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…

News January 11, 2016 | 0 Comment

After School Matters Auditions

We invite all Chicago Public High School rappers and singers to audition for our Spring 2016 “Got Bars” Program! In order to participate in our program, you are required to come in to audition and interview on one of the following days: Tuesday, January 12, 2016 – 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 13, 2016…

News January 3, 2016 | 0 Comment

Applications Open For Spring Programs!!!

We are excited to announce that applications are now open for our Spring Programs! After School Matters (ASM) “Got Bars” Requirements: Teenager enrolled in a Chicago Public High School The ASM “Got Bars” Program teaches participants how to write, perform and record music. Students learn: How to master writing techniques (including learning the secrets behind…

News December 30, 2015 | 0 Comment

Meet Matt Muse

Matt Muse – “Got Bars” Spring ’15 & Made in America ’15 Matt Muse earned a $500 Scholarship from the Global Mixx Summit. Matt is currently finishing up his Senior Year at Northern Illinois University. Matt balances pursuing his education and pursuing his passions as an artist and proves that education and art are not…