Continuing to rise on the scene with good music, R&B singer Josh K releases his latest new single called "Love At First Sight." The track is a smooth R&B cut for the ladies and it features Chicago's very own King Louie. Take a listen below and don't forget to leave your thoughts and comments.
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
A week after being shot multiple times in his hometown Chicago, King Louie is out the hospital and back home recovering. And last night, the Chicago rapper checked-in with Don Lemon on CNN and talked about the shooting and the ongoing violence in his city. Check out King Louie's words below.
Monday, December 28, 2015
While fans are waiting on his Motown Records debut album, BJ The Chicago Kid revisits his latest single "Church" to bring you a new remix. The original song featured Chance The Rapper and Buddy but this time, BJ brings in Jeremih and Lil Durk. Take a listen below and tell us which version is best.
Saturday, December 19, 2015
Today, is a sad day for Chicago and the hip hop community. Timothy Jones, better known to many as "The Heavy Hitter" DJ Timbuck2, has passed away at the age of 34 after battling with cancer. The news broke Saturday morning, when Tim's colleagues at Chicago's urban radio station WGCI took to social media saying "Our hearts are very heavy today... RIP to our brother @DJTIMBUCK2.
To many, Tim was a well-known deejay in the clubs throughout Chicago and for many years, he was also WGCI's Rush Hour deejay on Weekdays and he hosted the station's GoILL show for local talent.
Tim will definitely be missed and we would like to send our prayers and condolences to his family.
#RestInPeace Heavy Hitter @DJTIMBUCK2
Our hearts are very heavy today... RIP to our brother @DJTIMBUCK2— WGCI (@WGCI) December 19, 2015
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Fresh off the heels of performing as the first-ever indie artists on SNL, Chance The Rapper stopped by 107.5 WGCI in his hometown, Chicago, to talk about his new initiative Warmest Winter to help the homeless. The Chicago emcee also speaks on meeting Jay Z and Beyonce, and share his thoughts and disagreement on Spike Lee's new movie "Chiraq." Take a look below and share your comments.
Back with a new collection of music, Chicago's own Lil Durk releases a brand new mixtape for the streets. Its called 300 Days 300 Nights and it includes Durk's latest single "My Beyonce" featuring Dej Loaf. The project also includes guests appearances from Future, Meek Mill, Young Dolph, and others. Check out the stream after the jump and don't forget to leave your thoughts and comments.
Monday, December 14, 2015
This past weekend, Chance The Rapper made history becoming the first-ever independent artists to hit the stage on SNL. During his visit, the Chicago emcee also performed a new track with Jeremih called "Somewhere In Paradise." It also features R Kelly and its ready for your enjoyment below.
Friday, December 11, 2015
Ending off the 4th quarter on a good note, we team up with Bri Smith to talk one-on-one with one of Chicago's aspiring new artists, Isis Lourdes. During the interview, Isis talks about her latest single "Your Body," being a female solo artist, and who she would like to possibly work with in the studio. She also opens up and share her thoughts on Spike Lee's new movie Chiraq and how she feels about it. Take a look at the interview below and don't forget to cop Isis new single "Your Body" on iTunes.
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Michelle Obama is probably the coolest FLOTUS ever to be in the White House. Today, Mrs. Obama teams up with funnyman Jay Pharoah to encourage kids to go to college with her brand new hip hop video. Take a look below and see how FLOTUS, hailing from the Southside of Chicago, spits bars.
Monday, December 7, 2015
Update: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West name their second child, Saint West. Kim took to social media to share the news with all her fans.
Saturday, December 5, 2015
Christmas has definitely come early for Kanye West and his wife Kim Kardashian. Its been reported, the Hollywood couple has given birth to a new baby boy on early Saturday morning. Kim took to her website saying "Mother and son are doing well." Right now, its no word on the baby's name but we're sure its coming soon. This baby is the second child for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West. Congrats!!!
Even though. R Kelly recently checked himself into a hospital, that doesn't stop the "King of R&B" from being in the Christmas spirit. Today, Kellz releases new music for his fans called "Christmas Party." Its a switched up to his single "Backyard Party" and its ready for you below. Press play.
Currently on a 30 city tour and working his new mixtape Bands Up, Chicago rapper YAK releases a brand new visual to support the project. The new video is called "Rite Now" and it features King Louie and Money Makin Foolay. Take a look at the video below presented by Green Cheese Entertainment.
Monday, November 30, 2015
Despite being suspended by his current record label, FilmOn, Chief Keef finds a way to give his fans a new collection of music. Today, the Chicago rapper releases his 3rd installment of The Leek series mixtape. It contains 13 tracks and its ready for your ears below. Take a listen and leave comments...
Saturday, November 28, 2015
Instead of giving out free turkeys for the holiday, Lil Bibby decides to give his fans a new collection of music. Today, the Chicago emcee releases his third installment of his Free Crack mixtape series. It includes 15 tracks and it features R Kelly, Future, Jeremih, Common, and others. Stream below,
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
No matter if she's taking trips on private jets or riding around in the hottest whips, Chicago's Chella H proves she's definitely living the life in her brand new visual for the remix of "Options." Its shot by TDF Media and it features Trina and Kash Doll. Take a look below and cop the track now on iTunes.
Sunday, November 22, 2015
Gearing up for his upcoming EP, Livin Legend, Twista delivers a brand new offering for all his fans. The track is called "Models & Bottles" and it features Lil Bibby and Jeremih. Take a listen below.
Since the release of his new mixtape Mr All I Want Is Money, Butta Da Great has dropped a number of visuals to support his new project. First, we've seen his video "All I Want Is Money" featuring Cap 1 and then "Hella Racks" featuring Katie Got Bandz. Now, the Chicago rapper releases his brand new visual called "Check A Bag." Its directed by Ryan Sharp and its ready for your enjoyment below.
Friday, November 20, 2015
In preparation for his upcoming album Buffet, R&B singer R Kelly stopped by The Tonight Show to perform in front of Jimmy Fallon's live studio audience. During his visit, the Pied Piper hit the crowd with a medley of songs including "Backyard Party," "Ignition (Remix)," "Bump N Grind," and his new single "Marching Band." Take a look after the jump and don't forget Buffet drops on December 11.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Following his latest new single "Aww Man" featuring Future, Lil Bibby returns with a new offering to enlighten the streets. The soul track is called "Speak To Em" and it features his fellow Chicagoan, Common. Its taken from Bibby's upcoming project FC3, which is due out on Friday, November 27.
Friday, November 13, 2015
Continuing to release new music for all his fans, R Kelly teams up with Memphis rapper Juicy J for his latest new offering. Its taken from his forthcoming album Buffet, which drops on December 18. Take a listen to R Kelly's "Marching Band" after the jump and don't forget to leave your comments.
Thursday, November 12, 2015
It seems like Chella H still has "Options." Today, the Chicago female emcee revisits her club banger and returns with the official remix. This time, Chella brings along her girls KashDoll & Trina to assist on the Zaytoven-produced track. Take a listen below and don't forget your thoughts and comments.
Having fun and getting her freak on, Danni Gurl let's us know how she really gets down in her brand new visual co-starring Lanipop. Its produced by Zoe Mane and it's shot by Sose The Giant. Check out the video after the jump and don't forget your comments. Dope Chick 3 mixtape available now.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
If you got anything to bet on a rapper to succeed, place it all on Murph Watkins. Today, the Chicago emcee releases new music called "The Gamble" and its produced by Christian Lou. Take a listen.
In preparation for his third installment of the Free Crack series, Chicago's Lil Bibby releases a brand new offering for all his fans. It's called "Aww Man" and it features Future with Metro Boomin on the beat. Check out the rip premiered by DJ Pharris on Chicago's Power 92. FC3 drops on November 27.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Uplifting the soul and shedding light on the things going on in his community, Sir the Baptist releases a brand new visual featuring ChuchPeople. The video is called "Wake Up" and its directed by Stokes Filmhouse and shot by SZN. Watch the Chicago hymnist's video below and leave your comments.
Monday, November 9, 2015
Throughout 2015, its been a lot of rumors and speculation surrounding Lil Durk and Dej Loaf being a real couple and today, the Chicago rapper and Detroit emcee team up for their latest collaboration. It's called "My Beyonce" and its taken from Durk's upcoming project 300 Days, 300 Nights. Press play.
This past weekend in Vegas, we teamed up once again with our good friend Demi Lobo for this year's Soul Train Awards and during our visit, we caught up with Chicago's very own Rhymefest on the red carpet. He shared his feelings on Spike Lee's upcoming film "Chiraq" and why he disapproves with the movie. He also spoke on his songwriting success and talked about who he would like to see in office for 2016. Watch the red carpet interview after the jump and don't forget to leave your thoughts .
Delivering something brand new for Music Monday, Chicago's Indy League drops their long-awaited video for "Bruce Leroy." The title of the track is inspired by the iconic character from the 80's classic movie Berry Gordy's Last Dragon and its directed by Alvin Elmore of Dark Mirror Films. Check out John Blu, Ben One, Dat Boy Hot, and Rio after the jump and don't forget to leave your comments.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Despite the harsh criticism he's received for titling his upcoming movie, Chi-Raq, Spike Lee is ready to move forward with his Chicago-based film. Come December 4th, the "School Daze" film director will release the controversy movie in theaters and it will include a star-studded cast with names such as Samuel L Jackson, Angela Bassett, John Cusack, Wesley Snipes, Nick Cannon, and a handful of others. After the jump, check out the new trailer for the movie and don't forget your thoughts.
Sunday, November 1, 2015
Performing in front of a sold-out crowd, Migos stopped in Chicago to rock the Fright Night Bash on Halloween. The event took place at Adrianna's Nightclub in the Chicago's South Suburbs and it was hosted by Y-dot G-dot Tha Entertainer along with Power 92's "Heavy Hitter" DJ Pharris rocking the packed house. After the jump, catch Migos performing "Hannah Montana." S/o to Street Bullies.
On yesterday, for this year's Halloween, Chicago rapper Tink gave out a bag of goodies for all her fans. Instead of giving out candy, she dropped two brand new tracks produced by Timbaland. The first one is called "Dinero" and the second is "Trust No One" with Tupac soundbites. Listen below.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Last week, R Kelly hit the scene with his brand new visual for his single "Backyard Party" and now, the Pied Piper follows up with a new track called "Switch Up." It features Jeremih and Lil Wayne and its taken from his upcoming album Buffet, which is set to drop on November 20. Take a listen below.
Coming off a great productive summer with performances in New York, Atlanta, and Houston, Tony Cartel gears up for his upcoming project called Cosa Nostra. Today, the Chicago rapper drops a new visual called "Madden." Its directed by Hi-Def and its produced by 808 Mafia. Check it out below.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
While making a stop in New York with his Family Matters tour, Chance The Rapper made his debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. During his visit, the Chicago rapper also performed a brand new song called "Angels," which is available now for free on iTunes. Watch the video after the jump.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Only R Kelly can pull off a video talking about having some fun the sun in the middle of Fall. Today, the Pied Piper drops his brand new visual called "Backyard Party" and its taken from his upcoming album Buffet. The video is packed with lots of women having a good time and it features cameos from Snoop Dogg and Chance The Rapper. Check out the video below and don't forget your thoughts.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Now that he's kicked off his new Family Matters tour, Chance The Rapper shares behind the scenes clips in his brand new visual, while covering Kanye West's College Dropout track "Family Business." Take a look after the jump and don't forget to leave your comments. Check Chance's tour dates here.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Throughout 2015, its been a lot of unexpected projects popping up on the scene and now, Chicago's own King Louie takes that approach. Yesterday, Louie decided to drop a new EP at 6 o'clock with 6 new tracks called 6 God Tony. Take a listen after the jump and don't forget to leave your comments.
Saturday, October 3, 2015
Its been a big week for Bibby. Earlier this week, the Chicago rapper took to social media and showed his fans he got his High School diploma and he was also featured on G Herbo's long-awaited mixtape Ballin' Like I'm Kobe. Now, Bibby drops off his rendition of Herb's "I'm Rollin." Take a listen below.
Friday, October 2, 2015
It was back in 2013, when Kanye West brought his Yeezus tour to his hometown Chicago at the U.C. and now, he's set to return with a performance of his 2008 album 808's & Heartbreak. According to our source, Kanye will bring the live show to the United Center on Monday, November 9th at 8 pm.
Right now, its no indication on when tickets will be available but I'm sure they're gonna go out fast.
Last week, Kanye performed the classic 808's & Heartbreak album in full in Los Angeles, CA.
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Last night, WGCI teamed with Mountain Dew and showcased their show with Rich Homie Quan at Adrianna's Nightclub and during the event, they introduced former Power 92's radio personalities Tone Kapone and Frankie Robinson to the team. Tone later took to social media to confirm the deal.
"Yup it's here 4 months of waiting 2-6pm on @wgci1075 LIVE WITH TONE KAPONE I am back Chicago make the move with me #GCI #NeverStopNeverSettle"Meanwhile, the big announcement couldn't have came any sooner because WGCI is stepping upon their Big Jam concert at the United Center. The event is scheduled to take place on October 25th and the show will feature Kendrick Lamar, Future, Meek Mill, Monica, and a handful of other artists.
Switching it up from her usually drill sound, Chicago's Katie Got Bandz returns on the scene with a hot new record that's bout to make a lot of noise. The track is called "Make Me Rich" and it features R&B singer Jeremih and Chi Hoover. Listen below and don't forget Drillary Clinton 3 coming soon.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
The wait is over! Chicago rapper G Herbo (aka Lil Herb) finally releases his long-awaited project for the streets called Ballin' Like I'm Kobe. The project contains 15 new tracks and it includes production from DJ L, C-Sick, Southside, and a handful of others along with a feature from Lil Herb's childhood friend, Lil Bibby. Check out the stream after the jump and don't forget your thoughts and comments.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
While fans are impatiently waiting for G Herbo to drop his project Ballin' Like I'm Kobe for the streets, he releases new music with his fellow Chicagoan and childhood friend, Lil Bibby. The new track is called "Gang" and its produced by DJ L. Take a listen below and don't forget to leave your thoughts.
Music never stop coming from Sosa. Today, Chief Keef hits the streets with not only one, but two new tracks for your enjoyment. The first leak is called "Tweaker" and its produced by Sonny Digital. The second track is called "Murda Mook" and it features Sean Kingston along with Metro Boomin on production. Take a listen after the jump and don't forget to leave your thoughts and comments.
Since the release of his new mixtape Mr All I Want Is Money, Butta Da Great has dropped a number of visuals to support his new project. First, we've seen his video "All I Want Is Money" featuring Cap 1 and "Hella Racks" featuring Katie Got Bandz and now, the Chicago rapper is ready to drop another called "Check A Bag." Butta recently took to social media to promote the new visual and judging by his look, we can tell he's definitely on top of business. Take a look at the new promo after the jump.
Saturday, September 26, 2015
In support of his new project Dusable, The Boy Illinois releases a creative new visual, directed and produced by D Gainz. The video is called "Hit My Line" and it shows the Chicago emcee carrying out a mastermind plan scheme with dope tricks up his sleeves. Take a look below and watch iLLi work.
Friday, September 25, 2015
Portraying a therapist, Nelly gets suited and booted for his latest video called "The Fix." It features R&B singer Jeremih and its taken from his upcoming indie-project, which will drop later this year. Until then, check out the St. Louis rapper new video after the jump and don't forget your comments.