Gallery: Nnamdi Ogbonnaya challenges traditional hip-hop at High Noon Saloon

By Henry Michaels, Staff Writer Thursday night the High Noon Saloon brought together three of Chicago’s most exciting and unique young talents, all of whom challenge what it means to be labeled a hip-hop artist. Son!, a Madison native, kicked off the show with an energetic and passionate performance that pushed old friends and new fans alike to move on the dance floor. His rapping, … Continue reading Gallery: Nnamdi Ogbonnaya challenges traditional hip-hop at High Noon Saloon

Sons of Kemet Brings a Taste of London to the Sett

by Henry Michaels, Staff Writer   Before Sons of Kemet graced the stage Thursday night, you could tell the Sett was in store for one of their most unique and powerful shows of the year. Dueling drum kits anchored the back of the stage, providing a foundation for the horn section led by saxophonist and bandleader Shabaka Hutchings and tuba player Theon Cross. The audience marveled … Continue reading Sons of Kemet Brings a Taste of London to the Sett