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Sol Patches is a gender abolitionist artist from the South and West Sides who makes music influenced by poetry, theater, and Black and brown queer and femme culture. Their new album Garden City includes a host of local collaborators including Hora English, Plus Sign, and Mykele Deville. In this video, Sol Patches performs solo, sharing verses from “Dear Chicago.”

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For more about Sol Patches and the creation of Garden City, listen to our interview with them on the January 2 episode of SSW Radio, our radio hour on WHPK:

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