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The Cast of "Snowfall" Arrives In Chicago for Season 3 Red Carper Premiere

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Man, it's about to be a cold summer! Snowfall is back! 
In Season 3, the show take place in 1984. Crack cocaine is spreading like wildfire through the streets of South Central Los Angeles, while Franklin Saint (Damson Idris) and his people seek more power. 
Last night, cast members and writers stopped in Chicago to promote the new season. The red carpet premiere took place in the City's South Loop and it was filled with fans, media, and special guests.
During the event, those in attendance witnessed the first episode of Season 3 and got the opportunity to stick around for a special Q&A hosted by Kendra G. from iHeart's 107.5 WGCI Morning Show. 
Kendra spoke with the cast about a number of things, including what can we expect from the new season. She also touched on the passing of Director John Singleton and asked questions about his impact on the show.
Afterwards, fans got the opportunity to win prizes, take pictures and interact with the cast before leaving.
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Happy Birthday Calvin Releases "Kari's Song (Long Way Home)" from the Netflix Movie #BEATS

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While fans wait for Happy Birthday Calvin new EP, the Chicago rapper delivers new music to hold you over. The track is called "Kari's Song (Long Way Home) and it's taken off Netflix new film BEATS
Right now, the single is currently #29 Worldwide and #48 in the United States on the Shazam charts. 
We would also like to mention Happy Birthday Calvin is hitting the stage this Summer. You can catch the Chicago rapper performing at Pandora Black Music Month on June 27th and Lyrical Lemonade Summer Smash event on June 30th. Go get your tickets and don't forget to check the stream below.

The Lyrical Lemonade "Summer Smash" Set To Hit Douglas Park In Chicago

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Summer 2019 is officially here and your favorite music festivals are ready to hit the City of Chicago.

Come this weekend (June 29-30), The Lyrical Lemonade Summer Smash will head to Douglas Park, on the City's West Side, and this 2-Day event includes some of the biggest names in Hip Hop.

On Saturday's lineup, you have names like Playboi Carti, Lil Yachty, City Girls, Megan Thee Stallion and more, followed by Sunday, with performances by Gucci Mane, Juice Wrld, DaBaby, and TYGA.

Go to TheSummerSmash.com to get your 2-Day passes today and don't forget to tell em we sent you.

[New Music] Twista "Summer 96"

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Breaking you off with that rapid adrenaline rush flow, Twista drops his first offering from his upcoming tape Summer 96. It's reported, the Chicago legend is scheduled to drop the full project on June 28th and it will be hosted by DJ Pharris. Until then, check out the stream below and share your comments.

Chance The Rapper Joins YBN Cordae In New Video "Bad Idea"

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Uplifting the spirit while reflecting on happier times, YBN Cordae releases his brand new video called "Bad Idea." It's shot and directed by A-Plus Filmz and it features Chicago's own Chance The Rapper. Take a look at "Bad Idea" below and don't forget your comments. Cordae The Lost Boys coming soon

Flo Rida Stops In Chicago To Get A Taste of The Licking

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Giving you a taste of soul food South Beach style, The Licking restaurant has officially hit Chicago. 
You may be familiar with the business through the likes of DJ Khaled & Eric E Class Prince and now they've teamed up with Lenny "Coffey" Weston to bring the Miami franchise to the Windy City.
On yesterday, Flo Rida pulled up in Chicago to support the restaurant and to give it his approval.
During his visit, the platinum rapper and his entourage sampled just about everything on the menu, from seafood dinners to grilled entrees, and gave it 2 thumbs up before leaving the building.  
The Licking is having it's official opening today for the public and it's located on Chicago's West Side at 5045 W. Madison. Go try the Chicken & Red Velvet Waffles and tell em DerrickNtheCity sent you. 

DJ Pharris Debut Single "Boss" feat Young Dolph & G. Herbo

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In support of his new label TCMG and his partnership with E-One Music, Chicago legend DJ Pharris releases his long-awaited debut single for the streets called "Boss." It's produced by Grammy Award winning producer Mano and it feature appearances from Young Dolph and Chicago's G. Herbo. Take a listen to the stream after the jump and don't forget to lookout for the official video later today. Boss!

Calboy Perform for Students In Chicago

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Fresh off the heels of his debut album release, Chicago rapper Calboy stopped by Curie High School yesterday, on Chicago's South Side, to perform for the Adidas Sound Labs event. The showcase was created to inspire the next generation of creators and the place was packed with screaming students. 
After the jump, check out Calboy performing his latest single "Envy Me" off his new album Wildboy.

[New Video] Shawnna "Round Here"

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Still holding it down and wearing her crown, Shawnna let's us know how it goes down in the Chi in her new visual for "Round Here." It's directed by CHRIS & BLAQ of Impakt Studios and it feature cameo guest appearances from El Hitta, Cold Hard of Crucial Conflict and more. Take a look after the jump.

[New Video] TINK "Different"

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Expressing how the feeling is wrong and the vibe ain't right, TINK hits the scene with her latest new video for "Different." It's directed by Damien Sandavol and it captures the Chicago artist out in the desert with some really nice visuals. Take a look below and don't forget to cop VOICEMAILS today.