Archive for March, 2010

Video: Jay-Z Treats Leon Rogers

| March 31, 2010 | 55 Comments

What a jerk!  Although, it looks more like Jigga’s bodyguard was the one doing the treating, but either way this is pretty funny. I’d like to hear Leon’s take on this.

via Chicago’s TMZ, Bobby Rocwell, with Midwest Live. They’re always watching.  Don’t get left hangin’

Jay iLLa – Revenge of the Backpacks 2: Welcome To Chicago

| March 30, 2010 | 17 Comments

The wait is over.  Revenge of the Backpacks 2 is finally here.

Rhymefest, Mikkey Halsted, Naledge of Kidz N The Hall, Twone Gabz, Juice, Add-2, Pugs Atomz, Psalm One, J Ivy & More….

30 Tracks of remixed music and rapid fire mixing reminiscent of FunkMaster Flex’s 60min of Funk. . . .

Appearances By: “Super Producer” No I.D & “The World Famous” DJ Jazzy Jeff

Says iLLa:

“i’m quite pleased with the turnout although there are a few artist i really wanted to work with that didn’t get a chance to come through <- hopefully we can make it happen next time… hope i did the city right!”

Jay iLLa – Revenge of the Backpacks 2: Welcome To Chicago  [Megaupload]

Hit the jump for tracklist….

Freddie Gibbs on Vocalo Radio [3/29]

| March 30, 2010 | 0 Comments

Yesterday, Freddie Gibbs met with the gang on Navy Pier for a candid interview on 89.5 Vocalo Radio.  Luis and FG talk about Gibbs’ rise to the forefront of Hip Hop’s new class, how he started rapping, his hometown of Gary, IN, his summer plans (performing at Chicago’s Pitchfork Music Fest) and much more. 

Part 1 [Download]

Part 2 [Download]

And finally, don’t miss the concert TONIGHT at the Wild Hare

Showtime feat. Dude N Nem – “Look @ Me” (Prod. by Xcel)

| March 30, 2010 | 2 Comments

Damn, Showtime is moving right now.  Here’s another leak off his upcoming project featuring Xcel and Dude N Nem.

Showtime feat. Dude N Nem – http://usershare.net/mayuf2j94zya

Rhymefest – “Familiar Faces”

| March 30, 2010 | 2 Comments

Rhymefest’s Dangerous 5-18 mixtape drops this week, which is being mixed by DJ RTC.  This is the last leak before the storm.

El Che in stores 5.18

Rhymefest – “Familiar Faces”

Shouts: eskay