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Sir Michael Rocks f/ Tris J & Lyriq – Eddy Gordo

| April 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

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MostDope’s TreeJay and DJ Clockwork liberate this previously unreleased joint from Sir Mike via their 4/20-themed Home N Stoned mixtape. There may be a shortage of songs named after Tekken characters, but no worries — Mike and Tris have you covered.

Check out “Eddy Gordo” below and grab TreeJay and Clockwork’s Home N Stoned here.

Taylor Bennett – Hope

| April 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

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Produced by Monte Booker.

Taylor Bennett drops by with the latest single from his sophomore effort, which he’s calling “Hope”. If you’re keeping count, “Hope” is the third offering from Taylor’s Mainstream Music project.

Mainstream Music drops May 4th. Remember, Taylor will be taking over Lincoln Hall on May 24th for Mainstream Music Live. A flyer for the show can be found below, while tickets can be purchased right here.

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Video: Saba, Legit, Nick Astro, Auggie The 9th & ShowYouSuck – Black Canvas Cypher

| April 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

You’ve seen their individual contributions over the past week, but now Saba, Legit, Auggie The 9th, Nick Astro and ShowYouSuck come together to close out the CAKEatersTV Black Canvas series proper.

The five emcees take on Nas’ “Thief Theme” instrumental and do not disappoint. Press play on the cypher above and watch for yourself.

Video: Wheatie f/ The Boy Illinois – No Effort

| April 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Directed by DGainz. Produced by I.B.C.L.A.S.S.I.C.

Wheatie and Illi take everyone on a trip through the south suburbs in the visual aid for their collaboration, “No Effort”. Look for this record to appear on Wheatie’s new project, Sham Shame, due out later this year.

Fat Trel x Slutty Boyz – I Swear [Prod. by Young Chop]

| April 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

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Young Chop provides the backdrop for Gleesh, Dew Baby and Meatchi on “I Swear”, which is one of the two joints Chop laced on the Slutty Boyz’ Da New Kool mixtape.

Check out “I Swear” below and be sure to give the Da New Kool a full listen right here.

Video: ShowYouSuck – Black Canvas Pt. 5

| April 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Black Canvas series from CAKEatersTV continues today with a new freestyle from Lil Yung Polka Dot himself, ShowYouSuck. Check out Show’s contribution above and be sure to check out the series’ previous installments here.

ShowYouSuck will be joining Kid Sister at Reggie’s tonight for a show that you definitely don’t want to miss. Peep the details and grab tickets right here.

Video: Elliott Wilson’s The Truth w/ Freddie Gibbs

| April 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the latest episode of The Truth with Elliott Wilson, YN catches up with Gangsta Gibbs to discuss a few things including working with Madlib, his previous situation with Interscope, Young Jeezy and much more.

Gibbs also touches on how major labels operate in 2014, his Piñata LP with Madlib and what you can expect from him in the near future, so be sure to check out the full interview above.

Video: Ski Mask Malley – Ski Mask Malley

| April 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Produced by Young Wonder.

Cleveland’s Ski Mask Malley is one of my favorite artists at the moment and he continues to prove why with this new self-titled joint, which you can peep the official video for above. There’s a little more than what’s on the surface here, though:

This is dedicated is Herman “Herm” Groce, a young king and little brother to Ski Mask Malley and the entire Squad. Herm was shot and killed a little over a week ago by an unknown suspect, obviously jealous of what Herm and his team have going for themselves. Jealously is a motherfucker.

Ironically he also plays the main supporting role in the above video as the male hostage and eventually victim who was put to rest last Wednesday. My he Ball In Paradise and forever live on through us, as we will carry his name on our backs wherever we go.

Herm stood up for what he believed in and was willing to die for it. As tragic as losing Herm is, a lot of people now a days never would of had the heart to handle the situations Herm was never afraid of. He was fearless. 2gz, LSMS, 1200, MONEY BAGZ & now it’s Herms World Forever. BIP LITTLE BROTHER.

Ski Mask’s self-titled project is set to impact later this year. I suggest you keep an ear out for that.

Chase Chill f/ Tristian White – Shut It Down

| April 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

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Produced by Shaun Andru.

Floss Mob Chase only has a few minutes to share and he spends them trying to shut things down with his latest single, featuring Tristian White. This joint’s smooth. Listen to “Shut It Down” below and keep an ear out for Chase’s forthcoming project, scheduled to drop later this year.

Video: Saint Millie – Road To Glory: The Documentary [Trailer]

| April 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Over the past few months, the good people at RedEye have been documenting Saint Millie’s ‘road to glory’ and are ready to share Millie’s journey from the 312 to Austin, TX for SXSW in a new documentary. Pretty dope, right? We’ll let the RedEye take it from here:

The Chicago music scene is crowded. It’s gritty. It’s completely unforgiving. But one rap artist from the westside of the city refuses to give up. When he’s gutpunched, he pops back up. Time and time again.

Introducing Saint Millie, a 22-year-old musician who believes he is living his “road to glory.” Watch the young artist on his journey, from Chicago to Austin for the South by Southwest Music Festival.

A 3-man team (Sean Ely, Lenny Gilmore, Ernest Wilkins) at RedEye followed Saint Millie and his small entourage around for a couple months with a camera.

The first episode premieres right here on FSD next Wednesday (4/23), so check out the trailer for Road To Glory above and check back next week for the first installment.