Mar 25, 2014
This charismatic singer and MC could give the likes of Supreme Cuts and The-Drum the star power to cross over.
By Miles Raymer
Music Feature, James King, The GTW, Greater Than Wealth, Baby's All Right, Brooklyn, New York City, Williamsburg, Hazel Crest, Illinois, Nigerian Americans, FruityLoops, Eddie "Bengfang" Yang, The Fader, The Guardian, Jody, rap, hip-hop, R&B, Jeremiah Chrome, David Robertson, Khallee Standberry-Lois, The-Drum, Supreme Cuts, 2014 World Cup
Dec 31, 2013
What's on the
Reader's Agenda for Tuesday, December 31
May 8, 2013
The rapper drops a couple new tracks that should get plenty of traction outside the city as Chance the Rapper clues the nation's pop listeners into another side of the local rap scene.
By Leor Galil
Hip-Hop, Music, The GTW, James King, Tink, Yours Truly, Songs From Scratch, Chance the Rapper, Acid Rap, Jody, The Long Goodbye, When I'm Lit, Good Kid M.A.A.D. City, The Long Goodbye, Vic Mensa, Video
Artist on Artist,
Jan 29, 2013
Ishmael Butler of the Seattle rap collective talks to the GTW about hometown hip-hop, signing to Sub Pop, and Chief Keef.
By Leor Galil
Artist on Artist, Shabbazz Palaces, Digable Planets, Tendai "Baba" Maraire, Bengfang, Ishmael Butler, The GTW, James King, Sub Pop, Chief Keef, rap, hip-hop, Chicago hip-hop, Seattle hip-hop, Seattle, the Shrine, Chicago Art Department
Sep 6, 2012
Rising local rapper the GTW links up with EDM producer Bengfang for an EP that highlights both artists' strengths
Sep 8, 2011
An explosion of top-shelf bluegrass hits Chicago this weekend.
Best of Chicago,
Music & Nightlife,
Jun 23, 2011
Bluegrass Legends Concerts
Music & Nightlife, The , Reader's picks Bluegrass Legends Concerts, Chip Covington, Mike Miller, James King, Cadillac Sky, David Davis, Audie Blaylock, Melvin Goins, Charlie Sizemore, Larry Sparks, American Legion Hall
Sep 8, 2010
The excellent Virginia band Junior Sisk & Rambler's Choice kicks off the fall season of Evanston's Bluegrass Legends Concert series Friday night.
Apr 20, 2010
The Old Town School announces the lineup for this year's Folk & Roots festival, and it's much improved over last year, with Etran Finatawa, the Budos Band, Samba Mapangala and the Occidental Brothers Dance Band International, Shemekia Copeland, Red Baraat, and more.
By Peter Margasak
Music, Post No Bills, Old Town School of Folk Music, Folk & Roots Festival, Occidental Brothers Dance Band International, Sampa Mapangala, Red Baraat, James King, Budos Band, Etran Finatawa, Shemekia Copeland, Welles Park
Feb 11, 2010
The festival celebrates its 50th birthday with a weekend lineup that includes James King, Aaron Moore, Kim Wilson, and Liz Carroll.
By Kevin Warwick
Music Sidebar, Univeristy of Chicago Folk Festival, Kim Wilson, Aaron Moore, Mandel Hall, Ida Noyes Hall, James King, Liz Carroll, bluegrass, Celtic, blues, Mandel Hall, Ida Noyes Hall, University of Chicago, Mandel Hall, University of Chicago