EDITORIAL

Chance Hosts #BBBash for Chicago Teens

In honor of the Chicago's historic Bud Billiken Parade (The Bud), Chance The Rapper and Social Works hosted the first ever surprise #BBBash. The line-up included Future, MadeinTYO, and some of Chicago's own, Deon Cole, Jeremih, DJ Oreo, D-Low, Kemo, and The Pope...

Chance the Rapper - "The King of Chicago"

Once again, Chance the Rapper reaches new heights with what some would describe as “the best show ever.” Saturday’s Magnificent Coloring Day, the first music festival to ever take place at U.S. Cellular Field, reached capacity as over 40,000 fans from different parts of Chicago united in one place to witness history.

Dave East talks XXL Freshman Spot, Nas, and New Mixtape

Born and raised in Spanish Harlem, NY, rapper, Dave East emerges as one of new leading artist representing the East Coast. REVOLT got the chance to chat with East after his first performance in Chicago, on his "Hate Me Now" Tour. Landing a spot in the 2016 XXL Freshman Class his following and recognition continues to grow. "Regardless of who I'm on the cover with, regardless of the year I made it or whatever, it just adds on and brings me more fans, more haters, more love. It just brings me more to my brand," stated East.

Ice Cube, Cedric The Entertainer Back in Biz at The "Barbershop"

REVOLT recently had the chance to sit down with cast members of the newest addition to the Barbershop franchise, "Barbershop: The Next Cut." Ice Cube, Cedric the Entertainer, Regina Hall, Anthony Anderson and Deon Cole gathered at the renowned Hyde Park Hair Salon for a fan meet and greet. Hundreds of fans lined up outside the small and intimate salon, with a barbershop tour bus parked across the street providing free haircuts.

This is How Much the World has Changed Since #ChannelOrange

Every day, since 2012, there’s been a faithful fan talking to a friend, a co-worker or a parent, posting a tweet or composing an article, posing the same question: “Where is Frank Ocean and will he please take my money so I can hear this album?!” Since the release of his epic, and as some would put it “life-changing” album Channel Orange, Ocean has yet to share any new music with the world.

Larenz Tate Returns in NBC Series "Game of Silence"

Actor, Larenz Tate returned to television earlier this week in the highly-anticipated premiere of NBC’s Game of Silence. Tate's character, Shawn Cook, is one of four friends that committed a juvenile crime in their childhood. The story line begins 25 years preceding the incident as their secrets and disturbing memories resurface and each of them are forced to come face-to-face with the concealed truths from their past. The intense opener certainly set the tone for an exciting season, which is sure to gain a loyal following.

A 'Southside With You' review from a real Chicago southsider

With President Obama's final term coming to an end, Southside With You offers a delightful look at the First Couple's beginning. The film brings to life the story of the very first date of the most prominent "power couple" in the world, Michelle and Barack Obama.

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