Articles by

Jessi Roti

PLAYING CHICAGO: 15 Songs to Usher in Spring

Spring is just around the corner – but this is Chicago. Anything can happen. It has snowed in April here (cue Prince). Luckily, neither the lingering chill in the air nor the ongoing pandemic can stop the city’s creative...

Piwa Brings the ‘Bass Down’ to Take Her Next Steps as an Artist

A week-long bootcamp for The Voice was Piwa’s window to the music industry – and its cruelty.  At age 17, the singer-songwriter, then known as Tapiwa, was in California with her mom for rounds of auditions after a successful...