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Musician captivates cross-cultural understanding through community non-profit Flutes at Dawn

For Kiran Vedula music has always been a way for him to meet people, to have confidence in himself and ...

‘Fear the Deer’: Midwest rapper Romey uses Bucks championship as inspiration for hit song

Last year, when the Milwaukee Bucks won their first NBA title in 50 years, Jerome Hunt, a Madison/Milwaukee hip-hop artist ...

‘Music Is A Conversation’: Milwaukee’s Klassik On His Art, Being Subject Of Upcoming Book

Klassik is an artist with many talents: he’s a producer, mentor and activist. The Milwaukee musician is a singer, rapper ...

Rapper Ted Park Talks Madison Roots, Finding His Creative Spark In South Korea

When he’s not on tour, the 25-year-old rapper Ted Park keeps busy making music videos on the streets of New ...

Artist Zhalarina Sanders Explores Love, Identity With ‘The Light’

Zhalarina Sanders is an artist who does it all. Her craft is steeped in theater and music — so lyricist, ...

What Was Milwaukee’s First Hip-Hop Song? ‘Backspin’ Podcast Digs Into History

If you’re a big music history nerd, you know there’s a ton of information out there about hip-hop’s roots in ...

Hip-Hop Chess Club Gives Classic Board Game A Remix

It’s Tuesday night in the back room of a small salon south of downtown Milwaukee, and it’s time for chess ...

Milwaukee DJ Gives Back to Her Community, Inspires Young Women

Since she was a teenager, hip-hop has been a huge part of Nelly Vigil’s life. “So in high school, I ...

Hip-Hop Week MKE Celebrates Genre, Invites Conversations About Civic Engagement, Health

Milwaukee hosted its first ever week-long celebration of hip-hop last week. Organizers of Hip-Hop Week MKE showcased local artists and ...

Youth Group Drumline Helps Kids Find Their Own Beat

The Black Star Drumline likes to start things off with a bang. “It's entertainment for a lot of people,” Banks ...

Poetry and Family

Every April, National Poetry Month gets lots of people excited about discovering new poets and maybe even writing a poem ...