‘Tango Negro,’ a film that highlights the contributions of varied African cultures in the creation of the dance popularly known as the tango, is in limited theaters in Chicago and New York City through August 20, 2015.
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A trailer has been unveiled for independently produced TV pilot, ‘MysEducation,’ a drama depicting the plight of teen girls navigating education, friendship and the harsh realities of South Side Chicago.
What can you do when the neighborhood you love has fallen into blight? Pottery maker Theaster Gates answers with a little imagination, and hopes to inspire others to do the same.
Chicago-based production duo The Hood Internet has taken Dessa’s “Fighting Fish” to a murky new level with their latest remix.
Doomtree lyricist and singer Dessa has debuted a brand new video for “Fighting Fish” directed by Isaac Gale and David Jensen.
“The oldest man in my family is 27,” reveals MSNBC contributor, columnist and filmmaker Goldie Taylor, who has launched a Kickstarter to support a documentary on her hometown, East St. Louis, Illinois.
ESPN’s Bomani Jones, who brought Donald Sterling’s well-documented racism to light back in 2006, smacks down all of the media frenzy and sudden interest prompted by Sterling’s remarks to his mistress.
Summer Reading – Check out these five books that defy the absence of people of color in mainstream post-apocalyptic and dystopian fiction.
Common is hoping to evoke the change he wants to see come to his hometown of Chicago with a new No I.D.-produced track titled “War,” from his forthcoming 10th studio album, ‘Nobody’s Smiling.’
Kanye West is putting his attention where his heart is — Chicago’s at-risk youth — many of whom will have a chance to attend his new music program, Got Bars.
A Tribe Called Red has announced U.S tour dates for Spring 2013, including a show during SXSW on March 14th!
Rappers Nicki Minaj and Big Sean, basketball player Derrick Rose, and Adidas designer Jeremy Scott, are all featured in a new commercial spot for the brand’s new Originals’ “Represent” campaign.
DJ collective Soulphonetics recently brought some house, hip-hop, jazz, Afro-Latin and electronic rhythms to Chicago’s Crimson Lounge for Commonwealth Wednesday, a communal weekly industry night.
Australian moody-pop quartet The Jezabels recently released their music video for “Endless Summer,” directed by Mikey Hamer.
‘TuTu Goes Green’ promotes green living to children with a story that centers on how a delightful little girl loves to live green each day.
Nick Duel, a Multimedia Artist from Northwest, Chicago used Kanye West’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy as inspiration for his latest project, ‘WallBoom’.
Futuristic nu-soul duo J*Davey has finally released their latest EP, ‘Evil Christian Cop.’
Golden Globe nominee Idris Elba has teamed up with an LA-based production company named Brown Paper Dolls to create a new web series entitled, Milk + Honey, starring Lance Gross, Faune Chambers and Bryce Wilson. The web show will also feature actresses Debbie Allen and Asha Kamali.