Our lovable journalist Charne Graham has linked up with the well respected David Drake to create “So Many Shrimp Radio” mixshow podcast. The mixshow has them speaking on some Chicago history that leads into a personalized mix by said DJ. The first two episodes feature DJ Nehpets who has an enjoyable Chicago house mix and Mano known for working with […]
Being able to create something you love with the person you’re in love it is a rarity. Houston vocalist Peyton and producer/artist Chase of Nazareth have proven this to be true as Pink Destiny. Pink Destiny was formed from a friendship that turned into a relationship and together decided to work on their debut self-titled 8-track album. The couple expresses […]
Article by Charne Graham Photo by Jordian Ross One of the most rewarding things about traveling to different cities is being able to take in the musical culture that is offered. Each city has it own unique sound and genre, and being a DJ is one of the best ways to appreciate them.
Interview by Charne Graham The title of a “legend” is a prestigious label that’s tossed around in hip-hop on a regular basis. When it comes to Houston Rap and its lifestyle, the list of legends is long and well-known nationwide. OG Ron C is a Houston DJ who is no stranger to the legendary list and the longevity of his […]
The Boy Illionois is one of the most unique artists of his generation from Chicago. He has exhibited progression over the years in his music and in real life. JENESIS spoke with Illi in 2011 and his views about literature and his use of profanity in music have changed a bit.
Article by Charne Graham Photo by Tiran Jordan Pitchfork 2014 weekend was every bit the of marvelous entertainment we were expecting and more. This was our second year in attendance so we came to Chicago’s Union Park prepared and ready for action. Here’s a recap of who we saw. Pusha T: It was a late, hazy Saturday afternoon and Pusha […]
Preview by Charne Graham It’s that time of year again, the Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago’s Union Park goes down this weekend. Of course we have your guide of who JENESIS is looking forward to seeing, but since most of the TDE family will be in attendance and performing we created a TDE family tree for you.
Interview by Charne Graham Photo by Anthony Williams Name: M.F.N. (Walla Wyse and Tre’ Stylz) From: Chicago, IL Notable Works: “Paper Cuts” Websites: Wala Wyse: https://twitter.com/walawyse Tre’ Stylz: https://twitter.com/TreStylz_MFN Influeneces: Wala Wyse started rapping in October 2013 and was influenced to start by his group partner Tre’ Stylz. Tre’ Stylz is influenced by his older cousins, Jay-Z, and Kanye West. […]
Interview by Charne Graham (@88nae88) Photo by Anthony Williams (@willi_dynamite) Name: Bruza The General From: Chicago, IL Notable Works: The Oke
Interview by Charne Graham (@88nae88) Photo by Anthony Williams (@willi_dynamite) Name: Estabon From: Detroit, MI & Chicago, IL Notable Works: Perfect Timing Influences: Eminem and Big Sean Website: http://www.estabonperion.com/ , https://twitter.com/thebookof_Esta Influences: My deceased grandfather, he told me I could be anything I wanted even when I was a kid. He was one the first people who recognized me for my talent. […]