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Truth Comes Out in Investigation of Jussie Smollett

Truth Comes Out in Investigation of Jussie Smollett

John Quinlan, Editor December 17, 2021

An almost three year long trial ended earlier December when Jussie Smollett was convicted on five counts of disorderly conduct, a felony charge in Illinois, for his role in falsely reporting a crime to...

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Polo G Sold-Out Concert at The Armory: Fans Make or Break Show

Casey McCabe, Vice President December 15, 2021

Polo G’s second stop on his “Hall of Fame” tour hit the Armory, selling out the venue. Although the energy was palpable going into the show, it quickly became a reminder of how fans can make or break...

Kyle Beach: Surviving Sexual Assault in the NHL

Kyle Beach: Surviving Sexual Assault in the NHL

Jacob Gregor, Contributor November 10, 2021

On October 28, the NHL and hockey world was shocked with a lawsuit against an NHL team. Kyle Beach, 31, announced to the public that he was the one who filed the lawsuit against the Chicago Blackhawks...

Lil Durk on left wearing black shirt, Lil Baby on right wearing purple jacket, Text at bottom says The Minnesota Republic, Courtesy of Flickr

“I’m the Voice, Baby He the Hero,” Lil Durk and Lil Baby’s highly anticipated album on track to clear 200K in sales

Casey McCabe, Editor June 7, 2021

On Friday June 4th after much anticipation Lil Durk and Lil Baby released their debut collaborative project "Voice of the Heroes." Coming in at just under 60 minutes of total playtime with 18 tracks, the...

Only The Family & Lil Durk Present: Loyal Bros

Only The Family & Lil Durk Present: Loyal Bros

Casey McCabe, Editor March 24, 2021

On March 5th, 2021, Lil Durk and the rap collective Only The Family (OTF) released their fourth full length project “Loyal Bros.” Debuting at number 12 on the Billboard 200 Chart, the album features...

Remembering Jarad Anthony Higgins: A Year Without Juice Wrld

Remembering Jarad Anthony Higgins: A Year Without Juice Wrld

Casey McCabe, Editor December 8, 2020

On December 8th 2019, Jarad Anthony Higgins, a.k.a. Juice Wrld, died due to a tragic drug overdose in his hometown of Chicago Illinois. Juice was 21 years old when he passed, but his impact on the music...

Remembering King Von, Dead at 26

Remembering King Von, Dead at 26

Casey McCabe, Editor November 9, 2020

On November 6th 2020 King Von, real name Dayvon Daquan Bennett, was shot and killed in Atlanta Georgia outside of a hookah lounge and nightclub. On the night of the 5th Von and his entourage frequented...

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