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Local Music Notebook: Persons Of Interest

1. Lupe Fiasco.

"Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco has lashed back at reports from gossip-driven website TMZ claiming he may be hiding money to protect an incarcerated drug kingpin from his estranged wife," SOHH reports.

Lets go to our correspondent in the breakroom:


2. Neko Case.

On Fallon Tuesday night.


3. Robbie Fulks.

Q&A with the Illinois Entertainer.


The release party for Gone Away Backward is at the Old Town School on Friday. Sample:


3. Chief Keef.

Losing cred.

Losing the homestead?


4. Kanye West.

If he wanted to play for a dictator, he could have just played Chicago.


5. Andrew Bird.

Silly love song.


6. Cheap Trick.

Band Countersues Bun E. Carlos.


7. Sound Opinions.


Why is there a Q in there?


8. Sammy Sosa.

"Up-and-coming rap group World's Fair presents the final leak off of their Fools Gold debut album Bastards of the Party," Vibe reports.

"The track is titled after former Chicago Cubs' slugger Sammy Sosa and features Jeff Donna, Cody B.Ware, Nasty Nigel and Remy Banks.

"The title of the song is derived from a comment made about bleached skin between Remy and Nigel."


9. Oceanborn.

"Hailing from Chicago, Oceanborn has confirmed the release of their full length debut for September 2013," the band has announced. "The album was predominantly recorded in Chicago at the band's studio."

Teaser video:


10. Greg Tweedy.

Railroad Man, Brother Of Wilco Founder, Dead At 55.


Comments welcome.


Posted on September 4, 2013

MUSIC - Britney's IUD.
TV - Vizio's Best Product Is You.
POLITICS - UIC: Soda Taxes Work.
SPORTS - Locked Out And Loaded.

BOOKS - Foxconned.


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