BY Claire Filipek
on Mar 20, 2014
Recently, the Detroit Wayne County Prosecutor's Office sifted through a backlog of some 1,600 long-shelved rape kits — and the results of the study are eye-opening. Through matching DNA samples, the Prosecutor's office identified 100 likely serial rapists in the area. That means that DNA from about 100 offenders in Detroit alone could match that from other rape cases throughout the country.
Horribly, this is just the tip of the ... Read More
Detroit-based singer-songwriter Vienna Teng, who is known for her beautiful work behind a piano, has a new album out which was inspired by Detroit titled Aims. In her graduate studies at the University of Michigan she was inspired to create work that relates to sustainability, the Occupy movement, online privacy and surveillance, and the environment.
The cover features a map of Detroit, with areas of net losses highlighted in orange and areas of net ... Read More
BY Tess Duncan
in Music Stuff
on Jun 05, 2013
Detroit rapper Angel Haze first caught our eye when she dropped the heavy, deeply personal "Cleanin' Out My Closet" last year. Haze's detailed account of her repeated sexual abuse was compelling to say the least, and made the lyricist a household name in the rap world. She's been spinning out mixtapes like it's NBD, plus an EP in 2012, and now we're anxiously awaiting Dirty Gold, her upcoming studio album.
To quench our Haze-y thirst, she's given us "No Bueno," ... Read More