Archive for November, 2009

Mixtape: Lupe Fiasco – Enemy of the State: A Love Story

| November 26, 2009 | 0 Comments

My phone’s been buzzing off the hook this morning.  Like I didn’t  just go to sleep 4 hours ago or something.  There’s no rest for the wicked a blogger, I guess.  This is important, so here it is.

Lupe Fiasco – Enemy of the State: A Love Story 


Kidz In The Hall feat. Marsha Ambrosius – "All Night (Make Up Sex)"

| November 25, 2009 | 0 Comments

If you have kids, give ‘em ear muffs for this one.  Talk like sex.

All jokes aside – this is another fresh joint from Naledge & Double O, that will be featured on their upcoming FREE album The Professional Leisure Tour, presented by LRG and due out December 8th.

 Support the Kidz!

Kidz In The Hall feat. Marsha Ambrosius – “All Night (Make Up Sex)”


Video: Chella H – "Real Talk" [Teaser]

| November 25, 2009 | 0 Comments

Full video coming soon.

Directed by Nick Brazinsky


D.I.T.C. + Timbuck2 + FSD + The Shrine

| November 25, 2009 | 0 Comments

December 15th!  Diggin in the Crates Crew (sans Big L, Buckwild and Joey Crack, of course)

Also featuring DJ Boogie Blind & Grey Boy.

I’m obviously very excited about this one.  Lord Finesse is one of my favorite rappers of all time, if you didn’t already know.

RSVP Now! DITC@theshrinechicago.com

Diggin’ in the Crates Crew Click, my brotha…I’m on the mic….


Twone Gabz – "Bully" (Prod. by Da Bizness)

| November 25, 2009 | 0 Comments

As Twone’s stock continues to rise, you find dope producers jumping down to be a part of his movement – here he hooks up with Da Bizness for some “off the dome” bars as part of his new project, Still Talking Shit.

Listen closely.  He’s really taking it to ‘em right now.

Twone Gabz – “Bully” (Prod. by Da Bizness)

“N***** broke in the Chi, and they hats is.  If they hats cocked, best know that they gats is”


Video: ADaD Invades LA

| November 25, 2009 | 0 Comments

ADaD invades L.A. alongside Exile and U-N-I

You can also check out ADaD at our upcoming Leaders of the New Cool show with LEP, Mikkey Halsted, Mic Terror, YP, Spree Wilson and more.  Details coming soon.

Courtesy of RH


MTV Jams Chicago Day [Press Release]

| November 25, 2009 | 0 Comments

You may or may not be sick of these posts by now, but I’m not.  Check the official press release from MTV below.

Thanks to Leon for the logo!

MTV JAMS HOSTS “CHICAGO DAY” ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27 FEATURING VIDEOS FROM SOME OF CHICAGO’S GREATEST INCLUDING KANYE WEST, COMMON AND JENNIFER HUDSON

Special Segments Hosted By MTV News VJ Sway

New York, NY – November 24, 2009 – Chi-Town takes over MTV Jams on Friday, November 27 with “Chicago Day” featuring videos from the hottest artists including Kanye West, Common, Jennifer Hudson, Lupe Fiasco, and many more. “Chicago Day” will also focus on showcasing talent from the underground music scene. MTV Jams partnered with Fake Shore Drive, Chicago’s #1 hip hop blog, to find some of the city’s up and coming new artists including Rhymefest, GLC, Ben One, Skooda Chose, and Scheme .

“Chicago Day” on MTV Jams marks a pivotal point in Chicago hip hop history, by not only showcasing national talent, but also by giving up and coming and independent artists the chance to shine alongside of them,” says Andrew Barber, founder of Fake Shore Drive.com.

“Chicago Day” will also look inside the music of the city and focus on the philanthropic efforts of those dedicated to making the city a safer place for inner city youth. MTV News VJ, Sway and one of hip hops finest; David Banner hit the streets to talk to the people of Chicago. David Banner also talks with Sway about his “Heal the Hood” Organization, which is dedicated to stopping the violence that is plaguing the city. Sway also sits down with George Daniels, Godfather of Chicago music to talk about how the music in the city has evolved.

MTV Jams partnered with Chicago-based Mid-C Media to shoot all of the interview footage.

Tune into MTV Jams on Friday, November 27 as “Chicago Day” gives viewers access to new as well as classic videos from some of the hottest artists from Chi-Town.


Nikki Lynette – "Best In The World"

| November 25, 2009 | 0 Comments

Nikki Lynette shakes it for Daddy over this Robin Thicke instrumental.  It’s the best in the world.

Nikki Lynette – “Best In The World”  

Shouts to Bacardi Ru


M.A.R.S. – "Boom"

| November 25, 2009 | 0 Comments

A new group from the South Side of Chicago managed by DJ Geno.  Here’s their first single “Boom”

M.A.R.S. – “Boom”


Video: L.E.P. Bogus Boys Accept Award for Chicago's #1 Hip-Hop Group in 2009

| November 24, 2009 | 0 Comments

E sings the groups praises and humbly accepts the honor in front of a packed crowd at the Victor Hotel. The award was given by DJ Shawn T.

Shouts to Diggler Inc. for the footage.