Saturday, January 30, 2016

[New Music] Drake "Summer Sixteen"

While fans impatiently wait for Views From The 6 to drop on April 16, Drake releases a brand new track to hold us over. Today, the Canadian rapper delivers the first offering from his upcoming LP. It's called "Summer Sixteen" and its produced by Boi-1da, 40, and CuBeatz. Take a listen below.

[New EP] Meek Mill "4/4 (Part 2)"

Delivering a new collection of music, Meek Mill gives fans the 2nd installment of his 4/4 series. It contains four new tracks and it includes features from TDot Illdude, Future, Dave East, and Omelly. Take a listen to Meek's EP after the jump and don't forget to leave your thoughts and comments.

Friday, January 29, 2016

[New Music] BJ The Chicago Kid "Church (Westcoast Remix)" feat Ty Dolla $ign & Anderson Paak

While fans wait for his Motown debut album In My Mind to drop on Feb. 19th, BJ The Chicago Kid continue the remixes with his hot single "Church." When it first hit the scene, the song featured Chance The Rapper and Buddy and it was later remixed with his Chicago friends Lil Durk and Jeremih. Now, BJ takes it to the Westcoast and he brings along Ty Dolla Sign and Anderson Paak.

[New Music] Yo Gotti "Again" feat Lunch Money Lewis

After receiving his first #1 Urban Radio record with "Down in the DM," Yo Gotti returns for his fans with something new. Its called "Again" and it features Lunch Money Lewis. Take a listen below.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

[New Mixtape] 2 Chainz "Felt Like Cappin"

Surprising fans with a new collection of music, 2 Chainz releases his new mixtape Felt Like Cappin. The project consists of 6 new tracks and features Lil Wayne along with production from Timbaland, Zaytoven, Mike Will, and others. Take a listen after the jump and don't forget to leave your thoughts.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

[New Music] Rihanna "Work" feat Drake

Before she releases her eighth studio album ANTI, Rihanna delivers new music to hold her fans over. Today, the island bombshell gives us a new track called "Work" and it features Drake. Its a smooth dancehall track, much different from her last single BBHMM and its ready for your enjoyment below.


Kanye West Renames New Album & Edit Tracklist

You never know what to expect when it comes to Kanye West. Last night, the "All Day" rapper took to social media to announce that he has changed the title of his upcoming album, again. Originally, the project was set to release as So Help Me God and then it was later change to SWISH, and now, the project has a new name. According to Ye's Twitter page, his new album will be called WAVES

Honestly, nobody knows if Kanye will change his album title again. I guess we'll have to wait til next month on February 11th to find out.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Puff Daddy & Mark Wahlberg To Donate 1 Million Bottles of Water To Flint Michigan

Helping those in need, Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs and Mark Wahlberg are teaming up with Eminem, Wiz Khalifa, and a handful of others to donate water to the citizens of Flint Michigan. According to reports, the two AQUAhydrate investors will be donating over 5,000 cases of water and its expected to arrive in Flint by next week. As reported, the city is facing a huge crisis, due to lead tainted water.

[New Video] 2 Chainz "Watch Out"

Taken from the Trapavelli Tre mixtape, 2 Chainz gives his stand-out hit "Watch Out" a hilarious new visual. Its directed by Motion Family and it displays the ATL rapper with his head superimposed onto different people. Take a look after the jump and don't forget to leave your thoughts and comments.

Monday, January 25, 2016

Kanye West Reveals "SWISH" Tracklist

Yezzy season is upon us and come February 11th, Kanye West will drop his 7th solo studio album, SWISH. Last night, the "All Day" rapper took to social media to share his official tracklist from the project. According to his page, the album consist of 10 tracks-three of which we've already heard on the internet. Kanye also tweeted that this will be "the best album of all time." I guess we will see.

Friday, January 22, 2016

LL Cool J Honored With Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Don't call it a comeback. On yesterday, LL Cool J was the latest new recipient to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in L.A. During the ceremony, the hip hop legend was joined by P Diddy, Queen Latifah, Magic Johnson, and a handful of others. Watch the video below to hear LL's speech.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

[New Video] Cam'ron "U Wasn't There"

Gearing up for his 40th birthday, Cam'ron reflects on his past and show love to his friends with his latest new track "U Wasn't There." Its directed by Cam, himself, and its ready to view after the jump.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

[New Music] Meek Mill "Problem" feat TDot illdude

Despite having beefs with 50 Cent on social media, Meek Mill continues to drop new music for all his fans. Today, the Philly rapper releases "Problems" featuring TDot illdude with Beat Billionaire on production. Take a listen to Meek's new track below and don't forget your thoughts and comments.

[New Music] Chris Brown "Who's Gonna (Nobody) Remix" feat Keith Sweat

Hitting you off with the remix, Chris Brown teams up with the R&B legend himself, Keith Sweat, for his latest track "Who's Gonna (Nobody)." Take a listen below and cop the Royalty album on iTunes. 


Monday, January 18, 2016

[New Music] Kanye West "No More Parties In L.A." feat Kendrick Lamar

We didn't get new music from Kanye West this past weekend for his GOOD Friday series; however, we have something now. Today, Ye delivers the full version of "No More Parties In L.A." featuring Kendrick Lamar. Take a listen below and leave your comments. SWISH is set to drop on Feb. 11th.


[Video] Foxy Brown Turns Up Reggae/Hip Hop Night at The Shrine Chicago

Stepping in Chicago, on one of the coldest nights of the year, Foxy Brown stopped in the South Loop last night at The Shrine for Reggae/Hip Hop night. During her performance, the Brooklyn emcee hit the crowd with a ton of classics, including her club banger "Oh Yeah." Take a look after the jump.

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Former WGCI Program Director, Kris Kelley, Passes Away

I bring sad news to the media and broadcasting industry. Kris Kelley, Former PD of WGCI Chicago, has passed away, According to reports, Kelley was found dead in her Philadelphia apartment this past week.
"Kelley first came to Chicago in March 2007, joining WGCI-FM as Program Director and part-time on-air personality. Early on in her time here, Kelley was the Program Director that fired top-rated morning show host Crazy Howard McGee, replacing him with syndicated programming, which ended up with far lower ratings and revenue. Two years later, her role was reduced to Assistant Program Director at WGCI-FM and she was given an on-air role at WVAZ-FM/V103, taking over the popular midday shift."
Years later, Clear Channel Media announced Kris Kelley with a double role of Program Director, overseeing both WGCI-FM and WKSC-FM/103.5 Kiss FM; however, that role ended in 2013.

Kelley is also a native of Philadelphia, PA and a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh. Right now, no cause of death has been reported. Our prayers and condolences goes out to Kris Kelley's family.

[New Mixtape] Future "Purple Reign"

Back with a new collection of music, Future hits the scene with his brand new project Purple Reign. The new mixtape consists of 13 tracks and its executive produced by DJ Esco and Metro Boomin. Take a listen to the new project after the jump and don't forget to leave your thoughts and comments.

[New EP] Meek Mill "4/4"

Continuing to feed the streets, while fans wait on the release of Dreamchasers 4, Meek Mill delivers a new collection of music. Its called 4/4 and it includes four new joints. Take a listen after the jump.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

[New Music] Erykah Badu "Trill Friends"

Keeping it trill with a little bit of Whodini, R&B singer Erykah Badu releases her latest rendition of Kanye West track "Friends." Take a listen below and don't forget your thoughts and comments. 


Monday, January 11, 2016

[New Video] Lil Durk "My Beyonce" feat Dej Loaf

Lil Durk and Dej Loaf finally put their affection for each other on full blast in the brand new visual called "My Beyonce." Its directed by Robert Styles and its taken from Lil Durk's latest new mixtape, 300 Days 300 Nights. The video is inspired by the movie "Love & Basketball" and its ready below.

David Bowie Passes At Age 69

Today, is a sad in the music industry. Rock & Roll legend David Bowie has passed away. According to his publicist Steve Martin, the iconic star died on Sunday after a 18-month battle with cancer. 
"David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle with cancer. While many of you will share in this loss, we ask that you respect the family's privacy during their time of grief." said a statement posted on his official social media accounts. 
Bowie, is best known for his hits "Fame," "Let's Dance," and many others. Bowie was 69-years-old.

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Kanye West Announces "Swish" Album Release Date

The wait is over! Yeezy Season has returned and last night, Kanye took to social media to announce he's ready to drop his 7th studio album. According to Yeezy, the SWISH album will drop on February 11, same weekend as The Grammys, Valentines Day, and NBA Allstar Weekend. Until then, look out for brand new music by Kanye, with his G.O.O.D. Friday series, and check out "Real Friends" here.  

[New Video] The Boy Illinois "Day Goes"

Showing off his tap dancing skills, The Boy Illinois releases a brand new visual taken from his latest project, Dusable. It's called "Day Goes" and its directed by Jay Mavaz. Take a look after the jump.

Friday, January 8, 2016

Kanye West "Real Friends/No More Parties In L.A." feat Ty Dolla $ign & Kendrick Lamar

After getting the internet buz'n with the release of his latest track called "Facts," Kanye West returns on the scene with something brand new for his G.O.O.D. Friday series. Today, Yeezy delivers a new track called "Real Friends" and it features Ty Dolla $ign. He also gives us a snippet of a new track with Kendrick Lamar called "No More Parties in L.A." Take a listen below and leave your thoughts. 

[Video] Beyonce Joins Channing Tatum on "Lip Sync Battle"

Last night, Channing Tatum and his wife Jenna Dewan-Tatum duked it out in the Season 2 premiere of Spike TV's "Lip Sync Battle." While Jenna D had the crowd screaming loud for her performance of Ginuwine's "Pony," Channing had a little trick up his sleeve. During his performance, the "Magic Mike" star brought out Beyonce to join him onstage for "Run The World." Take a look at video below.

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

[New Music] Brandy "Beggin & Pleadin"

Based on a true story, R&B singer Brandy share why she got the blues with her latest offering called "Beggin & Pleadin." Its produced by Pop & Oak and its ready for your enjoyment below. Press play.


Tuesday, January 5, 2016

[New Video] Trey Songz "Blessed"

From celebrating in VIP to parting overseas on yachts, Trey Songz drops a new visual to let us know how he lives the good life. The video is called "Blessed" and its directed by Mel D Cole with Mano on production. Take a look after the jump and don't forget to leave your thoughts and many comments.

[New Video] Z-Verse "World So Bad"

Speaking on the harsh realities of coming up in Chicago, Z-Verse releases a brand new visual called "World So Bad." Its directed by Alvin Elmore of Dark Mirror Films and it drops a positive message. Also don't forget to catch Verse on the road with Lupe Fiasco for his This for The Fans tour. Watch.

[New Music] Fabolous "Milly Rock (Remix)"

While he's gearing up for his Young OG Project 2 album to arrive next month on Grammy weekend, Fabolous releases new music to hold his fans over. Today, the Brooklyn rapper shares his rendition of 2 Milly's latest track "Milly Rock." Listen below and don't forget to leave thoughts and comments.


Monday, January 4, 2016

Watch Kanye West's Full Audition on 'American Idol'

The final season of American Idol is almost upon us and you know what that means, they're going to be pulling out all the stunts for their last and final run. In a new video that just surfaced on the net, it shows Kanye West stopping by the American Idol set to audition for the show in front of this year's judges: Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban, and Harry Connick Jr. 

During Kanye's visit, the Yeezus rapper performs lyrics from his song "Gold Digger" and at the end of his audition, he gets a trip to Hollywood. Watch clip below. Idol premieres January 6th on FOX.

[New Video] G Herbo "Don't Worry" feat Lil Bibby

Taken from his latest mixtape Ballin Like I'm Kobe, Chicago rapper G Herbo releases his brand new visual for 2016 called "Don't Worry." It's directed by Ivan Berrios and it features Herbo's long-time friend Lil Bibby. Take a look after the jump and don't forget to leave your thoughts and comments.

Friday, January 1, 2016

Natalie Cole Passes At Age 65

Sad news has hit the music industry, legendary soul singer Natalie Cole has passed away at the age of 65. According to TMZ, Cole died from congestive heart failure in L.A., although its been told that she had been suffering over the years from complication of a kidney transplant and Hepatitis C. 

Cole is best known for her hits "This Will Be" and the classic remake of "Unforgettable" which she performed as a virtual duet with her dad, Nat King Cole.

Our thought and prayers goes out to the family at this sad time. Natalie Cole will be forever missed.

[New Music] Kanye West "Facts"

Taking a huge leap over the Jumpman, Kanye West releases a brand new track for all his fans called "Facts." In the song, Yezzy take shots at his dislike for Nike as he brags and boast about his current shoe partners, Adidas. He also shows mad love for Chicago legend DJ Timbuck2, who recently lost his battle to cancer. Take a listen to the track below and don't forget your thoughts and comments.

[New Music] Lil Durk "Da Fame" feat Trae Tha Truth

Kicking off the New Year, Chi-town and Texas connects. Lil Durk teams up with Trae Tha Truth for his new song called "Da Fame." Take a listen and don't forget to leave your thoughts and comments.


Chella H Announces Long-Awaited Project "No Filter" To Drop On King's Birthday

Over the last 2 years, Chella H has kept fans impatiently waiting for her long-awaited project called No Filter, and now, the wait is over! The Chicago female emcee took to social media that the project is finally coming out. According to Chella, No Filter will drop on Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, which is Jan. 15th. Until then, check out Chella's remix for "Options" featuring Trina and Kashdoll.