRETTY, and Sonta. The album also contains titled track PTSD and it features Chance The Rapper, Lil Uzi Vert, and the Late rapper Juice WRLD, who recently passed. Take a listen below and don't forget to share your comments.

Lil Wayne Set To Perform At Chicago's Hottest New Venue "Radius"

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Lil Wayne is still consider one of the greatest rappers alive and come March 28th, the Young Money mogul is heading back to Chicago for a live concert. The show is set to take place at Chicago's new  spot called Radius, which is a hot new venue in the City's South Loop, just minutes from downtown.
Last night, Radius held a private viewing for some of Chicago's elite and the turnout was big. Those in attendance got the chance to get a first look at the venue, while enjoying food, music and drinks. 
 The new venue also has a ton of other shows lined up and you can purchase your tickets online now.

Tiny Dreamers & All That Jazz Dancers Open Up Chicago Bulls Game

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Dressed in black, while standing formation, Chicago choreography Jasmine Beal and her girl dance groups "Tiny Dreamers" and "All That Jazz" took over the United Center last night in Chicago. The event took place right before the Chicago Bulls tip-off against OKC and it was a night to remember.
During their performance, the girls stood center court and displayed style, while the deejay opened up their set with Beyonce's "Formation" and rocked it with a dope ending with Ciara's "Level Up."
Check out the clip below and don't forget to share your comments. 

Young CEO of Vulture Clothing Talks With Fusion Radio About Business

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Continuing to work for success, while pushing his brand, 17-year-old Dre of Vulture Clothing made his way to WIIT, on Chicago's South Side, this past weekend to talk with Fusion Radio. During his visit, he spoke to Fly B about how he started his business, his day-to-day schedule and his system for logistics. He also talked about his recent Pop-Up event, which he curated during All-star Weekend.
Watch full interview below.


Tink Drops New Video "Cut It Out"

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Following her recent track "Fuck Around," Tink is back on the scene to deliver a brand new visual for her fans. It's called "Cut It Out" and it's taken from her new project Hopeless Romantic, which can be streamed and purchased on all major platforms. Take a look below and share your comments.

Chicago Rapper Jodi Pluto Drops New Single & Video "In The Zone"

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It's a lot of new talent on the rise and Jodi Pluto just happened to be one of them. Today, the Chicago rapper delivers his brand new video for the streets called In The Zone. It's directed and shot by Ea$y and it shows Jodi on the court showing his skills, along with a special cameo appearances from Belo of the legendary group Do or Die. Take a look at the visual below and don't forget your comments. 

LeBron James & Anthony Davis Celebrates Nike's Partnership With Boys & Girls Club of Chicago

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After 32 long years, All-star Weekend made it's way back to Chicago and it didn't disappoint at all. Not only did kids get a chance to enjoy great activities, they got the opportunity to see their favorite players as well and 2 of them just happened to be NBA stars Lebron James and Anthony Davis. 
This past weekend, both players were spotted at the Boys & Girls Club on the City's West Side and during their visit, they celebrated the renovated facility and the new state-of-the-art basketball court.
Lebron and AD also participated in a panel discussion, which they were joined by fashion designer Virgil Abloh. They talked about the importance of community and why giving back is so important.
"First of all, I think that this space is incredible," said Lebron. "But most importantly it's for these guys right here [referring to the kids] you know it's for the youth."
Meanwhile, we're told the partnership is expected to leave a lasting legacy f…

Common Opens Up NBA All-star Game With Powerful Tribute To Chicago & Kobe Bryant

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Doing what he does best, hip hop legend Common displayed true skills last night, when he opened up this year's Allstar Game in his hometown Chicago. Not only did he pay homage to the city that raised him, he showed love to the game of basketball and to the legends of Chicago who contributed to the sport as well. He also paid tribute to NBA legend Kobe Bryant with a powerful performance, If This City Could Talk, which will go down as a historic moment. Watch below and share your comments.

New Wave of Chicago Brands Come Together for Pop-up Event During All-star Weekend

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Fashion brands in Chicago are famously known throughout the world for opening doors and pushing the culture forward and now, there's a new wave of talent on the rise and they're ready to take-off. 
For over a year, a 17-year-old kid named Dre and his clothing line Vulture have created an enormous buzz in the streets and on the internet. His clothes have been worn by multiple kids at school and local celebrities and now he's catching the eye of social media influencers from other markets as well.
Last night, he kicked off his first Pop-up Shop in his hometown Chicago and kids were lined out the door to show their support. The event took place at Space 1858 in the City's West Loop, which was only minutes away from NBA All-star Weekend activities happening at the packed United Center. 
During the event, Dre sold t-shirts, hoodies, crew necks and exclusive gear to represent NBA All-star. He also had his printing equipment on-hand for those who wanted custom pieces made on…

DaBaby Performs for Converse Event During All-star Weekend In Chicago

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Not only is DaBaby labeled as the hottest rapper in the game, he's also known as an artist getting to the bag as well. This weekend, the hip hop artist is in Chicago for All-star Weekend and he's already set and booked for multiple events. Tonight, we caught up with him at the Converse Creative Allstar Series and judging by the crowd, he didn't disappoint at all. During his show, he performed a number of songs from his latest new album KIRK and he also rocked his fan favorite "BOP." Take a look.

The NBA Gives Sneak Preview of All-star Weekend 2020 In Chicago

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It was 1988, when a young Michael Jordan won the Slam Dunk contest during All-star Weekend in Chicago and now 32 years later, the event is back in the City and we got you covered with what to expect. 
Today, we went behind the scenes with the NBA and we captured some exciting things to share.
First, we would like to tell you guys about the NBA Crossover, which is an exciting event set to take place at Navy Pier. This event will kickoff Feb. 14 - 16 and it will showcase pop culture at its best.
During this 3 Day event, fans will get the opportunity to experience art, fashion, technology, and get to see live performances from some of their favorite artists, in addition to seeing some NBA legends.
Fans will also have photo opportunities and get a chance to purchase the official All-star uniforms. 
Up next, we took a ride to the United Center and learned new details regarding the All-star Game.
We were told, the uniforms worn during the All-star Game will honor Kobe along with his daught…

Kanye West Announces "Sunday Service" During NBA All-Star Weekend 2020

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Yeezy Season Has Returned!!! Kanye West is scheduled to bring his Sunday Service Experience back to his hometown Chicago for NBA All-star Weekend. The Yeezus rapper broke the news yesterday, when he took to Twitter to share with his fans. The event will take place on Sunday, February 16th at Credit Union 1 Arena in Chicago's West Loop and tickets can be purchased on TicketMaster. Enjoy!

Dreezy Drops Freestyle To Nicki Minaj's "Yikes"

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Besides being an influencer for Puma and Fenty, Dreezy is known for being one of the hottest female rappers the game. Today, the Chicago artist takes to the internet for all her fans and drops her first freestyle of 2020 called "Yikes," which is a rendition to Nicki Minaj latest new track. Take a listen!!!

Chance The Rapper & Social Works Announce It's 3rd Annual Black History Month Film Festival

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Chance The Rapper and his non-profit organization Social Works continue to do great work. Today, they will kickoff their 3rd Annual Black History Month Film Festival in Chicago and this celebration will run every weekend from February 1st through March 1st, excluding February 14th thru the 16th. 
During the festival, you will get to see Black movies like Hollywood Shuffle with Robert Townsend, Set It Off with Queen Latifah and Jada Pinkett, Akeelah and The Bee with Keke Palmer and more.

The final day of the festival will highlight some of the best young indie filmmakers from Chicago and this year films include Sugar Hill, Brother from the Suburbs, The CTA Project and Present Tense.

The celebration will take place at the SHOWPLACE ICON THEATRE in Chicago's South Loop and you can purchase tickets by clicking here.

NBA & Nike To Honor Kobe And Gianna Bryant On NBA All-Star Uniforms In Chicago

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Since the passing of Kobe Bryant hit the News, it's been a hard pill to swallow for NBA fans across the world. The NBA legend was pronounced dead, this past Sunday, when his helicopter crashed in Calabasas, CA killing him, his daughter Gianna, and 7 other passengers who were found on board.
On today, Nike and the NBA released a statement and shared how they will honor the NBA legend.
"The 2020 NBA All-Star uniforms will pay tribute to the late Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and their seven friends and teammates who tragically passed away in last Sunday's helicopter accident. The 2020 NBA All-Star Game will feature Team LeBron (James) wearing the No. 2 and Team Giannis (Antetokounmpo) wearing the No. 24 - Gianna and Kobe's basketball jersey numbers, respectively."
The statement also adds, "both teams will wear jersey patches displaying nine stars, representing those who lost their lives in the crash, including John, Keri and Alyssa Altobelli, Sarah and Payt…

List of Chicago Events for All-star Weekend 2020

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With "ALL-STAR WEEKEND" creeping upon us, we've been getting a lot of emails and messages about what to do in the City of Chicago so we created a list. This list contains a collection of All-star businesses from the West Side, North Side, and South Side of the city. Here, you will find some of the hottest places to shop, eat, and party while hanging out in the magnificent City of Chicago.
We also like to acknowledge, the NBA has chosen Common, Chance The Rapper, and Taylor Bennett to serve as your All-star Ambassadors and you can sign up for their activities by going to 1iota.com
This list may not cater to everyone's liking, it's solely based on opinions and information gathered. If you guys have anymore places in mind, we're always open for more suggestions. Thanks, enjoy! 

Chicago Kid Pays Respect To Kobe Bryant And Speaks On His Impact

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This past weekend, NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gigi were among 9 passengers killed in a helicopter crash in California. News broke yesterday, Sunday, and it left fans totally devastated. 
Today, we stopped by the United Center in Chicago to pay our respects and fans from everywhere stopped to do the same. During our visit, we ran into Chicago native, the Young CEO of Vulture, and he spoke on the future Hall of Famer passing and the impact he had on the world. Take a look below.

Nike & Jordan Brand Unveil Jersey Uniforms for the 2020 NBA All-Star Weekend Events In Chicago

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On yesterday, we received an official press release showing the first look at the jerseys for the 2020 NBA All-star Weekend events in Chicago. These will be the official uniforms worn by the players for the NBA All-star Game, Celebrity Game, Rising Stars Game and Special Olympics Unified Game. 
Additional Details Below
January 23, 2020 (CHICAGO) - The Jordan Brand NBA All-Star 2020 uniforms take inspiration from the City of Chicago's unifying mode of transportation --- the transit line.
"The eight lines of the train match the number of uniforms seen on court during NBA All-Star 2020. With that in mind, Jordan Brand and Nike designers incorporated the color of each track into the uniforms as a base: blue and red for the NBA All-Star Game; purple and orange for NBA Rising Stars; green and pink for the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game presented by Ruffles; and brown and yellow for the NBA Cares Special Olympics Unified Basketball Game."
"The Jordan Brand official NBA All-Sta…

DaBaby And Lil Baby Set To Perform for WGCI Big Jam 2 During All-star Weekend

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NBA All-star Weekend is right around the corner and WGCI is ready to put on for the city. On, Feb. 15th, the Chicago hip hop station will host the 2nd part of their annual Big Jam concert series for a special night with the "Ballers & Rappers Edition." The show will star DaBaby & Lil Baby and the show is scheduled to take place at Credit Union 1 Arena, in Chicago's West Loop area (off I-290). 
The show is presented by MARTELL along with special performances from Andre Drummond, Daniel "Booby" Gibson, and Iman Shumpert. Tickets are on sale now at Ticketmaster so turn up!!!