Thursday, January 31, 2013

[Video] Reverend Run "Freestyle" For WGCI's Morning Riot

After Reverend Run finished promoting his new book Manology on WGCI's Morning Riot ealier today, host Tony Scufield and Leon Rogers had the hip hop legend to bust a freestyle. Check out the video!

Rev Run, Tyrese, & Jeremih Talk With WGCI's Morning Riot

Earlier this morning, the City of Chicago was invaded by star power when names like Bill Bellamy, Jeremih, Tyrese, and Reverend Run hit WGCI's Morning Riot to promote their latest projects. 

During the show, R&B singer Jeremih premiered his latest music featuring Lil Wayne, while Reverend Run spoke on his new book Manology, but the thing that caught everyone's attention the most, Actor/Singer Tyrese expressed his thoughts on the violence in Chicago. Check out the video and see what he has to say after the jump.

[New Music] Kokki "Bag It (Explicit)"

Last night, on Chicago's Power 92, DJ Pharris hit the streets with something hot from Chicago rapper Kokki. The track is called "Bag It" and its taken from his upcoming album Epic: First Chapter.


Tuesday, January 29, 2013

[Download] YP "Wide Awake" Mixtape

Featuring Rapper King Louie and Bo Deal from the Chi, Rapper YP brings you his latest mixtape for the streets called Wide Awake. It includes production from Snapback, Xcel, and more. Download after the jump.

[Video] Chance The Rapper Talks With The Morning Riot

Earlier this morning, Chance The Rapper stopped by WGCI to talk with the Morning Riot. He spoke on everything from being nominated for XXL's Freshmen List to speaking on Chicago's movement of female emcees.

Also, after the jump, check out Chance's two minute freestyle, he gives the fellas, before leaving the building.

DJ Que Eleven "We Are Young" feat Legend Mane"

Shot and directed by Diesel Beats, DJ Que Eleven brings you his visual to "We Are Young," featuring Legend Mane. Its taken from his latest mixtape Alien, which is ready for downloads.

Monday, January 28, 2013

Donski Presents "Monday Night Comedy Madness" In The Chi

Looking for something to do? Lathea Symles & Donski Entertainment presents "Monday Night Comedy Madness" in the Chi. Its hosted by Funnyman Hot Sauce and its bound to have you on the floor laughing.

Check details after the jump

[Mixtape] "Highly Re$pected" Hosted By Chella H

Hosted by "The 1st Lady of Chicago" Chella H, Stack or Starve Mixtapes brings you the all female edition of Highly Re$pected. The mixtapes features some of the most respected female artists in the game. Download it now!


Sunday, January 27, 2013

[Photos] R Kelly Turns Up Billboard Live In Chicago

Last night, in the City of Wind, Music icon R Kelly stepped out in his hometown for a little bit of fun. The event took place in the City's South Suburbs at Billboard Live and the house was packed with excitement!

Dressed in all black with shades, the Pied Piper celebrated the night away, as if it was his birthday. He joked around and shared some laughs with close friends and he even interacted and took pictures with his loyal fans. But the thing that surprised everyone the most, he took the mic and serenaded the ladies, with a few of his classics, before leaving the building. Check photos from the event after the jump

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

[Mixtape] Rockie Fresh "Electric Highway"

With guests appearances from Curren$y and Sasha Go Hard, MMG's Rockie Fresh brings you his latest mixtape Electric Highway. This project also includes "Life Long" featuring Rick Ross & Nipsey Hussle.


[Photo] Shawn Morgan Celebrates 13 Years of Comedy

Last night, party goers came out for a night of laughter as Comedian Shawn Morgan celebrated 13 years of stand-up comedy. The event took place in Chicago's South Loop and it was presented by Donski Entertainment.

For those who don't know, Morgan has worked on everything from "P Diddy's Bad Boys Of Comedy" to "BET's Comic View," and judging by his show last night, he's not going anywhere soon - he was hilarious.

Congratulations on 13 years of comedy, Shawn!

Lil Reese "Traffic (Remix)" feat Young Jeezy & Twista

Shared by our friends at FSD, Rapper Lil Reese brings us the remix to his latest track "Traffic." It features Young Jeezy and Twista, along with Producer Young Chop on the beat. Check it out!


Tuesday, January 22, 2013

[New Video] YP "Trade It All"

Taken from his most recent project No Doz, Rapper YP brings us "Trade It All." Its directed by Danielle Alston along with Hit-Boy on the beat. His forthcoming project Wide Awake drops on Jan. 29th, according to FSD

Friday, January 18, 2013

Sean Mac's Runway Presentation For 'Casket' Clothing Line

Last night, Chicago's elite tastemaskers came out to celebrate the release of Sean Mac's new clothing line "Casket." The presentation took place at Society Art Gallery, in Chicago's West Loop, and the house was packed with supporters! 

Chicago Rapper Chief Keef Sentenced To Two Months

After violating his probation on a gun conviction, Chicago rapper Chief Keef has been sentenced to 60 days in juvenile detention. The news broke yesterday (Jan. 17th) after a judge ruled the rapper had broke the court's order. 

Rapper Kokki Talks With Lorenzo Ice On UIC Radio

Promoting his upcoming album Epic: First Chapter, Chicago rapper Kokki calls UIC Radio to talk with Lorenzo Ice. During the interview, Kokki speaks on his vision, the meaning behind his name, and his music. Check it out!

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

[Video] Bubble Eye "F.A.B. Life Vlog 1"

Last week, Rapper Bubble Eye stopped by Subterranean, on Chicago's North Side, and ripped the stage at Donski's Showcase Sundays. Check out the footage shot by Fuse. Also, shout out to King Boola.

Jon Locke "Vickies" Produced by Soundmaster T

Thanks to Delle Del, here's something fresh & hot from Chicago's own Jon Locke. He calls this one "Vickies" and its produced by Soundmaster T. Request it on Chicago's Power 92 & WGCI.


Cyle The Chemist "Ask My Momma" feat Soundmaster T

Guess who's cooking in the kitchen? Its Cyle The Chemist with his new single "Ask My Momma," featuring Legendary producer Soundmaster T. Make sure to cop it on iTunes, today. Shout out to Delle Del.

Get Down!

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Chief Keef Taken Into Custody For Probation Violation

Chief Keef, best known for his song "I Don't Like," has been jailed today (Jan. 15) after a judge found he violated his probation. Keef, whose real name is Keith Cozart, is on probation for pointing a gun at a Chicago Police Officer. 

[New Video] Runway Bella "Kick Flows" Prod. Joe Blow

Directed by B. Beckwith, Runway Bella hits the scene with her new visual to "Kick Flows." Its produced by Joe Blow and its taken from her upcoming mixtape Project Runway: The Introduction.

Watch video after the jump. 

Monday, January 14, 2013

[New Video] Casket Winter 2013 Lookbook

Are you ready for new fashion?

Today, Sean Mac gives us a glimpse of his new clothing line "Casket." The brand is the freshest new thing on the Chicago scene and its scheduled to have an exclusive runway presentation this Thursday (Jan 17th).

Rockie Fresh "Life Long" feat Rick Ross & Nipsey Hussle

With Electric Highway dropping next Monday, Rockie Fresh gives us "Life Long" feat. Nipsey Hussle and Rick Ross. 


Sunday, January 13, 2013

[New Music] Kokki "I'm Kokki"

Turn up! Its your boy Kokki  with a new track from his upcoming album Epic: The First Chapter. The song is called "I'm Kokki" and its bound to have the clubs on ten! Also, don't forget to check out "VIP Party" here.

Saturday, January 12, 2013

[Video] Legendary Rapper Rakim Performs At The Shrine

Over 25 years ago,  Legendary rapper Rakim blessed the world with his distinctive flow and rhymes, when he dropped his iconic album "Paid In Full." Now its 2013, and the rapper, we know as the "God MC," is still doing his thing. 

Last night, the legendary rapper stopped in Chicago for an amazing one night performance. The event took place at The Shrine and he had the whole crowd going nuts, while DJ 33 1/3 supplied and orchestrated his hip hop classics.

Thursday, January 10, 2013

[Video] Tamar Braxton & Vince Fill In For WGCI's Morning Riot

With Tony Scufield & Leon Rogers out of town, Reality star Tamar Braxton and her husband (Vince Herbert) stopped in Chicago to fill in for WGCI's Morning Riot, for a day of fun and laughter, alongside Nina Chantele. 

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

[Video] Kokki Talks With J.R. Bang Morning Show

This past week, in his hometown (Chicago), Rapper Kokki has been working hard doing his thing! He's been doing everything from celebrating his birthday to performing & promoting his new single "VIP Party" at different venues. On today, the rapper stopped by the J.R. Bang Morning Show and we have it all right here.

Sunday, January 6, 2013

[Video] Kindred The Family Soul & The Roots At Shrine

Last night, Neo Soul group Kindred The Family Soul stopped in Chicago for one unforgettable jam session. The event took place in the City's South Loop, at The Shrine, in front of a jammed packed sold out crowd.

During the event, Kindred sung a long list of soulful songs, including their well-known hits "Stars" and "Far Away." They even brought out a special surprise (The Roots), who joined them to end the night off with a taste of  hip hop.

Check footage of the show after the jump...

Saturday, January 5, 2013

[New Video] Lil Durk "Rider"

With A Zae on the video production, Chicago's own Lil Durk brings you his new visual to "Rider." The track is taken from his latest mixtape Life Ain't No Joke and its produced by Chase Davis on the beat.

Video Courtesy of YouTube


Friday, January 4, 2013

[New Video] Twista "Bastards & B*tches"

Chicago's own Twista drops a brand new visual from his recent mixtape Reloaded called "Bastards & Bitches," but that's not all. Coming real soon, the rapper plans to drop his official album The Dark Horse, according to our friends at FSD.

Video Courtesy of YouTube


Wednesday, January 2, 2013

[Video] J-Lyn "I'm The Shit"

She's back! Its Chicago's own J-Lyn with the visual to her latest track "I'm The Shit." The video is directed by Alvin Elmore for Dark Mirror Films and it features some of the hottest up and coming rappers from the City of Wind.

Video Courtesy of YouTube


[Photo] Rapper Shawnna Celebrates Birthday With The Capricorns At Sawtooth

Last night was mad real! Rapper Shawnna celebrated her birthday in style with fellow Capricorns in the City of Wind. The event took place in Chicago's West Loop and the party was turnt up all night long - thanks to DJ Protege.

Throughout the night, the "Queen of Chicago" popped bottles, shared laughs, and took pictures with all her close friends and fans. She even song a few verses from some of her classic hits like "Gettin' Some" and Luda's "Fantasy."

Special guests in attendance were WGCI's U.B. Rodriguez, VACOU, Anthony Lindsey, Donski, DJ Sho-time, Dat Boy Hot, Jo Jo Capone, and R&B singer Pierre, who has a song with Shawnna right now called "You Got That (Boom Boom Sticky)" and its produced by a Chicago legend and icon - Soundmaster T.

Photo Credit: @DerrickNtheCity

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

[New Music] Kokki "VIP Party" feat Jeremy Jackson

Kicking off 2013 with a bang, its Chicago's own Kokki with "VIP Party!" The song is produced by J Filly and its taken from Kokki's upcoming album Epic: The First Chapter, which is scheduled to drop soon. Until then, listen to the track!