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(Black PR Wire) CHICAGO, IL — Chance the Rapper says he’s donating $1 million to help improve mental health services in Chicago. The Chicago native announced the news during his second annual summit for his nonprofit SocialWorks on Thursday, which he streamed live via Twitter. To start, six different mental wellness providers will receive $100,000 […]

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Following the release of his highly anticipated album Man of the Woods and his epic Pepsi Super Bowl LII Halftime Show performance, Justin Timberlake has announced European and U.K. The Man Of The Woods Tour dates, as well as a second leg of North American dates due to sell out shows. European and U.K. dates will kick off June […]

CHICAGO, Feb. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Barack Obama was once just a young man with a new job in the city of Chicago. In “Making Obama,” the new documentary podcast series from WBEZ Chicago [https://interactive.wbez.org/obama/], the former President and key advisers, mentors and rivals speak openly about his political career path and how Chicago was a conduit for his ultimate success […]

Charles Jenkins & Fellowship Chicago Ft. Le’Andria have received an early Christmas gift. Their uplifting, finger-snapping, retro R&B-flavored cut, “Grace” (Inspired People/Empire), hits the top spot on both the Billboard (up from No. 2 last week) and Mediabase (up from No. 3 last week) Gospel Airplay charts this week. It marks the eighth unique Billboard […]

Join Jonathan McReynolds for “The Life Room” experience, when the GRAMMY® nominated and Dove Award-winning chart-topper hosts his first live recording in his native Chicago on Friday May 5th, 2017.  Taking place at Cinespace (Stage 18), tickets have been selling fast via www.jonathanmcreynolds.com/tickets, at the “No Gray”, “Gotta Have You”, and “The Elihu Experience” levels, […]

A tragic case unfolded in Chicago's Southside neighborhood earlier this month in the fatal shooting of Circuit Court of Cook County Judge Raymond Myles.

“They screamin’, “Chano for mayor,” I’m thinkin’ maybe I should,” Chance The Rapper exclaimed on his song “Somewhere in Paradise” in 2015. And now it might actually happen.  Fans have started a petition on chano4mayor.com urging Chance to run for the mayor of Chicago and take on incumbent mayor Rahm Emanuel by launching “Hey Chance, […]

A Chicago teen has been arrested in connection with the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl that was streamed on Facebook Live.

Chance the Rapper announces the launch of the New Chance Arts and Literature Fund for Chicago public schools.

The Grammy award-winning Chicago-bred rapper's claim to fame, has always been not being signed to a major label.

Chance the Rapper met with Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner on Friday to discuss drastic cuts to Chicago public schools. He noted he was frustrated with the meeting.

A 12-year-old girl dies days after getting shot. She's the third young Chicago shooting victim in four days.