Issue #124 of 5 Magazine is now available.
Inside this issue:
We asked you to come and you did: behind the scenes and on the floor of our 10 year anniversary jam at Primary last month through some incredible photos by some amazing photographers!
2,509 people shot. 415 murdered. These are the grim numbers Chicagoans face every morning as we try to come to grips with the epidemic of violence in the city. A few people in our community are working to change that. Read about Angie Tribett and Jamillah Omar's initiative called H.E.L.P. (Househeads Enriching The Lives of Other People) and what they're doing to make a difference.
Straight out of South Central Los Angeles, WAR fused genres and delivered pointed messages about race, poverty and conflict over an uplifiting groove. The history of this band and their essential cuts are the subject of this month's Foundations by DEL.
Also, Czarina Mirani interviews John Cutrone of 312Audio, our Social Club and listings feature this month's essential local events and more.
(Our cover shot of Victor Simonelli is by Nikhil Gidwani. Thank you Nikhil!)