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On the Radar: Chance the Mayor, RIP Oli Herbert, BET spotlights Chicago + More

It’s Monday again, so kick off the week by catching up on music’s biggest stories with the latest edition of On the Radar. Oli Herbert, guitarist of All That Remains, dies Oli Herbert, founding member, and guitarist of All That Remains died last Tuesday (Oct. 16). He was 44 years old. Herbert died due to an accident at his home. TMZ reports that his body was found in a pond near his home. According to a statement from Herbert’s publicist, no further details will be released at this time. “Funeral…

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On the Radar: Chance the Rapper’s Special Event, Remembering Joe Jackson, The Breaks Lineup + More

Stay updated with the hottest music news with Chicago Music’s On the Radar. Check out this week’s edition featuring Chance the Rapper, Noname and more! Chance the Rapper announces concert to celebrate the Special Olympics Chance the Rapper is always doing something big and now he’s got another stellar event for us. Last week, the rapper announced a one-day concert to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Special Olympics. Chance will headline the show, put on by his newly launched Social Function Productions, on July 21 at the Huntington Bank…

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Linkin Park
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On the Radar: Chester Bennington Tribute Show, Peter Hook Vs New Order, Vic Mensa + More

What’s on Chicago Music’s Radar for last week? Vic Mensa joins Jay-Z’s tour, Peter Hook settles lawsuit with New Order, Linkin Park announce new show, and more  Linkin Park to hold special tribute show to honor Chester Bennington The remaining members of Linkin Park will honor the late Chester Bennington with a one-night-only concert. The special event takes place at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles October 27. Also joining them are Korn’s Jonathan Davis, Blink-182, M. Shadows and Synyster Gates from Avenged Sevenfold, Daron Malakian, Shavo Odadjian, and John…

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Chicago Music Mix: What You Should Hear

From Hip-Hop to House to Indie and everything in between, we want to spotlight our favorite songs and artists playing in the city in our weekly Chicago Music Mix. If you have any suggestions or recommendations for us to consider, tweet us, post on our Facebook, or leave a message in the comments below! Chicago Music Mix Playlist featuring Queens of the Stone Age, Wu-Tang Clan, Miguel, Vic Mensa,  + More  

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Aminé. Concord Music Hall. Lollapalooza After Party 2017. Chicago, IL. Photo Kevin Baker
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Photos: Zane Lowe’s After Show was Epic ft Aminé, Jidenna, Towkio + More

Zane Lowe’s Official Lollapalooza After Show started and ended on a high note. Fans gathered to see Aminé, Jidenna, Towkio and Kami. But to our surprise Vic Mensa and Joey Purp made their way to stage to further represent Chicago. Photos by: Kevin Baker

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The Autobiography
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Vic Mensa announces release date of debut album “The Autobiography”

Vic Mensa announced the release date and title of his debut album, The Autobiography. Releasing on July 28, Mensa’s highly anticipated debut will give the Chicago rapper his first major introduction into the music world. Pre Order The Autobiography here on Apple Music. From his latest projects like the There’s A lot Going On EP. To his most recent work in what he calls a capsule of music in The Manuscript, this is a whole new Mensa. Mensa has matured in front of our eyes and through his music over the…

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Interview: Watch Vic Mensa Interview as he talks new album and Chicago Music

Vic Mensa is one of our favorite artists from Chicago for a number of reasons. One: he’s never forgot where he came from. Two: he’s always been nice with the barz. Three: he’s not afraid to voice his opinion. Check out the latest as Vic discusses The Manuscript capsule, New Album and Chicago Music Scene. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xz32HSAS1Uo List to Vic Mensa’s The Manuscript

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KAMI 'Just Like The Movies"
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KAMI’s movies come to life with ‘Just Like The Movies’ LP

KAMI brought his movies to life at the release of his first solo debut LP Just Like The Movies. It seemed like a movie with KAMI hosting an intimate release party with a packed house celebrating one of Chicago’s brightest rising star. A true innovator, if you haven’t already, please do yourself a favor and check out the music video to KAMI’s “Home Movies”. This beautifully crafted story is a blend of melding indie-pop with a Chicago flair. [youtube id=”-hP6bMKU4lw”] KAMI – Home Movies Chicago heavyweights showed their support for…

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