Tuesday, April 30, 2013

[New Mixtape] Chance The Rapper "Acid Rap"

Chicago's Chance The Rapper finally delivers his highly anticipated sophomore project  Acid Rap. It features guests appearances from Action Bronson, Ab-Soul, and more. Download after the jump.

President Obama Jokes On Jay-Z at "2013 White House Correspondents Dinner"

At this year's "White House Correspondents Dinner," The President was full of jokes. Not only did he walk out to "All I Do Is Win" after being introduced, but he cracked a joke about Jay-Z's trip to Cuba as well.

Monday, April 29, 2013

[New Mixtape] Rockie Fresh "The Birthday Tape"

Coming with six new tracks, MMG's Rockie Fresh releases The Birthday Tape. The project includes guests appearances from Rick Ross, Gunplay, and more. Download and check tracklist after the jump.

Chicago Rapper Lil Reese Arrested While Sleeping In Car

Chicago rapper Lil Reese was caught sleeping in a car and arrested on a warrant early Sunday. The order was issued last Thursday in connection with criminal trespassing and battery charges that took place in 2012.

Lil Reese, whose real name is Tavares Taylor, bail was set at $100,000, but according to the Chicago Tribune, he's not in police custody at this present time. For more information on this story click here

Saturday, April 27, 2013

[New Music] Lil Reese "Money Stackin" feat Wale & Waka Flocka

Produced by Young Chop, Lil Reese recruits Wale and Waka Flocka  for his latest track "Money Stackin." It was originally premiered on Funkmaster Flex mixtape, but now its ready in CDQ and untagged form.


Friday, April 26, 2013

[New Music] Kokki "Bag It" featuring J Hood

Straight from the Southside of Chicago, up and coming rapper Kokki is ready to hit the streets with long-awaited single "Bag It!" It features J-Hood and its taken from his upcoming mixtape Fast Grind.

The song is produced by J Philly and it can be requested on Chicago's favorite urban stations WGCI & Power 92. Also, be on the lookout for the highly anticipated video, which is directed by Will Gates.


Wednesday, April 24, 2013

[New Mixtape] GLC x Get Gwop "The Pulpit"

Back with the #ism, GLC and Get Gwop team up to deliver their collaborative mixtape The Pulpit. The project includes production from SK, Rich Musik, and more. Download after the jump. 

[New Video] Lil Durk "Days Of My Life"

Lil Durk is back with his latest offering from his current mixtape Life Ain't No Joke. The video is called "Days Of My Life" and its directed by Dibent. Look for Signed To The Streets to drop soon.

[New Video] DGrams "On Me" feat WhoIsChi & Young Cord

Shot by JayO, DGrams hits the streets with his official video "On Me" featuring WhoIsChi and Young Cord.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Hustle Simmons Set To Host "HUSTLEPALOOZA" @ Reggie's

This Thursday (4/25), Hustle Simmons presents HUSTLEPALOOZA in Chicago's South Loop at Reggie's Rock Club. The event will be hosted by Hustle (himself) along with music by DJ O'Zone.

Special performances include Tink, Wonda B, Parkay, B Good The Hustla, Say It Ain't Tone, and Universal Republic Recording Artist YP. For more information, check flyer after the jump.

[New Music] Twista x R Kelly "Throwin My Money"

Coming with the second release from his forthcoming album The Dark Horse, Twista drops something new for the strippers. The track is called "Throwin My Money" and it features the "Pied Piper" R Kelly.



[New Music] GLC x Get Gwop "Bag Up"

Displaying #ism once again, GLC returns with "Bag Up." Its produced by Rich Musik and it features Get Gwop. On Wednesday, look for GLC's new project The Pulpit. Until then, listen to the track!



Monday, April 22, 2013

[Video] J Cole Talks With Chicago Media at Surround Sounds of Fashion

On Saturday, Roc Nation's J Cole stopped in Chicago for the "Surround Sound of Fashion Show." During his visit, he also talked with some of the City's media outlets, asking questions about his career. 

Thanks ChiPhotographer for sharing.

[Photos] Behind The Scenes With Kokki "Bag It" Directed by Will Gates

Yesterday, Chicago rapper Kokki teamed up with Director Will Gates for the making of his new video "Bag It." It features Rapper J Hood and its packed with plotted scenes along with a ton of energy. 

During the shoot, Kokki mentioned to us that "Bag It" is the first episode of a two-part story.  The 2nd part "Cook Up" is set for production later this summer and it will be directed by Will Gates as well.

Look for "Bag It" video to drop sometime in May taken from his upcoming mixtape, which is untitled. After the jump, check exclusive photos from the shoot and don't forget to download "Bag It" here.

[Preview] DGramz "On Me" feat WhoIsChi & Young Cord

Directed by Jay-O, DGramz builds up anticipation as he gives us a sneak preview for his upcoming video called "On Me." It features WhoIsChi & Young Cord and its set to drop real soon. 

Saturday, April 20, 2013

[New Video] Chella H "Get High" feat Lil Durk

Directed by Nick Brazinsky, "1st Lady of Chicago" Chella H is back with "Get High" featuring Lil Durk. Its produced by Zaytoven and its taken from her latest project The Realest B*tch In It ready for download

[New Music] Bubble Eye "The Top"

Back with heat for the streets, Bubble Eye Experience continues with "The Top." Shout out to Boola.


Friday, April 19, 2013

[Video] Miguel Performs At Billboard Live In Chicago

After opening up for Alicia Keys last night at the United Center, R&B singer Miguel found himself coming out for seconds in the Chi. The event took place at Billboard Live with a club full of ladies.

During the event, Miguel hit the stage with a full band, serenading the ladies with a few of his hits. Watch the video uptop as he sings "Quickie" and don't forget to check exclusive pics after the jump.

[New Video] Pretty Aveena "In Fatz We Trust"

Representing Mermaid Mafia, newcomer Pretty Aveena debuts her latest video "In Fatz We Trust." Its directed by "Mr. Pack Money" Shank Robinson and its dedicated to her late cousin Antonio Davis.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

[Video] DJ Que Eleven Talks With Raekwon of Wu Tang

This past weekend, Wu Tang Clan's Raekwon stopped in Chicago to perform at The Shrine. During his visit, he also takes time to sit down and politic with Chi-town's DJ Que Eleven about his legacy. Watch!

[New Video] D. Brown "U Ain't Bout That Life" feat Kokki

Directed by Arrington Filmz, D. Brown releases his latest visual "U Ain't Bout That Life" featuring Kokki. Still Working Hard coming real soon. Check behind the scenes shots after the jump.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

[Photos] Lil Wayne Joins L.E.P. Bogus Boys On Set For "Commas"

When the news broke L.E.P. Bogus Boys were filming their new video for "Commas" in Miami, many wondered if Lil Wayne would be in it. Well, guess what? You don't have to wonder anymore!

After pictures surfaced on FSD yesterday, L.E.P. put all haters and doubters to rest. Pictures show Weezy on set with the Boys from the Chi, along with Birdman. Check pics from the shoot after the jump.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Rocko Set To Hit Chicago In May At K.O.D.

Rocko, a rapper known for one of the most controversial songs in hip hop, is scheduled to hit the Chi. According to my source, he will be Live at KOD and don't say you didn't know. Details after the jump.

[New Video] YP "Smoke Somethin" feat Rockie Fresh

Mixed with clips from classic movie New Jack City, YP drops his latest visual "Smoke Somethin" feat Rockie Fresh. Its directed by Will Gates and its taken from his current mixtape Wide Awake.

[New Mixtape] Chella H "The Realest B*tch In It"

The "1st Lady of Chicago" is back with her highly anticipated project The Realest B*tch In It. It includes production from Zaytoven, Snapback, and more. Check tracklist and download after the jump.

[New Video] Twista "A.D.I.D.A.S."

In support of the new Head of the Bull sneaker, Twista releases his latest new visual for the classic shoe brand "a.d.i.d.a.s." Also, be on the lookout for his new album The Dark Horse coming soon.

Monday, April 15, 2013

[New Music] Jay-Z "Open Letter (Remix)" feat Common

Delivered by J. Period, Chicago's own Common add some bars to Jay-Z's controversial joint "Open Letter." Common also appears on Big Sean's "Switch Up," which you can download here. Turn Up!!!


Source: XclusivesZone

Sunday, April 14, 2013

[Photos] Keyshia Cole Hit Up Billboard Live In Chicago


This past weekend, Chicago was turnt up when R&B singer Keyshia Cole stepped in town. The event took place at Billboard Live, in the City's South Suburbs, with a house full of screaming fans.

From the minute Keyshia stepped in the building, she stood blinging like a diamond! She took pics with fans, popped a few bottles, and even danced with her entourage before leaving the two leveled club; however,  she didn't get a chance to get on the mic, the crowd still seemed to be happy and pleased.

[Fashion] Sean Mac Releases The "Coke Wave" Edition

Back in January, Sean Mac flooded the streets of Chicago when he presented the first edition of his new clothing line "Casket!" Last night, he did it again! This time with the all new "Coke Wave."

The event took place in Chicago's West Loop with a packed house of supporters, grabbing their attention with new tees, snapbacks, hoodies, and more. Check pictures from the event after the jump. 

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Chella H Releases "The Realest B*tch In It" Artwork Cover

Only days away, "1st Lady of Chicago" Chella H will drop her nationally distributed project The Realest B*tch In It on Tues, April 16th. For now, download her latest track "Get High" feat Lil Durk.

Source: FSD

[New Music] T-Y Green "Dam (Our Babies)"

Produced by T-Bird, T-Y Green speaks on everyday problems and dilemmas in "Dam (Our Babies)."


Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Saturday, April 6, 2013

[Teaser] Connie Williams Leaves Chicago's WGCI For V103?

Yesterday, Radio personality Connie Williams made a huge announcement over the airwaves. She mentioned to her listeners she would be leaving Chicago's WGCI; however, she will remain in the city.

Staring Monday, April 8th, Connie will begin a new venture at WGCI's sister station V103, which is the home for names like Ramonski Luv, Herb Kent and more. Follow @SweetSuella on Twitter for more details.

[New Music] Big Sean "Switch Up" feat Common

Are you ready for more G.O.O.D. Music? Check out Big Sean with his latest track "Switch Up." It features rap veteran Common and its taken from his upcoming project Hall of Fame


Thursday, April 4, 2013

Film Critic Roger Ebert Dies At 70 After Battle With Cancer

Roger Ebert, a man known for being one of the most prominent and influential film critics of all time, has passed. The news broke today by the Chicago Sun-Times, where Erbet reviewed movies for 46 years.

Ebert was 70.

J-LYN Set To Perform At Black Women Expo

Chicago, If you don't have plans for this weekend, you may want to attend this year's Black Women Expo. We hear R&B singer J-LYN will be performing her hit single "Get It" along with Cold Hard of Crucial Conflict.

The news broke this morning, when the Chicago artist took to Instagram and Twitter. She also shared with her fans and supporters, the event will take place April 5th at the McCormick Place in Downtown Chicago.

Congrats, J-LYN!

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

[New Video] Cap 1 "Gang Bang" feat Young Jeezy & The Game

From his hood in the Chi, to the A, then across to Cali, Cap 1 represents in his latest visual "Gang Bang." It features Young Jeezy plus The Game and its taken from his mixtape T.R.U. 2 It

[Video] Chief Keef "Kobe (Uncut)"

Directed by Hi-Def and produced by Young Chop, Chief Keef returns with the uncut and uncensored version of "Kobe." 

[New Video] DAT BOY HOT "Imma Freak"

He said,"Shawty if you want to have fun, you gots to come with an open mind you can't act like a damn nun." Here's Dat Boy Hot with his latest visual called "Imma Freak" directed by High Vision Films.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

[New Music] Allegra "Amazing Grace"

Check out "Amazing Grace" from Chi-town's own Allegra. New mixtape Side Effects coming soon!


Monday, April 1, 2013

[New Music] Twista "A.D.I.D.A.S."

In support of Adidas' Heat of the Bull sneaker, Twista releases the very first single from his upcoming album The Dark Horse, which is scheduled to drop this summer. Until then, listen to the track!