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[New Mixtape] Lil Bibby "Free Crack"

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Hosted by DJ Scream, Chicago rapper Lil Bibby releases his long awaited mixtape, Free Crack. The project includes contribution from Lil Herb, King Louie, Young Chop, Hit-Boy, Olympicks, Honorable C-Note, Cannon Boyz and more. Stream/download after the jump!

[New Music] Lil Durk "Dis Ain't What You Want" feat Rick Ross, French Montana, & Meek Mill

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For the remix of his track"Dis Ain't What You Want," Lil Durk recruits MMG's Rick Ross and Meek Mill. The remix also features Durk's fellow Coke Boy member French Montana. Listen after the jump!

[Video] Kanye West Talks With Sway In The Morning

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And so it continues. After talking with the Breakfast Club on Power 105.1, Kanye West made his way to Shade 45 to talk with Sway In The Morning for an intense interview about his Yeezus tour, fashion, and more. They also discuss the status of Ye's Red Octobers, which has no release date.
This interview marks the first time that Sway and Ye have talked, in person, since their incident back in March, when Kanye proclaimed he gave Sway his first TV. Watch full interview after the jump! 

[New Video] J.R. Donato "Puttin On"

Taylor Gang's new signee J.R. Donato releases his official visual to his brand new single "Puttin On." Its directed by Ted Cadillac and it co-stars Wiz Khalifa with scenes of LA in the backdrop. Watch!

[Video] Kanye West Talks With The Breakfast Club

In this recent interview, Rapper Kanye West stopped by Power 105.1 in New York to talk with the Breakfast Club. Ye speaks on his new "Bound 2" video, fashion, his music and more. He also elaborates on the controversy surrounding the Confederate Flag on his new clothing line. Watch!

[New Music] DJ Que Eleven "Gettin Doe" feat Tony Cartel & President Tel

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Produced by Diesel Beats, DJ Que Eleven delivers a brand new track for the streets called "Gettin Doe." It features Chicago's own Tony Cartel and President Tel. Stream/download below.

[Video] Lady Gaga & R Kelly "Do What U Want" On AMA's

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Bringing the Oval Office to the AMA's stage, R Kelly joined Lady Gaga for their latest single "Do What U Want." The song is taken from Gaga's new album ARTPOP, which is available in-stores now.

[Video] Trinidad James Back In A Good Place For Chicago Event

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The past week, its been a lot of controversy surrounding Trinidad James and his recent comment about New York, but when the Atlanta rapper stopped in the Chi, he seemed back in a good place.
On Thursday night, TJ teamed up with Complex Magazine and Seagrams Gin for an exclusive event at Lumen Nightclub in Chicago. The event was launched to kick off Seagrams 2014 Calendar Girls Programs and it was packed. After the jump, catch Trinidad James performing "All Gold Everything."

[New Music] Tony Cartel "Gettin To The Money" feat King Louie

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Rapper Tony Cartel teams up with Epic recording artist King Louie for his latest new offering of the week. The track is called "Getting To The Money" and its ready for stream/download below. #GTM

[Video] Kanye Rants Again And Busta Rhymes Performs With A Tribe Called Quest At Barclay Center

Last night, Kanye West'sYeezus tourstopped in Brooklyn for the second night at the Barclay Center. During his set, he goes on a rant about the MTV Music Awards, Blogs, Oprah and more. 
After the jump, Busta Rhymes joins opening act A Tribe Called Quest to perform hip hop classic "Scenario." Videos by Nigel D.

[New Music] Lil Bibby "Water"

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Produced by Black Metaphor, Lil Bibby drops his latest offering called "Water." The Chicago rapper is also set to release his highly anticipated mixtape, Free Crack on Nov. 29th. Stream/download below.


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[New Video] Kanye West "Bound 2" feat Charlie Wilson

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Premiered on the Ellen Degeneras Show, Kanye released his official visual to "Bound 2" featuring CharlieWilson. Its directed by Nick Knight and it includes an appearance by his wife-to-be Kim Kardashian, as they creep by the Grand Canyons on a motorcycle. Yeezus album in stores now.

[New Music] R Kelly "My Story (Chicago Remix)" feat Katie Got Bandz & Rockie Fresh

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Still gearing up for his upcoming album, R Kelly recruits his homies from the Chi for the remix of his single "My Story." It features Katie Got Bandz and Rockie Fresh. Black Panties drops December 10.

[New Music] Justin Bieber "PYD" feat R Kelly

Last week, R Kelly recently mentioned he worked with Justin Bieber on a new joint and now its here. It's "PYD" and it serves as Bieber's seventh installment of his #MusicMonday series. Press play!

[Video] Kanye West Speaks At Harvard University

This past weekend, Kanye West Yeezus tour made its way to Boston. During his stop, he made a surprise appearance to Harvard University to talk with students about the importance of design and to giveaway 300 tickets to his show, which was part of his DONDA Design Lecture series. Watch video!
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[Video] Lady Gaga & R Kelly Perform "Do What U Want" On SNL

When you put Gaga and the "Pied Piper" on stage together, anything is bound to happen, right? Well, that's exactly what happened when Kellz joined Gaga on SNL to perform "Do What U Want."

[Video] K Michelle Brings "Rebellious Soul" Tour And Camel Toe To Chicago

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Heating up the Windy City on a cold Friday night, R&B singer K Michelle stopped in Chicago with her Rebellious Soul tour and her camel toe with opening act Tiara Thomas, followed by R&B singer Sevyn Streeter
The event took place in Chicago's South Loop at The Shrine and the ladies brought the house down with their up close and personal, intimate experience. After the jump, catch footage of K Michelle singing her single "V.S.O.P.," along with Tiara Thomas "Bad" and Sevyn Streeter's "It Won't Stop." 

R Kelly Reveals Artwork, Tracklist For Upcoming Album "Black Panties"

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Over the last two decades, R Kelly is known to many as the "King of R&B." Now, he's gearing up for his 12th go around with his highly anticipated album Black Panties. It's scheduled to drop on Dec. 10 and it features Kelly Rowland, Ludacris, and Young Jeezy. Check full tracklist after the jump.

[Video] J.R. Bang Talks With Mack Wilds On #TheWhat Episode 1

Kicking off the first episode of #TheWhat series, Chicago's own J.R. Bang sits down one-on-one with actor and recording artist Mack Wilds. During the interview, they speak on Mack early days playing on the iconic show The Wire, surprising everyone with new music career, and more. Watch uptop!

[Video] Jennifer Hudson Gets Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

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Yesterday (Nov. 13), Oscar-winning actress and recording artist Jennifer Hudson was honored with her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She was accompanied by her family, Clive Davis and more.

[New Music] J.R. Donato "Puttin' On"

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Produced by Ricky P, Taylor Gang's new artist J.R. Donato releases his new offering "Puttin' On." Lookout for the video real soon featuring Wiz Khalifa. Stream/download ready below.

R Kelly Confirms Collaborating With Justin Bieber

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Is the "King of R&B" R Kelly collaborating with Justin Bieber? According to our source, Kellz talked with VIBE last night, while promoting his upcoming album Black Panties, and confirmed he has.  "I just did a song [with him.] [Justin] just called me to do a song and it's hot. He wanted to go and do some R&B stuff so we got together and did that."  Kellz also went on to say that he's at his best one-on-one and he's willing to work with anybody. 
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[Video] TMZ Talks To Rapper Chief Keef At LAX About Rehab

While heading to kick off his rehab bid, Chief Keef was recently stopped at LAX to talk with TMZ. During their conversation, the Chicago rapper explains about big life changes he's making.
Chief Keef, whose real name is Keith Cozart, is heading to rehab due to a judge order. Keef recently failed more than 1 random drug tests while being on probation for a speeding case. Check video.

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[Events] Chicago's Radio Station WGCI Confirms "Big Jam 2013" Is Canceled

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Chicago's number #1 station for hip hop and r&b WGCI has canceled their annual event Big Jam for 2013. The news broke today, when the station informed their listeners about refunds via Twitter.
Over the last few weeks, its been a lot of rumors and speculation surrounding this years event. Many believe the show would be canceled due to Chris Brown entering rehab for anger management. Brown was this years headline artist along with Wale, Meek Mill, French Montana, August Alsina and more. 
As of now, Clear Channel's 107.5WGCI has not released an official statement for canceling. 

[Video] Kanye West & 2 Chainz Perform At Leonardo DiCaprio Birthday Bash

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This past weekend, Actor Leonardo DiCaprio celebrated his 39th birthday at TAO Nightclub in NYC. During the festivities, Kanye and 2 Chainz showed up to provide G.O.O.D. Music and entertainment.

Sean Mac Set To Release A Special Edition Of His Brand "Casket"

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Sean Mac, one of Chicago's hottest deejays, is set to releases a special edition of items from his clothing line Casket. The event is titled Bulls: Til The World Blow Up and its set to take place Nov. 9.
The Casket Pop-up party, for the tees and crowns, will be available for one day only and it take place at Succezz in Chicago's South Loop. Its powered by Grey Goose and it kicks off at 7 - 10pm.
The entire capsule goes online this Monday, Nov 11 for only 72 hrs. Check picture after the jump.

[New Video] Sicko Mobb "B*tches & Bikinis" feat Twista

Hailing from the Westside of Chicago, "Bop Kings" Sicko Mobb drops their brand new visual called "B*tches & Bikinis." It features the Legendary Twista and its directed by Nick Branzinsky.

[Audio] 2 Chainz Talks Recent Engagement, Sex Tape & More With WGCI's UB Rodriguez

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Before doing his Meet-n-Greet at one of Chicago's favorite clothing stores, 2 Chainz stopped by the City's number #1 station for hip hop and r&b (107.5 WGCI) to talk with UB Rodriquez. During his visit, Chainz speaks on his new engagement, sex tape, love for Chicago and more. Listen to audio below!
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Chief Keef Headed To Jail After Failing Drug Tests

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Dem people love Sosa! 
After being released from jail less than a month ago, Chief Keef is headed back. This time the teen rapper is ordered to serve 90 days for failing two drug test, according to Cook County Sheriff's office.  "The 18-year-old, whose real name is Keith Cozart, appeared before a judge in Skokie Wednesday and was being transferred to the Cook County Jail Wednesday afternoon.He will likely spend at least one night in jail before being transferred to Haymarket Center, a residential drug treatment facility where he must complete a 90-day sentence."  Keep your head up Keef!
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[New Mixtape] Angel Davanport "Tribute 2 The Classics"

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Packed with a wide range of flows and styles, Chicago rapper Angel Davanport releases her brand new mixtape Tribute 2 The Classics. It includes productions from Kay Gee, DJ I.N.C. and more.


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[Events] Kanye West Announce Chicago Make Up Dates For "Yeezus" Tour

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Last week, Kanye West fans everywhere seemed to be in distressed when news broke the rapper postponed his Yeezus tour due to an accident that damaged his stage equipment. Now, according to his official website, the rapper has announced new make-up dates. 
"The Yeezus tour will resume its scheduled routing on Saturday, November 16th at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA. The Chicago, Toronto, and Detroit dates have been rescheduled." West is set to hit Chicago with Yeezus tour for make-up dates on Dec. 17 and 18 at the United Center.

Confirmed: Kanye West Postponed "Yeezus" Tour For Chicago

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Are you one of those fans impatiently waiting for Kanye's Yeezus tour? Well, you may have to wait a little while longer. According to Fadar.com, the tour is postponed and delayed due to damaged equipment. A statement has been made from a Def Jam representative, which you can read below: "Yesterday, on the road to Vancouver, a truck carring The Yeezus Tour's custom-made video truss and 60- ft circular LED screen was in an accident that damaged the gear beyond repair. This gear is central to the staging of The Yeezus Tour, and central to the creative vision put forth by Kanye West and his design team at DONDA. As a result of this event, it is impossible to put on the show and The Yeezus Tour will be postponed until these essential pieces can be reengineered and refabricated. Kanye West will not compromise on bringing the show, as it was originally envisioned and designed, to his fans. The Vancouver, Denver and Minneapolis dates have been postponed. Further details on the a…

[New Music] Michelle Williams "If We Had Your Eyes" feat Fantasia

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Teaming up with Fantasia, Michelle Williams releases the remix to her latest single "If We Had Your Eyes." New album Journey To Freedom coming soon.


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[New Video] Shanek "My Arrival" feat Hood Doll

Directed by Marcus Starks, 16-year-old rapper Shanek elevates her game, in the streets of Memphis, with latest new visual "My Arrival." It features Hood Doll and taken from her upcoming mixtape, which is untitled.

Kanye West "Yeezus" Tour Postponed

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Are you one of those fans impatiently waiting for Kanye's Yeezus tour? Well, you may have to wait a little while longer. According to Fadar.com, the tour is postponed and delayed due to damaged equipment. A statement has been made from a Def Jam representative, which you can read below: "Yesterday, on the road to Vancouver, a truck carring The Yeezus Tour's custom-made video truss and 60- ft circular LED screen was in an accident that damaged the gear beyond repair. This gear is central to the staging of The Yeezus Tour, and central to the creative vision put forth by Kanye West and his design team at DONDA. As a result of this event, it is impossible to put on the show and The Yeezus Tour will be postponed until these essential pieces can be reengineered and refabricated. Kanye West will not compromise on bringing the show, as it was originally envisioned and designed, to his fans. The Vancouver, Denver and Minneapolis dates have been postponed. Further details on the a…