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This week Features Co-Director Mick R. (@thasoundblog) spoke with Chicago hip hop artist Ric Wilson (@RicWilson) about his new collaborative EP with Terrance Martin, They Call Me Disco and got Ric's thoughts on the recent BLM organized protests and why he doesn't let a lack of social progress in this country get him down. It's a fun, energetic, and poignant conversation with one of Chicago's true up-start icons.
Chicago rapper Marantz Moon talks with CHIRP Radio interviewer Lesley Gwam about his new album, "Currency Exchange" - how a hiatus from music showed him how much he wanted to pursue it, and how his dad's incarceration influenced his music.
After opening Lollapalooza 2017, Evanston native Kweku Collins met up with Dylan Peterson to talk about moving into a segregated Chicago, channeling Karen O and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and making music about Dylan's girlfriend, Rose.
Kweku Collins makes his homecoming at Space on November 25th, for Red Bull Sound Select's 30 Days in Chicago.
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.