As the people of Chicago demand call for mayor Rahm Emanuel’s head on a platter, Spike Lee is fighting his own battle with the critics of his latest film, Chiraq.
Spike Lee’s Chi-Raq trailer was released a few days ago and it’s safe to say that the negative reactions far outweighed the curious and insightful ones. The city of Chicago’s violence woes is an issue that hasn’t touched citizens of the United States in some form or fashion and juxtaposing or even transfixing the topic […]
The plot of Spike Lee‘s forthcoming film Chi-Raq probably isn’t the first thing you expected off the strength of its title. Nevertheless, the movie’s trailer will surely have you interested thanks to engaging dialogue, wild cameos, Black Power feminists and some gunplay.
With or without Kanye West, Spike Lee’s upcoming movie for Chiraq is proceeding as planned, which has plenty of citizens living in the Windy City up in arms over the title.
Spike Lee isn’t immune to criticism, but he’d like for people to wait and see his upcoming film, Chiraq, before casting judgement. Though the movie isn’t even close to being out yet, it has received negative responses from the likes of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmnauelle and other politicians, because of the title and content.
Sad news out of Chicago. Yesterday (May 31) afternoon, Lil Durk’s cousin, rapper OTF Nunu, was shot and killed while sitting in his SUV.
The street war in Chicago–or “Chiraq”–isn’t limiting its casualties to participants of the gunplay. A 32-year-old activist by the name of Leonore Draper was shot and killed minutes after returning from an anti-violence fundraiser where she was a key figure denouncing the same malice that did her in.
As highlighted in Moguldum Studios’ Gunland documentary, the gun and gang violence that has gripped the Chicago streets continues to play out as a harrowing tale of despair. Although Mayor Rahm Emanuel and top officials have promised to slow the carnage, victims of gun violence continue to mount at high numbers.
Nicki Minaj hails from Queens and she’s the closest thing Hip-Hop has to Hollywood in a female rapper but today, she’s rocking for Chicago to potentially boost the murder rate.
Chicago’s Chief Keef and others helped to usher in a new sound known as “Drill,” creating a mystique that somehow connected the menacing music with the city’s rising crime rates. In a profile piece from Playboy, the “Chiraq” Hip-Hop scene is examined through the eyes and experiences of some of the scene’s top acts.
The third installment of Noisey’s six part documentary, Chiraq, gives viewers a bit of context of when it was shot. Here, we see Chief Keef and his Glory Boyz Entertainment clique during a trip to New York City summer of 2013.
Today, Noisey rolled out episode two of their six-part Chiraq documentary series. This time around, we see the infamous Chief Keef and his GBE (Glory Boyz Entertainment) clique, as well as some other bubbling Chicago crews.
Multiple documentaries have depicted that violent Chicago, and here comes another courtesy of Noisey. Titled Chiraq, the story will be told across eight episodes, in which you’ll see the city’s notable rap stars speak on its current conditions and more.