Chicago Music Industry Summit

Performance: pinkcaravan!, J-Hop, and Bari

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Join us for an evening of performances by emerging talent from St. Louis in partnership with Apple Music. Artists pinkcaravan!, J-Hop, and Bari will each perform a set. Then they’ll discuss how the music scenes in St. Louis and Chicago are connected to each other in a Q&A hosted by writer and filmmaker Cami Thomas. Check back for more sessions during our Chicago Music Industry Summit in September.



The self-proclaimed “sad happy rap princess” pinkcaravan! is known for her melancholy topics and sonically vibrant tracks. Her music has been featured on Netflix’s Dear White People as well as music blogs.

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Artist and Rapper

J-Hop began rapping at age 17 after being encouraged by a teacher who was blown away by a poem he wrote. The St. Louis native nows lives in Chicago and is working on his debut full-length project, Black Onyx.

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Jabari Allen, also known as Bari, started making music as a teenager. He released a solo mixtape as well as a joint mixtape with creative collaborator Smino. He is currently working on a feature-length project.

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More about Chicago Music Industry Summit

Join us for the second annual summit starting August 31 at Apple Michigan Avenue for a month of sessions with leaders in the local music scene. Connect with others and tap into creative resources to help further your career in music and the arts.

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