Monday, April 28, 2014

[New Music] Twista "It's Yours" feat Tia London

Getting back to the basics, Twista delivers his first single from his forthcoming album, The Dark Horse. It features Tia London and its produced by The Legendary Traxter. Stream/download below.


Friday, April 25, 2014

[Video] Common Aims To Empower Chicago's Youth

In this recent interview (below), Grammy-winning rapper Common talks one-on-one with CNN's Brooke Baldwin. During their discussion, Common speaks on his appearance on CNN's Chicagoland series and his new non-profit foundation, Common Ground, which is an initiative to help Chicago's youth.

Watch below!

Thursday, April 24, 2014

[Audio] Keke Palmer Talks New Talk Show & Possibly Working With R Kelly

In this recent interview (below), Actress Keke Palmer called Chicago's number #1 Urban radio station 107.5 WGCI to talk with her buddies on the Morning Riot. During their discussion, Keke opens up about her new upcoming talk show, possibly working with R Kelly, and more. Press play and listen!

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

[New Video] Kaye Fox "Here I Am"

In this new visual directed by Gravitii Films, Singer/songwriter Kaye Fox take us on a ride through the City of Chicago with "Here I Am." The video is the titled track for her latest EP called Here I Am and its followed by her last video of the project "Used To Love You," which features Chicago rapper YP. 

Watch Kaye Fox "Here I Am" video after the jump and don't forget to download her Here I Am EP.

[New Video] Katie Got Bandz "Chi-Raq (Freestyle)"

Directed by Nick Brazinsky, Chicago rapper Katie Got Bandz releases her rendition to Nicki Minaj and Lil Herb's "Chi-Raq." Also be on the lookout for Katie's Drillary Clinton 2, dropping next month.

Watch Katie Got Bandz "Chi-Raq" video after the jump and leave comments and share your thoughts.

[Video] Katie Got Bandz Talks Chicago Drill Music & Murder Rate

In this interview, Chicago's female emcee Katie Got Bandz sits down one-on-one with VLAD TV. During their discussion, Katie speaks on the origins of Drill music and the senseless killings that's going on in her hometown, Chicago. Check out the full interview below and tell us what you think.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

[New Video] Sicko Mobb "Lamborghini Girl"

Making their way to the finish line, Sicko Mobb releases their brand new visual for "Lamborghini Girl." Its produced by Cicero and its directed by Slate House Productions. Watch and get your bop on.

The Boy Illinois "Dress Accordingly (Man of the Year Freestyle)"

Gearing up to drop his final visual from his project Jean Baptiste, The Boy Illinois releases some hot bars to Schoolboy Q's "Man of the Year" track, which is produced by Nez and Rio. Stream below.

[Video] Ice JJ Fish Gets Recognized By Superstar Singer Rihanna

He's not the most talented singer/rapper in the world, but he's definitely getting all the attention with his hilarious videos. Today, Chicago rapper Ice JJ Fish gets recognized by one of the biggest names in music, Rihanna. The Superstar singer shared his latest video on Instagram, showcasing to her 12 million followers. I wouldn't say its a cosign, but its definitely flattering to see him get recognized. 

Check it out after the jump.

[Video] DJ Moondawg Talks To Tink About Upcoming Project With Timbaland, New Single & More

In this recent interview (below), Chicago female rapper Tink stops by 107.5 WGCI to talk with radio jock DJ Moondawg. During her visit, Tink speaks on her upcoming project with Timbaland, her new single with Jeremih and more. Check out the full interview below. Get In Tune, Stupid!!!

Monday, April 21, 2014

[Events] R Kelly, Trey Songz, J Cole & Yo Gotti Set For WGCI's Summer Jam 2014

Things are bout to heat up in Chi City this summer. 107.5 WGCI is set to host Summer Jam 2014 starring R Kelly. The announcement was made earlier today with WGCI's Morning Riot and the lineup includes R&B singer Trey Songz, J Cole, Yo Gotti, K Camp, Ty Dolla $ign, & Chicago's Bop Kingz. 

The event is set to take place at the United Center on June 22. Click [here] for more details. Also, check out footage of R Kelly performing at WGCI's Morning Riot party this past week. Video below.

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Sevyn Streeter & Angela Simmons Promotes 'Beautiful Textures' In Chicago

Yesterday (4/19), in Chicago, wasn't your average day shopping at Walmart on a Saturday afternoon. This past weekend, shoppers got the opportunity to meet and greet with two of the most popular girls in entertainment, Sevyn Streeter and Angela Simmons. The two were on location to promote a new hair product called 'Beautiful Textures' and it was hosted by WGCI's radio personality, Loni Swain.

Throughout the event, Simmons and Streeter sold shoppers on buying the new hair product, while interacting with the crowd, taking pictures and signing autographs. Sevyn Streeter also hit the stage to perform "It Won't Stop" and her latest single "nEXt," which you can view after the jump with pics.

Friday, April 18, 2014

[Video] R Kelly Rocks WGCI's Morning Riot 5th Year Anniversary Party

Last night, Chicago's number #1 urban radio station, 107.5 WGCI, put on a huge party for the Morning Riot's 5th Year Anniversary, being on-air. The celebration took place at Transit Nightclub, in the City's West Loop, and it featured performances from Kam, Que Mr. OG Bobby Johnson, Rico Love, and the one, who stole the show, R Kelly. Check footage and exclusive pics, from the event, after the jump.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

[New Video] Future "I Won" feat Kanye West

Its less than a week away before Future drops his brand new album Honest, until then, check out his new visual to his latest single, "I Won." Its features Kanye West and its directed by Hype Williams. 

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

[Video] Future Host "Honest" Listening Party In Chicago With WGCI

Showing love to his fans, ATL's Future stopped in Chi-town last night (April 15th) to host an exclusive listening party for his upcoming album, Honest. It was held in Chicago's South Suburbs at EPIC and it was hosted by WGCI's U.B. Rodriguez, along with DJ V-DUB turning up on the one's and two's. 

Throughout the night, Future performed a long list of songs from his upcoming album, Honest, along with some of his hits like "Sh*t" and "Karate Chop." He also premiered a new song featuring Drake, which received a lot of love from the ladies in attendance. Check out footage and pics after the jump.

Honest drops April 22nd

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

[New Music] Murph Watkins "Juug"

Back with something new for the streets, Murph Watkins releases his latest offering of today called "Juug." Its produced by Christian Loux and its set to appear on his upcoming project, Yun. Press play.

Shawnna Address Her Feelings About Chicago's Nickname 'Chi-Raq'

Over the last couple of years, many people, including Chicagoans, have been quick to call the City of Chicago the name 'Chi-Raq' due to its violent murder rate and crime history in the urban community. 

Well, on yesterday (April 14th), Chicago rapper Shawnna took to social media about the topic and expressed her feelings on why she hates the name that's been put on her hometown and why she will never join the bandwagon to gain entertainment publicity. Check out Shawnna's statement below.

Monday, April 14, 2014

[New EP] Kaye Fox "Here I Am"

One of Chi-town's most talented songwriters, Kaye Fox, has finally arrived with her brand new EP,  Here I Am. It includes eight new tracks, along with production from Kaye Fox (herself), Emmaculate, and Shebazz Curtis. It also includes a feature from Chicago rapper YP on track "Used To Love You." 

Check out tracklist and stream after the jump.

[New Music] Jennifer Hudson Debuts New Song "Walk It Out" on WGCI

Hangin out in her hometown (Chicago), Jennifer Hudson stopped by 107.5 WGCI to debut her new song with the Morning Riot. The track is called "Walk It Out" and it features Timbaland. Press play.

Friday, April 11, 2014

[New Music] Chella H "Options"

The "1st Lady of Chicago" Chella H is back with her first single off her upcoming project, No Filter. Its called "Options" and its produced by Zaytoven. Stream/download below. No Filter drops this summer.


[New Music] Tink "Don't Tell Nobody" feat Jeremih

After teasing everyone about her upcoming project with Timbaland, Chicago rapper Tink releases new music produced by Da Internz. It was first premiered on WGCI by DJ Moondawg & it feat. Jeremih.


Thursday, April 10, 2014

[Exclusive] Kaye Fox Talks New EP, Working With Producer No I.D. & More

In this recent interview with, R&B singer Kaye Fox talks one-on-one about her upcoming EP, Here I Am. During the interview, Fox also opens up about musical influences, working with Legendary producer No I.D. & more. Watch interview after the jump. Here I Am drops April 14.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

[New Music] Michael Jackson "Xscape"

Nearly five years after his death, new music has leaked out from the "King of Pop" Michael Jackson. Its written by MJ and Rodney Jenkins and its called 'Xscape,' which is the title track for Michael's upcoming album that's set to arrive on May 13. Stream/download below and tell us what you think.


[Video] Lupe Fiasco Performs At L.A. Dodgers Opening Day

This past weekend, on Sunday (April 6th), Rapper Lupe Fiasco stopped in L.A. to attend the Dodgers home opener baseball game. During his visit, he performed "Superstars" and "Battle Scars." Watch!

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

[New Music] Nicki Minaj "Chi-Raq" feat Lil Herb

Showing love to the streets of Chicago, Nicki Minaj releases her latest offering of today called "Chi-Raq." It features Chicago rapper Lil Herb and Nicki is set to drop The Pink Print LP later this year.


Monday, April 7, 2014

[New Music] Future "I Won" feat Kanye West

With it only being two weeks away before he drops his new album Honest, Future delivers single "I Won" to hold you over. Its produced by Metro Boomin and it features Kanye West. Meanwhile, be on the lookout for the "I Won" visual directed by Hype Williams. Until then, check out the stream below.

[Video] Kanye West Announces New Yeezys In June

Ever since Kanye West announced his new shoe deal with Adidas a few months ago, fans have been impatiently waiting and wondering when they will get their first glimpse of the new Yeezys. Well, the wait could be over soon. While performing at the Adidas Global Brand Conference in Germany, Kanye announced that the new Yeezys will be arriving this summer in June. Check video after the jump.

[New Music] Lil Bibby "Dead Or In Prison"

Following his last project Free Crack, Chicago rapper Lil Bibby is gearing for his upcoming EP, The Book. Here's a first taste of the project called "Dead Or In Prison" and its produced by C-Biz. Press play.


[New Video] Kaye Fox "Used To Love You" feat YP

Directed by Mud Wing Media, Chi-town's own Kaye Fox delivers her first visual from her upcoming EP, Here I Am. Its called "Used To Love You" and it features rapper YP. Watch after the jump.

Saturday, April 5, 2014

[New Video] Stunt Taylor "1 Nite"

Following his bop anthem "Fe Fe On The Block," Chicago's Stunt Taylor is back with another one. This time he delivers his visual for "1 Nite," which is directed by Forman James and produced by C-Sick.

Friday, April 4, 2014

[New Mixtape] DJ Playmaka & DJ Que Eleven "Bad Boyz"

Releasing a new collection of music, Chicago's own DJ Playmaka and DJ Que Eleven deliver their long-awaited collaborative mixtape, Bad Boyz. It includes contribution from Lil Durk, Pavy, The Boy Illinois, Sasha Go Hard, and more. Stream/download below. 

Thursday, April 3, 2014

[Video] Bishop Don Magic Juan Plays "Who You With?" On Arsenio

When it comes to the pimp game, we all know Bishop Don Magic Juan has had his share of playing the field, but last night, Bishop joined George Lopez on the Arsenio Hall Show for a new game. Its called "Who You With?" and you won't believe how it all went down. Check the video after the jump. 

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

[Video] Lisa Raye Talks Cancellation of 'Single Ladies' With Demi Lobo

This past weekend, Actress/model Lisa Raye stopped in her hometown Chicago to talk with 107.5 WGCI's Demi Lobo at the Black Women Expo. The event was held in Chicago's South Loop at the McCormick Place and it was filled with Lisa's family, old friends, classmates, and loyal fans. 

During the panel discussion with Lobo, Lisa Raye opened up about everything from her love life to the cancellation of TV show "Single Ladies." She also talked to Lobo about the pressure and struggle for Black actresses in Hollywood, which she threw a little shade to the Beyonce's & J-Lo's of the world.
"I don't think its too much pressure, now. I think the Beyonce's and J-Lo's have made that prevalent. [pause] But I don't know why they giving it to them though because Black women been having ass for a long time." 
Watch interview after the jump.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Frankie Knuckles, House Music Legend, Passes At 59

Legendary deejay/producer Frankie Knuckles passes away at the age of 59. Knuckles is best known for developing the sound and house music culture in Chicago, which earned him the title "Godfather of Chicago House Music." Knuckles is also known for his live sets at Chicago's Warehouse in the 80's and his work remixing records for major artist such as Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, and more.