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The Story Behind Iman Shumpert’s Hat, As Told By Fatboi Fresh

| October 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

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Words by FSD contributor, rapper, funnyman & Mr. All Things Chicago: Fatboi Fresh ()

Those of you who know me know that there’s nothing I love more than the westside of Chicago. Growing up on the westside, there have been many fads that have come and gone, but only one has remained an important part of westside history and gained iconic status in the local fashion world, and that’s the 150 (Buck Fifty) hat. The 150 gets its name from the standard price of the hat which was originally $150.00 but actually the hat’s price can range anywhere from $150.00 to $1,500 USD, and was once sold exclusively at the now-closed Breyers clothing store downtown.

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FSD Songs Of The Week 10/17/14

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

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It’s that time of the week again. Do remember, that if the song dropped anytime since last Friday (10/10) it’s eligible for the list. Now we aren’t saying these are the BEST songs of the week, but they are the staff’s faves and joints you can catch us bumping in the office.

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FSD Songs Of The Week 10/10/14 — FSD ANNIVERSARY EDITION

| October 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

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HAPPY ANNIVERSARY TO US. Today, FSD turns 7 years old. We were born on 10/10/07, and are still here on 10/10/14. Thanks to everyone for their continued support over the years. Now, back to our regularly scheduled program:

It’s that time of the week again. Do remember, that if the song dropped anytime since last Friday (10/3) it’s eligible for the list. Now we aren’t saying these are the BEST songs of the week, but they are the staff’s faves and joints you can catch us bumping in the office.

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FSD Songs Of The Week 10/3/14

| October 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

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It’s that time of the week again. Do remember, that if the song dropped anytime since last Friday (9/26) it’s eligible for the list. Now we aren’t saying these are the BEST songs of the week, but they are the staff’s faves and joints you can catch us bumping in the office.

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FSD Songs Of The Week 9/26/14

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

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It’s that time of the week again. Do remember, that if the song dropped anytime since last Friday (9/19) it’s eligible for the list. Now we aren’t saying these are the BEST songs of the week, but they are the staff’s faves and joints you can catch us bumping in the office.

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FSD Songs Of The Week 9/12/14

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

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It’s that time of the week again. Do remember, that if the song dropped anytime since last Friday (9/5) it’s eligible for the list. Now we aren’t saying these are the BEST songs of the week, but they are the staff’s faves and joints you can catch us bumping in the office.

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FSD Feature: Chicago Summer Records We Loved In 2014

| September 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

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A list by Matt Albin (@malbin34)

Summer in Chicago will always supply you with these three things: unpredictable weather, many losses from the Chicago Cubs and a boatload of great new music. Summer 2014 was no different, as we were hit with an influx of music from both veterans and emerging stars. Chicago was able to provide the world with quality conscious tracks, some dope drill joints, and breakout singles from familiar stars and new artists alike.

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FSD Songs Of The Week 9/5/14

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

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It’s that time of the week again. Do remember, that if the song dropped anytime since last Friday (8/29) it’s eligible for the list. Now we aren’t saying these are the BEST songs of the week, but they are the staff’s faves and joints you can catch us bumping in the office.

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FSD Songs Of The Week 8/29/14

| August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

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It’s that time of the week again. Do remember, that if the song dropped anytime since last Friday (8/22) it’s eligible for the list. Now we aren’t saying these are the BEST songs of the week, but they are the staff’s faves and joints you can catch us bumping in the office.

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FSD Feature: 20 Dope Songs In Chicago-New York Collaboration History

| August 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

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Words by Todd Levy & Andrew Barber

NYC and Chicago share a rich hip-hop history. From Jay Z’s work with numerous Chicago legends including Kanye West and R. Kelly, to the early bridge builders like Grav, Twista and Common — the Big Apple and the Windy City have banged out numerous classic rap records from our various heads of state.

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