January 2010

Chicago

Solemates Chicago + Sir & Madame + Teairra Mari + Haiti Relief Drive

Tomorrow night, January 21st, be sure to stop by Solemates Chicago between 6-8pm and donate to their Haiti Relief Drive. 

The are accepting various items for infants and babies including diapers, bottles, formula and water.

You can head over to SolematesChicago.com for more details.

And also be sure to purchase your tickets now for the Every Drop Counts benefit concert on January 31st at Reggie’s featuring The Cool Kids, Rhymefest, Jean Grae, M1 (of dead prez), Mikkey Halsted, Mic Terror and others.  Support here.

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Chicago

Rockie Fresh Interview on Radio DePaul (1/19/10)

Rockie came through Fresh N’ Proper on Radio DePaul last night to premiere his new joint with YP and BigHomie Doe titled “Fly Like This.” FSD dropped the radio rip of the track last night but now we have the full interview. Topics include who is Rockie, Rockie’s Modern Life, getting into rap, fashion and the power of the internet.

Rockie Fresh Interview on Radio DePaul (1/19/10)

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Chicago

Freddie Gibbs feat. Pill – “Do Wrong” (Prod. by DJ Burn One) [Radio Rip]

 

Fun fact of the day:  Freddie played this joint for me and Maja 7th in front of his Grandma’s house last month in Gary.  We were both trippin’ over it.  Freddie told me he was saving it for the album, so I didn’t expect to hear it again anytime soon.  Well, last night, while out in the Big Apple, Gibbs stopped by Tony Touch’s Toca Tuesday’s on Shade 45 and premiered it.  Needless to say, it’s another winner from P-I-Double L and Gangsta Gibbs.

Burn One snapped on this beat – had to add that.  Str8 Killa No Filla coming soon.

Freddie Gibbs feat. Pill – “Do Wrong” (Prod. by DJ Burn One) [Radio Rip]

Shouts to Alex C

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Chicago

Video: Jay iLLa feat. Mikkey Halsted, Rhymefest, Juice & Twone Gabz – “4,3,2,1” [Prelude]

You’ve read the posts, you’ve peeped the Tweets, now catch a visual of DJ Jay iLLa’s “4,3,2,1” live and in action, courtesy of Brandon “N2ition” Riley.  Here we find iLLa, Mikkey Halsted, Juice and Twone Gabz all at Soundscape working on their respective verses and in the booth unleashing their bars of fury.  ‘Fest’s part wasn’t filmed, but you get the idea of how it went down. 

The track is to be featured on Jay iLLa’s mixtape Revenge of the Backpacks Vol. 2, which is due out shortly.  Also, on deck for the project is Project Mayhem’s “Boyz In The Hood”, and YP, MarVo, Lungz, Skooda Chose and Que BILLAH tackling “Banned from TV”. 

And finally, an official clip for “4,3,2,1” is in the works.  Stay tuned.

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