Chicago Party Band, Sweet Diezel Jenkins, Live at The Shrine

Chicago based Party band, Sweet Diezel Jenkins, will hit the stage of The Shrine on May 29th, 2014.  The mash-up, cover band is known for taking popular Pop, Rock, R&B, and Hip-Hop songs, and mashing them up to create arrangements that everyone can enjoy, dance to, and will be doing just that when they take Read More …

FRESH OFF ALICIA KEY’S “SET THE WORLD ON FIRE” TOUR RAII & WK’s DEBUT CHICAGO CONCERT SUNDAY, MAY 25th – THE DOUBLE DOOR

    RAII and Whitney Keaton return home to perform their original material for the first time over Memorial Day Weekend on Sunday, May 25, 2014 at The Double Door, located at 1572 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622. Doors open at 7:30pm. Chicago native, RAII, along with Champaign, IL native, Whitney Keaton, are solo recording artists who also Read More …

Chi-Talent: Singer/ Songwriter Norris ‘EJ’ Jackson debuts “Supernaturally Loved”

Norris Jackson III, better known as EJ, is a Chicago bred singer and songwriter who has already shared the stage with artists such as Ivan Neville, Shele Sondhiem, Paula Cole, Jonathan McReynolds, and Charlie Sexton. With a strong passion for music, and an even greater passion for God. EJ has been writing songs for nearly Read More …

Nathan East Releases Debut Solo Album On Yamaha Entertainment Group March 25 with Guest Appearances by Michael McDonald, Sara Bareilles and More

Chances are, you’ve spent your whole life listening to Nathan East.  You just never knew it. Until now. A founding member of the chart-topping contemporary jazz group Fourplay, East was 16 years old when he got his first break and found himself on the road with Barry White.  The next time the phone rang, Quincy Read More …

Grammy’s Hall of Fame: 2014 Inductees

Continuing the tradition of preserving and celebrating great recordings, The Recording Academy announced 27 new additions to its legendary GRAMMY Hall of Fame. The list currently totals 960 and is on display at the GRAMMY Museum® at L.A. LIVE. Some of the latest inductees include songs from some of America’s most noted African American artists. Read More …

Soul Rebel: Frankie Parker Marks her Debut with “Breezy”

  The goal was a simple one: put journal entries to music. The part where music saves a soul or reveals to a group that they are not alone, well, that comes as a welcomed bonus. Chicago singer/songwriter, Frankie Parker’s art begins with storytelling. It is writing that has become her refuge, her therapy and Read More …

Sounds & Grace: Lee England Jr.

Sometimes you come across talent so great that it puts you in a trance. A state of  “maaannnn, I wish I could do that!” But more so the present fact that this person, this artist, is capable of producing such creativity is mind –blowing and often I find myself being a proud observer – proud Read More …

It’s Here! Diddy Launches ‘Revolt’ TV with Time Warner Cable

Revolt TV has arrived, and its first stop was the home of one of hip hop’s most influential artists. Sean Combs threw on his classic Puff Daddy moniker one more time to launch the music cable network last night. Staying true to the cabler’s promise of live programming, Combs offered live inspirational words to those Read More …

Janelle Monae: The ‘Electric Lady’ Glides Through The Chi

Flashing a contagious smile and her signature black and white, singer/songwriter Janelle Monae made a stop in Chicago as part of the “Electric Lady” tour. No stranger to the Chi, she was here promoting her album a few months back and invited guests to a private listening session and buggied down the soul train line Read More …