New Artist Spotlight- Lyric with Who Can I Run To?

You want those old-school R&B refreshing and loving vibes. Look no further than Chicago’s very own, Lyric. The fellow Chicago native, who me and the rest of the team here at TheHipHopDemocrat are ...

Nello Rubio Interview With Kenny “The Jet” Smith

NBA on TNT analyst and former NBA champion Kenny "The Jet" Smith attends McDonald’s Beyond the Court Panel on Friday, Feb. 14th, 2020 as part of NBA All-Star Weekend in Chicago.  The panel is an extension ...

Nello Rubio Interview With Iman Shumpert

Basketball player, Hip-Hop artist and entrepreneur, Iman Shumpert attends McDonald’s Beyond the Court Panel on Friday, Feb. 14th, 2020 as part of NBA All-Star Weekend in Chicago.  The panel is an extension...

New Artist Spotlight – Alex Banin with Nightmare

A perfect nightmare of talent, sweet and mesmerizing vocals.  To go with great songwriting ability that leaves you in a good mood and wanting more.  That's how you can best describe rising great singer an...

New Artist Spotlight – Kota The Friend with Birdie

We are back.  Not as long as a hiatus since we did our last new artist spotlight, as usual.  Only dating back to the end of March with rising great upcoming emcee, El Camino.  Today me and the rest of th...

New Artist Spotlight – Eto with The Burial Song

It has once again been awhile since we did one of our new artist spotlights, actually dating back to August of last year with rising great Manila-based R&B/Soul singer/songwriter, Jess Connelly.  Whil...

Nello Rubio Interview With G Herbo

G Herbo performs by the American Eagle stage for the opening day of Lollapalooza on Aug. 2nd, 2018. Photo courtesy of LVTRTOINNE When people think of rising Chicago Hip-Hop acts over the past few years that...

New Artist Spotlight – Jess Connelly with Call Me

It has once again been awhile since we did one of our new artist spotlights, actually dating back to April with homegrown Chicago talent, Austin Fillmore.  But today me and the rest of the team here at The...