Archive for August, 2011
After 2000 people showed up to Wale’s show at Alhambra Palace last night (as part of the Heineken Red Star Access series) it’s only right that he drops his Chi-Town collabo, “That Way.”
“That Way” gets A TON of run on Chicago radio, but the line about Harold’s didn’t go over so well last night in front of the crowd. Chicago doesn’t play when it comes to the Fried Chicken King. They fried Wale hard. Ha!
And apologies to anyone who won tickets that could not get in. The door got shut down around 9:30 and it was a wrap. I got you next time.
I haven’t heard from The Fatal 4 in years, but today they return to the scene with their 2011 interpretation of PsychoDrama’s certified classic “Magic.” Oh, and they were able to get all three PD members to appear on it. And guess what? This shit works. Slammin’, in fact. This is being placed into rotation immediately. We can only hope for more music like this. Look for a CDQ copy to drop in the coming weeks.
Update: Now with CDQ
This joint was featured on The Wrong Guys latest mixtape hosted by Mick Boogie and Terry Urban. We also have the tracklist for Skooda’s mixtape, The Prelude, which is supposed to be dropping soon. Hit the jump for that.
“You think because you seen my face on Fake Shore Drive like eight or more times, that a n**** done got complacent? Never.”
Trag The Beast borrows Game & DJ Premier’s “Born In The Trap” for his latest offering.
If thought this was the 2011 remake of the Ying Yang Twins hit, you are sadly mistaken.
New leak from The Primeridian + Tall Black Guy = “Darling Lure” entitled “Whistle While you Work…The full project “Darling Lure” will be dropping Sept. 13th on All Natural Inc. The song is a vivid tale of maintaining and being stress free while on your respectful “grinds
107.5 WGCI put on for the Chi with their latest set of billboards that can be seen throughout the city. Their new “We Run The Chi” campaign features the likenesses of Twista, Jennifer Hudson, R. Kelly, Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco and Common. We caught up with T to get his thoughts on seeing his head on the highway alongside other Chicago greats:
“As long as I’ve been puttin it down for this city, it feels good taking a ride on I-57 near 147th, and seeing this over the expressway. It’s a pleasure to have one of the top stations recognizing the hard work and the grind that I put into my music for this city.”
Shot and chopped by young-wonder.
The Magnificent Mile kicked off it’s Shopping Festival this past Friday and Kids These Days took the stage to help get the festivities started.