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Synergy Chi: A Project Dedicated to Showcasing Women in Hip-Hop

Synergy Chi: A Project Dedicated to Showcasing Women in Hip-Hop

Synergy Chi is an ongoing album presentation based in Chicago that will be bringing women in Hip-Hop to the forefront. Founded by Jovan Landry (ta...
Feeling Burned Out in Your Local Music Scene: Small Crowds Matter

Feeling Burned Out in Your Local Music Scene: Small Crowds Matter

As an artist or anyone in a non-guaranteed career path, it's inevitable that you will feel burned out in your pursuits. Even once you become succ...
Entrepreneurship Tips from Benoni Tagoe, of Issa Rae Productions

Entrepreneurship Tips from Benoni Tagoe, of Issa Rae Productions

Fresh & Local family, meet Benoni Tagoe (@nonibizz)! For many of you, this may be your first time hearing or seeing this gentleman's name, but...
Tips from God is Dope: Create Your Own Platform

Tips from God is Dope: Create Your Own Platform

With this second episode of God Made, they tackle the task of creating your own platform, which is essentially what all of us as young entrepreneurs, creatives, musicians, or anyone trying to capitalize on their skills as individuals must do. In one scene, their CEO is talking to a couple upcoming artists about hitting the streets with their music and is quoted saying 'don't wait on nobody.'