Let's Take a Moment and Care for Saba

This piece on Chicago rapper Saba’s album CARE FOR ME, is a meditation on the complexities of grief, and how life, death, angels, and music propel us forward. It was published on Fake Shore Drive, arguably the most influential Chicago hip hop website in the world.

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Chicago's Chance

Published on POPMATTERS on February 6, 2017, days before his historic Grammy wins, this piece discusses the rise in the current young Chicago artistic renaissance, led by Chance the Rapper, that is aiming to shift the narrative of our city from the inside-out.

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