News December 6, 2017 | 0 Comment

Rewrite The Narrative with Donda’s House

Greetings: I’ll never forget when I first moved to Chicago 16 years ago to attend DePaul University. I was told to “never ride the Red Line past 35th Street.” Thankfully, I quickly met Chicago natives who were from both the South Side and the West Side, and these communities resembled those I had come from…

News November 25, 2017 | 0 Comment

ICYMI: Style Bias IV Recap

The day before Thanksgiving over 200 guests joined us for our annual Style Bias Fashion Week Event. This year’s Show was called Style Bias Fashion Week IV: Trunk Social. Our event was held at Low Res Studio, a company that was “created to amplify creativity and build community…” Low Res Studio was the perfect container to…

News October 2, 2017 | 0 Comment

An Update On Litehouse: Donda’s House

An Update on Litehouse: Donda’s House  In November of 2016, Donda’s House Inc. acquired the childhood home of Kanye West, located in the South Shore Community on the South Side of Chicago. The South & West Sides of Chicago have seen record divestment and population loss, with the most exciting new developments being the Obama…

News August 15, 2017 | 0 Comment

Sway & Friends: The Music Mix

Author & Photographer: Alex Brooks (Note, if you share or repost the photos, please credit Alex Brooks (@marvnalexander) If you have a passion for hip-hop, hot-topics, and hyenas, the answer was clear, that the hottest place to be Friday morning was alongside Sway and friends. Fans and hip-hop hopefuls gathered at Chop Shop located on…

News July 1, 2017 | 0 Comment

A Night of F.A.M.E.

A Night of F.A.M.E. Author: Alex Brooks If there was any way for the young creative to kick-off off their summer it was this weekend at the Taste of F.A.M.E. Yacht Party. Hundreds of attendees were ready and eager to hop aboard the Anita Dee Yacht right off the shore of Dusable Harbor. Leading up…

News June 26, 2017 | 0 Comment

ICYMI: ChicagoMade – Leveraging the Local to go Global

ChicagoMade: Leveraging The Local To Go Global in Chatham Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) partnered with Donda’s House for ChicagoMade: Leveraging the Local to go Global. DCASE is bringing its impactful programming to Chicago neighborhoods, making it accessible for more of Chicagos Creatives. This also gives us the opportunity to highlight…

News June 15, 2017 | 0 Comment

Stay In Your Lane

Rhymefest, Our Creative Director, Donda’s House and Experimental Station’s Blackstone Bicycle Works are proud to present “Stay In Your Lane,” a song and music video highlighting bike safety. Donda’s House Artists Rio Gotti, Viibez and Bria Kokeb were involved in helping to write the lyrics and develop the concepts. Our goal at Donda’s House is…

News May 16, 2017 | 0 Comment

ICYMI: Artist Bootcamp Recap

Donda’s House Hosts Artist Bootcamp Author: Jen Rhodes The Windy City’s weather is finally breaking and allowing the sun to have some fun! 60 degree temps started the day, with beautiful skies and less than balmy air. Conditions made it much easier to RISE, GRIND, and SHINE, as many, young artists did, this past Saturday,…

News May 10, 2017 | 0 Comment

ICYMI: Phonte Comes Through Donda’s House

Behind The Mic with Phonte Donda’s House hosted Phonte for a Behind the Mic event during Lake FX, the Midwest’s largest conference for Creatives, sponsored by Google. Donda’s House was selected as one of the Navigator Organizations for the conference. A widely respected, down-to-earth rapper and singer — as well as a producer, arranger, and…