Archive for May, 2010

Video: Mass Hysteria feat. Grav – So Amazin’ (Prod. by SC) [Trailer]

| May 24, 2010 | 6 Comments

From the looks of this trailer, Mike Treese and Gee-Field brought the ladies out.  Can’t be made at that.  The video looks amazin’.  Zing?

Mass Hysteria’s long awaited and overdue video for “So Amazin” premieres this Thursday at The Shrine at their screening party sponsored by JUGRNAUT, featuring DJ sets from RTC, Tone B Nimble and DJ Noble.  

Hit the jump for the flyer…

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Griffen feat. Mega – Turbulence

| May 24, 2010 | 15 Comments

New music from Griff. Produced by Bionik.

A track from the Chicago face of FaceMob’s upcoming double mixtape (hey, what’s a double mixtape?!?), due out in June. Hosted by DJ Clent.

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Video: Chip Tha Ripper Talks ‘Gift Raps’ With Chuck Inglish

| May 24, 2010 | 7 Comments

You can now officially dead any speculation; the Chuck & Chip collaboration project Gift Raps is happening.   And it will be coming out sooner than you think.

Last week, Chuck tweeted that he and Chip had recorded the whole album in a 6 day span, and it sounded like “the future coming out of the trunk”.  After Chuck’s claim, I was curious to hear what they’d created, because when Chuck makes statements such as these, he backs it up in spades.   Dead serious.

Mr. Inglish and Kev from SLAB ENT (the company that handles all of Chip’s biz) insisted that I drop by The Blender (their Chicago recording heaquarters and homebase of the Blended Babies) to hear the goods, so of course I obliged. 

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Video: Da PlayMakaz – She’s A Boss

| May 24, 2010 | 16 Comments

Directed by Will Gates

Mixtape: Pugs Atomz – Kinda Like A Mixtape

| May 24, 2010 | 0 Comments

Presented by: FSD + DJ Booth + CoalMine Music + Fat Beats

In preparation of his upcoming album with producer Grant Parks - Kinda Like A Rapper – Pugs gives us a free warm up mixtape.  You have to honor that.  I swear Pugs has hundreds of songs in the stash.

Grant Parks, The Primeridian, Wes Restless, Mulatto Patriot and Jay Vega all make appearances.  Do yourself a solid and download straight to your iTunes. 

Also, sure to support Kinda Like A Rapper on June 1st!

Pugs Atomz – Kinda Like A Mixtape

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Video: Mikkey Halsted & Paypa (of Project Mayhem) – So Mean

| May 24, 2010 | 39 Comments

Directed by Davy Greenberg

It’s mean, man.  It’s mean and vicious.

Mikk and Paypa (from the Project Mayhem crew) are neighborhood vigilantes in this clip.  Somebody has to do the dirty work, and Mikk and Pay are more than willing to roll their sleeves up and get down to business. 

Track was produced by Tye Hill of the Produktionix

Download: Mikkey Halsted & Paypa – So Mean

Bo Deal feat. Yo Gotti & Alley Boy – Ya Heard Dat

| May 24, 2010 | 5 Comments

Bo really rolled out the red carpet for this project.  Major features and looks all around. Here, Bo heads down South to link with Yo Gotti and the Boy from the Alley.

Sweeper 1.5 will drop later this week and look for more exclusives to come.  Don’t get swept up.

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Video: Kane + J. Ivy In The Lab

| May 24, 2010 | 1 Comment

Working on a track from Kane’s (Novakane, that is) upcoming mixtape And The People Have Spoken.   Preach on…

Video: Mike Flo – The Gospel

| May 23, 2010 | 3 Comments

Mr. Flo has definitely stepped up his visual game big time.  This is his third in a month, and another clip from his collabo project with Leo Goetz Less Is More.

Previously: Mike Flo – Chi75 + Big Band [Video]

Kanye West & Amber Rose’s Seven Figure Agreement?

| May 23, 2010 | 18 Comments

Celebrity gossip blogger Perez Hilton is reporting that Kanye has paid ex-girlfriend Amber Rose up to seven figures to keep her mouth shut and from revealing any details about their now-defunct relationship.  Talk about hitting the ultimate lick.  I’ve never so much as heard Amber speak and she’s become (somewhat) famous and now (supposedly) rich.  

Sources are saying that Kanye West has signed a multi-million dollar contract with ex-girlfriend Amber Rose to “silence” her from speaking about his personal life.

She reportedly agreed to never reveal any details about the rapper in return for cash.

An insider says, “It’s pretty common to have ‘silence’ agreements amongst entertainers. I heard that Amber’s getting seven figures to keep her lips closed.”