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Jack Riedy

Jack Riedy is a contributor at Block Club Chicago.

Indie Label Closed Sessions Releases Its 3rd Hip-Hop Compilation Album In 10 Years

The new album, recorded at a Ukrainian Village studio by Hermosa-based producer BoatHouse, highlights the talents of Chicago rappers Ajani Jones, ShowYouSuck and duo Mother Nature.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Rapper Matt Muse’s Love & Nappyness Hair Care Drive Collecting Natural Hair Care Products For Chicago Charities

The drive benefits charities who help people in transition: “If I’m going to a [job] interview with my hair looking right, my skin looking good, that’s positive."

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

New Virtual Reality Gaming Hub Redline VR Opens In Ravenswood — And A Mixed-Reality Escape Room Is Coming Next

Players can book a headset at $10 for 10 minutes or $45 for a full hour and soon order up drinks, too.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park