News August 29, 2016 | 0 Comment

Peace on the Beach Bash

RECAP: Peace on the Beach in Humboldt Park This past Saturday, Donda’s House joined the Chicago Park District, Chicago Freedom School and CAPs in Humboldt Park for the Peace on the Beach Bash. Approximately 200 people joined us in order to listen to live performances and participate in activities like Bubble Soccer, Stress Ball Making,…

News August 16, 2016 | 0 Comment

Inside The Sound Suite At PROject US

Inside The Sound Suite At PROject US (PRO)ject US is a partnership between Donda’s House Inc., Chicago Public Library’s YOUMedia and Commonwealth Foundation. It is a hybrid fashion, music and media program where youth between the ages of 14 – 23 create apparel, music and media for established brands. Watch the clip below which features…

News August 8, 2016 | 0 Comment

Boy Illinois – Ruling Class

The Boy Illinois “Ruling Class” The Boy Illinois, or Illi, has been carefully laying the groundwork for his promising career for years. His four part inhale series established him as a force to be reckoned with, the formidable Jean Baptiste more than delivered on the hype surrounding his name,and now with the wave of success, he has been riding…

News July 11, 2016 | 0 Comment

Beat Submissions

Donda’s House Inc. provides free artist development for youth. We are in the process of creating a beat library for the artists in Donda’s House to use. If your track is selected by one of our artists, we will feature a profile of you on our website, as well as a social media shoutout on…

News May 26, 2016 | 0 Comment

Donda’s House at The Promontory on 6/6

Donda’s House Inc. will host our first show at The Promontory in Hyde Park – 5311 S. Lake Park Ave., Chicago, IL 60615. Doors open at 7:00 pm. The Open Mic begins at 7:30 pm, and we will have two featured performances from Donda’s House Alum Shaina Jones and PROject US Sound Suite Mentor Stark…

News May 21, 2016 | 0 Comment

ICYMI: Donda’s House Amplified

Thank You For Amplifying Donda’s House! Last night, we had 100 guests join us at Sanctuary on Michigan for Donda’s House Amplified. We’d like to thank Kevin McCan, Ella McCan and the entire McCan Family for their support. The evening featured live performances from some of our participants including singers and rappers – John Renaissance,…

News April 13, 2016 | 0 Comment

Rap Research Lab Seeks Fellows 

Starting this month the Rap Research Lab will be training after-school program educators how to implement our digital media learning program across NYC. We are still on the search to fill our third fellowship position. Please share this post to educators in your network who are great at professional development and who would be a…

News March 22, 2016 | 0 Comment

Donda’s House Partners With Virgin Hotels

Caption: Donda’s House participants & staff take a tour of Virgin Hotels Chicago.  Donda’s House Partners With Virgin Hotels FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: marketing@dondashouseinc.org Donda’s House Inc., a local nonprofit which supports young aspiring artists in Chicago is thrilled to announce their new partnership with Virgin Hotels Chicago. In support of Donda’s mission, the partnership will…