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…

News May 5, 2017 | 0 Comment

DH at Brand Chicago

DH Explores Branding at Brand Chicago Author: Kelsey Riley Last weekend, Donda’s House was invited to attend this exclusive event here on the South Side of Chicago called Brand Chicago. Brittany Applegate, the founder of Brand Chicago opened the sold-out event with an inspiring talk called “The Brand Foundation” about how we are given our…

News May 2, 2017 | 0 Comment

Opportunities

In our OPPORTUNITIES feature, we will post information and resources for artists and for the larger community. Click the photos below for more information! The IDA Enterprise Documentary Fund provides production and development funds to feature-length documentary films taking on in-depth explorations of original, contemporary stories and integrating journalistic practice into the filmmaking process. In addition to…

News April 20, 2017 | 0 Comment

Opportunities 4/20/17

In our new OPPORTUNITIES feature, we will post information and resources for artists and for the larger community. Click the photos below for more information! “Last year, he was nominated for a Grammy for executive-producing and performing on the 2015 funk-R&B-soul album Ego Death, the third release from The Internet and Lacy’s first with the band. He’s…

News April 13, 2017 | 0 Comment

Opportunities

In our new OPPORTUNITIES feature, we will post information and resources for artists and for the larger community. Click the flyer for more information! Check out the 25 Best Music Festivals for Black Professionals, curated by IDontDoClubs.com. Harry Potter Fest is coming to the Chicagoland area, via TimeOut Chicago. The Arch Grants Global Startup Competition awards…

News February 9, 2017 | 0 Comment

Donda’s House Hosts First Pop Up Concert at Daley Center

Yesterday, in celebration of our annual #heARTsmatter week, we hosted our first pop-up concert at the Daley Center in downtown Chicago through a partnership with Chicago’s DCASE (Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events). In the lobby of the Daley Center, some of our most talented singers, vocalists and dancers performed. DJ Mike P, Chicago’s…

News January 13, 2017 | 0 Comment

MLK Celebrations in Chicago

Things To Do For Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2017 We wanted to share some information about multiple events happening around the City of Chicago for Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2017. From IMAN (Inner-City Muslim Action Network): This MLK Day, dedicated activists, committed faith leaders and community members of all backgrounds will convene at…