“Boost Da Mic” A Performance Series Hit

On January 31, 2019, in Red Hot Radio, by Wide View Publishing

BY YAKIRA LEVI | Boost Mobil by Motorola started the new year with the last two sessions of a four-store open mic series. “Boost Da Mic” is a cell phone marketing campaign that showcased local talent from Markham and Chicago, Illinois. Selected Boost Mobil stores were crammed with poets, rappers/MCs, and singers, as performer gave […]

African Festival Performers Weather the Storm

On September 7, 2018, in Red Hot Radio, by Wide View Publishing

BY YAKIRA LEVI |   While other parts of the Chicagoland area suffered tornado watches, thunderstorms, and flash flood problems – Africa International House USA, Inc. and die-hard African Festival of the Arts, fans occupied Washington Park on Chicago’s South Side. Despite heavy rains this past Labor Day weekend, most festival goers, vendors, and musicians […]

After 7 Performs Timeless Music In Chicago

On August 30, 2018, in Red Hot Radio, by Wide View Publishing

BY YAKIRA LEVI |   After a 20-year hiatus the harmonic R&B group, After 7 is back on the charts with another studio album, entitled Timeless. Runnin Out, made it to No. 3 on the R&B Charts. If I, written and produced by Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds and Daryl Simmons, is currently being played on radio […]

R&B Singer Tweet Releasing New Music Soon

On July 3, 2018, in Red Hot Radio, by Wide View Publishing

BY YAKIRA LEVI | Before the popularity of a digital media platform that started out with a 140-character limit, the masses had already grown quite fond of Tweet, Grammy Nominated R&B singer-songwriter, and guitarist; best known for the 2002 chart-topping classic Oops (Oh My) an ode to self-love, featuring four-time Grammy Award winner Missy Elliott. […]

Angela Davis Speech Galvanizes International Solidarity

On June 26, 2018, in Red Hot Radio, by Wide View Publishing

BY YAKIRA LEVI | Chicago, Illinois – Rule through terror and death has plagued people of color all over the world, since the onset of colonialism. This is precisely the reason why Professor Angela Y. Davis calls for international unity amongst social activists at home and abroad. On Sunday, June 17, 2018, the Chicago Alliance […]