Mani Jurdan. Photo by- Kevin Baker @ImKevinBaker. Chicago, Il
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Interview: Mani Jurdan talks New Music, Family Influences and Culture

Mani Jurdan born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. A talented Hip-Hop Artist that is mixing old school disciplines such as lyricism, substance, and boom bap with his new school sounds. Mani talks to us about Ntro 2 Da Ntro, new music and influences. His music is available on all streaming platforms by visiting his website here. Check out his new song “Revolutionary Suicide” here.  Mani Jurdan Interview Interview by Kenyana King. Shot by: Kevin Baker

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All Day Jay. Chicago Music Interview. Photo by- Kevin Baker @ImKevinBaker. Chicago, Il
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Interview: All Day Jay talks about Jordan Year and new music coming soon

Chicago Music sits down to talk to All Day Jay a rapper, producer and songwriter hailing from Freeport, Il. CamQuotes discusses his single Jordan Year that has the internet buzzing. Get to know this rising star as he discusses who he is and what you can expect next. Chicago Music Interview: All Day Jay

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Jayme Shaye. Photographer Lionel Brown
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Interview: Jayme Shaye talks being transparent in her album “DeToxic”

What do you do after you write a great and transparent album about surviving a toxic relationship? You get yourself in a happy place and prepare for a great future! L.A. Born R&B singer, Jayme Shaye is currently earning her stripes in the music industry and is singing the thoughts that many women have and many men can’t handle. We talk about her album, “DeToxic” and her courage to write her songs, balancing motherhood and the entertainment industry and if “Michelle” was a real life plan of action. Then I…

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Yonathan Elias
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Interview: Yonathan Elias a Multi Media Mogul Brother on The Grand Hustle

I love challenges. Especially an unexpected one. From the moment I got the email for an opportunity to interview Yonathan Elias from The Grand Hustle, I was excited to take on the task. Any person in the wild world of media who is rising, creating content and getting seen is an aspiration to me. And much like Issa Rae said, “I’m rooting for everybody black.” So I wanted this to go as smooth as possible. What we wish for is not always what we get, but we must make it…

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Nora Singh
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Interview: Hit Bargain’s Nora Singh talks about the new LP, getting older, and why ‘Die Hard’ is awesome

When you make plans to go out for the night they probably don’t involve wrestling your friends, throwing punches, and standing on guy’s faces. For Nora Singh, it’s just another night on tour. Singh is the frontperson for LA’s “queencore” art-punk band, Hit Bargain. They released their debut self-titled EP in 2016 and became known for their ferocious sound and unpredictable live shows. Their new full-length debut, Potential Maximizer, has more of their thrilling sound while providing commentary on the current political state. Singer Nora Singh spoke with Chicago Music…

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Morgan Saint
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Interview: Morgan Saint Shares Her Catchy Dream Pop and Stunningly Powerful Vision Behind Debut EP 17 Hero

It’s been a whirlwind year for visual artist turned singer-songwriter Morgan Saint.  After signing to Epic records this summer, she released debut single “You,” which already has over a million listens on Spotify.  With the release of her debut EP 17 Hero,  she has solidified her unique brand of artsy, yet approachable dream pop.   With her background in illustration, photography, and graphic design, it’s no surprise that Saint (née Morgan Gildersleeve) has a very cohesive vision for both the audio and visual aspects of her work. We had the pleasure of getting…

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Pell. Red Bull Sound Select 2017 Chicago, Il. Photo by Kevin Baker
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Interview: Pell talks about his upcoming EP Release, Influences and Career Highlight to Date

A frequent guest vocalist on an eclectic array of songs (Big Gigantic, Aluna George and more) Pell is one of those artists you might’ve already heard without even knowing.  If you’ve seen La La Land, you’ve heard a snippet of his track in the opening scene.  He’s currently a featured artist with Red Bull with an upcoming concert date supporting Aminé and he’s set to release an EP soon. We caught up with Pell between tour dates to talk about his upcoming release, his musical influences, and his career highlight…

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