Friday, November 30, 2012

Michael Jackson's "Thriller" Turns 30


Thirty years ago today, at the age of 24, the "King of Pop" Michael Jackson released the best-selling album of all time - Thriller

This album set the bar and influenced many Pop artist today with hits like "Billie Jean," "Beat It," "PYT," and more. According to Billboard's Steve Greenberg, the album broke down racial barriers and changed the way America viewed music.

[Photo] Chris Brown & Big Sean Covers XXL


With 2012 coming to a close, R&B singer Chris Brown & Rapper Big Sean will cover XXL Magazine in the new Dec/Jan issue. According to our source, the magazine is scheduled to drop December 4. Make sure you pick up a copy.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

R&B Singer Pierre In The Studio With Shawnna & Soundmaster T


A few weeks ago, R&B singer Pierre hit the scene making major noise, when he debut his latest video "You Got That (Boom Boom Sticky)" on World Star Hip Hop. Now, we hear the Chicago native is back in the studio, again! This time its for the remix!

According to our source, Pierre is in the studio working with two Chicago legends and icons (Rapper Shawnna and Legendary producer Soundmaster T).

[New Video] Lil Wayne "No Worries (Explicit)" feat. Detail


Lil Tunechi is back! This time he brings us a new visual from his latest hit "No Worries" and it features Detail. The video is inspired by the film, Fear & Loathing In Las Vegas and its directed by Colin Tilley. Check it out!

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[New Music] Lil Durk "OTF"


Straight from the Chi! Its the homie Lil Durk with another one! He calls this joint "OTF." Its a raw track that gets deep in the mind of the rapper, as he expresses the struggles with everyday situations. Its produced by Snapbackondatrack. 

Also, Durk's "OTF" will drop Snapbackondatrack's upcoming compilation, No Soda 2, which will hit December 1st, according to our friends at Fake Shore Drive.

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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Rihanna "Unapologetic" Tops Album Charts


Its no apologies for this one! According to HDD, Superstar Rihanna tops the charts this week with her seventh album Unapologetic, reaching number #1 on Billboard. We also hear she's estimated to hit 239K in sales the first week!

[New Music] T.I. feat. Andre 3000 "Sorry"


We're only a few weeks away! Rapper T.I. is scheduled to drop his long anticipated album Trouble Man on Atlantic Records, but for now, let's listen to his new track. Here's his new single "Sorry" and it features Legendary rapper Andre 3000.

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[New Music] Chella H "UGG Boots"


Just in time for winter, Chicago's own Chella H (Jennifer Low End) hits us off with her new single "Ugg Boots." Its a hot new track produced by Force One Seven and you can purchase it today on iTunes. Take a listen and get it now!

We also hear Chella will re-release her latest mixtape The Morning After Pill and it will include a few bonus tracks. According to our friends at Fake Shore Drive, she's adding songs like "Love Chella," "Real Chick" featuring Bo Deal, and "What That Do" featuring Bump J. Right now, we have no release date, but we will keep you informed.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

[New Video] Yung Bratt & Caj "Fade Away"


They're at it again! Its the little homies Yung Bratt & Caj in their new video called "Fade Away." Its a nice visual that puts me in the mind of films like House Party and Project X. Its directed by KooFILMS & Travis K-Tron Benson.

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[New Video] 50 Cent "My Life" feat. Eminem & Adam Levine


Things are looking up for the kid 50 Cent these days! It seems as though the rapper finally got a release date for his new album! Here's what he shared earlier today via Twitter "STREET KING IMMORTAL Coming Feb 26 SMSaudio." 

Also, don't forget to check out 50's new video "My Life" featuring Rapper Eminem & Pop star Adam Levine right here. Tell us what you think.

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[New Video] Rick Ross "Clique (Freestyle)" feat. Usher


Here it is! Rapper Rick Ross give us a hot new visual from his MMG Tour! The video is called "Clique" and its directed by Dre Films.

During this visual, you will get the opportunity to witness what's going on with the tour while Rozay spits a raw freestyle to Kanye's track. You will also get a glimpse of them stopping in Chi-town for a hot performance and you won't believe who they bring on stage. Check it out! 

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Monday, November 26, 2012

DJ Que Eleven's EP "Alien" Artwork & Tracklist


Lookout Chicago! Diesel Beats Presents DJ Que Eleven new EP Alien and its scheduled to drop 12/12/12! 

According to our source, the EP is a cross between urban hip hop and dub step music and it features some of Chicago's hottest artist like Pavy, President Tel, Tony Cartel, Remy, Sycosis, Blaine Belladonna and more.  

Sunday, November 25, 2012

DJ Sean Mac Named GSA's 'Midwest Club DJ of the Year'


When you think of people being honored in the music industry, most of the time we hear about people like singers, song writers, and producers, but not too much about the deejays (the ones who break the music).

On last week (November 19), the Global Spin Awards paid respect to the deejays for their hard work and contribution and one of the winners just happened to be a Chicago favorite. His name is DJ Sean Mac and he's been named GSA's "2012 Midwest Club DJ of the Year."

Saturday, November 24, 2012

[New Video] Future feat. Kelly Rowland "Neva End (Remix)"


Here's something new from your boy Future and it features R&B singer Kelly Rowland on the hook. Its called "Neva End" and its taken from the rappers latest album Pluto 3D. This visual also features a special cameo from Shaniece (Evelyn Lozada's daughter). 

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[New Video] Trey Songz "Never Again"


Here's something new for the ladies! Its your boy Trey Songz with his new video called "Never Again." Its taken from his latest album Chapter V and you can get it in stores, today. It will make a great stocking stuffer for the holidays. 

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Wednesday, November 21, 2012

[New Video] Big Boi feat. Kelly Rowland "Mama Told Me"


Here it is! Its a new video from Atlanta's own Big Boi and it features Kelly Rowland. Its called "Mama Told Me" and its directed by Syndrome. Its taken from Big Boi's upcoming album Dangerous Lies & Vicious Rumors set to drop on December 11.

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[Video] Chief Keef "Finally Rich" Album Trailer


Are you ready for the most anticipated album of the year, from one of the most controversial rappers in music? Well, hold tight! Come December 18, Chi-town's own Chief Keef will drop his upcoming CD Finally Rich on Interscope Records.

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[New Video] L.E.P. Bogus Boys feat. Meek Mill "Rush Hour"


Chi-town put your C's up! Here's something brand new from your guys L.E.P. Bogus Boys! Its called "Rush Hour" and it features Philly's own Meek Mill. Also, don't forget to download their latest mixtape Now Or Neva right here.

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Tuesday, November 20, 2012

T.I. New Album 'Trouble Man' Artwork & Tracklist


One month from now, Rapper T.I. (also known as the "The King)" will hit the scene once again with his eight LP. According to our source, the album is scheduled to drop on December 18, and its called Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head on Atlantic Records. 

K Michelle of 'Love & Hip Hop Atlanta' Covers King Magazine


On yesterday (November 19), we learned via Twitter, R&B singer K Michelle shared some exciting news with the world and her adorable fans. She mentioned that she just signed a major deal with Warner Bros Records.

Now, according to our source, the reality star of Love & Hip Hop Atlanta will be featured on the cover of King Magazine and the issue is set to hit newsstands next month. Right now, its no indication what she will talk about, but I'm sure its going to be worth buying to read - especially for the photos.

Rapper YP & BJ 'The Chicago Kid' Gives Back For Thanksgiving


Over the last year, in the City of Chicago, we all have witness and heard of terrible things going on in the urban community, but on today (November 20), I can finally say, "I'm happy to share some good news."

Today, Rapper YP & BJ The Chicago Kid took it upon themselves to give back to the people of the community on the City's South Side. They showed their appreciation for the hood by giving out turkeys for Thanksgiving! 

Monday, November 19, 2012

[Fashion] "The Casket Collection" Black Friday release


If you stay in the Chicagoland area, you may have seen several people wearing all black clothing with the word Casket printed on it. Some of you may have seen pics of it on social media or by looking at trendsetters on the nightlife scene. My question is, "what is it?"

According to our source, its a new fashion brand and it plans to drop its official launch come 2013, but on Black Friday (November 23), it plans to drop new line of crew neck sweaters. Its no indication on what else will be available, but I guess we will see this Friday. If you would like more info on this brand, follow @Casket33AD on Twitter. TURN UP!

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Monica's Album 'New Life' Featured as Black Friday Hit


Black Friday is only 4 days away so you know what that means... Its time to stock up on all your favorite music for X-mas gifts! Today, Superstar Rihanna just released her 7th album entitled Unapologetic and Rapper Nicki Minaj re-released her album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded The Re-Up as well, including a bonus CD & DVD of exclusive footage.

Also, don't forget to pick up Monica's latest album New Life this week. According to Facebook, its going to be featured as a Black Friday hit on Amazon.com. Check it out!

[Video] American Music Awards 2012 Recap


This years AMA's were packed with fun, surprises, and excitement! We saw stars like Usher, Nicki Minaj, Justin Bieber, and more! You even had a special tribute to Mogul/icon Dick Clark performed by Legendary singer Stevie Wonder; however, the most electrifying scene of the night belong to Psy, when he sung "Gangnam Style" with Legendary Rapper MC Hammer. 

Check Out The Recap!

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[New Video] Chella H "Kiss My A**"


Straight from the Chi, is something new and raw from your girl Chella H (RBA)! She calls this one "Kiss My Ass" and its taken from her latest mixtape The Morning After Pill. Its directed by Shank Robinson & Joe Newcomb with Gaggie Beats on the track.

Also, don't forget to download Chella's new mixtape The Morning After Pill right here! Tell us what you think!

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Saturday, November 17, 2012

Def Squad Turn Up Chicago With Hip Hop Legends At Shrine


Last night (November 16), was big for Chicago's hip hop community! On one side of town, you had movers and shakers attending a huge event called "Big Jam" starring Rick Ross, but on the other side of town, you had party goers attending another event filled with real hip hop legends. You know them as "Def Squad" and they had the Shrine turned up! 

Friday, November 16, 2012

MMG's Rapper Stalley Stops In Chicago To Promote 'BCG'


On yesterday (November 15), Rapper Stalley, of Maybach Music Group, stopped in Chi City to promote his new clothing line "Blue Collar Gang." The event took place on the City's North Side and it was hosted by "PHILASIWANNABE" Dave Jeff.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

[New Video] King L feat. Lil Durk "I Want It All"


Coming straight from the streets of Chicago, is a hot new video from your boy King L! He calls this one "I Want It All!" It features Chi-town's own Lil Durk on the hook along with Producer Young Chop on the beat! Also, don't forget to catch special cameos from Capo aka Jim Jones and Chief Keef. This visual is directed by Hollywood Lenz. TURN UP!

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

[New Video] 50 Cent & Too Short "First Date"


Rapper 50 Cent says, "he doesn't want a good girl, he wants a nasty girl!" He makes it clear in his new video called "First Date!" Its a new visual directed by Eif Rivera and it features a player we all know for macking - Rapper Too Short. Check it out!

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[New Video] Kelly Rowland feat. Lil Wayne "ICE"


Here it is! Its the brand new video from your girl Kelly Rowland! She calls this one "ICE" and it features YMCMB's own Lil Wayne; unfortunately, the rapper (@LilTunechi) doesn't make an appearance in the video. Check it out! Kelly is hot!

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

"The Snowman" Young Jeezy Scheduled To Hit Chi City


Lookout Chi-town! Time to "Get Right!" The "Snowman" Young Jeezy is coming to town for a major celebration! According to our source, the rapper is scheduled to perform at the Congress Theater on Saturday, December 8, but its no indication who will join him! Also, don't forget to check out Jeezy's new video "We Done It Again" on our blog.

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[New Video] Omarion feat. Wale "M.I.A."


Is Omarion trying to be a player? In his new visual "M.I.A." featuring Wale, it shows the R&B singer two timing and cheating on his girl; unfortunately, it doesn't last forever.  Also, be on the lookout for new music from Maybach O. We hear he's scheduled to release a new EP called Care Package on November 29. Until then, check out the video!

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Monday, November 12, 2012

Superstar Rihanna Covers GQ's 'Man of the Year' Issue


Earlier today, on Twitter, Superstar Rihanna caught the attention of the world, when she shared a new hot photo of her covering GQ's "Man of the Year" issue to her 26 million followers! The photo shows the Pop star wearing nothing but a black leather jacket around her shoulders while her hands cover her money spot - talk about gorgeous.

Right now, people on social media are going crazy for the photo, while others claim its just a publicity stunt to promote her new album. By the way, Rihanna's 7th release Unapologetic drops in 7 days on November 19.

Image via Twitter

Chief Keef's "Finally Rich" Artwork & Tracklist


Just in time for X-mas, on December 18, Chi-town's own Chief Keef is scheduled to drop his long anticipated album Finally Rich on Interscope Records. Also, thanks to our source, you can take a glance at the tracklist below.

[New Video] Chrisette Michele "Charades"


No time for games! R&B singer Chrisette Michele drops the brand new black & white visual to her latest release "Charades." Also, don't forgot to cop her new mixtape Audrey Hepburn scheduled for December 8, via Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes.

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Sunday, November 11, 2012

Rapper Dat Boy Hot Turn Up Chicago For Birthday Celebration


On last night (November 10), Chi City was turned up! Rapper Dat Boy Hot celebrated his birthday in style with the City's hottest movers and shakers. The event took place at Club Vintage (in the heart of downtown) and the house was packed!

[New Video] Juicy J feat. Wiz Khalifa "Know Betta"


It ain't nothing but a party! Here's Juicy J and Wiz Khalifa with their new one called "Know Betta!" This video shows the two having a good time and getting smoked out, while kicking it with some fine ladies on their tour bus. Check it out! 

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Saturday, November 10, 2012

[New Video] Chief Keef "Kobe"


He it is! Its something fresh and new from your boy Chief Keef! He calls this one "Kobe!" Its a hot new visual that shows the kid from the Chi hanging out in the streets of L.A. doing his thing. Its directed by Hi-Def with Young Chop on the beat!

Also, don't forget Chief Keef's new album Finally Rich is scheduled to drop on December 18. Until then, listen to the track!

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Friday, November 9, 2012

[New Video] Rihanna "Diamonds"


If you made a list of who's the hottest females today in the music industry, I'm sure Pop singer Rihanna will be somewhere at the top of that list. Now, check out her brand new video called "Diamonds." Its a hot new visual that shows why this superstar truly shines.

[New Video] Keyshia Cole "Trust And Believe"


Here it is! Its something new from your girl Keyshia Cole and she calls this one "Trust & Believe." Its hot new visual that's packed with nothing but drama! Its presented by Benny Boom and it stars R&B singer Rotimi as Keyshia's cheating boyfriend.

Also, for those of you in the Chicagoland area, don't forget to catch  Ms. Cole along with Rick Ross, Usher, Future, Fat Joe, Kelly Rowland and more on November 16, at the Allstate Arena for Big Jam 2012. For more info click here!

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[Download] Chella H "Love Chella"


Chi-town put your C's up! Here's a hot new exclusive from your girl Chella H! This time she teams up with Sean Mac to bring you "Love Chella!" Its a hot new remix taken from Chief Keef's song "Love Sosa." Check it out! 

Also, don't forget to download Chella's recent mixtape called The Morning After Pill right here! Tell us what you think!

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Thursday, November 8, 2012

[New Video] Young Jeezy "We Done It Again"


Back in 2008, when President Obama won his first term in office, Rapper Young Jeezy released one of the biggest songs in hip hop entitled "My President." Now, its four years later and Barack has won for a second term; therefore, its only right Jeezy hits us off again...

Here it is! Its your boy Young Jeezy with his new dedication to the streets and for the President of the Free World... He calls this one "We Done It Again!" Check it out! 

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[New Video] Pierre "You Got That (Boom Boom Sticky)"


This past week, on November 6, R&B singer Pierre premiered the release of his brand new video called "You Got That (Boom Boom Sticky)" on World Star Hip Hop. Now, its two days later and we have the video right here!

[New Video] 50 Cent "Money"


Its back to the streets with this one! It's your boy 50 Cent with his brand new visual called "Money." This video shows Fifty back on the grind counting his bread while being surrounded by some beautiful women to keep him company. Check it out!

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Wednesday, November 7, 2012

President Obama Victory Speech For Second Term


He did it! After a very long battle, of going toe-to-toe, with his opponent Governor Mitt Romney, we can finally say, "Barack Obama is once again the President of the United States of America."

Check out his amazing victory speech right here as he talks to the people of the free world about his plans for the future - delivered at McCormick Place in Chicago.

Congratulations Mr. President!

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Beyonce & Others Show Support For President Obama Second Term


On yesterday (November 6), the Hip Hop community came out strong supporting President Obama for his second term in office. Rappers like Young Jeezy made a new song entitled "We Done It Again" and The Boss Rick Ross remixed his joint "Hold Me Back" as well; however, the biggest star sparked the loudest noise was Beyonce.

Beyonce took the world by storm, on yesterday, when social media learned that she had started her on Instagram page, not to mention, her first photo shows her supporting Barack Obama. She even posted a second photo after the President was re-elected saying, "Take That Mitches," which went out to all Obama's haters.

Wow! My hat goes off to Bey using her celebrity to encourage voters to help the President when he needed them most during that close race with Governor Mitt Romney.

Image via Instagram

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Chicago's Artist Pierre Video Hits World Star Hip Hop


Lookout Ladies! Coming straight from the City of Chi is a brand new artist making a name in the R&B arena! His name is Pierre and he's ready to take you to the next level with hot new music that touches the soul with bedroom ballads. 

Monday, November 5, 2012

Syleena Johnson & Avant Encourage Chicagoans To Go Out & Vote


This past weekend, in the City of Chicago, Loyalty Entertainment put on a great event to encourage the people of the community to go out and vote for President of the United States on November 6. The event took place at the Harold Washington Cultural Center and it was hosted by the Destined Legend Leon Rogers and the sexy Ms. Monique Spence.

[Video] Chief Keef "Love Sosa"


Coming straight from the streets of Chicago is something new from one of the most controversial rappers in music... Its your boy Chief Keef and he calls this one "Love Sosa!" Its directed by D Gainz with Super producer Young Chop on the beat.

We also hear Keef is scheduled to drop his new CD at the end of the month on November 27... Until then, listen to the track!

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[Video] Lil Durk "Right Here"


Here's it is! Coming straight from the streets of Chicago! Its your homie Lil Durk and he calls this one  "Right Here!" Its directed by D Gainz and Elevator with Super producer Young Chop on the beat... Check it out! 

Also, don't forget to download Lil Durk's new mixtape Life Ain't No Joke hosted by DJ Moondawg, DJ Pharris, and DJ Victoriouz. It features songs with Soulja Boy, French Montana, and Memphis own Yo Gotti.

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Friday, November 2, 2012

[Video] Yo Gotti Turns Out Chi City With "Got Dem Racks"



On last night (November 1), the "King of Memphis" Yo Gotti stepped in the City of Chi for a one night club rocking performance! The event took place on the City's North Side and it was hosted by Connie from WGCI and DJ Pharris from Power 92.

Thursday, November 1, 2012

[Video] Gucci Mane Disses Yo Gotti & Questions Nicki Minaj Loyalty


Over the last month, in hip hop, its been a lot of controversy surrounding Southern rapper Gucci Mane. First, we heard him taking shots at Rapper Young Jeezy and now he has conflict of interest with his homie Yo Gotti - calling him a "busta."

Check out the interview above and tell us what you think... Gucci even questions Nicki Minaj and French Montana's loyalty to him. Also, don't forget to check out Yo Gotti's interview expressing his thoughts about the Gucci situation.

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[New Video] Wiz Khalifa "The Tweak Is Heavy"


Here it is! Its your boy Wiz Khalifa with his latest video "The Tweak Is Heavy!" Its a smooth laid back joint that shows the rapper kicking it, while enjoying the high life... Unfortunately, he didn't call his homie Snoop Dogg over for a hit...Lol Check it out!

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