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Video: Brian Fresco – Hollywood Freestyle

| December 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

While out living that Cali lifestyle, Fresco linked with HHDX for a new clip called the “Hollywood Freestyle.” Boss Brian big bodied it. No doubt about that. Check out his LA, LA freestyle above.

Naledge f/ Saint The Good Boy – 10 Toes Down

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments


Naledge and Saint TGB keep 10 toes to the pavement with their latest release, produced by the young gunner Saint The Good Boy. As we told you last week, Naledge has a new project on deck for Spring 2015 titled Naledge is Power, and from the sound of things it’s going to be a problem.

Put your whole foot into it below.

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New Project: Katie Got Bandz – Coolin’ In Chiraq

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments


Happy Holidays From Katie Got Bandz, duh.

Despite the weather outside, KGB is always Coolin’ In Chiraq. What’s cooler than being cool? Katie Got Bandz. And tonight she gives us her second freebie project of the year. The gift that keeps on giving. King Louie, Lil Durk, Lil Herb, Lil Mouse, Blockondatrakk and Chase Davis all show up to contribute — and it’s a memorable outing.

Check out this 16 track effort below. It’s truly the cool.

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DGainz Announces Debut Film ‘3’

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

DGainz, who rose to national prominence in 2012 for being the man behind the lens of the budding Chicago scene, has gone from music video director, to feature film man. That’s right, Gainz first movie is set to drop in early 2015, and today he’s shared the official trailer for his (movie) directorial debut, 3. The movie sounds pretty crazy, so we’re very much looking forward to what D put together.

Born in Chicago, Illinois in 1988, Duan “DGainz” Gaines grew up loving music videos movies more than school. At the young age of 18 he started shooting music videos. His directorial debut came this year 2014’s The Movie “3” about “A 3 DAY JOURNEY OF AN ELEVEN YEAR OLD BOY LIVING AMIDST THE VIOLENCE AND TURMOIL OF THE STREETS IN CHICAGO… WILL HE MAKE CHANGES IN HIS OWN LIFE IN ORDER TO SURVIVE?” DGainz received wide critical and YouTube acclaim with a video, “LOVE SOSA (2012)” he directed for then signed Interscope artist, Chief Keef, which earned more than 40 million YouTube views — the first independent shot rap video to do so. Now he has directed his first feature film, The Movie “3”, screenplay by Jon Puooillo and Kaleb Searcy, Executive Producer, Vincent E. Norment.

Video: DJ Nate f/ Dre Foe – Up Dat Roll

| December 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

Directed by J Hustle

DJ Nate a.k.a. Bakaman take things out west alongside Dre Foe for the insta-party-starter “Up Dat Roll.” Flexx, baby. Pretty much. Get down with the team above.

LAMB$ f/ Midwest Millz – 777

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

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Produced by Stakzdaproducer

LAMB$ hits the jackpot with this new release featuring his middle of the map compadre, Midwest Millz, for “777.” The hit the perfect number here. Ching! Grab it below.

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Video: Saba Brings Out Chance The Rapper, Mick Jenkins & Tree In Chicago

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Everybody’s Something” w/ Chance The Rapper

Last night, Saba tore down Concord Music Hall in Chicago, as part of Red Bull’s Sound Select series. Tree was also on the bill, which included some of the dopest artists in the city. During Saba’s headlining set, the rising rapper brought out the likes of Chance The Rapper, Mick Jenkins, Eryn Allen Kane and Tree to share the stage with him. From the clips above you can see how wild the crowd got.

Check out clips of Saba, Chance, Mick, Eryn and Tree rocking out above and below. The do tracks like “Everybody’s Something,” “Heaux,” “Burnout,” and “For Y’all.” Stay tuned for more RBSS events taking off in 2015.

Shouts to Pursuit of Dopeness

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Doughboyz Cashout – Chewin’ Crew

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

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Who art thou Chewin’ Crew? Well, that would be the DBC. And on this new release, Roc, Kiddo and Payroll all trade verses for their home team. Straight cash out music from the Cashout collective. Now that’s music to my ears. Boss up below.

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Video: Chris Crack & Roy French – Crack & French

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chris Crack and Roy French. Crack & French. You get it. They’re a duo here, and they do what they do best in this clean new Cole Bennett-directed video. It’s a killer combo of futuristic raps and slaps. Do Crack, Speak French. I guess that’s the motto here. Ha!

FSD Giveaway: Lil Herb & Friends Christmas Eve Bash – 12/23

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments


On Tuesday, December 23rd, one of Chicago’s most exciting new artists, Lil Herb, performs his first-ever headlining show at RIFF (2239 S. Michigan Ave.) . This Eve of the Eve special event will also feature live performances from KM Tha Original and music by DJ L. Doors open at 7pm, with the show kicking off at 8pm. Tickets are $30 at door, $20 in advance. This is a 21+ event.

However, as we do for our loyal FSD readers, today we have two pairs of tickets to giveaway. All you have to do is be the first person to correctly answer the trivia question below.

If you don’t win the free tickets, FSD readers will have the opportunity to attend the concert for the discounted price of $12 — for a limited time only — with the FSD7 promo code. You must click THIS LINK to get the promo discounted tickets. And it’s simply FSD7.

Herb will also be hosting a meet and greet at Jugrnaut prior to the show (the flyer for which is also below). To RSVP for the limited entry meet and greet email here:

Also stay tuned for Herb’s new single alongside KM Tha Original, “Why Is That,” which will be premiering on FSD on 12/23/14 — directed by DGainz. Stay tuned for more details and check out the information below.

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