Tuesday, March 26, 2019

[New Video] Vic Mensa "Metaphysical"


Showing love to his African roots, Chicago rapper Vic Mensa delivers a hot new visual for all of his fans, while being surrounded by Afrocentric beauties. The new video is called "Metaphysical" and it's directed by Bobby Hanaford. Take a look after the jump and don't forget to share your comments. 


Monday, March 25, 2019

Miami's "Finga Licking" Restaurant Coming To Chicago


The City of Chicago is known for having some of the greatest food restaurants in the world, and now, they're adding a new flavor to the city, giving us a taste of a soul food served South Beach style.

The place is called Finga Licking and it's a hot new spot, bringing you the food, music, and culture from the streets of Miami, FL.

Some of you may be familiar with the business through the likes of DJ Khaled and Elric "E Class" Prince and now, they have teamed up with Lenny "Coffey" Weston to bring The Licking to Chicago and to open more locations in the Midwest. 

The Chicago location is set for 5045 W. Madison, on the City's West Side, and it's scheduled to open in May. The menu is full of selections and it consists of everything from seafood to pasta, in addition with fried foods like chicken & red velvet waffles with wide a range of side items to choose from.

Feast your eyes on some of the pictures below and don't forget to come through the grand opening in May on the West Side of Chicago. Also, follow Finga Licking on Instagram at @thelickingchicago.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Lil Wayne & Many More Set For Lollapalooza 2019 In Chicago's Grant Park


Summer is around the corner and today, Lollapalooza announces the official lineup and dates for this year's event. The 4-day festival will take place in Chicago's Grant Park and it's set for Aug. 1-4, 2019.

Headliners include Ariana Grande and Childish Gambino along with other artists like Lil Wayne, 21 Savage, Meek Mill, Janelle Monae, Lil Baby, Diesel (Shaquille O'Neal) and many others. 

Four-day general admission tickets are now on sale; however, single-day passes are not available as of yet. Those passes will be sold on a later date, according to the official website for Lollapalooza.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Juice WRLD "Death Race for Love" Debuts at No. 1 On Billboard


Some artists are afraid of catching sophomore jinx on their 2nd album, but not Juice WRLD. This week, the Chicago rapper debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200 with his latest Death Race for Love LP.

According to Billboard, Death Race moved 165,000 equivalent album units in it's first week, making it the second-biggest streaming week for any album in 2019 behind Ariana Grande's Thank U, Next

Check out the stream after the jump and don't forget to drop your thoughts and comments below.

Sunday, March 17, 2019

DMX Joins Kanye West For Sunday Service


Since his release from prison in January, DMX has been spotted everywhere. He was captured in the studio with Swizz Beatz over a week ago and earlier this week, he was seen performing at SXSW.

Today, the former Def Jam icon was caught hanging out in California with Kanye West for a historic hip hop moment at Sunday Service. 

During the event, DMX is captured getting the crowd in the spirit, while giving the "Morning's prayer." Check out the videos after the jump and don't forget to leave and share all of your comments.  


Thursday, March 14, 2019

Chance The Rapper & His Wife Are Expecting 2nd Baby


Fresh off the heels of getting married to his longtime girlfriend, Kirsten Corley, Chance The Rapper has more good news to share with the world. It seems the Bennetts are expecting their 2nd baby.

The news broke earlier today when Chance took to Instagram saying, "We pregnant again. Its a girl. JESUS CHRIST. WE LOVE YOU GOD." He also added in caption "New baby droppin September."

This will be the couple's 2nd girl following their 3-year-old daughter Kensli. Congratulations guys!


"Empire" Actor Jussie Smollett Pleads Not Guilty To Disorderly Conduct Charges


Update:

Standing quietly in the Cook County courthouse with his attorneys, "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett entered a plea of not guilty to 16-felony counts of disorderly conduct at his arraignment this morning.

It's reported, Judge Steven Watkins has been assigned to the case and he has granted a motion to allow the "Empire" actor to travel to New York and California, where his lawyers offices are located.  

It's also been reported, Smollett next court appearance is set for Wednesday morning of April 17th.

Previously reported:

Since making claims he was a victim of a vicious hate crime in Chicago back in January 2019, Jussie Smollett has been surrounded by controversy and making national news with his story. Now, a Cook County grand jury has indicted the "Empire" star with 16 felony counts for filing a false police report.

Smollett was originally charged with 1 felony count of disorderly conduct for filing a false report; but now, a grand jury has returned with a new indictment of 16 felony counts for filing a false report.