Emerging Rap Artist Taylor Bennett on Chicago Roots
He is an emerging hip-hop star from a prominent Chicago family.
Taylor Bennett has an independent streak as wide as his brother, Chance the Rapper. He started his own record label, Tay Bennett Entertainment, and his latest recording is “Restoration of an American Idol.”
Bennett joins us, along with Bianca Shaw, the first recording artist he has signed to his label.
Video: Taylor Bennett and Supa Bwe perform “Neon Lights” in the “Chicago Tonight” studio.
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Sept. 19: Thirteen years ago, Chicago native Reginald Robinson was awarded a genius grant from the MacArthur Foundation. He joins us in discussion and performance.
March 22: Next week, the Jeff Award-winning actress and singer releases her first recording, called “First.” She joins us in performance and discussion.