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FSD Events: FSD + Jugrnaut 7 Year Anniversary Party – TONIGHT – Hard Rock Cafe

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments


Tonight, FSD and Jugrnaut join forces to celebrate our 7 year anniversary. Yes, both Fake Shore Drive and Jug hit the seven year mark earlier this year, and like we do every year, we celebrate. Tonight we hit the Hard Rock Cafe (63 W Ontario St) and kick off at 10pm. The event is 18+ and features sounds from the likes of Stefan Ponce, Mattboywhite, Manny Muscles and ELZ The DJ. Yes, the lineup is stacked.

Like last year, the first people in the building will be receiving gift bags and swag, so don’t sleep and be sure to arrive early. If you attended our event with Jugrnaut last year, you know how crazy it was, so early arrival is suggested.

Ladies have free entry from 10-10:30.
Entry is $5 until 11pm, then jumps to $10 after 11pm.
Arrive by 9:30 to get a gift bag! Gift bag merch courtesy of Staple, Mishka, SSUR, Dope and more!

See you there!

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Plain Dave f/ Max Wonders – Problems

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments


Everyone has their own way of dealing with their issues and tonight, Plain Dave and Max Wonders connect to let everyone know how they handle theirs on “Problems.” This release marks Dave’s FSD debut and is just a loosie he felt like sharing with the masses.

Get familiar with Plain Dave below and look for more from the upcoming emcee here in the near future. Check out “Problems” below the cut.

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Naledge f/ Saint The Good Boy – 10 Toes Down

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments


Naledge and Saint TGB keep 10 toes to the pavement with their latest release, produced by the young gunner Saint The Good Boy. As we told you last week, Naledge has a new project on deck for Spring 2015 titled Naledge is Power, and from the sound of things it’s going to be a problem.

Put your whole foot into it below.

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New Project: Katie Got Bandz – Coolin’ In Chiraq

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments


Happy Holidays From Katie Got Bandz, duh.

Despite the weather outside, KGB is always Coolin’ In Chiraq. What’s cooler than being cool? Katie Got Bandz. And tonight she gives us her second freebie project of the year. The gift that keeps on giving. King Louie, Lil Durk, Lil Herb, Lil Mouse, Blockondatrakk and Chase Davis all show up to contribute — and it’s a memorable outing.

Check out this 16 track effort below. It’s truly the cool.

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FSD Songs Of The Week 12/19/14

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments


It’s that time of the week again. Do remember, that if the song dropped anytime since last Friday (12/12) it’s eligible for the list. Now we aren’t saying these are the BEST songs of the week, but they are the staff’s faves and joints you can catch us bumping in the office.

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The Boy Illinois – She Say

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments


The Mixtape Mechaniks come by with another offering from their upcoming mixtape, The Crib Vol. 2. This time around, the Mechaniks bring us a smooth new joint from The Boy Illinois.

Give Illi’s “She Say” a listen below and look for Illi’s The Yer Tape and The Mixtape Mechaniks’ The Crib Vol. 2 to both drop soon.

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New Project: SeVen1 – Cross My Heart: The Audio Picture

| December 19, 2014 | 1 Comment


FSD favorite SeVen1 has been quietly working on his latest full-length effort and decided that today, his birthday, was the perfect time to share the project with everyone. Sev’s looking to let the music talk for itself on Cross My Heart by giving everyone twelve brand new records without any titles. Why? I’ll let Sev explain:

I decided to drop my album on my born day….I wanted to strip away the titles and get the listener the chance to picture what i’m saying without any prejudgments.

Enough from us. Listen to Cross My Heart: The Audio Picture below.

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Chief Keef – Granny’s

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments


Produced by OWTG Beats.

After a few teases earlier this year, Keef finally unloads the full version of “Granny’s.” The track will be available for purchase on iTunes later today, but you can stream it in it’s entirety below.

Keef’s latest project, Nobody, is also available on iTunes.

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DGainz Announces Debut Film ‘3’

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

DGainz, who rose to national prominence in 2012 for being the man behind the lens of the budding Chicago scene, has gone from music video director, to feature film man. That’s right, Gainz first movie is set to drop in early 2015, and today he’s shared the official trailer for his (movie) directorial debut, 3. The movie sounds pretty crazy, so we’re very much looking forward to what D put together.

Born in Chicago, Illinois in 1988, Duan “DGainz” Gaines grew up loving music videos movies more than school. At the young age of 18 he started shooting music videos. His directorial debut came this year 2014’s The Movie “3” about “A 3 DAY JOURNEY OF AN ELEVEN YEAR OLD BOY LIVING AMIDST THE VIOLENCE AND TURMOIL OF THE STREETS IN CHICAGO… WILL HE MAKE CHANGES IN HIS OWN LIFE IN ORDER TO SURVIVE?” DGainz received wide critical and YouTube acclaim with a video, “LOVE SOSA (2012)” he directed for then signed Interscope artist, Chief Keef, which earned more than 40 million YouTube views — the first independent shot rap video to do so. Now he has directed his first feature film, The Movie “3”, screenplay by Jon Puooillo and Kaleb Searcy, Executive Producer, Vincent E. Norment.

Video: DJ Nate f/ Dre Foe – Up Dat Roll

| December 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

Directed by J Hustle

DJ Nate a.k.a. Bakaman take things out west alongside Dre Foe for the insta-party-starter “Up Dat Roll.” Flexx, baby. Pretty much. Get down with the team above.