F.Stokes Songs

F.Stokes - Lets Build Artwork

F.Stokes - Lets Build

F. Stokes’ latest single was only recently pressed to (figurative) wax, but its inception dates back decades. According to the Chicago-by-way-of-Arkansas emcee, Lets Build was, “made in 1985 or ‘86 in a welfare...Read More

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F.Stokes - Carpe Diem Artwork

F.Stokes - Carpe Diem

If you are like me, you are more than tired of hearing and seeing “Y.O.L.O.” Not only is the motto overused, but it’s basically a knockoff of the more mature, refined saying “Carpe Diem,” meaning...Read More

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F.Stokes - 1954 Artwork

F.Stokes - 1954

As someone with deep roots in Southside Chicago—his grandfather relocated there from Arkansas in 1954—F.Stokes has both a profound love for the Windy City, and a sharp sense of the strife which his ‘hood has come to...Read More

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