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Chicago Creative Series: Chicago Creative Series: JC Rivera & Upendo Taylor Pop-Up Gallery Recap

Chicago Creative Series: Chicago Creative Series: @JCRivera & @Upendo_ Pop-Up Gallery Recap. powered @Ploom #ArtMusicPax

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A couple weeks ago we hosted a pop-up gallery with JC Rivera & Upendo Taylor as part of our Chicago Creative Series with Ploom.  The night included brand new pieces from each artist, as well as PAX sampling, a photo booth, open bar, and music from DJ Scend.  In the video below, you catch a recap of the party as well as commentary from JC & Upendo.

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We Signed Odd Couple & Released His New Song - “We Cool”

We Signed @OddCoupleBeats & Released His New Song - “We Cool”

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It’s official, Odd Couple has joined the Closed Sessions roster.  We are super excited to have him!  In celebration of the new signing, we have released something new from his forthcoming solo project, Chatterbox.  The song is called “We Cool”, and if there’s a better flip of an Anthony Hamilton record, we have yet to hear it.  Stream it below, and share with your friends.

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[New Release] A-Villa: “The Colosseum” feat Big K.R.I.T., Termanology, & Inspectah Deck

[New Release] @AVillaMusic: “The Colosseum” feat @BIGKRIT, @TermanologyST, & @INSpectahDECKWU

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With the release of A-Villa’s long-awaited LP Carry On Tradition coming up in less than a month, it seemed to be a good time to drop some new material off of the project in the form of “The Colosseum”, which features Big K.R.I.T., Termanology, & Inspectah Deck. The full, knocking production from Villa is paired well with each emcees’ respective grandiose, precise flows.

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[CS Contest] Win Tickets to the @JoeyBadass_ Show tomorrow at @metrochicago

Joey Badass hits the Metro tomorrow night, presented by 1833.  If you follow him on Instagram, then you’ve already seen how live the shows are.  

[CS Contest] Win Tickets to the @JoeyBadass_ Show tomorrow at @metrochicago

Joey Badass hits the Metro tomorrow night, presented by 1833.  If you follow him on Instagram, then you’ve already seen how live the shows are.  

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[CS Contest] Win Tickets To Movits and The O’My’s at 1st Ward

[CS Contest] Win Tickets To @MOVITSsweden and @theomyslive at @1stWardEvents

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Continuing the streak of quality concerts for this fall in Chicago, we’re happy to announce that we will be giving away a pair of tickets to the Movits! show this Saturday, which is set to also feature The O’My’s & Pet Peeve. Y’all can win tickets to the show at 1st Ward by following a few easy guidelines–the first step is to follow Closed Sessions on Twitter. Also, as you may know, we dropped…

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[CS Video] Chicago Creative Profile: JC Rivera

.@JCRivera strives everyday to do something different. Learn about him in our new video. #ArtMusicPax

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We teamed up with Ploom for a unique event and content series profiling & celebrating Chicago-based artists. The “Chicago Creative Series” features pop-up art installations and behind the scenes photos & documentaries showcasing immensely talented artists in the Windy City.

Last week we dropped a short video showcasing Upendo Taylor.  Today we are back with a new video that takes a look at JC…

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[New Release] @AVillaMusic: “A Day In The Life” feat. @quietAZmoney, @HAVOCMOBBDEEP, @PhillyFreezer & @macie_stewart

It’s not everyday that you see an acclaimed and diverse lineup as AZ, Havoc, Freeway & Macie Stewart on a single song together, but if you’re unfamiliar with A-Villa’s work ethic and approach for his upcoming debut…

[New Release] @AVillaMusic: “A Day In The Life” feat. @quietAZmoney, @HAVOCMOBBDEEP, @PhillyFreezer & @macie_stewart

It’s not everyday that you see an acclaimed and diverse lineup as AZ, Havoc, Freeway & Macie Stewart on a single song together, but if you’re unfamiliar with A-Villa’s work ethic and approach for his upcoming debut…

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[CS Video] Chicago Creative Profile: Upendo Taylor

Check out our new profile on @UPENDO_ as part of our Chicago Creative series with @Ploom #ArtMusicPax

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We teamed up with Ploom for a unique event and content series profiling & celebrating Chicago-based artists. The “Chicago Creative Series” features pop-up art installations and behind the scenes photos & documentaries showcasing immensely talented artists in the Windy City.

Here, participating artist Upendo Taylor is profiled in this short video by Andrew Zeiter. Shot in Upendo’s studio, take a…

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Introducing the @Alex_Wiley: Village Party Maple Leaf Tee. Available now.

Brand new to the online store, we give you the “Village Party Mapleleaf Tee”.  Show your support of Alex Wiley, 

Introducing the @Alex_Wiley: Village Party Maple Leaf Tee. Available now.

Brand new to the online store, we give you the “Village Party Mapleleaf Tee”.  Show your support of Alex Wiley, 

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[CS Event] Closed Session Live: Evanston feat Alex Wiley, XVRHLDY, Carl of Hurt Everybody

[CS Event] Closed Session Live: Evanston feat @Alex_Wiley, @XVRHLDY, @LongLiveCarl of @HurtEverybody

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We are bringing Closed Sessions Live out to Evanston to party with some Wildcats.  The show takes place October 3rd at 27 Live and will feature performances from Alex Wiley, XVRHLDY, and Carl of Hurt Everybody.  Advance tickets for non-students are available now for $10.  If you are a Northwestern Student, you can find physical tickets on campus or at the door for only $5 with student ID.

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