Friday, May 31, 2013

[New Video] Tamar Braxton "The One"


Following up behind her hot single "Love & War," Tamar Braxton releases video "The One." It features a sample from Notorious B.I.G. "Juicy," which was originally sampled from the classic hit "Juicy" by Mtume. 

[New Music] DJ Drama "4 What" feat Young Jeezy, Yo Gotti, & Juicy J


Produced by Drumma Boy, DJ Drama returns to the club with new track "4 What." Guest appearance include Young Jeezy, Yo Gotti, Juicy J, and its taken from Its The World. Download here!

[New EP] Young Jeezy & CTE #ItsTheWorld


Releases hot new music for the streets, Young Jeezy and the CTE bring you their new extended play. Guest appearances include Yo Gotti, Juicy J, DJ Drama, and more. Download after the jump.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

[New Video] Killa Clint "Da World We Live In"


Directed by BasikdaKidd, Killa Clint shed some light on the streets of the Chi in his brand new visual called "Da World We Live In." Its produced by Scottie Pimpin and taken from his Books & Blunts mixtape.

[Video] Lil Durk Talks With Sway In The Morning


While visiting the East Coast, Chicago rapper Lil Durk stops by Sway In The Morning. During his visit, he speaks about signing to French Montana's Coke Boys and briefly talks about his hometown.

After the jump, catch Durk speaking on Kanye West, while explaining his song "Dis Ain't What You Want."

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

[New Video] Gucci Mane "Trap House 3" feat Rick Ross


Directed by Dre Films, Gucci Mane releases his brand new visual called "Trap House 3." It features Rick Ross and its taken from his latest mixtape Trap House 3, which is ready for purchase, click here.

Will Smith And Son Jaden Performs On Graham Norton Show


While visiting the Graham Norton Show, Actor/Rapper Will Smith and son Jaden surprises the crowd with a special performance. Joining them on stage, DJ Jazzy Jeff and Alfonso Ribeiro make an appearance. 

[New Music] Lil Bibby x Lil Herb "Know They Role"


Produced by C-Sick, Chicago rappers Lil Bibby and Herb release their latest offering "Know They Role." Also, be on the lookout for Bibby's Free Crack and Herb's Welcome To Fazoland mixtape.



Xzone

Down South Rapper Shanek Out To Do Her "Own Thang"


Doing Her Own Thang!

16-year-old rapper Shanek hits the scene with brand new visual on Worldstar. We also hear she's working in the studio on another project, as we speak, with Legendary producer Soundmaster T.

[New Music] Wiz Khalifa "Karate Chop (Remix)"


Produced by Metro Boomin, Rapper Wiz Khalifa add some bars to Future's "Karate Chop." Turn Up!

[New Video] TROY ROYALE "Pull Up" feat SODMG's Shawty Boy


Teaming up with SODMG's Shawty Boy, Rapper Troy Royale releases his new visual called "Pull Up."

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


Shedding light on the streets of Chi, Rapper T-Y Green releases his brand new visual "(Dam Our Babies."

Friday, May 24, 2013

[Video] T.I. Performs At Club Adrianna's In Chicago


Last weekend, T.I. made his way to the City of Wind for a late night performane at Club Adrianna's. It was presented by Powermove Promotions and it was packed with screaming fans. Check the video!

Footage by Shyra Hester 

[Video] T.I. Talks To Students At Power 92 Event


This past week, Rapper T.I. took time out to talk with students of Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep at Power 92 event. During his visit, he spoke on violence in the City, making change for yourself, and more.

[New Music] Ciara "I'm Out" feat Nicki Minaj


Following up after her last song "Body Party," R&B singer Ciara releases her latest offering this week called "I'm Out." It features Rapper Nicki Minaj and its taken from upcoming album Ciara due out in July.

Chella H Receives Painting Of Herself, Presented By DJ Que Eleven


The Streets Love Chella!

When it comes to making music, people everywhere are reaching out for Chicago's own Chella H. Well, this past week, she was surprised with something unique and different - a painting of herself.

The protrait was painted by Charles Jean-Pierre and it was presented by DJ Que Eleven at Club Deja Vu Blue in Chicago's South Suburbs. After the jump, check out Chella sharing the painting with her fans on IG. 

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

[Video] Lil Durk Talks Signing To French Montana's Coke Boys And More


In this interview (above), Chicago rapper Lil Durk sits down one-on-one with Xzone and talk about signing with French Montana's Coke Boys. He also speaks on the violence in his hometown and more.

Paris Hilton Signs With Cash Money Records


Wow! We Didn't See This Coming! According to our source, Hollywood socialite Paris Hilton has just signed with Cash Money. Check out her statement below and see what she tells Showbizz 411.

Paris says:
"This is a lot different than my first album. It's really going to be house music."
Birdman took to Twitter "Welcome @ParisHilton to tha Family. Richgang Richgirl. YMCMB." Also, catch Paris with her new labelmates Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj in Rich Gang's new "Tap Out" video.

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[New Video] L.E.P. Bogus Boys "Commas" feat Lil Wayne & MA$E


I Need Commas After My Commas!!!

Back in April, the internet went nuts when pictures surfaced L.E.P. Bogus Boys were filming a new video for "Commas" feat Lil Wayne & MA$E. Well, now its here and you can check the official visual below.

[New Music] Lil Bibby "IDGNF"


Dropping something hot for the streets, Lil Bibby releases his latest offering of today produced by himself and Don Rob. Its called "IDGNF" and its dope. Shout out to Lorin! Free Crack coming soon!

[New Video] Chief Keef "Macaroni Time"


Its "Macaroni Time!" Chicago rapper Chief Keef releases his latest visual chopped by A Zae Production.

Chief Keef Arrested & Released In Georgia


This past weekend, Chief Keef had trouble with the law once again. According to TMZ, the young rapper from Chicago was busted and released for allegedly smoking weed in a hotel in GA. 

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

[New Video] T.I. "Wit Me" feat Lil Wayne


Ridin' round flexin in fast sports cars, T.I. and Lil Wayne drops their latest visual called "Wit Me." America's Most Wanted Tour kicks off July 9th in Birmingham, AL. Until then, check out the video.

[New Video] Kokki "Bag It" feat J-Hood


Directed by Will Gates, Chicago rapper Kokki releases his brand new visual "Bag It." Its features J-Hood and its taken from his upcoming mixtape Fast Grind, which is set to drop this Summer.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

DerrickNtheCity Joins "ChicagoNow" Blogging Team


Today, I'm glad to announce that I, Derrick Salter aka DerrickNtheCity, have officially teamed up with "ChicagoNow" blogging team. For future updates about my work, go to ChicagoNow.com or click here.

Saturday, May 4, 2013

Lil Wayne Dropped From Mountain Dew


DAMN! FIRST, REEBOK DROPS RICK ROSS AND NOW PEPSICO DROPS LIL WAYNE???

Earlier this week, Lil Wayne issued an apology to the family of Emmett Till for his controversial lyric on the remix of Future's "Karate Chop." But according to our source, the family were not impressed. 

Now, PepsiCo has released a statement dropping the rapper from promoting its Mountain Dew soda. PepsiCo stated Lil Wayne's "offensive reference to a revered civil rights icon does not reflect the values of our brand." 

Later, Sarah Cunningham, a publicist for Wayne, went on to say the split was due to "creative differences."

Young Scooter "Colombia (Remix)" feat Rick Ross, Birdman, & Gucci Mane


Flying back to Colombia, Rapper Young Scooter recruits Rick Ross, Birdman, and Gucci Mane to join him for his latest new visual. Also, make sure you check out Rozay doing the moonwalk... 

[New Video] Gucci Mane "Thirsty"


Fresh outta jail, Gucci Mane releases his latest offering of today called "Thirsty." Its filmed by Cricket and its taken from his current mixtape Trap Back 2, which is available for download right here.

Friday, May 3, 2013

[Cover Art] Chrisette Michele "Better" Tracklist


Looking gorgeous as ever, Chrisette Michele releases the artwork and tracklist for her upcoming album Better, dropping June11th. Guests appearances include Wale, 2 Chainz, Bilal, and more. 

Check tracklist after the jump

[New Video] Caleb James "TRU (Freestyle)"


Directed by Davy Greenburg, Rapper Caleb James drops his latest offering of today on Lil Kim's classic track "Crush On You." He calls it the "TRU (Freestyle)." The Jones coming soon.

[New Video] 8 Ball "Bigger Vision"


They call him "Mr. Big!" 

Check out Legendary rapper 8 Ball in his latest new visual "Bigger Vision." Premro 2 ready for download.

[Video] Trinidad James Receives Gold Plaque


"Mr. All Gold Everything" officially goes gold! Last night, Trinidad James was presented a gold plaque for his accomplishments in Atlanta at Treesound Studios. Check out what he has to say in the video!

Congratulations, TJ!

Thursday, May 2, 2013

[Photos] WGCI's Loni Swain Host Chicago Scholars Event


Radio personality Loni Swain, best known for going "Five Hours Long, Five Hours Strong" on 107.5 WGCI, proved once again her job is never done. Yesterday, she teamed with Chicago Scholars to host one amazing event. It was held inside the Harold Washington Library and she did a fantastic job.

For those who may not know, Chicago Scholar Foundation provides young leaders of tomorrow the support they need to achieve their dreams with mentorships, college admissions support, and more. 

On yesterday, Chicago Scholars, along with Swain, presented students awards as they announced their college choice. They also gave the future leaders of tomorrow some helpful advice as they go on to pursue their dreams. For more details on this great event click here and don't forget to view pics after the jump.

[New Music] Future "Hands On You"


Taken from DJ Esco's The Black Woodstock Soundtrack, Future releases the official "Hands On You" in CDQ and untagged form. Its produced by DJ Spins and Kalam Ali and its ready for download below.



Xzone

[New Video] Rick Ross "Box Chevy"


Ridin' round in that white thang, Rick Ross releases his brand new visual "Box Chevy." Its directed by Dre Films and it co-stars Tyrin Turner and Dennis L.A. White. Mastermind coming soon.

Chris "Mac Daddy" Kelly of Rap Group Kriss Kross Dies


Chris "Mac Daddy" Kelly, of the 90's Hip Hop Group Kriss Kross, has passed away. According to reports, the rapper may have died from a drug overdose, based on evidence collected at the scene.

Kelly was found unresponsive in his Atlanta home at 4:30 pm, on Wednesday. Later at 5 pm, he was pronounced dead by the Atlanta Medical Center. An autopsy will be performed Thursday to determine cause of death.

Chris Kelly was 34.

[New Video] Janelle Monae "Q.U.E.E.N." feat Erykah Badu


Featuring Erykah Badu in her latest new visual, Janelle Monae releases "Q.U.E.E.N." The Electric Lady coming soon. 

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

KOKKI Exclusive Behind The Scenes Footage of Video "BAG IT"


In support of his upcoming mixtape Fast Grind, Chicago rapper Kokki continues to work hard and build up anticipation. Today, he releases behind the scenes footage of his upcoming video "Bag It."

In the visual (above), catch Kokki moving around various locations, throughout the City of Chicago. He's spotted shopping at Succezz, taking pictures, and caught filming on set with Director Will Gates.

Also, don't forget to download "BAG IT" right here. Official video drops on Monday, May 6th!!!