June 2011

Chicago

Sharkula: Diarrhea Of A Madman [Trailer]

Sharkula’s definitely one of the most interesting artists in the Chicago scene and this new documentary, Sharkula: Diarrhea of a Madman, offers a rare look into his world.

Sharkula: Diarrhea of a Madman is an in-depth comprehensive look at the gritty, surreal art and Hip-Hop music of local Chicago MC/street hustler Sharkula and the community that buzzes around him. The film explores the many facets of his unusual work: his role as manager and marketing machine; dealing with other rappers in the city who try to bring him down; the struggles that he faces on a daily basis in dealing with the public; and his loathing of the Internet. The film investigates Sharkula’s complex perspective of himself: is he an outsider artist or a rising star…or both?

The DVD hits stores this weekend, so be sure to go out and cop it. It’s definitely something you want to check out. The DVD will be available at The MCA, Reckless Records, Odd Obsession, Quimbys and more.

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Chicago

Freddie Gibbs feat. Str8 Slammin’ Click – Bad Attitude [No Tags]

The first leak off the Str8 Slammin’ Click mixtape, which is set to drop this summer in conjunction with the Str8 Slammin’ DVD The Slamumentary.  Look ma, no tags.

Gangsta Gibbs, Ovadose, Hit Skrewface, JFK and HTrae all appear on this one.

Sidenote: Gibbs verse is the one he kicked at Return of 4Eva concert in Chicago where he announced he was signing with Jeezy.

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