Dreezy is a study in extremes. She’s short and tiny, but when she talks, she sounds big. She’s sweet, almost shy, in person, but when she gets on stage or in front of the camera, the swagger is palpable. Case in point: She’s the only lady in the BET hip-hop awards digital cypher.
A viral video proposal is nothing new, but what is new is that Chicagoan (and University of Chicago grad) Kabir Iyengar proposed to his girlfriend by rewriting the lyrics to a popular rap song by an artist who goes by the name Bobby Shmurda.
Man-sized wooden paper airplanes? Of course! Come into the woodshop with Chicago’s “artpenter” Floyd Davis, whose creations are featured on the nine-hole mini golf course at Riot Fest.
Perhaps it was a good thing that Theaster Gates, one of the most powerful men in contemporary art, didn’t invite media to witness his second annual “Black Artists Retreat,” held over two days in August.
Dr. Rory Childers was an expert on heart disease who helped set the standards for interpreting electrocardiograms that guided first-responders on life-saving action. A University Read More
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Zach Galifianakis, 45; Esai Morales, 52; Randy Quaid, 64; Julie Andrews, 79. Happy Birthday: Dealing with friends, relatives and neighbors … Read More