Archive for January, 2011

Video: On Set & In The Lab w/ Kids These Days

| January 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Kids (these days) dropped a super dope Davy Greenberg-helmed video a few weeks ago, and recently sold out a show at Reggie’s Rock Club. Rumor has it a few labels were even on hand at the show scoping out the young collective. It’s safe to say these Kids are on their way. Here we have some behind-the-scenes footage of the band making the magic happen.

Video by Gold Coast TV

Toxic – Cold Chicago Hip Hop Story

| January 25, 2011 | 14 Comments

Platinum producer and emcee Toxic is prepping the release of his upcoming project Chemical Imbalance. Here we have a leak from the project which features Tox giving listeners the birds eye view into the Chicago hip-hop scene.  He starts from its humble beginnings and finishes off on what’s going on now.  A lot of shout outs and love on this one.  Check for Chemical Imbalance coming soon.

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Toxic – Cold Chicago Hip Hop Story

Video: Maserati Deeder – Stand Up

| January 25, 2011 | 1 Comment

Fresh off the release of his latest tape, Deeder returns with a new visual for the masses. In the words of Beanie Sigel, get down or lay down.

Video: Hot Stylz – Hot Lookin’ Babe

| January 25, 2011 | 1 Comment

Directed by Irv Boy Media.  Produced by DJ Dila & pTbbeatz.

After being quiet for quite some time, it appears Hot Stylz is prepping a full relaunch in 2011.

Previously: Hot Stylz – Boing

The Electric – Overloaded

| January 25, 2011 | 1 Comment

The Electric is Pugs Atomz + DJ Vadim + Sabira Jade

With a new album and mixtape on the way, this worldwide collective shares a new leak for you in preparation.

The Electric are Dj Vadim, Pugs Atomz, & Sabira Jade. In preparation for their debut LP “Life is moving” ong OGS Records (UK) they are releasing a mixtape with websites DjBooth & BamaLoveSoul mixed by Dj. Intel (CHI) titled “Hey You guys” slated for Feb.10, 2011 this is the first single from the mixtape.

The Electric – Overloaded

Mixtape: DJ V-Dub – Corporate Hates Him But The Streets Love Him

| January 24, 2011 | 14 Comments

V-Dub and WBMZ Radio flip the bird at the corporate world with his latest mixtape, dedicated to the streets and the local artists of Chicago.  And by the way, don’t piss V-Dub off or he’ll walk in your office chucking compact discs at you.

Hit the jump for the tracklist and DL link…

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Jennifer Hudson – Where You At (Prod. by R. Kelly)

| January 24, 2011 | 1 Comment

Jennifer’s back. After a short break, Ms. Hudson is ready to drop her sophomore album, I Remember Me, with this R. Kelly-produced track serving as the first single. MP3′s down bottom, but it’s stream only.

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32 For Chicago

| January 24, 2011 | 10 Comments

So last week after I downloaded the updated version of Mass Hysteria’s new single “Chicago”, I looked at my iTunes and noticed a startling amount of records named after the City we call home.   And with the Bears going to the Super Bowl (that didn’t actually happen), I thought it would be cool to bundle them all up and post them on the site.  Well, as we all know, the Bears took the big L (no Lamont Coleman), but I wasn’t going to let all these joints I upped go to waste, so enjoy them below.

I’m sure I’m missing a handful of records named after Chicago or Chi, so before you start screaming in the comments section about leaving something off (which I’m sure I did), send in my way and I’ll add to the list.  I’m certain I’ve overlooked some songs and don’t have others in my iTunes library.

*To have made this post the song title needed to include the word Chicago or Chi

Bishop G – Chicago Sherbert
Bump J –  N**** Wanna Holla Chicago
Bump J & Lil Les – I’m From Chicago
Bump J & Sly Polaroid – Chicago
Bump J feat. MarVo – Chicago State of Mind
Common – Chi City
Crucial Conflict & Da Brat – Chicago Anthem
Daws feat. Rhymefest & Really Doe – Chicago’s On Fire
Dun D – City of Chi
G.O.D. Jewels feat. Dom Kennedy – L.A. To Chicago
GLC – Chi State of Mind

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Legit – So Far Gone

| January 24, 2011 | 3 Comments

No Aubrey Graham. Legit flows alongside a sick Curtis Mayfield sample for this joint that won’t be featured on his new project, Coloring Outside The Lines.

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Legit – So Far Gone

The Game feat. Fabolous – Ferrari Lifestyle (Prod. by David DA Doman)

| January 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

A new joint from Jayceon and Fab produced by Chicago beatsmith David DA Doman.

Off Game’s Purp & Patron mixtape, dropping later today.

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The Game feat. Fabolous – Ferrari Lifestyle (Prod. by David DA Domain)

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