In January 2022, Cleveland residents began circulating a petition to name a street after Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, the city’s most legendary and influential hip-hop group. Specifically, the idea was to turn E 99th St. — immortalized in Bone Thugs releases like E. 1999 Eternal due to the group often hanging out at the intersection of E. 99th and St. Clair Ave — into a monument celebrating the Thuggish Ruggish Bone. The petition made its way to city council and rapidly acquired the necessary signatures. Now, a year and a half later, the honor has come to pass.
We’re somehow three-quarters of the way into this fast-moving year. Out with the summer jams, in with the fall vibes….
Earlier this year, Empress Of opened for Rina Sawayama on a European tour, and she just kicked off another run…