Sunday, June 30, 2013

[New Music] Pha'tal "No Noize (Dirty)"


Presented by the Fraternity, Chicago's own Pha'tal releases his latest offering of today called "No Noize." Its produced by Rahpid and its taken from his upcoming project Phuck Yo Favorite Rapper.

Saturday, June 29, 2013

[New Video] Caleb James "I'm Gone"


Directed by Davy Greenberg, Caleb Jones brings us his latest offering of today called "I'm Gone." Its the first official video from his upcoming project The Jones, which is due out on July 15.

Friday, June 28, 2013

[New Music] Future "Chosen One"



He says, "When You Make It From The Bottom, You The Chosen One." Check out Future Hendrix.



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[New Music] Melanie Fiona "Cold Piece"


Produced by Alan Nglish, R&B singer Melanie Fiona returns with her latest offering called "Cold Piece."



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Thursday, June 27, 2013

[New Video] Brewski "Cocky" Produced by Young Chop


Directed by Brianna Lashe, Brewski releases his new high-energy visual called "Cocky." Produced by Young Chop on the beat.

[Video] Kokki Performs "Instagram" At Reggie's Nightclub


This past Tuesday, Kokki hit the scene to perform his new single "Instagram." The event took place at Reggie's in Chicago's South Loop and it was hosted by Urban Grind TV. Photos after the jump.

[New Video] Parkay "Every Year"


Every Year Gon Be Our Year!

Directed by Will Gates of Open World Films, Parkay hits the scene with his official visual to his latest track "Every Year." Its taken from his upcoming project Kush & Caviar and its set to drop July 13.

[New Music] T-Y Green "Out Here In It" feat GLC


Produced by Rodaddy of Simply Beats, the "Green St Gooch" T-Y Green returns with another one. Its called "Out Here In It" and it features "Mr. Ism" GLC. Check it out and download below.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Jon Locke "Vickie's (Remix)" feat Project Pat, Eryka Kane, & Nu sense


Produced by Soundmaster T, R&B singer Jon Locke returns with the remix to his new hot single "Vickie's." It features Project Pat, Eryka Kane, and Nu sense of legendary group Psychodrama. 

[New Music] Big Sean "Beware" feat Lil Wayne & Jhene Aiko


Produced by Key Wane, Rapper Big Sean returns with more Good Music. The track is called "Beware" and it features Jhene Aiko and Lil Wayne. Hall of Fame set to drop August 27th.



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Monday, June 24, 2013

Jon Locke Behind The Scenes Video Shoot For "Vickie's'"


Over the last few months, in Chicago, Jon Locke has been making crazy noise with his club banging single "Vickie's" produced by Soundmaster T. And now, without further delay, he's ready to drop the visual.

Yesterday, we caught up with the the R&B singer, on location, at "Vickie's video shoot. It was shot in Chicago's South Loop and its directed by P Noble. It feature The Vickie Models, Kokki and more. Look for the video to be premiered sometime in July. Check photos from the shoot after the jump. 

Download "Vickie's" here

Sunday, June 23, 2013

[Video] Juicy J & B.o.B. Perform At Dub Show Tour 2013


This past Saturday, Chicago's WGCI teamed up with the Dub Show Tour to give their listeners one big event packed with hot ladies and fast cars. It was also filled with great performances from Juicy J and B.o.B.

Other guest performances included Chicago's own King L, Bo Deal, and more. Check out the videos! 


Video Credit: @DerrickNtheCity

Drake Releases 4 New Tracks


Its the first week of Summer and Drake supplies the streets with four new tracks. Check out "The Motion," "Jodeci Freestyle," "Versace" and "Over Here." Nothing Was The Same drops on 9/17/13.


Soundmaster T In The Studio Working With Young Talent Shanek


When it comes to giving artists the right sound, Chicago's own Soundmaster T is one of the best. Now, he's working with a 16-year-old name Shanek and judging by the music, she's bout to turn up. 

For those who may not know, Soundmaster T is most famously known for his classic club banger "Too Much Booty In The Pants." He's also known for songs like, "Do It Like My Birthday" and "Face Down."

"Do My Thang" dropping soon!

Friday, June 21, 2013

Kanye West & Kim Kardashian Baby Name Revealed



After having their new born baby, it seems that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are heading into a new direction. According to TMZ, the couple have named their new edition to the family "North West." 

Jay-Z Drops New "Magna Carta Holy Grail" Ad


I Think He's Ready, Now!

During Game 7 of the NBA Finals, Samsung Mobile releases the second commercial for Jay-Z's Magna Carta Holy Grail. It features Timbaland and the album is scheduled to drop July 4th.

[Video] Drake Denied Access To Miami Heat Locker Room


No New Friends!

After Lebron James and the Miami Heat won back-to-back NBA Championship last night, Drake tried to go in the locker room to celebrate with the team. Unfortunately, he was denied.

[Video] Chance The Rapper Performs Live At SOB's


Taking the stage at SOB's in NY, Chicago's Chance The Rapper hits the scene with his Acid Rap.

Thursday, June 20, 2013

[New Video] DJ Paul "Moon Walk"


The "King of Memphis" DJ Paul is back with a new one! Its called "Moon Walk" and its taken from his upcoming project with Drumma Boy called Clash of the Titans, which is dropping soon.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Kanye West Under Attack For "Parkinson's" Lyrics


Making headline news, Kanye is under attack again. According to TMZ, the rapper is being slammed by the American Parkinson Disease Association for offensive lyrics on his new album Yeezus.

The rapper's song in question is called "On Sight" and it says "A monster about to come alive again / Soon as I pull up and park the Benz / We get this bitch shaking like Parkinson's."

Kathryn Whitford, the organization's VP, has this to say, "We find these lyrics distasteful and the product of obvious ignorance." As of now, its no response from Kayne's camp but we will keep you posted.

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[Video] Kelly Rowland Performs "Street Life" On GMA With Pusha T


In support of her new album Talk A Good Game, Kelly Rowland teams up with Pusha T to perform her new single "Street Life" on GMA.

[New Music] Nelly "Get Like Me" feat Nicki Minaj & Pharrell


Back with a hard knocking beat for the clubs, Nelly recruits Nicki Minaj & Pharrell for his new joint "Get Like Me." Its the second single from his forthcoming album Mo, which is set for release soon.

[Photo] Legendary Group Do-Or-Die In Studio With DJ Phantom


Yesterday, we spotted Chicago's own Do-Or-Die hanging in the studio with R Kelly's official deejay (DJ Phantom). They didn't tell us what they were working on, but they did mention to watch out for something big.

For those who don't know, Do-Or-Die is a legendary hip hop group from Chicago and they're best known for their classic hits "Playa Like Me And You" and "Po Pimp" featuring Twista and Johnny P. 

Photo Credit: @DerrickNtheCity

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Wale Speaks On His New Record "88" Live From Chicago


While visiting Chicago last week, Wale travels the city to speak on what inspired his new "88" record. During his visit, he also pays tribute to MJ, as he stands in front of his statue at the United Center.

The Gifted drops June 25th.

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[Video] Chief Keef Released From Jail In Chicago


After being released from jail yesterday, cameramen and reporters swam Chicago rapper Chief Keef to get answers about his arrest. Check out the video and see what happens. 

[New Music] Juicy J "Bounce It" feat Wale & Trey Songz


Back with new music, Juicy J releases his latest offering of today called "Bounce It." It features Wale and Trey Songz and its bound to make the ladies ass clap. Stay Trippy coming soon!



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DJ Que Eleven And DJ PLAYMAKA Team Up For "Bad Boyz" Mixtape


Hitting the streets with more, DJ Que Eleven is set to drop another mixtape called Bad Boyz. This time he teams up with DJ PLAYMAKA and it features KatieGotBandz, L.E.P., Lil Durk and more.

Bad Boyz drops July 18th

Monday, June 17, 2013

Jay-Z Announces Magna Carta Holy Grail


Writing down the new rules, Jay-Z is set to release his 12th solo album called Magna Carta Holy Grail. According to our source, it will drop on July 4th and it will be exclusively through Samsung.

[New Video] Travi$ Scott "Upper Echelon" feat T.I. & 2 Chainz


Teaming up with T.I. and 2 Chainz, Travis Scott hits the scene with his anticipated video "Upper Echelon." 

Saturday, June 15, 2013

[New Video] Chief Keef "No Reason"


Starring the children of "O BLOCK," Chicago's own Chief Keef releases his latest new visual "No Reason." Its directed by Ben Hughes and its produced by Zaytoven. Almighty So due later this summer.

[Video] 16-Year-Old Rapper Shanek Performs In ATL


Doing her own thang, 16-year-old rapper Shanek performs at Apache Cafe in Atlanta. Captured by Gross Ent.

Kanye West Plan To Have More "Projections" In Chicago


YEEZUS!

Last month, Kanye West shocked fans everywhere, displaying a video projection of "New Slaves" on 66 buildings across the world. Now, with his upcoming album being only days away, he's set to do it again.

According to our source, the projections will hit Chicago on Saturday (June 15) but the content remains a mystery. After the jump, check the list below for time and locations of projections.

[New Music] R Kelly "Dirty Laundry (Remix)"


Adding bars to Kelly Rowland's "Dirty Laundry," R Kelly returns with some words of his own with the remix. No words on when the untagged version will be ready so enjoy the radio rip for now.



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Friday, June 14, 2013

Wale Premieres New Song "88" With WGCI's U.B. Rodriguez


Coping 3's for the whole team, Wale stopped in Chi-town yesterday to hang out with U.B. Rodriguez and Timbuck 2 at WGCI. During his visit, he premiered his new joint "88" produced by Just Blaze. 

The Gifted in stores June 25th.



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Thursday, June 13, 2013

[Photos] Lil Wayne, 2 Chainz, & T.I. Cover XXL



Getting ready to kick off his America's Most Wanted tour, Lil Wayne takes time to pose with his tour mates T.I. and 2 Chainz for the new cover of XXL. The issue hits stands on June 18th  and tour kicks off in July.

[Video] 2 Chainz Being Robbed At Gunpoint


TMZ has obtained footage, from a surveillance camera, showing 2 Chainz and his crew being approached by a man at gunpoint. The video doesn't show the rapper getting robbed but it does show him scattering from the scene.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

[Video] Kanye West "Yeezus" Listening Party Session


Yeezy Season Continues!

Last night in New York, Kanye West hosted an exclusive listening party for his upcoming album, Yeezus. Guests included Jay-Z, Beyonce, Q-Tip and more. Yeezus is scheduled to drop next Tuesday, June 18.

[Video] Yo Gotti Performs "Act Right" With Young Jeezy


Celebrating his birthday last week, Yo Gotti performs for the first time at the Orpheum Theatre in his hometown Memphis. During the show, he performs his new song "Act Right" and brings out Young Jeezy.

[New Music] Waka Flocka "50k (Remix)" feat T.I.


Produced by 808 Mafia, Flocka delivers the remix to "50k." It features T.I. and its ready for download.

Monday, June 10, 2013

[Videos] Kanye West Debuts New Songs At Governors Ball


This past weekend, seemed to have turned out big for Kanye West. Not only did he celebrated turning 36, he closed out the Governors Ball in NY with a live performance. Check more videos after the jump.

[Video] Miley Cyrus Twerks On Stage With Juicy J In L.A.


Shaking what her Momma gave her, Miley Cyrus twerks for Juicy J during his performance at HOB's in LA.

Sunday, June 9, 2013

Nicki Minaj Set To Make Two Appearances On Ciara's New Album


When R&B diva Ciara drops her new album this summer, you may here Nicki Minaj making two features. According to MyPinkyFriday, Minaj is set to appear on "I'm Out" and a new joint called "Livin It Up."

Minaj says: 
"I was supposed to only do one song for her album and I think I'm going to end up doing two, because I just love what she's doing and I'm so proud, and I'm really excited for people to hear it." 

[New Video] DJ Khaled "No New Friends" feat Drake, Rick Ross, & Lil Wayne




Directed by Colin Tilley, DJ Khaled recruits his homies Drake, Rozay, and Weezy for his official video "No New Friends." Its taken from his upcoming album Suffering From Success, which drops later this year.

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[Video] Chance The Rapper Shows Up For Alex Wiley Album Release Party


Presented by American Swag Company, Alex Wiley holds his official album release party at Lincoln Hall. Chicago's own Chance The Rapper makes an special appearance. Video by Spencer Moss.

Saturday, June 8, 2013

[Audio] Gucci Mane Speaks On Waka Flocka Beef & Signing Chief Keef


During a recent phone interview with a popular radio station, Gucci Mane calls up and clears the air about his alleged beef with Waka Flocka. He also talks about his advice for Chief Keef and more. Listen!



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[Album Stream] J. Cole "Born Sinner"


Offering the world a free stream of his brand new album, J. Cole delivers Born Sinner. Guest features include Kendrick Lamar, Miguel, TLC, and more. The official album drops in stores June 18th.

Tracklist and album stream after the jump!

[New Video] Papoose "Open Letter (Freestyle)"


Filmed and edited by Tony Hanson, Papoose add some bars to Jay-Z's "Open Letter," addressing his Summer Jam performance.

Friday, June 7, 2013

Tamar Braxton Gives Birth To Baby Boy


Tamar Finally Has "The One!"

After what seemed to be a long pregnancy, Tamar Braxton gives birth to a healthy baby boy. The news broke yesterday on Twitter, when Tamar shared a photo of the hospital room with teddy bears and flowers.

Tamar tweeted:
#tamartian friends HE's finally here! #bfv #tamarandvince #theone :-)

Congratulations Tamar and Vince!

Thursday, June 6, 2013

[New Music] Yo Gotti "Act Right" feat Young Jeezy & YG


Taken from his forthcoming album I Am, Yo Gotti recruits Jeezy & YG for his latest new single "Act Right." 



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[Video] 2 Chainz Talks With Revolt TV


Hanging out at Summer Jam 2013, Revolt TV catches up with 2 Chainz, discussing his music and more.

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

[Video] Shaneika Speaks Covers "Love & Hip Hop" Yandy Smith


While visiting Chicago, "Love & Hip Hop" Yandy Smith talks with Urban Grind's Shaneika Speaks. During the interview, she talks about being the ambassador for hairline "My Extensionz" and more.

Video by FilmtressTV

[New Video] Rick Ross "Oil Money Gang" feat Jadakiss


Directed by Dre Films, Rozay teams up with Kiss for his latest new visual "Oil Money Gang." Lookout for Self-Made Vol. 3 on August 6th.

[New Music] KOKKI "Instagram"


Produced by Throwback, Chicago's own Kokki hits the scene with a brand new joint called "Instagram." We hear the video is coming soon and its taken from his upcoming mixtape Fast Grind.

[New Music] Black Lung "White Boy Wit' Bankroll" feat Sasha Go Hard


Produced by Dylan Prevails, Rapper Black Lung teams up with Chicago female emcee Sasha Go Hard for his latest new offering called "White Boy Wit' Bankroll." No Regret$ coming soon!

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

[New Video] The-Dream "Turnt" feat Beyonce & 2 Chainz


Breaking You Off With More IV Play!

The-Dream brings us his latest new offering of today called "Turnt." Beyonce and 2 Chainz are featured on the song, but they didn't make it to the video shoot - catch plenty of ass shaking instead.

[New Video] Rockie Fresh "God Is Great"


Maybach Music is on a roll this week. Here's Rockie Fresh with his brand new visual called "God Is Great." Its the second installment off the upcoming Self-Made Vol. 3, which is due out August 6th.

[New Music] Wu-Tang Clan "Family Reunion"


Fresh off their performance at Hot 97's Summer Jam in New York, The Wu is back with their latest offering! Its called "Family Reunion" and it features a sample from the Legendary The O'Jays.



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[New Music] King L "Money Dance (Remix)" feat Yo Gotti & French Montana


Produced by the "Heavy Hitter" DJ Pharris, King Louie returns with the remix to "Money Dance." It features French Montana and Yo Gotti and its bound to turn up the clubs. Get Them Dollars Out!

Monday, June 3, 2013

[New Music] 2 Chainz "Feds Watching" feat Pharrell


This past weekend, 2 Chainz premiered his first new track off his upcoming album at Summer Jam. Its called "Feds Watching" and it features Pharrell. Album set to drop September 10th.

[New Music] Wale "Bad (Remix)" feat Rihanna


Back with the "Bad Girl of R&B," Wale recruits Rihanna for the remix of his smash hit "Bad." Also, look for Wale's upcoming project The Gifted to drop June 25th. Until then, listen to the track!

[New Music] Chella H "U.O.E.N.O. It (Mermaid Mix)"


Back on the grind like she always do, "1st Lady of Chicago" Chella H add some spice to Rocko's track called "U.O.E.N.O. It (Mermaid Mix)." Chella's The Realest B*tch In It also ready for download.

[New Video] MailVille "Killin Em" Starring Lanipop


Shot by Rio, MailVille releases their latest new visual called "Killin Em," starring Lanipop. Check it out!

[New Music] Rick Ross "Oil Money Gang" feat Jadakiss


Back with the third offering from the upcoming Self-Made Vol. 3 project, Rick Ross releases new joint called "Oil Money Gang." It features Jadakiss and its produced by the J.U.S.T.I.C.E League. 

[New Music] Wale "Poor Decisions" feat Rick Ross & Lupe Fiasco


Releasing the second offering from the upcoming Self-Made Vol. 3 project, Wale drops "Poor Decisions." It features Rick Ross and Lupe Fiasco and the whole entire project is set to drop August 6th.

[New Music] Rockie Fresh "God Is Great"


Produced by Boi-1da, Chicago rapper Rockie Fresh releases his latest new offering called "God Is Great." 

[Video] Kanye West & Kim Kardashian Expecting A Baby Girl


In the season premiere of "Keeping Up With The Kardashians," Kim finds out the gender of her baby.

Sunday, June 2, 2013

[Video] Chief Keef Confirms Feature On Kanye "Yeezus" Album


While promoting the launch of his new "Beats By Keef" headphones in NY, Chief Keef sits down and talks with EMETakeover. During their conversation, he mentions being on Kanye's upcoming project Yeezus

Check out the video!

[Live Stream] Hot 97 Summer Jam 2013



Live from Met Life Stadium in New Jersey, Hot 97's Summer Jam is back! Check out lineup below! 

Festival Stage (2 pm EST): Action Bronson, Joey Bada$$, A$AP Ferg, Vinny Cha$e, Smoke DZA, Bodega Bamz, Troy Ave, and Kid Ink.

Main Stage (6 pm EST): French Montana, Chris Brown, A$AP Rocky, Miguel, Joe Budden, Fabolous, Wu-Tang, Kendrick Lamar, 2-Chainz, and Wale. 

[New Video] Malachi x K-eezy "Meet Me At The Liquor Sto" feat Jah-Rista


Straight from the Westside of Chi, Malachi and his brother K-eezy brings you their latest visual for the summer called "Meet Me At The Liquor Sto." Its features Jah-Rista and its directed by P-Noble. 

[Video] Mary J Blige Joins J-Lo At Chime For Change Concert


While performing at the "Chime For Change" concert in London, Superstar diva J-Lo brings out the "Queen of Hip Hop/R&B" Mary J Blige to join her on stage to cover "Come Together" by The Beatles. 

[Video] Jay-Z Joins Beyonce At Chime For Change Concert


Still "Crazy In Love!"

Beyonce brings out husband Jay-Z at the "Chime For Change" concert in London. Video after the jump.

Saturday, June 1, 2013

[New Music] DJ Sean Mac Presents "Trap vs Drill Vol 4"


Bringing heat for the streets, Chicago's DJ Sean Mac returns with his Trap vs Drill series. It features Chief Keef, King Louie, Lil Durk, Travis Scott, French Montana, and more. Download below.

[Video] Beyonce Performs "Standing On The Sun" In Belgium


While taking her tour to Belgium, Beyonce premieres her latest new track "Standing On The Sun." The song was first heard last month, when she kicked off her H&M campaign called "Beyonce as Mrs. Carter."