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Video: Bo Deal f/ Cicero – 100 Proof

| March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

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When you’re getting Bo Deal, you already know it’s 100 proof. Straight, no chaser. It’ll give your chest hairs a perm. Anyhoo, he keeps it all the way 100 with this new joint from his Out With A Bang mixtape, which is his last-ever mixtape. Don’t miss out on his swan song — it’s available right here now.

7 Chicago Artists Up For XXL’s 10th Freshmen Spot

| March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

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It’s that time of the year again. Yes, XXL Freshmen 10 cover season is upon us, and Chicago has a strong showing yet again. As you’ll recall, the Chi had four artists land on last year’s coveted cover, and this year we have another chance to do it again.

As XXL has done in years past, they offer up fans to vote for the 10th spot on the cover. Meaning, the mag will select the other nine, while the 10th slot is left up to the fans. That being said, Chicago has a strong opportunity to land a few people on the cover in 2015. Today, XXL posted their list of artists you can vote for, and the Chi has an astounding seven picks to choose from. Here is who made the cut:

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Antwone Muhammad – Road 2 Perdition [Freestyle]

| March 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

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The artist formerly known as Twone Gabz drops another freestyle, this time over his homie Jay Electronica’s “Road 2 Perdition” instrumental. Does he do it justice? Damn right he does. Check out his latest lyrical exercise below.

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Preview The New Wale & Kanye West Record

| March 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

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Yesterday, Wale took to Snapchat to drop a couple of previews of his yet-to-be-titled new joint with Kanye West. The snippets are short, but the track sounds promising. No word on if it will appear on his The Album About Nothing, dropping on March 31st.

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Big Sean – Nothing Is Stopping You (OG Webbie Remix)

| March 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nothing Is Stopping You (OGWebbie Remix)

After lacing Sean Don and Yeezy with a crazy backdrop for “All Your Fault,” OG Webbie turns to Sean’s opening track from his Hall Of Fame LP and reimagines it with some help from Mano.

Nothing’s stopping you from checking out Webbie’s remix below, so hit the jump and do just that.

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adidas Drops A Recap Video Of Kanye’s Yeezy Boost Release in NYC

| March 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

February 14th is a day sneaker heads will not soon forget, as Yeezus took over NYC for his Yeezy Boost launch with adidas. The good people over at adidas just dropped this dope recap video, chronicling the events of the release. Now they just need to do the official launch here in Chicago.

Kanye Insists Obama Called The Home Phone

| March 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Obama was on Jimmy Kimmel late last week, and during his visit Jimmy took the opportunity to ask the President if he actually called Yeezus on his home phone (shout out to Ye for still having a landline. v rare, I must say) as he claimed. Obama said he never called Ye, and doesn’t have his home phone, so when TMZ ran into Kanye at LAX, of course they asked him about it because headlines.

Video: Don C Featured In New Coors Light Commercial

| March 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Congrats are in order to Don C and the staff at Just Don, as Don is currently featured in the new Coors Light, #CLreFRESH campaign, which has just been serviced to television and online outlets.

Says Coors:

Chicago’s very own Don C. served as a staple of G.O.O.D. Music before further refreshing the world with his fashion collection of luxury sportswear— Just Don.

The :30 spot also features the work of DJ Dahi, Venus X, Bik-Ismo and Andre Woolery. You can now watch the spot up top, or catch it running live on your television screen. Well done and congrats to all involved.

Chris Crack – Off My Line

| March 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

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New Crack rock. I love when he raps over these type of samples — and he shakes shit up yet again with the rattling “Off My Life.” Stop playing on his line, though, for real. No for real, for real.

So listen to the new Crack below. And yeah, he can drop new music whenever he feels like it. That’s what he does.

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Video: Holt Talks His G.O.O.D. Music Debut

| March 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

After announcing his recent singing to the G.O.O.D. Music family, the artist formerly known as Hollywood Holt sat down with REVOLT to talk about his upcoming debut album, which he promises will hit this year. Holt says the album is completed, and talks about the response he received after announcing his new label home. Inspiring stuff. Congrats!