Chicagoverse 122 - Lorena Cupcake

Chicago journalist and social media manager Lorena Cupcake makes their Dynasty Podcasts debut, in an interview recorded at Virgin Hotels.

Cupcake speaks on their journalistic work with outlets like Store Brand Soda and High Snobiety, speaking on how they select the subjects of their features. They also discuss their work as social media manager for Do312, going on to reveal how they separate their personal and professional channels and content on social media platforms.

Chicagoverse 121 - Ciera Mckissick (AMFM)

Digital creator and event producer Ciera Mckissick visits Dynasty Podcasts at Virgin Hotels to speak on her work with her AMFM brand.

Mckissick shares her goals for AMFM as both a website and a venue, revealing the backstory to how she launched her DIY space in Pilsen. Mckissick also speaks on making Chicago her home and connecting with the creative community in the city over the last three years.

Chicagoverse 120 - Air Credits

Longtime friends of Dynasty Podcasts Clinton Sandifer (AKA ShowYouSuck) and Steve Reidell (AKA STV SLV of The Hood Internet) return to the program, in their first shared appearance as Air Credits.

The pair reflects on their earlier collaborations, including ShowYouSuck's contribution to "Nothing Should Be a Surprise," on The Hood Internet's FEAT full length in 2012. Sandifer and Reidell also speak on the organic approach to their collaboration, revealing that the process came together in a short window, with no set destination at the start of the project.

Dynasty Podcasts Is Seeking Audio Production College Interns

Dynasty Podcasts, the first ever and longest-running music podcast in the City of Chicago's history, is seeking audio production college interns for spring 2017.

This internship involves recording podcast sessions, managing live stream broadcasts, and editing/producing digital media content. The ideal candidate is enrolled at a Chicago city college or university, is familiar with Garageband, ProTools, or equivalent recording software, and has a passion for Chicago's music and creative cultures and communities.

Candidates should send a resume and one or more audio production samples to Jaime Black via the Dynasty Contact form. This position is for spring 2017, with potential to become ongoing.

Chicagoverse 119 - Ravyn Lenae

In an interview recorded at Virgin Hotels Chicago, singer-songwriter Ravyn Lenae looks back at her Moon Shoes release, which originally dropped in 2015, and then saw a rerelease in 2016.

Lenae explains why she feels a distance from that material in the present day, and hints at new music on the way in 2017. The artist also details how she had to move through a number of creative endeavors, before falling in love with singing.

Chicagoverse 118 - Roger Tino Morales

Multi-media journalist Roger Tino Morales visits Dynasty Podcasts at Virgin Hotels Chicago to talk about his work with the Chicago Tribune and more.

Morales recalls how he got his start as a photo and video journalist, and reveals how he began working with the Chicago Tribune. The visual artist also speaks on Chicago talent he's produced stories on, including Elise Swopes, Saba, Malcolm London, and more. Finally, Morales speaks on how he chooses his story's subjects.

Chicagoverse 117 - Elizabeth Wheeland

In an interview recorded at Virgin Hotels Chicago, model and actress Elizabeth Wheeland checks in with Dynasty Podcasts.

Wheeland speaks on how she initiated her modeling career, and why it's important to her to regain control of her brand. She also discusses building up her Instagram to 218,000 followers, delving into how she cultivates her visual brand online. Finally, Wheeland reveals plans to pursue further acting work, to compliment her modeling.

Chicagoverse 116 - Logan Cage

Logan Cage makes his Dynasty Podcasts debut in an interview recorded at the Virgin Hotels Chicago.

The rapper speaks on his 2016 releases, Still Iconic and The New Wave, revealing the therapeutic value of those records. Cage also sheds light on surviving a shooting in 2015, sharing how that incident altered his perspective on life and family. Finally, the artist reveals his dream collaborators in Chicago's music scene.