March 2010

Chicago

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

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….

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Chicago

Freddie Gibbs on Vocalo Radio [3/29]

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

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