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  • Lollapalooza: Vic Mensa is a youthful Chicago rap lifer

    Lollapalooza: Vic Mensa is a youthful Chicago rap lifer
    Though he is just barely 21, Vic Mensa is nearly broaching veteran status in Chicago's hip-hop scene and the figurehead of the Save Money crew, which also boasts Chance the Rapper as a breakout star from its ranks. Mensa got established early as a member of the much-hyped Kids These Days, then went solo when the group imploded, finding success on his own with "INNANETAPE," in 2013. Last month Mensa dropped the "Feel That" single and video that charted on Billboard within hours of release. Mensa spoke to the Tribune earlier this spring while in the studio here in Chicago. This is an edited transcript of that conversation.
  • Lollapalooza: Is Krewella still cool, or just famous?

    Lollapalooza: Is Krewella still cool, or just famous?
    Krewella used to be cool, back in the days before they signed to a major label, had a mainstream hit (the platinum-plus "Alive"), and an official debut album, "Get Wet," that landed in the Billboard Top Ten last fall. The trio is now famous instead, so...

    Tribune ready for Lolla's perfect storm of music

    Almost 150 shows on eight stages over three days. Ready? Covering Lollapalooza is easy. All you need is time, patience, earplugs and the ability to walk and walk and walk and … The annual music festival that is affectionately known as "Lolla"...

    Lollapalooza: Bars, restaurants offer deals

    Lollapalooza: Bars, restaurants offer deals
    Lollapalooza runs Friday through Sunday in Grant Park, and several restaurants near the festival site are offering promotional deals — most of which are available to anyone, not just those in Lolla wristbands. The Boundary Tavern and Grille...

    CTA provides extra service for Lollapalooza

    CTA provides extra service for Lollapalooza
    The CTA is providing extra weekend service for Lollapalooza and a Bears event, the transit agency announced Thursday. The CTA on Friday will operate longer trains on the Blue, Brown, Green, Orange and Red lines until at least 10 p.m., and longer...