CUSP Magazine: Winter Issue 2014

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MUSIC SPOTLIGHT//HURT EVERYBODY

HURT EVERYBODY

NOT YOUR AVERAGE JOE’S

Written by Allison Matyus & Shawn Gee

Photography by Matthew Mzrozinski

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Chicago is a city full of great music, and is especially known for the hip-hop artists that

come out of the music realm. Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco, and Chief Keef all call Chicago home,

and rising hip-hop group Hurt Everybody hopes to fall into the category of these famed rappers

some day. Supa Bwe, Carl, and Mulatto make up Hurt Everybody, a musical collaboration that is

fertilizing the soil of music and therefore changing the landscape. When asked what their name

means, they said, “Hurt Everybody is about how change hurts. We are here to break apart the

structure of the music industry and redistribute the power, and by doing so, we are going to hurt

a lot of people but open a lot of minds.” Each member agreed that their music represents the

multi-faceted culture that is Chicago. Hailing from different neighborhoods of Chicago, they see

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