Earlier this morning (March 28), Chicago's number #1 Urban radio station, 107.5 WGCI, made a big announcement over the airwaves. This year, "King of R&B" R Kelly will host their 5th Anninversary Celebration for Tony Scufield & The Morning Riot. The event set to take place Thursday, April 17th and it set to have performances by Rico Love, OG Bobby Johnson, and more. Click [here] for tickets.
Friday, March 28, 2014
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Rapper Chief Keef, who's real name is Keith Cozart, is back in the headlines. According to reports, police in Northfield, IL are investigating a shooting that took place near a suburban home rented by Chief Keef's manager. Right now, its no indication if Cozart is involved, but sources say the rapper drove the victim to the hospital. After the jump, watch video for more details involving the shooting.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Lollapalooza 2014 is coming up and you know what that means, some of the biggest names in music will be hitting the stage in Chicago's Grant Park. This year, the three-day summer event will include Eminem, Outkast, Nas, Lorde and more, which takes place August 1-3. Click here for more details.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Friday, March 21, 2014
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Last night, former No Limit rapper Mystikal stopped in Chicago to perform two shows at the Shrine Nightclub. The first show was for an exclusive Remy Martin event and the second show was part of the Shrine's concert series, which he performed some of classic hits like "Shake Ya Ass," "Danger," "It Ain't My Fault," and more.
Back in the lab for new installment of his Droked Out Studio series, Soundmaster T takes us behind the scenes for the making of another track. Its called "I Don't Give No F*ck" and we hear he plans on presenting it to Rapper King Louie. After the jump, check out the track and tell us what you think.
Saturday, March 15, 2014
They say, "when you put in hard work, it usually pays off." Just ask Chicago rapper DLow. According to FSD, he just announced via Twitter that he inked a deal with Atlantic Records, following behind the success of his bop anthem "DLow Shuffle," which has gained over 3 million views on YouTube.
THANKS TO ALL MY FANS. I JUST SIGNED TO #ALANTICRECORDS
— BopEmperorOfChicago (@bopkingdlow) March 14, 2014
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Back on top of "The Throne," Jay Z and Kanye West hit the stage last night at SXSW in Austin, TX. During their set, Jay & Ye performed some of their classic joints and music from Watch The Throne.
Watch performances after the break.
Katie Got Bandz continues to "Pop Out." Last night, the female emcee hit the stage at SXSW in Austin, Texas and she was joined by her fellow Chicagoans, King Louie and Chance The Rapper.
Watch video by FSD after the jump.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Produced by Blu Beatz, Chicago's own John Blu delivers brand music featuring the "Bop King" DLow. Its called "Do It For The Vine" and its ready for stream/download below. Press play.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Produced by Bezz Luciano, Chief Keef delivers his latest offering of today called "F*ck Rehab." It features Blood Money and its set to appear on his upcoming project, which drops later this year.
Monday, March 10, 2014
Looking sexy as ever with blonde hair and her red leather fit, R&B singer Ashanti stopped in Chi-town last night to promote her brand new album, Braveheart. The event took place at Bevy in Downtown Chicago and the club was packed with loyal fans, while DJ Sean Mac rocked the one's and two's.
During the party, Ashanti performed some of her latest material from her album, while interacting with the crowd and taking pics with her fans. She also performed "Foolish" leading into Biggie's "One More Chance," which she paid tribute to the late rapper on the anniversary of his death (March 9th).
Check video and pics after the jump.
Sunday, March 9, 2014
Last night, Reality TV star Tami Roman stopped in Chicago to support Nikki Burnett for the official launch of her new clothing line, "Basketball Moms" and "Hooplyfe" apparel. The event was held at Mrs. Burnett's Society Art Gallery in Chicago's West Loop and it was hosted by Tami Roman and WGCI's Demi Lobo.
Throughout the night, Tami Roman and Demi Lobo caught the attention of special invited guests and supporters, as they introduced young models on the fashion runway with Nikki Burnett's new brand. The clothing line consist of hoodies, tees, jogging suits, and more, which were inspired by parents and fans, who dedicated their lives to the game of basketball. After the jump, check exclusive pics.
Friday, March 7, 2014
Produced by Robert Redford, CNN releases a new original series based on the City of Chicago. Its called "Chicagoland" and it highlights the City's politics, gang violence, education and more. Watch!
I know I'm a little late, but I just had to put this up today. Its YouTube sensation Ice JJ Fish with his hilarious video called "On The Floor." I don't know if he's a real rapper but he's definitely trying. Watch!
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Promoting his new album Mastermind, Rick Ross makes his way to LA for the Arsenio Hall Show. During his visit, Ross surprises the audience, bringing out Kanye West and Big Sean for "Santified."
Later in the show, Ross sits down with Arsenio and discuss how he got involved with the Wingstop franchise, squashing beef with Young Jeezy, buying Holyfield's mansion and more.
Watch after the jump.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
While promoting his new album Mastermind, Rick Ross called Chicago's number #1 radio station for Hip Hop and R&B (107.5 WGCI) to talk with the Morning Riot. During their discussion, Ross spoke on squashing his beef with Jeezy, 50 Cent latest jab, new album, and more. Listen to audio below.
Mastermind available in-stores now.
Two weeks ago, Revolt TV and their VP of Marketing, Kenny Burns, stopped in Chicago to talk with some of the City's hottest emcees. During their visit, they linked up with Spenzo (a young rapper from Chicago thats doing his thang) and he spoke on the future of his rap career, Chi influence, and more.