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Tyre Nichols loved skateboarding. That’s how his friends say they’ll remember him

Childhood friends of Tyre Nichols best remember him at the skateboard park practicing new tricks on the mini ramp.Austin Robert Updated January 29, 2023 at 3:49 PM ET In one video, Tyre Nichols is about 17 years old, skating along a mini ramp as the sun paints his hometown of Sacramento, Calif., bright orange. In another clip, Nichols trips off his skateboard while practicing a trick but remains unfazed. Instead, […]

todayJanuary 29, 2023

Interviews

‘I know who I am’: Yuna on creating music, art and pride in her Asian-Muslim culture

Courtesy of the artist Yuna is a multi-faceted singer, songwriter and creative. The past few years have been a whirlwind of travel, bonding with family and *almost* moving back home to Malaysia. You might know Yuna from her hit song "Crush" featuring Usher, or as an artist who proudly wears her hijab when she performs.  Honest and gracious in our conversation, Yuna talked about her faith, and how her Muslim heritage […]

todayJanuary 24, 2023

Milwaukee

It’s our turn to listen to you (and give away a $150 gift card)

We always look for ways to improve your experience with Radio Milwaukee. But we can't do that with you — your thoughts, feedback and opinions on how you listen to music and what kinds of content you’re interested in. By spending just 10 minutes on our survey, you can help shape Radio Milwaukee and be entered for a chance to win a $150 gift card to Black Shoe Hospitality, home […]

todayJanuary 23, 2023

Events

Grace Weber’s Music Lab: a space for Milwaukee teens to be creative and learn about the music industry

Courtesy: Grace Weber's Music Lab Music is a bridge and a connector that can bind us all – regardless of where we come from or what we like. In the 414, there’s a free program for Milwaukee-area high schoolers giving them opportunities to be creative and to learn from those in the industry. Powered by Radio Milwaukee, and supported by various sponsors, Grace Weber’s Music Lab is that place. Whether […]

todayJanuary 23, 2023

Interviews

Spider Creek’s mission to infuse Milwaukee’s creative scene with genre-bending music, talent and love

Courtesy of Spider Creek Spider Creek is a music collective based out of Milwaukee consisting of as many as 30 contributors, ranging from musicians and producers to visual artists. The group prides itself on being a “genre fluid” force in the music scene. They have no interest in being confined to any certain genre because their sound bends and blends with the moment. In their current work, you can hear a […]

todayJanuary 19, 2023

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Money Talks: Quality Control’s investment manager on finance, the music industry and venture capital

Courtesy: Dazayah Walker The quality management system consists of three parts: quality planning, quality assurance and, most importantly, quality control. The first known use of the words quality control was back in 1935. Quality control is a system that companies use to measure that their systems are intact. The record label, Quality Control, is almost 10 years old. But you wouldn't know that by their global impact. They've turned out […]

todayJanuary 9, 2023 3

Interviews

New campaign gives ‘reintroduction’ to Milwaukee’s King Drive district, invites people to explore

Courtesy: Oh Snap Photography One of the best ways to get to know a community is by learning about who’s in it. In the Cream City, residents and visitors alike are getting a reintroduction – of sorts – to Milwaukee’s Historic King Drive BID. It’s home to Bronzeville – listed by the New York Times’ and National Geographic as a top place to visit. The America’s Black Holocaust Museum is […]

todayJanuary 4, 2023 1

Featured

HYFIN’s Most Read Stories of 2022

We’re not even one year old, but the HYFIN team is making sure to keep you connected to the culture. Since our inception on June 19, we’ve continued to bring you a mix of music, entertainment and news. Sometimes these come from our neighborhoods, and other times they have national (and international) reach. Here are the Top 10 HYFIN stories that caught our readers’ attention in 2022. 10. As MATTHÙ, […]

todayJanuary 3, 2023 1

Interviews

Highly acclaimed choreographer Frank Gatson returns to Milwaukee to build new opportunities for creatives

Frank Gatson Jr. has come back home and he’s bringing some famous friends with him. Gatson Jr. is an award-winning choreographer who has worked with legends throughout the entertainment industry. He has returned home to take on a new role as co-founder and creative director of the YWCA’s new state of the arts women empowerment hub. The 70,000 square foot building located at 1915 N Martin Luther King Jr. Drive […]

todayDecember 27, 2022 1

Interviews

‘Tis the season… for local holiday music; Three Milwaukee artists share inspiration behind their holiday songs

The holidays are a time, for many, to connect with loved ones, eat great meals and sing joyful music. Three incredible artists from the Cream City –– B~Free, Tru West & Grace Weber –– talked with HYFIN's Element Everest-Blanks about creating music for the season. They shared their favorite memories, the songwriting process and how each of them created the perfect holiday song. You can listen to their songs below […]

todayDecember 22, 2022 2

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