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Kanye West Hits the Stage after a year Hiatus

| November 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Kanye West Hits the Stage after a year Hiatus

Kayne West has made his first appearance after almost a year. Kanye West joined former protégé Kid Cudi onstage at his concert at the Aragon Ballroom Chicago for a surprise performance on Saturday night. It has been a year since  Yeezy’s canceled his tour last November.  Kanye and Kid performed their collaboration “Father Stretch My Hands Pt. 1,” from the former rapper’s 2016 Life of Pablo album.

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Chance the Rapper set to headline Lollapalooza Back in his Chicago Hometown

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
Chance the Rapper set to headline Lollapalooza Back in his Chicago Hometown

The Grammy Award winning recording artist, Chance the Rapper, was just announced Wednesday morning to be the new headliner of this year’s Lollapalooza festival. The popular and annual music festival is scheduled to take place in Chicago and former native, Chance, seems like the perfect fit. Lollapalooza even coined the rapper’s participation as “a hero’s […]

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Teen Sexually Assaulted on Social Media But No One Reports It

| March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
Teen Sexually Assaulted on Social Media But No One Reports It

Facebook live catches yet another assault on camera and again, none of the viewers react. A 15-year old Chicago girl was sexually assaulted live on Facebook’s booming new feature, Facebook Live, and not one of about 40 people reported it. The girl was accompanied by 5 or 6 boys or men in the video where […]

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Martial Law?!? Trump Calls for Federal Involvement in Chicago!

| January 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Martial Law?!? Trump Calls for Federal Involvement in Chicago!

Donald Trump threatened to bring in federal enforcement into Chicago if the city would not address their violent crime, according to a Tuesday night tweet. If Chicago doesn’t fix the horrible “carnage” going on, 228 shootings in 2017 with 42 killings (up 24% from 2016), I will send in the Feds! While this is not […]

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Epic Fail: Legendary Chicago Bulls Star Scottie Pippen Jacks Up “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” Song

| October 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
Epic Fail: Legendary Chicago Bulls Star Scottie Pippen Jacks Up “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” Song

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#NewMusicAlert E-Reign – Future of New York Vol. 3 Hosted by @DjSmokemixtapes | @EreignESM

| October 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
#NewMusicAlert E-Reign – Future of New York Vol. 3 Hosted by @DjSmokemixtapes | @EreignESM

Emile Lapaix Jr., better known as E-Reign, is a hip hop artist from Long Island, New York. Introduced to hip hop culture at age 10, E-Reign began writing raps after being profoundly influenced by Nas, 2 Pac and LL Cool J. Regardless of their career trajectories, all of these artists were born in New York […]

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#NewMusic KD Young Cocky brings R&B back with “Lifestyle” | @KD_YoungCocky

| October 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
#NewMusic KD Young Cocky brings R&B back with “Lifestyle” | @KD_YoungCocky

Major Singer/Songwriter KD Young Cocky Drops New Single “Lifestyle” (Credits: Dreezy, David Banner, Lil Durk, Demetria Mckinney) R&B is making a major comeback, but not without newcomer KD Young Cocky. Known for his major placements as a songwriter with national artist including David Banner, Lil Durk, Dreezy and more, his new single “Lifestyle”, is a game changer […]

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Amber Rose Closes 8 Million Dollar Deal To Talk About Sex

| September 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
Amber Rose Closes 8 Million Dollar Deal To Talk About Sex

Proud mother, activist, entrepreneur, spokesperson, talk show host, model, and published author Amber Rose has partnered with Mills Entertainment, the leading producer of alternative and branded live entertainment, to exclusively produce her 2017 world tour. Acclaimed New York theatre writer and director, Roslyn Hart is set to write and direct the show, which launches January […]

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PowerMover x 1017 Bricksquad Presents: Chicago PowerFest Gucci Mane And Friends | @Gucci1017 x @I_amPolarbear

| September 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
PowerMover x 1017 Bricksquad Presents: Chicago PowerFest Gucci Mane And Friends | @Gucci1017 x @I_amPolarbear

  The Trap God Gucci Mane invades Chicago Friday, September 23, 2016, 8:00 PM!! Gucci Mane’s grind is on 1000 right now as he rips through the nation on his “Gucci Mane And Friends Tour”. Next stop is Chicago!!  The ATL rapper has released a number of major, and underground hits throughout the years. It looks like Gucci is back […]

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New Music Alert: Chanel West Coast – “Notice” | @chanelwestcoast

| August 18, 2016 | 0 Comments
New Music Alert: Chanel West Coast – “Notice” | @chanelwestcoast

“Notice” (prod by Rich Skillz) is a follow up to Chanel West Coast’s first single “The Life” featuring Rockie Fresh. Both songs are set to appear on her upcoming EP due out this fall. “Notice is a song off my upcoming project and it basically elevated to being something we dropped as a single from […]

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New Music Alert: Cashmann Ft. DJ Holiday and Cory Jones – “Put It Down”

| August 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
New Music Alert: Cashmann Ft. DJ Holiday and Cory Jones – “Put It Down”

Atlanta tastemaker DJ Holiday cosigns CashMann’s single “Put It Down” featuring Cory Jones. Cory Jones provides a sultry RnB hook as CashMann demonstrates his tactical skills on the mic…and in the bedroom. The dirty south inspired production comes courtesy of J. musicbeats. Overall this single will appeal to all the beautiful women who like to […]

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New Video Alert: Yung Stakks Chooses Bandz Over Broadz In New “Ballin” Visual

| August 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
New Video Alert: Yung Stakks Chooses Bandz Over Broadz In New “Ballin” Visual

West Side Chicago emcee Yung Stakks drops some knowledge on those whose heads are too easily turnt and whose pockets are too easily turnt out in his fresh new visual for “Ballin.” Zaytoven’s catchy beat provides the perfect backdrop as Stakks explains how playing hard to get has helped his pockets gain weight. The single is off Stakks’ Don Cannon-hosted “In My Own […]

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[NEW VIDEO ALERT] ZEUS THE PLUG Drops “Money Man”

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
[NEW VIDEO ALERT] ZEUS THE PLUG Drops “Money Man”

Chicago’s rap sensation Zeus The Plug, drops a dope new visual for his single “Money Man” from his upcoming debut tape “My Alibi.” The street millionaire turned MBA graduate turned rapper, details just who the “Money Man” is in every hood across America, in the creative new visual directed by Sal Thousands. Zeus The Plug gets […]

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New Music Alert: Teddie Caine – “Save Somebody”

| June 17, 2016 | 0 Comments
New Music Alert: Teddie Caine – “Save Somebody”

Many times exotic dancers are judged negatively for there choice of income. As someone who has a known past in the streets of Chicago as a hustler Teddie Cain has a different understanding. In his song “Save Somebody” he gives his fans a different perspective. The song is a follow up to his ESPN 30 […]

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New Music Alert: DJ Spintelect Presents “Volume 2”

| June 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
New Music Alert: DJ Spintelect Presents “Volume 2”

Los Angeles’ very own Spintelect, who spends his days DJing for BJ the Chicago Kid and Talib Kweli, or soundtracking the infamous Hennypalooza parties with his DJ collective Left Coast, has decided to give us a new tonal for the week. The mix is called “Volume 2” and serves as the second installment of a […]

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Tim Norman aka Rapper Time Launches Music Career (Exclusive Interview)

| May 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
Tim Norman aka Rapper Time Launches Music Career (Exclusive Interview)

Maintaining a wildly popular chain of soul food restaurants, a television show on a major television network, a flourishing music career with such connections as The Migos and Yo Gotti, and establishing community connections by standing alongside locals in times of unrest, all seem to be the stuff of theory rather than practice. However, for […]

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Trailer: Meet The Blacks Starring Mike Epps, Mike Tyson, Charlie Murphy & more #MeetTheBlacks #BlackPurge

| February 17, 2016 | 0 Comments
Trailer: Meet The Blacks Starring Mike Epps, Mike Tyson, Charlie Murphy & more  #MeetTheBlacks #BlackPurge

A big move to Beverly Hills, King Bach chasing you with a gun, Mike Tyson in a perm, and an angry mob of neighbors attempting to kill you on the one night crime is legal… this is probably what Carl Black (Mike Epps) and family would describe if you were to ever meet the Blacks.  […]

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Spike Lee’s “Chiraq” Trailer Receives Mixed Reviews Before Movie Even Drops

| November 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Spike Lee’s “Chiraq” Trailer Receives Mixed Reviews Before Movie Even Drops

Spike Lee’s latest film “Chiraq,” has received a trailer a month ahead of its release. Exploring gang violence as it relates to sexual politics, the film’s plot is roughly centered in Aristophane’s Greek comedy Lysistrata, in which the main character performed by Teyonah Parris convinces women of the community to withhold sex from their partners […]

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Chicago Artists Come Together to Release ‘Justice or Else’ Record

| September 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Chicago Artists Come Together to Release ‘Justice or Else’ Record

With the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March approaching, Allhiphop.com reports that many artists from Chicago slated to appear on a collaborative track called ‘Justice or Else.’ The song features Teefa, Katie Got Bandz, GLC, Saba, Lil Herb, Que Billah, King Louie and several others. Minister Farrakhan is on the record as well, yet […]

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New Music Alert: Lyric Michelle x Fat Tony “Directions” – Prod. Chris Rockaway

| August 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
New Music Alert: Lyric Michelle x Fat Tony “Directions” – Prod. Chris Rockaway

Chicago-born, Houston-bred poet and MC Lyric Michelle falls in the class of artists that value making music with substance. For her 2011 debut, she covered J. Cole’s “Lights Please” and has since received our blessings for other thought-provoking songs, “This & That” and “The Motive,” that address meaningless songs and being objectified, respectively. Yesterday, Yahoo debuted her latest offering “Directions” featuring Fat Tony, […]

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New Music Alert: Twista “100 Bandz” Freestyle

| August 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
New Music Alert: Twista “100 Bandz” Freestyle

After releasing his latest album “dark Horse” in 2015, Twista returns back to the music scene today with a new freestyle over Chedda Da Connect’s “100 Bandz.” Produced by Zaytoven, the Chicago rap veteran does what he does best and spits his fast rhymes. “Hundred bandz run ‘em up, just bought a new bitch/Hundred bands […]

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Woman Says Police Caused Her Miscarriage After Using Excessive Force and Stun Gun

| August 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Woman Says Police Caused Her Miscarriage After Using Excessive Force and Stun Gun

Elaina Turner says that a white police officer began to use a taser when they came to tow her fiance’ Ulysses Green’s car in 2013. They have filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city of Chicago and the officers Patrick Kelly, Jeffery Weber and James Kubick. According to The Huffington Post, the lawsuit says […]

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New Music Alert: Lupe Fiasco Featuring Simon Saze “Law”

| August 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
New Music Alert: Lupe Fiasco Featuring Simon Saze “Law”

Lupe Fiasco returns to the rap scene with a new track called “LAW (LoveAllWays)” featuring Simon Saze. Produced by Floss & Flame, Lupe delivers a sensual track that is meant to be heard by a special lady in your life. His strong lyricism is showcased on the verses, while Simon covers the hook with smooth […]

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Freebandz & Free Shows: Future Announces Free Shows in Support of ‘DS2’

| July 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Freebandz & Free Shows: Future Announces Free Shows in Support of ‘DS2’

Hard work pays off and if you do not believe that, then look no further towards the last 9 months for Atlanta rap star Future. He has been putting in work and it is paying off as he looks to have a number one album with DS2, not to mention he has his own hive […]

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New Video Alert: Vic Mensa Featuring Kanye West “U Mad”

| June 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
New Video Alert: Vic Mensa Featuring Kanye West “U Mad”

Roc Nation’s newest member Vic Mensa has just released his latest video for “U Mad” featuring Kanye West. Directed by Grant Singer, Vic gets lit while spitting dope bars and hanging with his Save Money crew. Then the fellow Chicago rapper Yeezy surfaces on the screen drops his input while rocking a DONDA sweatshirt. “U Mad” […]

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New Music Alert: Lil Bibby “You Ain’t Poppin” REMIX

| June 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
New Music Alert: Lil Bibby “You Ain’t Poppin” REMIX

Lil Bibby continues to keep the new music coming. His latest remix release follows last month’s 3-track #MayPac. On the “You Ain’t Poppin” remix, he goes in on the 808 Mafia-produced beat and Bibby provides listeners with a take on Rico Richie’s buzzing single called “Poppin.” Giving you dope bars and a strong delivery, this […]

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Kanye West Disses Swoosh “Nike Hasn’t Done Anything Cool This Year”

| May 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
Kanye West Disses Swoosh “Nike Hasn’t Done Anything Cool This Year”

This week, Kanye West gave a lecture at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago , where he also receive an honorary doctorate. During the speech, Mr. West also had plenty to say about his current deal with Adidas and past collaboration with Nike. Yeezy used his platform to take direct shots at Nike […]

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New Music Alert: Chief Keef ” Psych Ward”

| May 14, 2015 | 14 Comments
New Music Alert: Chief Keef ” Psych Ward”

Chief Keef keeps the loose singles coming and all of them has been fire! Today, he drops another one called “Psych Ward,” produced by Ace Bankz. Staying true to the type of trap music that helped him early in his career, Keef brags about the jewelry on his wrist and how he feels crazy because society […]

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New Music Alert: Trevor the Trashman – The Playbook (Prod. By Roca Beats)

| May 12, 2015 | 12 Comments
New Music Alert:  Trevor the Trashman – The Playbook (Prod. By Roca Beats)

Fresh off the runaway success of The Pyramid which dropped earlier this year, Chicago emcee Trevor the Trashman teams up with his favorite board man, Roca Beats, once again for another stellar collaboration; The Playbook. This is not the sound one generally associates with the Windy City; Trevor’s smooth delivery feels at home over the crispy minimal production. […]

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(New Video Alert) Chicago’s YP Delivers Visual For “Rearrange It” From Upcoming EP

| May 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
(New Video Alert) Chicago’s YP Delivers Visual For “Rearrange It” From Upcoming EP

YP is back and class is in session!!!! In “Rearrange It” the Chicago emcee flips from teacher to student over an Xtreme beat as he takes stock of the game and how he fits into the bigger picture. As much light as Chicago has shining on it right now musically, YP realizes that he just doesn’t quite fit the mold that the current Chi-town scene has carved out despite the fact that their […]

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