Archive for January, 2012

Video: Chief Keef – I Don’t Know Dem [Preview]

| January 24, 2012 | 1 Comment

Hate him or love him, Keef just keeps working. Fresh off the release of the “Bang” remix, Keef is gearing up to release a new video and single directed by Zae. Sounds good so far. Hopefully, we’ll get this one soon.


Gzus Piece – On My Mind

| January 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Produced by The Gift (of The Cartoonz).

For the first offering from Rich Africans: The Mixtape, we find the Treated Crew’s own Gzus Piece over a soulful backdrop provided by The Gift. Stay tuned for more from the Treated Crew soon, also.

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Video: The 2 Of Diamonds – I Mean It

| January 24, 2012 | 4 Comments

Directed by Elijah Alvarado for Elephilms.

The 2 Of Diamonds assert their sincerity with the latest visual from their Jackin’ For Fans project.


Griffen – That Could Be Us (Remix)

| January 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Stay Humble Ent.’s Griffen takes Maino’s current single for his own for the first installment of Stay Humble Tuesdays.

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Video: Mic Terror feat. Macie Stewart (of Kids These Days) – World Premiere

| January 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Shot and chopped by The Regulars.

From Mic’s Riverdale: The Musical, which you can check out here.


FSD Feature: Rockie Fresh: Drive Slow, Homie

| January 23, 2012 | 1 Comment

Words by FSD contributor Leland Bonner (@lelandbfresh)

Chicago. The city of ‘Broad Shoulders,’ hella haters, and up-and-coming rap sensation Rockie Fresh. The 21-year-old rapper originally out of Homewood-Flossmoor, Illinois isn’t doing too bad for himself these days. After the release of his debut mixtape, Rockie’s Modern Life, back in 2009 and promptly followed by a successful sophomore release, The Otherside, Rockie has since been named one of BET’s newest Music Matters artists, traveled on a national tour with Fall Out Boy’s lead man Patrick Stump, and is even in contentions to be named of one XXL’s Freshmen 10 of 2012. And with a new mixtape entitled Driving 88 released today, he’s confidant that he can put the city of Chicago on his back and breath new life into Hip-Hop. Not too shabby for a kid who got his start winning rap battles in the parking lot of his old high school.

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Freddie Gibbs – Leak Yo S*** Freestyle

| January 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Gangsta Gibbs laced Str8 Slammin’s own DJ Roc with a new few bars for his Midwest Murda mixtape, which you check out here. Expect more from Gibbs and the Slammin’ family real soon.

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The Cool Kids Going On Tour With Mac Miller

| January 23, 2012 | 1 Comment

Fresh off rocking Sundance Film Festival, The Cool Kids announced they’ll be joining Mac Miller’s The  Macadelic Tour, which hits 22 cities (mainly college dates) and extends through Paris, Amsterdam and Brussels. Catch them in your town country.

03/27/12 Norfolk, VA Norfolk State University
03/28/12 Clemson, SC Clemson University
03/29/12 Radford, VA Radford University
03/31/12 Fairfax, VA George Mason University
04/01/12 Loretto, PA Saint Francis University
04/03/12 State College, PA Penn State University
04/04/12 Ypsilanti, MI Eastern Michigan University
04/05/12 Kalamazoo, MI Western Michigan University
04/10/12 Green Bay, WI University of Wisconsin Green Bay
04/11/12 St. Louis, MO St. Louis University
04/12/12 Bloomington, IN Indiana University
04/14/12 Dayton, OH Wright State University
04/16/12 Charlotte, NC University of North Carolina Charlotte
04/17/12 Atlanta, GA Georgia State University
04/20/12 Orlando, FL University of Central Florida
04/26/12 Baltimore, MD Towson University
04/27/12 Clarion, PA Clarion University
04/29/12 Oneonta, NY SUNY Oneonta
05/18/12 Asbury Park, NJ Bamboozle Festival
05/29/12 Brussels Ancienne Belgique
05/30/12 Paris Le Casino de Paris
06/01/12 Amsterdam Melkweg

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Paypa (of Project Mayhem) – Shot Caller (Freestyle)

| January 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

By now you know there’s two Paypa’s in Chicago, and today we have a freestyle from Project Mayhem’s Paypa. He goes in over Frenchie’s current hit, giving it his own Chi-Town flavor. He calls shots, you call cops.

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Mixtape: Rockie Fresh – Driving 88

| January 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Hosted by DJ Ill Will.

Rockie’s checking in and every time he does, you know he’s going for the win. Hit the jump to check out the tracklisting and download his latest project.

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