Wednesday, October 31, 2012

[New Video] King L "Val Venis"

Coming straight from the Windy City is another hot banger! Its from your boy King L and he calls this one "Val Venis!" The video is a great display of scenes that takes us through the streets of Chicago! Check it out!  

Video Courtesy of YouTube


[Video] Geto Boys "My Mind Playing Tricks On Me"

Since today is Halloween, here's something for all you trick or treaters! Its one of the biggest classics in music and its by Hip Hop Legendary Group "The Geto Boys!" They call this one "My Mind Playing Tricks On Me!"

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[New Video] Yung Bratt & Caj "Lamborghini Dreams"

Straight from the Dirty South! Its something fresh and new from the lil homie Yung Bratt! It features Caj and they called this one "Lamborghini Dreams!" Its directed by KooFILMS and its bound to take you on a ride!

For those who don't know, Yung Bratt (real name Jarred Bratton) was born in Crestview, FL, but later relocated to Houston, TX. Although starting his career off as an artist, he later has plans of expanding his talents to acting. His project Brattworld has gained him a lot of attention but he isn't satisfied just yet. Be on the lookout for his upcoming projects consisting of all original music entitled Radio Play and Asher in the near future. Until then, listen to the track! Let's Go!

Video Courtesy of YouTube


Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Monday, October 29, 2012

Celebrities Encourage Chicagoans To 'Dream Out Loud'

This past weekend, in the City of Chicago, some of the biggest names in entertainment stopped in town for a powerful afternoon of live discussing called Dreams Protected Tour. The event took place on the City's North Side and it was hosted by A.J. Calloway from NBC's Extra.

Throughout the event, Calloway sat down one-on-one with well known celebrities as they shared their success story with a friendly live audience. They spoke on everything from marketing and branding to educating singers about music. They even gave helpful business tips to aspiring and future entrepreneurs.

Celebrity names included: Business Mogul Lisa Price, Gospel recording artist VaShawn Mitchell, Comedian Cedric The Entertainer, and Chicago icon and legend George Daniels.

If you would like to know more about this event and to see what city they're hitting next, click here for details.

Photo Credit: @DerrickNtheCity

[New Video] Ludacris feat. Kelly Rowland "Representin"

Its been a while since the world heard new music from Luda but now he's back! He calls this one "Representin" and it features Destiny Child's Kelly Rowland! Also, be on the lookout for Ludaversal expected next year!

Video Courtesy of YouTube


[New Video] Twista "I Ain't Wired Right"

Chi-town put your C's Up! Ya boy Twista is back with another hot one! The video is called "I Ain't Wired Right" and its straight off his new mixtape Reloaded with Don Cannon... Its directed by Chicago's own Alvin Elmore.

In this video, Twista shows off some great special effects as he takes us on a futuristic ride throughout the galaxy... Check it out!

Video Courtesy of YouTube


Rapper Tito Lopez Talks About Music & Meeting Dr. Dre

On last week (October 25), we caught up with Rapper Tito Lopez for an exclusive meet and greet in Downtown Chicago.

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Maybach Music's Rick Ross & Wale Set to Perform #BIGJAM2012

Big Jam just got 'Bigger!' We just learned from our friends at WGCI, Rapper Rick Ross and Wale of Maybach Music will perform at this year's Big Jam 2012! The event is scheduled for Friday November 16, and its taking place at the Allstate Arena!

Also, we hear R&B singer Usher Raymond will make a cameo appearance along with other acts like Fat Joe, Future, Keyshia Cole, Kelly Rowland and the rest to be announced! For more information, click here for details!

Video Courtesy of YouTube


Friday, October 26, 2012

[New Video] Ciara "Got Me Good"

They say when you can't come up with anymore fresh ideas, its time to go back to the things that made you... Well, that's what R&B singer Ciara has done! She's back dancing and doing what she does best in her hot new video "Got Me Good!" 

She's back - looking hotter than ever!

Video Courtesy of YouTube

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

[New Music] Chrisette Michele feat. 2 Chainz "Charades"

After being off the scene for two years, Def Jam recording artist Chrisette Michele is back with a new one! The is song is called "Charades" and she's joined by her label mate 2 Chainz, who also drops smooth lyrics on this Wizzy Wow production.

Also, be on the lookout for Chrisette's new album An Audiovisual Presentation of Audrey Hepbrun scheduled to hit the net December 8... Until then, listen to the track!

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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

[New Video] T.I. feat. Lil Wayne "Ball"

Its the The King! That's right it's your boy T.I. and this time he's back with a hot new track that's guaranteed to get the clubs popping! The song is called "Ball" and it features another king from the South -  YMCMB's Lil Wayne!

Also, don't forget to pick up T.I. new album Trouble Man on December 18! Until then, listen to the track!

Video Courtesy of YouTube


[New Video] Rick Ross "Don't Like (Remix)"

Rapper Rick Ross is back! This time he hits us with something raw & new on Chief Keef's "I Don't Like!" Its a hot new video that displays how The Boss really gets down in the streets of Miami as he creeps in his $350K Old School Chevy. 

Also, during second half of the video, you will get to see Meek Mill working in the studio on his hot new album and he has some guest appearances with him as well. Check it out!

Video Courtesy of YouTube


Monday, October 22, 2012

[New Video] K. Michelle Rocks Alhambra Palace In Chicago

On last night (October 21), R&B singer K. Michelle, from Love & Hip Hop Atlanta, stopped in the City of Chicago for a one night performance. The event took place at Alhambra Palace and the night was off the chain!

Sunday, October 21, 2012

[New Video] Alicia Keys "Girl On Fire"

I admit, when I first heard Alicia Keys new song "Girl On Fire," I wasn't too impress; but after watching the video a few times, I'm beginning to have a change of heart - she got me! This girl is truly talented!

Now, here it is for you! Its the brand new video by Ms. Swizzy called "Girl On Fire!" Also, don't forget to cop the brand new album on November 27. Until then, listen to the track!

Video Courtesy of YouTube

Friday, October 19, 2012

Bobby V & WGCI Put On Jam Session For Chicago's Listeners

On last night (October 18), some of the sexiest ladies in Chicago stepped out in their leggings, skirts, and heels to get up close and personal with one of R&B's biggest stars – Bobby V.

This intimate jam session took place in the City’s West Loop at a local nightclub called Red Kiva. It was hosted by WGCI's own DJ Dimepiece along with the help of DJ 33 1/3 and DJ Moondawg! 

Thursday, October 18, 2012

[New Video] Nicki Minaj and Cassie "The Boys"

When it comes to making moves, these days, nobody does it better than Superstar Nick Minaj! Not only is she a new judge on the hit show American Idol, but she recently dropped her own fragrance line as well!

On today, she hit the internet with her new video "The Boys" and this time she's joined by another diva - Diddy's side piece Cassie. Check it out and watch how they look in those bikinis!

Video Courtesy of YouTube


Malaysia From #BBWLA Talks With The Morning Riot

This past week, in Chicago, Reality TV star Malaysia Pargo of Basketball Wives LA stopped by 107.5 WGCI to talk with the Morning Riot! 

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Usher Raymond Added To WGCI's #BIGJAM2012 Event

Lookout World! We just learned some exciting news from our friends at WGCI (#1 Station for Hip Hop and R&B)! We hear they just added Superstar singer Usher Raymond to their highly anticipated event of the year - #BIGJAM2012.

For those who don't know, this event is scheduled to take place Friday November 16, at the Allstate Arena and it features some of the biggest names in music which include: Rick Ross, Future, Keyshia Cole, Kelly Rowland and more.

Video Courtesy of YouTube

Chief Keef Faces Return To Jail Over Gun Range Video

Bad day for Chief Keef! According to Chicago Sun Times reports, the rapper, who real name Keith Cozart, maybe in trouble with the law again after prosecutors claim he violated his probation for having a gun in a video posted online.

For those who don't know, the rapper is serving 18 months of probation for pointing a gun at a Chicago police officer; therefore, it bans him for having any guns or illegal drugs!

As of right now, a hearing will be held next month to determine if the 17 year old rapper violated his probation!

Source: ChicagoSunTimes ////Image via Instagram

Rapper T.I. Speaks On Gucci Mane & Young Jeezy Beef

Last week, in hip hop, I'm sure you all know it was a lot of words exchanged between Rapper Gucci Mane and Atlanta's own Young Jeezy. 

Throughout social media, videos has surface showing Gucci Mane calling Jeezy a "sucka" and another interview with the Snowman calling Gucci "retarded!" Now, its been over week and we see someone else has something to say on the matter - T.I.

Check out this interview as "The King" share his thoughts on the situation and see what he thinks about the beef that's causing so much controversy in the hip hop community!

Video Courtesy of YouTube

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

[Breaking News] Beyoncé Will Perform Super Bowl Halftime Show

Who's performing at the Super Bowl? According to our source, Superstar singer Beyonce Knowles has confirmed she will do the halftime show in New Orleans and we hear the announcement will be made tomorrow (October 17)!

As of now, the event is scheduled to take place February 3, 2013 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, but we have no word if her husband (Jay-Z) or former group (Destiny Child) will join her for the performance.

Video Courtesy of YouTube

Monday, October 15, 2012

Chicago's Nikki Burnett Scheduled To Be In Essence Magazine

This past weekend, in the City of Chi, one of the sexiest Libras alive celebrated her birthday in style amongst the City's elite.  Her name is Nikki Burnett and she's someone you should know!

Nina Chantele Interviews Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas

When it comes to working hard and reaching goals, I think nobody does it better than Chicago's own Nina Chantele. Not only is she a co-host for WGCI's Morning Riot, she's also a radio personality for KISS FM and a contributor for WLS-TV's Windy City Live as well.

On this morning, we learned Chantele (a lady known making news) had the honor of meeting another young lady who has accomplished some pretty big goals of her own - Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas.

According to our source, Chantele interviewed the star olympian this past weekend during a fundraiser event called "Pink Pearls & Pretty Dresses." We're told this mother/daughter brunch was formed to help empower young girls lead into the world and judging by the guests in attendance, we can tell it was very inspirational.

Wow! Now that's what's up! For more info on this extraordinary event, go to

Source: NinaChantele ////Image via Instagram

Friday, October 12, 2012

[Video] Young Jeezy Discusses Rick Ross & Gucci Mane

Less than two weeks ago, hip hop fans, from everywhere, went nuts on social media when they learned that Young Jeezy and Rapper Rick Ross may have had a little altercation backstage at the 2012 BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta.

Now, Jeezy finally speaks out about the situation and tells us what really down during an interview with Big Boy's Neighborhood. He also addresses recent comments Gucci Mane made with The Breakfast Club, which is the video below... Check it out!

Video Courtesy of YouTube

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[New Video] Usher Raymond "Numb"

We all know, R&B singer Usher Raymond has been going through a lot these days with family issues and so forth... But now he's back! Check out his brand new video called "Numb" right here on our blog!

Also, don't forget to pick up his album Looking 4 Myself in stores now!

Video Courtesy of YouTube

Thursday, October 11, 2012

[New Video] Rick Ross "Diced Pineapples" feat. Drake & Wale

They say its nothing like fulfilling dreams and living life... Right now, The Boss Rick Ross is doing just that! His current album God Forgives, I Don't just recently reached gold and now we hear he's about to kick off a new tour with his MMG camp - talking about getting it!

Now, without further ado, lets check out his hot new video called "Diced Pineapples!" It features two of the biggest names in Hip Hop - Drake & Wale.

Video Courtesy of YouTube


[New Video] Meek Mill feat. Big Sean "Burn"

Dre Films does it again! He directs another hot video for Rapper Meek Mill! They call this one "Burn" and he's joined by that rapper from Detroit - Big Sean. 

Also, be on the lookout for Meek Mill, in a city near you, rocking the MMG Tour... plus he has an album scheduled to drop October 30th called Dreams & Nightmares. Until then, enjoy the video!

Video Courtesy of YouTube


Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Hip Hop Rapper 'Future' Added To WGCI #BIGJAM2012

This past weekend, WGCI took the world by storm when they announced their lineup for this year's "BIG JAM 2012!" Now, with only 36 Days to spare, we hear a new name has been added...

According to our source, the urban station just added Rapper Future to the star studded event and its set to take place November 16th, at the Allstate Arena! Also, scheduled to perform are Rick Ross, Fat Joe, Kelly Rowland, Keyshia Cole and more!

Photo Credit: @DerrickNtheCity

Monday, October 8, 2012

[Video] Quintavious Johnson Wins Demi Lobo's "Most Talented Under 12" Competition

This past weekend, in the City of Chicago, a star was born at Demi Lobo's "Most Talented Under 12" singing competition! His name is Quintavious Johnson and he's simply amazing!

Throughout the event, this young kid from Nashville Tennessee captivated the crowd, from start to finish, with his outstanding vocals crowning him first place like last year's winner Mae Ya Ryan, who was also in the attendance. 

We understand he won a total prize package of $7000 which includes six months of free services from Chicago entertainment attorney Exavier Pope... plus a one month blog spotlight from producer Doc Little and $1300 cash.

Wow! Watch Quintavious stand victorious as he covers Jennifer Holiday's song "And I Am Telling You!"

Video Courtesy of YouTube

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Chicago's Gang Activity Covers Front Page of Red Eye

When it comes to facing a large sum of problems, it seems as though, the City of Chicago is no stranger when it comes to that category!

On today, October 3, the Windy City has its hands full once again! It covers the Red Eye Newspaper for gang violence!

Monday, October 1, 2012

A Word From The Man Behind 'DerrickNtheCity'

Hi! This is Derrick (man behind and due to a high increase of people wanting to be apart of my blog, it brings me to say, "I will be changing the format of my business, very soon!"