A career time line of the meteoric rise and precipitous downfall of Damon Dash.
The Antidote Presents: New (S)Cool featuring: Kami de Chukwu, Joey Purps, Stay Gold, The GTW & Kit
The Antidote is a new event series that merges music, art, technology for a one-of-a-kind experience. We curate monthly art shows that showcase young musicians and artists alongside independent vendors.
A hybrid of the public market, art fair, and concert, The Antidote puts on display the best emerging talents & visionaries in the Chicago art & tech scenes while creating a platform to support small businesses and independent creatives through dialogue, community, and commerce. A completely different way to discover new artists, brands, non-profits, designers, apps & more all in one night out.
· Live Performances From:
~ Kami de Chuckwu (Save Money)
~ Joey Purps (Save Money)
~ Stay Gold (Sir Devin Hudson x Bengfang) (DJ Set)
~ The GTW
· 20 independent vendors from the region
· Free beer courtesy of Ale Syndicate
· Live interactive stream online via Youtube
When: Friday, August 30 from 5:00 PM until 10:00 PM.
Where: Blue1647 - A 15,000 sq. ft., next generation tech incubator, supporting all forms of entrepreneurs from events, filmmakers, artists, engineers, and designers. Located in the heart of Pilsen’s business district, BLUE1647 is a 5 minute walk from the Pink line 18th St. stop, a stone’s throw from UIC and walking distance from Halsted. The #60 Blue Island CTA bus runs 27/7 and stops just down the block.
Cost: $7 Limited Pre-sale tickets / $10 General Admission: PURCHASE HERE
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A Look Inside LA’s U-Mini Burger: spin-off of famed Umani Burger
The owner/founder of Umani Burger, Adam Fleischman, sat down to talk about the difference between his famous, California food spot(s) Umani Burger and his new project, U-Mini Burger, as well as what separates U-Mini from the rest of the fast food restaurants around the City Of Angels. Apparently, the burgers don’t lose a single bit of soul or integrity between Umani & U-Mini either- just a little bit of the price. In fact, the 1/4 lb. burgers look so good that you might consider relocating to Los Angeles just to be closer to them.
Up-and-coming Chicago resident, The Holy Ki†, managed to bless us with his debut, full-length project overnight. Entitled NewWavey, the release is everything you would expect from Kit after hearing his singles “Fuck You" & "Profit Prophet" and, to no surprise, is executive produced by Chicago-based production team The-Drum.
With guest slots from The GTW (a production credit) & Jeremiah Meece of The-Drum fame, Kit mans the drugged-out, syrupy rap opus solo dolo. Stream the mixtape right here and grab it via Mediafire. Smoke to it & get #LOWNT. It’s the only way to go.