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WTF

Chicago Man 'Fixes' Potholes by Filling Them with Giardiniera

He also considered using “just buckets of wet Italian beef.”
Bettina Makalintal
5.2.19
Noisey News

Tink Returns With New Project, 'Voicemails'

The Chicago artist follows up 2018's 'Pain & Pleasure' with 'Voicemails,' a 12-track project released independently.
Kristin Corry
4.30.19
bars

Of Course There’s a Fyre Festival Pop-Up Bar Now

For two weeks in May, a Chicago bar promises palm trees, tents, and “gourmet cheese sandwiches.”
Bettina Makalintal
4.5.19
guns

Inside the Uniquely American Horror Story of Summer Gun Violence in Chicago

"The one thing that I get really agitated about is how little things have changed in many of these neighborhoods."
Ann Givens
3.5.19
Munchies

Tokyo's New "Chicago Pizza" Trend Looks a Hell of a Lot Like Fondue

A gooey, cheesy dish called シカゴピザ, which translates to "Chicago pizza" or "Shikago Pizza," is all the rage in Tokyo.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.6.19
Noisey News

The 6 Most Startling Takeaways From Lifetime's 'Surviving R. Kelly'

The Lifetime docuseries is the most comprehensive look at the sexual assault allegations made against the singer over the past two decades. Here's what we learned.
Kristin Corry
1.10.19
Munchies

Behind the Scenes at the World's Most Metal Cassoulet Party

The five-day, trans-Atlantic feast hosted at Chicago's Publican Quality Meats has been going annually for six years now.
Ximena N. Larkin
1.3.19
The Noisey Advent Calendar

Chance the Rapper's "Sunday Candy" Is a Window into a Less Shitty America

The Christmassy, slowed-down, gospel-heavy version Chance debuted on 'SNL' three years ago today – and reprised at the White House a year later – became a small, but important, moment in American history.
Alex Robert Ross
12.13.18
The Noisey Advent Calendar

Kanye West's "Christmas in Harlem" Squashed Some Beef and Became a Classic

Teyana Taylor, CyHi the Prince, Vado, Pusha-T, Musiq Soulchild, and Big Sean each took a turn on the twinkly, lengthy original. But appearances from Cam'ron and Jim Jones added another layer of peace and love.
Alex Robert Ross
12.11.18
Noisey News

Noname's First Video Ever Is Right Out of the 1970s

The Chicago rapper is no longer hiding. "Blaxploitation" is a history lesson in black film for one of 'Room 25's' most daring cuts.
Kristin Corry
12.5.18
New music

Listen to Two Highly Enjoyable New Chance The Rapper Songs

Generous Chance has released "The Man Who Has Everything" and "My Own Thing" feat. Joey Purp just in time for the weekend!
Shaad D’Souza
11.30.18
New music

Saba and Mick Jenkins Link Up Wonderfully on New Single "Stay Right Here"

The new song also features R&B singer Xavier Omär.
Alex Robert Ross
11.9.18
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