Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Lil Wayne & Many More Set For Lollapalooza 2019 In Chicago's Grant Park


Summer is around the corner and today, Lollapalooza announces the official lineup and dates for this year's event. The 4-day festival will take place in Chicago's Grant Park and it's set for Aug. 1-4, 2019.

Headliners include Ariana Grande and Childish Gambino along with other artists like Lil Wayne, 21 Savage, Meek Mill, Janelle Monae, Lil Baby, Diesel (Shaquille O'Neal) and many others. 

Four-day general admission tickets are now on sale; however, single-day passes are not available as of yet. Those passes will be sold on a later date, according to the official website for Lollapalooza.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Juice WRLD "Death Race for Love" Debuts at No. 1 On Billboard


Some artists are afraid of catching sophomore jinx on their 2nd album, but not Juice WRLD. This week, the Chicago rapper debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200 with his latest Death Race for Love LP.

According to Billboard, Death Race moved 165,000 equivalent album units in it's first week, making it the second-biggest streaming week for any album in 2019 behind Ariana Grande's Thank U, Next

Check out the stream after the jump and don't forget to drop your thoughts and comments below.

Sunday, March 17, 2019

DMX Joins Kanye West For Sunday Service


Since his release from prison in January, DMX has been spotted everywhere. He was captured in the studio with Swizz Beatz over a week ago and earlier this week, he was seen performing at SXSW.

Today, the former Def Jam icon was caught hanging out in California with Kanye West for a historic hip hop moment at Sunday Service. 

During the event, DMX is captured getting the crowd in the spirit, while giving the "Morning's prayer." Check out the videos after the jump and don't forget to leave and share all of your comments.  


Thursday, March 14, 2019

Chance The Rapper & His Wife Are Expecting 2nd Baby


Fresh off the heels of getting married to his longtime girlfriend, Kirsten Corley, Chance The Rapper has more good news to share with the world. It seems the Bennetts are expecting their 2nd baby.

The news broke earlier today when Chance took to Instagram saying, "We pregnant again. Its a girl. JESUS CHRIST. WE LOVE YOU GOD." He also added in caption "New baby droppin September."

This will be the couple's 2nd girl following their 3-year-old daughter Kensli. Congratulations guys!


"Empire" Actor Jussie Smollett Pleads Not Guilty To Disorderly Conduct Charges


Update:

Standing quietly in the Cook County courthouse with his attorneys, "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett entered a plea of not guilty to 16-felony counts of disorderly conduct at his arraignment this morning.

It's reported, Judge Steven Watkins has been assigned to the case and he has granted a motion to allow the "Empire" actor to travel to New York and California, where his lawyers offices are located.  

It's also been reported, Smollett next court appearance is set for Wednesday morning of April 17th.

Previously reported:

Since making claims he was a victim of a vicious hate crime in Chicago back in January 2019, Jussie Smollett has been surrounded by controversy and making national news with his story. Now, a Cook County grand jury has indicted the "Empire" star with 16 felony counts for filing a false police report.

Smollett was originally charged with 1 felony count of disorderly conduct for filing a false report; but now, a grand jury has returned with a new indictment of 16 felony counts for filing a false report.

[New Video] G Herbo "Wilt Chamberlin"


Taken off his latest Still Swervin project with 808 Mafia producer Southside, Chicago rapper G Herbo drops a brand new video called "Wilt Chamberlin." It's presented by video director A Zae Production and it's shot in the streets of Los Angeles, CA. Take a look below and don't forget to share comments.

Monday, March 11, 2019

Jon Locke Talks New Single & Shares His Thoughts On Golden Era of R&B


Still celebrating his new single "I Just Wanna" going #1 on the DRT INDIE charts, R&B singer Jon Locke stopped by 88.9 FM in Chicago this past weekend to talk with DJ Lil Jon and Brian Stinson. 

During his visit, the Chicago artist spoke on his new single, how he gets his inspiration for music and naming his label after his late father, who once played drums for Tyrone Davis and The Impressions.

Locke also spoke on the current state of music and shares his thoughts on what period in time was the Golden Era of R&B. Check out the video after the jump and don't forget to leave your comments.