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Michael Jackson's "Thriller" Turns 30

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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.

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

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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 Music] Lil Durk "OTF"

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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.
WARNING: MUSIC HAS EXPLICIT CONTENT

[New Music] Chella H "UGG Boots"

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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.

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

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Lookout Chicago! Diesel Beats Presents DJ Que Eleven new EP Alien and its scheduled to drop12/12/12! 
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.

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

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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."

[Video] Chief Keef "Finally Rich" Album Trailer

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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 FinallyRich on Interscope Records.
Video Courtesy of YouTube
WARNING: VIDEO HAS EXPLICIT CONTENT

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

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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.
Video Courtesy of YouTube
WARNING: VIDEO HAS EXPLICIT CONTENT

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

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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!

[Fashion] "The Casket Collection" Black Friday release

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

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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!
Video Courtesy of YouTube
WARNING: VIDEO HAS EXPLICIT CONTENT

Def Squad Turn Up Chicago With Hip Hop Legends At Shrine

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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!

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

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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.

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

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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!
Video Courtesy of YouTube
WARNING: VIDEO HAS EXPLICIT CONTENT

Chief Keef's "Finally Rich" Artwork & Tracklist

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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.

Rapper Dat Boy Hot Turn Up Chicago For Birthday Celebration

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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] Chief Keef "Kobe"

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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!
Video Courtesy of YouTube
WARNING: VIDEO HAS EXPLICIT CONTENT

[Download] Chella H "Love Chella"

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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!

WARNING: MUSIC HAS EXPLICIT CONTENT

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

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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!

President Obama Victory Speech For Second Term

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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!
Video Courtesy of YouTube

Chicago's Artist Pierre Video Hits World Star Hip Hop

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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.

Syleena Johnson & Avant Encourage Chicagoans To Go Out & Vote

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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"

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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!
Video Courtesy of YouTube
WARNING: VIDEO HAS EXPLICIT CONTENT

[Video] Lil Durk "Right Here"

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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.
Video Courtesy of YouTube
WARNING: VIDEO HAS EXPLICIT CONTENT

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

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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.