Monday, October 31, 2016

The Weeknd Announces "Starboy: Legend Of The Fall" Tour Dates

In support of his upcoming album Starboy, The Weeknd makes a big announcement for all his fans. According to our source, the international singer will be flying across the globe in 2017 with his new Legend of the Fall world tour. The 46-city tour begins on Feb. 17 and it will take on cities in Europe, South America, and North America. Take a look below to see when The Weeknd hits a city near you.

[New Music] Lil Durk "Eyes" feat Talib Kweli & James Fauntleroy

Switching it up from his signature drill sound, Lil Durk joins the fight for social change with his new single "Eyes." It features Talib Kweli and James Fauntleroy and its taken from the WCDTT project.
"We Can Do This Together (WCDTT) is focused on unifying and uplifting one another, through the use of relevant, effective and entertaining mediums.  Our focus has no geographic, ethnic or social boundaries.  We simply wish to help our world in any realm we can do so effectively. 
WCDTT’s philosophy is based on the belief that we all have an inherent desire to unify and elevate one another. This desire is further inspired by channels such as music.  Music, the universal language, speaks to all and can invoke positive sentiments that may have become concealed due to various factors.  Music enters our lives through our ears, flowing into our souls, and then back out to the interconnected world we all share by inspiring action. 
We Can Do This Together aims to bring positive social messages and encouragement to the world."
Take a listen to Lil Durk's new uplifting track after the jump and don't forget to leave your comments.

Friday, October 28, 2016

[New Mixtape] Meek Mill "Dreamchasers 4"

Throughout the year, Meek Mill has had his share of beefs with Drake, The Game, and Beanie Sigel, but now, its back to business. Tonight, the Philly rapper releases the fourth and final installment of the Dreamchaser series. It contains 14 original tracks and it includes guests appearances from Nicki Minaj, Young Thug, Quavo, Tory Lanz, French Montana, and more. Take a listen after the jump.

[New Project] Jeezy "Trap or Die 3"

Back in the trap feeding the streets, Jeezy returns on the scene with his 7th album for all his fans. Its called Trap or Die 3 and it contains 16 new tracks with guest appearances from Bankroll Fresh, Chris Brown, French Montana, Yo Gotti, Lil' Wayne, and more. Purchase the new LP now on iTunes.

[New Mixtape] 2 Chainz "Hibachi For Lunch"

2016 has been great for 2 Chainz. Earlier this year, he dropped his collaborative album ColleGrove with Lil Wayne and then he released another project called Daniel Son: Necklace Don containing the single "Big Amount." Now, the Atlanta rapper releases his new mixtape Hibachi For Lunch and it includes 7 tracks with appearances from Future, Gucci Mane, and more. Take a listen below. 

[New Music] Chief Keef "Loose" feat Lil Reese

Back with that raw drill sound, Chief Keef returns on the scene with a brand new track, courtesy of DJ Amaris. Its called "Loose" and it features Keef's GBE crew member Lil' Reese. Take a listen.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

R Kelly Announces "12 Nights of Christmas Holiday Tour"

R Kelly seems to be feeling the holiday spirit this year. Not only is he dropping a new album called 12 Nights of Christmas, it seems as though he's doing a new tour as well. According to our sources, the Pied Piper will bring his 12 Nights of Christmas Holiday Tour to this hometown Chicago and the event will kick off at the Chicago Theatre on Tuesday, December 13 and Wednesday, December 14. 

During the show, the super talented singer will be performing a variety of his classic hits, as well as new tunes from his holiday album 12 Nights of Christmas. Grab your tickets today at Ticketmaster.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

[New Music] Jeezy "Bout That" feat Lil Wayne

Only a few days left before Jeezy drops his new project Trap or Die 3 and today, the Snowman gives his fans new music to hold you over. The joint is called "Bout That" and it features Young Money's Lil Wayne. Take a listen to the track below and leave your comments. Trap or Die 3 drops Oct. 28th.

[New Project] Soulja Boy x Bow Wow "Ignorant Shit"

Collaborating for a brand new project, Soulja Boy and Bow Wow give their fans a new collection of music. Its called Ignorant Shit and it contains 11 tracks including "Rick Flair," "That Way (Remix)," "All About Paper," featuring Rich The Kid and more. Take a listen below and download for free.

Monday, October 24, 2016

Drake Announces "More Life" Project With Four New Songs

Bringing in his 30th birthday, Drake surprised everyone this past weekend on 'OVO Sound Radio' on Apple's Music Beat 1. During the episode, the OVO rapper announced he's dropping a new project called More Life in December and he revealed the cover artwork featuring his dad, Dennis Graham.

Drake also released four new tracks to hold you over while you wait for More Life. After the jump, check out "Two Birds One Stone," "Wanna Know," "Sneakin," feat. 21 Savage and "Fake Love." 

Sunday, October 23, 2016

[New Video] Chella H "OOOUUU (Remix)"

Showing off a lot of legs and curves, Chicago rapper Chella H releases a brand new visual for all her fans. Its directed by Chicago filmmaker Tracy Gardner and it captures Chella spit'n a hot freestyle to Young MA's hot new track "OOOUUU." Take a look after the jump and don't forget your comments.

Radio Legend Herb Kent Passes Away At Age 88

It's a sad day for Chicago and the radio industry, the "King of the Dusties" Herb Kent has passed away. According to reports, the radio legend died on Saturday evening at the age of 88.
Herb Kent passed away on Saturday evening. No words can express our great sense of loss. Herb was an iconic talent, who for nearly 70 years entertained millions of listeners in Chicagoland and around the world. His passion for radio and work ethic was second-to-none as Herb worked to the very end, by hosting what unexpectedly was his final V103 broadcast on Saturday morning.
Herb leaves a legacy of thousands of entertainers he helped boost, community causes he impacted, and as a former instructor at Chicago State University, sharing his encyclopedic knowledge with hundreds of students.
We are so thankful for the privilege of working alongside such an historic figure as Herb Kent for the past 27 years. Our thoughts and prayers are with Herb's family, friends, and loved ones.
- Matt Scarano,  Region President iHeartMedia Chicago  
Herb was our radio superhero. While I'm incredibly sad, I hold so much joy remembering the fun times we've had with him and the smiles he brought to our faces.  Herb will hold an eternal place in our hearts. 
- Derrick Brown, Director of Urban Programming iHeartMedia Chicago
Right now, it has been no words from Herb Kent's family but Memorial arrangements are pending. Our prayers and condolences go out to the family at this time.

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[New Music] Dreezy "Close To You (Remix)" feat Rick Ross & T Pain

After hitting the scene with her first single "Body," Chicago rapper Dreezy has made a lot of noise on the hip hop scene. Today, she returns with her follow up and its the remix to her latest single called "Close To You." It features Rick Ross and T-Pain and its ready for your enjoyment below. Press play.

Friday, October 21, 2016

[New Music] The Boy Illinois "Paper" feat Lyriq

While being out on tour with Lupe Fiasco, Chicago rapper The Boy Illinois is prepping for his new project Home Court Advantage. Today, he releases a new joint called "Paper" and it features Lyriq. 

[New Music] Twista "Next To You" feat Jeremih

Digging through the crates and coming up with a classic Rose Royce sample, Twista spits game to the ladies with his new single "Next To You." It features Jeremih and its available on iTunes. Listen.


[New Music] Common "Home" feat Bilal

Giving you that real hip hop over a soulful track, Common releases new music called "Home." It features Bilal and its taken from Common's forthcoming album Black America Again, which is set to drop on November 4th. Take a listen after the jump and don't forget to share thoughts and comments.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

[Video] Kanye West Rants About Jay Z During Concert

We all thought things were good on The Throne, but according to this new video that just surface on the internet, things could be different. Last night, Kanye West had some words for his mentor Jay Z, during his Saint Pablo stop in Seattle. Kanye spoke to the crowd during his set and mentioned why fans will never see the 2nd installment of Watch The Throne and how Jay stopped him from being on Drake's song "Pop Style" due to Tidal/Apple politics. Kanye also goes on to mention how he felt about Jay not making a visit after his wife Kim Kardashian got robbed in Paris. Take a look below.

[New Mixtape] Bowl King "King of the Kitchen"

Following up his first mixtape No Glorification, Chicago rapper Bowl King returns with a brand new collection of music. Its called King of the Kitchen and it features his single "Paid" along with music production from Chase Davis, Rio Mac, Valee, and Rock Marley. Take a listen and download below.

[New Music] 2 Chainz "Good Drank" feat Gucci Mane & Quavo

While fans wait on his new project Hibachi For Lunch, 2 Chainz calls up Quavo and Gucci Mane to collaborate with him for new music. The joint is called "Good Drank" and its produced by Mike Dean.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Tupac Shakur Nominated for 2017 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Its been 20 years since the late rapper Tupac Shakur was shot and killed but his legacy still lives on. According to reports, the prolific rapper has been named as one of the nominees for the 2017 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. The results will be announced in December and the induction takes place in April.

[New Music] Rick Ross "Freaky H**" feat Juicy J, Too Short, & Big K.R.I.T.

It's been awhile since we've heard a collection of new joints from Maybach Music Group but now the drought is over. Today, Rick Ross delivers a new MMG mixtape called Priorities 5 and includes the standout track "Freaky Hoe" featuring Juicy J, Big K.R.I.T., and Too Short. Take a listen below.

[New Music] Chella H "OOOUUU (Remix)"

The "OOOUUU" remixes continue to come and now, Chicago's own Chella H shares her rendition of Young MA's banging track. Take a listen after the jump and don't forget to leave your comments.

Monday, October 17, 2016

[New Music] Common "Letter To The Free" feat Bilal

Back in September, Common and Bilal took the stage together for AAHH FEST in Chicago and now, both artists collaborate for new music. The track is called "Letter To The Free" and its taken from Common's forthcoming album Black America Again, which is expected to drop on November 4th.

Friday, October 14, 2016

[New Music] Pusha T "Circles" feat Ty Dolla $ign & Desiigner

Gearing up, for what seems to be a new project, Pusha T releases new music for all his fans. Today your favorite dealer gives us "Circles" and it features Ty Dolla $ign along with Desiigner. Press play.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

[New Music] Bryson Tiller "Let Me Explain"

After having a successful year with his debut project TRAPSOUL, R&B singer Bryson Tiller is back with new music. Today, the Kentucky native releases "Let Me Explain" and its produced by Phonix.


Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Chris Brown Set To Headline WGCI's Big Jam 2016

Gearing up for their annual event of the year, WGCI just announced the official lineup for BIG JAM 2016. According to the station's Morning Takeover with Kyle, Kendra, and Leon, the event is set to take place on Dec. 30th at the United Center and its presented by Boost Mobile. The event stars Chris Brown and it also includes Young Thug, Trey Songz, Lil Yatchy, Desiigner, Lil Bibby and more. 

Click here for more ticket information.

Monday, October 10, 2016

Solange "A Seat At The Table" Documentary

Celebrating her first number one album with her latest project A Seat At The Table, Solange gives her fans a behind the scenes look at the early stages of the process. In the latest documentary, we see the singer's songwriting, jam sessions and experimentation of the project. Take a look after the jump.

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Kanye West Brings "Saint Pablo Tour" To The United Center

After postponing two shows in Philly and Detroit this week, due to his wife Kim Kardashian getting robbed in Paris, Kanye West picked up and resumed his Saint Pablo Tour in his hometown Chicago, last night. The show took place at the United Center and it was packed in front of a sold-out crowd.

Moving around the crowd, on what seemed to be a floating stage, Kanye electrified the house with a ton of classic hits, including songs from his new LP like "Famous" and "Father Stretch My Hands."

Meanwhile, the Yeezus rapper is set to perform a 2nd show in Chicago tonight at the Allstate Arena so if you missed last night's show, you better get your tickets fast. This is something you wanna see.

Check out footage from last night's show after the jump.

Friday, October 7, 2016

[New Music] Mary J Blige "Thick of It"

Gearing up for her upcoming King + Queen of Hearts tour with Maxwell, R&B singer Mary J Blige releases new music for all her fans. The track is called "Thick of It" and its taken from her upcoming LP Strength of a Woman, which is expected to drop before the end of the year. Take a listen below.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Kanye West Reschedules Tour Dates After Kim Kardashian's Robbery & Set To Pick Up In Chicago

Last weekend, Kanye West abruptly cut his show at the Meadows Music Fest, due to his wife Kim Kardashian being held up at gunpoint and being robbed for millions of dollars worth of jewelry in Paris. Now, the Yeezus rapper is taking precautions and rescheduling his tour to be with his family.

According to a statement from Live Nation, Kanye has rescheduled two shows for his Saint Pablo Tour. The dates that were originally set for Oct. 4 and Oct. 6, will now take place in December.
"Due to family concerns, this week's Philadelphia and Detroit dates on Saint Pablo Tour have been rescheduled," Live Nation told Rolling Stone. "The Philadelphia show will take place on December 13 and the Detroit show on December 22." 
According to the rapper's website, the tour will pick back up on October 7th in Chicago at the United Center. 

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

R Kelly Set To Release "12 Nights of Christmas" Album

Last year, R Kelly released his single "Christmas Party" to bring in the holiday season and this year, the Pied Piper of R&B is giving fans a full length album called 12 Nights of Christmas. It's expected to drop on Oct. 21 and it will include songs like "My Wish For Christmas," "I'm Sending You My Love For Christmas," "Snowman," and more. Until then, take a look after the jump for the full tracklist. 

DJ Khaled "Do You Mind" feat Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, August Alsina, Jeremih, Future & Rick Ross

After hosting this year's BET Hip Hop Awards, DJ Khaled took to the internet and released the new visual for his latest single called "Do You Mind," which is taken from his new album Major Key. It co-stars model Bernice Burgos as his girlfriend and it features Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, August Alsina, Jeremih, Future, and Rick Ross. Take a look after the jump and don't forget your comments.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Chance The Rapper "Blessings" On Jimmy Fallon Show

Fresh off the heals of performing at Meadows Music Festival in NY, Chance The Rapper stopped by the Jimmy Fallon Show last night as the musical guest. During his visit, Chance performed a special reprise of his song "Blessings" with help from Anthony Hamilton, Ty Dolla $ign, D.R.A.M. and Raury. Take a look after the jump and don't forget to cop Chance's Coloring Book on iTunes.