Building more anticipation for his upcoming mixtape, Kokki releases a hot new freestyle for the streets, holding you over while you wait. Fast Grind coming later this year. Until then, listen to the track!
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Encouraging people to reach their dreams, Brewski recruits Ross David and Hugh Lee for an uplifting visual called "All The Time." Its directed by Brianna Lashe and produced by Harry Fraud. Check it out!
Back with more "Commas," L.E.P. Bogus Boys come with it again for the remix. This time Moonie and Count recruit Jeezy, T.I. and Spenzo, along with a verse from Ma$e. Don't Feed Da Killaz 4 drops August 16th.
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Hanging out in the streets of New York, Justin Timberlake "Take Back The Night" in his brand new visual taken from his upcoming The 20/20 Experience: 2 0f 2 project, which is set to drop Sept 20th.
Hailing from the streets of Chicago, Zona Man hits the scene with his self titled track. Its produced by Southside 808 Mafia and its taken from his upcoming mixtape No Advance, which drops later this Fall.
Following up to his single "No New Friends," DJ Khaled returns today with his latest new offering called "I Wanna Be With You." It features Nicki Minaj, Future and Rick Ross and its taken from his forthcoming album Suffering From Success, which is set to drop on September 24th.
Monday, July 29, 2013
Earlier this morning, Chicago's own R Kelly premiered his brand new joint "My Story" via iHeart Radio across the country. The song features 2 Chainz and we hear its taken from his new upcoming album Black Panties, which is set to drop later this year. Until then, listen to track after the jump.
Get Your Shine On!
Shaneika Speaks, one of Chicago's favorite radio personalities, is set to host "Barber Battle & Natural Hair" showcase on August 4th. The event is set to take place in Chicago's South Suburbs and it will be presented by Tangled Cord Appointment. For more information, check video promo after the jump.
Saturday, July 27, 2013
This past Monday (July 22nd), Rapper Jay-Z touchdown in Chicago with his Legends of the Summer tour, along with Justin Timberlake at Soldier Field. After the show, he made his way to Lumen Nightclub, in the City's West Loop, for an exclusive private event presented by D'usse Cognac.
Check out the video to see how it all went down!
Getting her twerk on at the KOD, Chicago's Lanipop shows us how she's ready to pop out in her brand new visual by What It Do TV.
Friday, July 26, 2013
Thursday, July 25, 2013
Hanging out at Yankees Stadium, Rap Radar's Elliott Wilson sits down Jay-Z for another edition of The Truth series. During Part I of the segment, Jay speaks on MCHG, Samsung deal, and more.
In Part II (below), Elliot gets Jay to open up about the Trayvon Martin ruling, fatherhood, and more.
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Constantly puttin in work, "1st Lady of Chicago" Chella H releases a hot new freestyle to Migos club banger joint "Versace." The Realest Bitch In It: Reloaded drops August 6. Until then, listen to the track!
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Last night, Rapper Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake stopped in the City of Chicago with their Legends of the Summer tour. It took place at Soldier Field, in front of thousands of screaming fans.
During the show, both artists sung a long list of songs from their music catalog - old and present. They also collaborated and performed a bunch of songs together. In the video (above), catch them singing the intro of the show "Holy Grail," which is taken from Jay-Z's new album MCHG.
Video Credit: Pursuit of Dopeness
Monday, July 22, 2013
Last night, Pitchfork Music Fest closed out its 2013 Summer event in Chicago with the hometown boy, R Kelly. The event took place at Union Park and it was packed with thousands in attendance.
Last night, Rapper Tony Cartel hosted his official listening party for his new mixtape The Takeover. It was held at the Waldorf Hotel in Downtown Chicago with the likes of the City's most elite movers and shakers, including deejays, models, supporters and media, along with DJ Broadway on tables.
After the jump, check exclusives pics from the event and don't forget to download The Takeover here.
Saturday, July 20, 2013
Standing for justice, Super power couple Beyonce and Jay-Z joined Rev. Al Sharpton and many other community leaders at a rally in support of fallen victim Trayvon Martin this morning. Video below.
You Gon Learn Today!
Last week, Kanye was caught on camera snapping on the paparazzi, telling them not to talk to him. Well, its seems they didn't get the message.Yesterday, Ye went off on the paps again, after being approached at LAX.
Earlier this week, "The Colonel" Master P joins Skip Bayless and Stephen A. on the panel of ESPN First Take. During his visit, he talks about Jay-Z being a new sports agent and Dwight Howard joining the Rockets.
Twenties, Fifties, Hundreds, Tens!
Get dem dollars out! Here's something for the strippers. Its Bow Wow, French Montana, Tyga, and Gudda Gudda with "Panties To The Slide." Rich Gang drops July 23rd.
Friday, July 19, 2013
DJ Sean Mac, a man known for rocking Chicago's nightlife, has just been named new Ambassador for Luc Belaire Rare Rose. The announcement came yesterday (July 18th) via Twitter by Rick Ross.
"Salute the homie @thekidseanmac out there in Chi-town. 1 of the Official #blackbottleboys @belairerose"
Congratulations, Sean Mac!
Hey, Ima About Throw A Couple Thousands!
Here's Juicy J new video called "Bounce It" featuring Wale & Trey Songz. Stay Trippy drops August 27.
Thursday, July 18, 2013
Photo Credit: Loni Swain
Wednesday, Superstar diva Beyonce touchdown in Chicago with her highly anticipated "Mrs. Carter" world tour. The event took place at the United Center and according to my source, it was turnt up.
For those in the Chi, who didn't get a chance to see her, she's set to return with her tour Dec 13th. After the jump, check footage of Beyonce's rocking the stage. Video courtesy of Deleesa Rouse.
Back on June 25th, Hip Hop cable show "Urban Grind" celebrated their birthday bash at Reggie's Nightclub in Chicago's South Loop. Yesterday, they released the recap of the party on last night's episode. It features performances from Cap 1, King Samson, Kokki, and more. Check it out up top.
Over the last few weeks, remixes of Migos hit track "Versace" has popped everywhere on the net. Now, Chi-town's own Shawnna continues the trend with her hot freestyle. Check it out and download.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Last night, Coor's "Search For The Coldest" event hit the City of Wind (Chicago). It was held on the City's Northside at V Live and it was hosted by Ice Cube, Bun B, and DJ Drama featuring Big Sean.
During the event, Chicago rappers Twista, Katie Got Bandz, King L, and L.E.P. Bogus Boys also hit the stage. Check out Big Sean performances above and catch other videos and highlights after the jump.
Hitting the scene with brand music, Caleb Jones drops his official mixtape The Jones. It includes production from Steve "Stone" Huff, Xtreme, Nez & Rio, and more. Tracklist and download after the jump.
Monday, July 15, 2013
Showing love to the Chi, WGCI kicked off their "Car & Bike Show" yesterday - with thousands in attendance! It was held at Malcolm X College and it was hosted by the station's very own Al B Sylk.
The event was packed with plenty of food and good music, along with hot cars and bikes on display. The event also had special guests appearances from local celebs Crucial Conflict and Chella H with stage performances from Twista, Crystal Nicole, L.E.P. Bogus Boys, Young Dro, Weebie, and more.
Check photos after the jump.
Sunday, July 14, 2013
It's A Cold World!
Yesterday (July 13th), a Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty for killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. After the verdict, many expressed their thoughts and feelings via social media, including Young Jeezy. Check out his words below and listen to the new track he dedicates to Trayvon.
I am in no way shape, form, or fashion am trying to capitalize off of the latest series of events. These are my true feelings and my form of expression about it.
Saturday, July 13, 2013
Back for the ladies, Robin Thicke releases a hot new joint called "Take It Easy On Me." Its produced by Timbaland and its taken from his forthcoming album Blurred Lines, which is set to drop July 30th.
This past week, Lil Wayne officially kicked off his America's Most Wanted tour in Birmingham, AL. The show features T.I., 2 Chainz, and more. Check out the highlights above and click here for tour dates.
Thursday, July 11, 2013
According to the RIAA, Jay-Z's new album Magna Carta Holy Grail is certified platinum and he still continues to go harder for the project. In the video, he's shooting scenes for "Picasso Baby" at the Pace Gallery in New York. We hear stars like Wale, Taraji P Henson, and more came out to support.
This past Tuesday, Ciara released her brand new album self-titled Ciara, featuring Nicki Minaj on "I'm Out." Now, she drops a new bonus track for the streets called "Boy Outta Here" with Rick Ross.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
In support of his new album Magna Carta Holy Grail, Jay-Z pays Angie Martinez a visit at Hot 97. During his stop, he talks about new album, Kanye, Twitter use, Dame Dash and more. Videos after the jump.
With the releases of Jay-Z's new album, The Dream sits down with Revolt TV to give us an inside look of the making of Magna Carta Holy Grail.
Teaming with Nicki Minaj, Mario releases his latest new visual of today called "Somebody Else." Watch!
Directed by APlusFilmz, Sir Michael Rocks delivers two new videos for his latest offering today. Watch "Lobby" featuring Loverance and top it off with "T-Shirts & No Panties."
Sunday, July 7, 2013
DJ Phantom (WGCI's Morning Riot Mixshow DJ) is set to host one of Summer's biggest events. Its the "Celebrity Bowling Luau" and its being held Fri, July 19th at Brunswick Zone in Homewood, IL.
Guest performances will include Ben One, Willie Taylor of Day 26, Hot2Def, John Blu, King Louie, Shawnna, L.E.P., Do or Die, Crucial Conflict and more. Follow @ThePhantomDJ for more details.
Saturday, July 6, 2013
While chilling in the barbershop, Jay-Z's former Roc-A-Fella business partner Dame Dash is caught bobbing his head to Magna Carta Holy Grail. Check the video and see what he had to say below.
"In the barber shop listening to jays new album....I can't front... I still like hearing him pop shit cause I know he's telling the truth...proud to be apart of that..#bittersweet"
Friday, July 5, 2013
Last night, Chicago was full of fireworks and excitement on the 4th of July. Sean Mac kicked off a new collection for his clothing line "Casket." It was held at Society Art Studios and it was filled with supporters.
Throughout the event, guests were entertained with music and drinks while Casket models hit the runaway to display the new line. Merchandise will be available in August. Check pics after the jump.
Thursday, July 4, 2013
Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Directed by Nick Brazinsky, Chicago's own Twista gives us a sneek peek of his brand new visual "Throwin My Money" featuring the "Pied Piper" R Kelly. The Dark Horse coming soon.
Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Directed by Gomillion and Leupold, R&B diva Fantasia hits the scene with the official visual to her hot new track "Without Me." It features Super sexy Kelly Rowland and the multi-talented Missy Elliot.
Monday, July 1, 2013
Popping out on the scene, 16-year-old rapper Shanek drops her latest offering "Watch Me Do My Thang." Its produced and features Soundmaster T and its taken from her upcoming mixtape untitled.