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Artist Interviews Rich Jones

CHIRP Volunteer, Andrew Meriwether, sits down with Chicago rapper Rich Jones. They talk about his recent feature on NPR Music, hip-hop in Chicago, his latest EP Vegas. 

Produced by Andrew Meriwether

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Topics: chicago, fake shore drive, hip hop, rich jones, vegas

Artist Interviews BJ the Chicago Kid

CHIRP volunteer Amelia Hruby caught up with local legend BJ the Chicago Kid at Mamby on the Beach this summer. They chat about his recent Grammy nominations, Chicago's "realness," and the album he calls an "audio-blunt."

produced by Amanda Mayo

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Topics: amelia hruby, bj the chicago kid, chicago, gospel, hip hop, interview, interviews, local, mamby, mamby on the beach, mp3

Artist Interviews Mykele Deville

Local hip hop artist, actor and poet Mykele Deville stopped by the CHIRP studios before his recent Red Bull Sound Select show to chat with CHIRP volunteer Amanda Dabandons. They talk about the influence of the city, women, and diy culture on his work and art.

produced by Brian Spzak

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Topics: amanda dabandons, chicago, chicago music, hip hop, interview, interviews, mp3, mykele deville, poetry

Artist Interviews The First Time Four Amps Up CHIRP’s Live Storytelling Series

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The First Time Four is the house band at CHIRP’s quarterly storytelling series, The First Time. Steve Frisbie, Liam Davis, Gerald Dowd, and Scott Stevenson bring their considerable talent and experience together to provide a musical component to the series. But they’re more than just a cover band. They’re an essential part of the First Time experience.

produced by Dan Epstein (@radiovespa)

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Topics: broadway, chicago, constraints, country, covers, folk, folk rock, gerald dowd, happy accidents, hip hop, interpretation, liam davis, live lit, martyrs', musicals, oddball, punk rock, quartet, rap, rock, scott stevenson, soul, steve frisbie, storytelling, surprise, the first time

Artist Interviews ShowYouSuck

CHIRP's Cher Vincent sat down with Clinton Sandifer, a.k.a. ShowYouSuck, at his home in Edgewater. Kindred spirits in their love for the early MTV days, they discussed discovering hip-hop later in life, Clinton's social awkwardness, and internalizing awesome moments.

produced by Mickey Capper

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Topics: cher vincent, chicago, chicago rap, hip hop, local bands, local music, mickey capper, pizza party, showyousuck, underground hip hop