Phero on gentrification in Pilsen and his upcoming EP

August 23, 2011

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Rapping since he was 12 years old, Chicago MC Phero is known for combining jazz samples and insightful lyricism into a smooth blend of hip hop and soul.

Phero joins Jesse Menendez on Vocalo's MusicVox to talk about growing up in Chicago, his optimistic outlook on gentrification in his neighborhood - Pilsen, and his upcoming EP - Back To Momma's Basement.