Surprise Date Night: Rihanna’s Concert in Chicago

We were driving to the city for our date night and I had no idea where we were going. Hubby knows how much I love surprises, so many date nights are like this.

Though I knew this date was different since I asked him earlier in the day whether I should wear heels. He advised against it. Hmmmm. That usually means I’ll be dancing.

We were west of Chicago’s Loop and I started to get excited. The United Center is over here, are we going … Read more ...

Pad-A-Lock: Nicki Minaj’s Pink Friday Tour Hits Chicago Theatre

Well folks, she did it. Nicki Minaj laid it out in high-energy, lyrical spitfire splendor at the Chicago Theatre in her U.S. opening of the Pink Friday Tour.

The sold-out concert had all the well-knowns, “Starships,” “Turn Me On,” “SuperBass,” and “Beez In The Trap.” For some of her longtime fans, there was a treat from her mix-tape days. (Though I had to wonder how many of the young fans have ever heard a song on tape.) In the mix-tape moment is where Nicki showed … Read more ...