mister wallace is the ‘cool mom’ of queer hip-hop in chicago
On their debut album, 'COOL MOM', Mister Wallace bridges the gap between their biological family and their chosen family.
david leggett is the dark, comic art star of underground chicago
His paintings and drawings are elaborate collages that meld icons of black power together with symbols of white racism into a political comment on American culture.
meet the cool kids of chicago, straight up!
Birthplace to some of the world's most influential music movements and artists, photographer Lillie Eiger hits Chicago to capture its street style and find out what's inspiring the young, bright things that make Chi-City so exciting.
how pusha t is helping change public school arts education
We traveled to Chicago with the rap legend and G.O.O.D. Music President as he takes on a brand new role: mentoring music students in under-funded public schools about making a career in the industry.
chance the rapper is giving chicago a brand new blockbuster music festival
You might love your city, but you probably don't love it quite like Chance the Rapper loves his.
10 things you need to know about saba
The Chicago polymath is our favourite new discovery, so get to know him as premiere his new track World In My Hands.
a ferris bueller festival is coming to chicago
Fake a stomach cramp and bust your girlfriend out of class to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the most epic sick day of all time.
w.w.a. is the all female supergroup coming straight outta chicago
We caught up with the Windy City’s hardest four-piece female collective about music industry misogyny and approaching N.W.A’s legacy from a new perspective.
kanye west and chance the rapper are collaborating
Chance dropped a whole lot of hints on a Chicago daytime TV show.
college dropout kanye west goes back to school to receive doctorate
Yeezy receives a doctorate of fine arts, Donda would be proud.
i-dj: chicago jim
Chicago Jim excels at busted bedroom Chicago house. His blown out exclusive mix for i-D features sketchy mixing and vintage budget jams; it could have been taped from Chi-town’s WBMX Hot Mix to a TDK D-60 in 1989. Chicago native Jim elaborates it...
photographing john malkovich into iconic portraits with sandro miller
Spike Jonze’s 1999 directorial debut Being John Malkovich portrayed John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, and many others taking turns inside the revered actor’s body and brain. But photographer Sandro Miller’s Malkovich, Malkovich, Malkovich: Homage to...