Lauren Rivas

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The VICE Guide to Chicago

A handy guide to all the places that prove Chicago is second to no city.<p><i>Chicago is second to no city. A Midwestern mecca of corruption and suspiciously clean downtown streets, this town rose to greatness from nothing—not once—but twice.</i><p><i>Let's not forget the time the entire city burned to the ground,</i> …

Hyde Park

The VICE Guide to Chicago: Where to Listen to Music

When it comes to venues in Chicago, you can take your pick.<p><i>Chicago is bursting at the seams with music, and it's hard to walk a mile without being subjected to an impromptu concert. There's music on the street, music on the El platform, music blasting from the phone speakers of the guy sitting next</i> …

Zero Fatigue: Chicago’s Next Hip-Hop Visionaries

Monte Booker: "Baby" [ft. Ravyn Lenae] (via SoundCloud)<p>The most important thing to know about Chicago's Zero Fatigue crew is that they have a living, breathing <i>sound</i>. Helmed by 20-year-old producer Monte Booker—an avowed aesthetic disciple of Flying Lotus and Timbaland—it's a spontaneous style …

Michael Jackson Should Not Be Played By a White Man

Michael Jackson was not a white man. And he made it very clear he did not want one playing him on TV.<p>Yet, in spite of his actual race and his …