Porn & Chicken “420” Banger!


Location: 1551 W Division Street, Chicago
When: Monday, April 20th @ 10PM

Fresh off of a weekend in Denver with the Life In Color guys, the PNC crew will be back at their home turf for the 420 Banger. The Evil Olive will host the event so you can expect the same madness you’ve all become accustomed too. This one will feature DJ sets from Program, Pipes, Phil Groves and Cool Bad, rounding out what should be a good night. These are always 21+ and cover is $10, you can RSVP for FREE COVER by clicking the link below.

Porn & Chicken: 420 Banger RSVP via Do312

Home Grown Music Festival

Home Grown CHI

Location: 4050 N Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago
When: Saturday, April 25th @ 6PM

This weekend is looking like a great one for hip hop in Chicago. On Saurday, the all new “Home Grown” music festival will take over the Portage Theater for what should be an awesome show. The event will feature performances from Post Malone, Hurt Everybody, Saint Millie, Leather Corduroys, Logan, XYZ, DJ Oreo and many many more, the aforementioned artists standing as a solid lineup themselves. The festival is all ages and tickets are still available for only $12, you can pay $18 for express tickets and avoid the lines. Click the link below to grab your tickets.

Home Grown Music Festival Tickets

Saba LIVE @ Bottom Lounge w/ Lucki Eck$ & Martin $ky


Location: 1375 W Lake Street, Chicago
When: Friday, April 24th @ 8PM

Chicago spitter Saba will headline the Bottom Lounge this Friday. The young MC has established himself as one of the CHI’s most promising up and comers and doesn’t plan to slow down anytime soon. The event has a solid lineup with other performances from Lucki Eck$, Martin $ky, Noname Gypsy, MFN Melo, and DJ Damage. This one’s 17+ and tickets are currently available for $12, click the link below to grab yours now before the show sells out.

Saba Tickets

Jugrnaut “Selena” Tee


To celebrate Selena’s recent birthday, Jugrnaut has announced that they’ll be releasing a commemorative t-shirt. The shirt comes in black or white and is now available for pre-order. No official release date yet, those interested can expect one in the coming days. These will be a limited release and can be purchased for $38 by clicking the link below.

Jugrnaut: “Selena” T-Shirt Pre Order

Yasiin Bey aka Mos Def LIVE @ Metro


Location: 3730 N Clark Street, Chicago
When: Friday, May 1st @ 9PM

Less than a week after his show at Minneapolis’ Skyway Theatre, Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) will be live at the Metro in Chicago. Mos has been known to put on a great show, any fan of good music (not just hip hop) can appreciate what he brings to the stage. The event is 18+ and general admission tickets are available for $35, you can purchase VIP balcony seats for $51. Mark your calenders and make sure to keep an eye out for more info, click the link below to grab your tickets.

Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Tickets

The Drop MPLS Presents: Baby Shel x Why Khaliq x MYK


Location: 205 E Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis
When: Monday, May 6th @ 10:30PM

The Drop MPLS will be hosting what looks like a pretty cool event at Honey in a couple of weeks. Baby Shel, Why Khaliq, MYK (ZuluZuluu/Sway Heavy) and The Drop DJs will fill out the lineup, well worth the $5 cover at the door. The show is 21+ and ladies are in free until midnight, make sure to mark your calenders and keep an eye out for more info.

New Drama ‘Child 44′ With Tom Hardy And Gary Oldman Opens In Theaters This Friday, April 17th

The new dramatic thriller from director Daniel Espinosa (Easy Money, Safe House), Child 44, is opening in theaters this Friday, April 17th. Featuring The Dark Knight Rises co-stars Tom Hardy (Inception, Lawless) and Oscar-nominee Gary Oldman (Leon: The Professional, The Fifth Element), Child 44 follows a military officer in Stalin-era Russia who becomes disgraced when he begins an investigation into a series of mysterious child murders while the state claims this sort of crime is said to be non-existent. The film comes from an adaptation of Tom Rob Smith‘s novel by screenwriter Richard Price (The Color of Money, Shaft), and also co-stars Noomi Rapace (Prometheus, The Drop), Joel Kinnaman (RoboCop, The Killing), and Jason Clarke (Zero Dark Thirty, The Great Gatsby). Director Ridley Scott (Gladiator, Prometheus) produced the project with co-producers Greg Shapiro (Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle, The Hurt Locker) and Michael Schaefer (Now You See Me, Exodus: Gods And Kings). Watch the trailer here on MADE, then catch it in theaters this Friday.

Fuck, That’s Delicious w/ Mario Batali “Mr. Wonderful Inspired Cuisine”

Action Bronson has been making a lot of noise as of late with the release of his well received debut, Mr. Wonderful. With his tour right around the corner, it’s no surprise that Vice wants to kick “Fuck, That’s Delicious” into high gear. In this episode Bronson hooks up with his Chef idol, Mario Batali, for a tour around Batali’s Eataly. The two taste a few classic Italian dishes while conversing about the technique and special care needed to execute in the kitchen. Pretty cool seeing Action Bronson meeting one of his idols/mentors, check out episode 9 above and stay tuned for more “Fuck, That’s Delicious.”

Yanna Ely “Richer Fields”

Yanna Ely recently sent over her project titled Richer Fields. The 12 track album features production from a plethora of producers including DNA, Donato Beats, Apulux, and Taz Taylor among others. Yanna has an interesting sound juggling her unique vocal sound with an affinity for complex rhyme-schemes and punchlines. Richer Fields holds potential, but there is definitely plenty of room for growth and that’s a good thing. A solid start, we’ll be keeping an eye out for more from Yanna Ely in the future.