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The Cool Kids rapper/producer Chuck Inglish released his solo debut Convertibles earlier this year, and on "Legs," the album's first single, he collaborated with Chromeo. "Legs" is less a Chuck…   Read Story »
Detroit's Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. make a super-clean form of festival-ready synthpop that's always reminded me of Hall & Oates, and I haven't really gotten it. But when you add Rap Stuff to it, it…   Read Story »
Chicago-based retro-rappers the Cool Kids returned earlier this week with two new songs, "Computer School" and "Chop." And now Chuck Inglish, one half of the duo, is about to release his solo debut…   Read Story »
It's been a while since we've heard from the icy, unflappable Chicago retro-rap duo the Cool Kids, but they've just shared two new songs, so a comeback seems imminent. "Computer School" samples this…   Read Story »
In the new video for "Rush Hour Traffic," a track from crispy Chicago retro-rap duo the Cool Kids, Chuck Inglish and Mikey Rocks drive around their hometown and play a show. Neither of these is very…   Read Story »
New Orleans weed-rap king Curren$y has just initiated Sir Michael Rocks, the better-at-rapping half of the Cool Kids, into his Jet Life crew. To celebrate, the two of them recently got together to…   Read Story »
Lollapalooza celebrated its twentieth anniversary in Chicago over the weekend with headline performances by Eminem, Foo Fighters, Coldplay, and Muse. It was the support acts, however, that really…   Read Story »
And so ended the Pool Parties, at least in the form in which we know them. That is to say, they ended with fun and sunny sets from the previously confirmed Florida booty rap party starter Dominique…   Read Story »
When APW presented its inaugural festival last year, we weren't alone in taking issue with the experience: lack of food options, a fair but generally recycled undercard which played more like "a…   Read Story »
The Woodies happened, I was there, you didn't miss too much. This year's performance roster was interesting though, particularly for a couple of onstage collaborations. Vampire Weekend's "The Kids…   Read Story »