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Video: Wheatie f/ Murph Watkins – Often

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Directed by Triston H Designs

A new video from Wheatie’s forthcoming Sham Shame mixtape. Murph Watkins shows up to aid and assist. Watch it early. Watch it often.

Video: Pavy – Caesar’s Birth

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Directed by Joe Lewis & Bernie Villapando

Pavy has a new project scheduled to drop this summer, which features production from Paris Beuller and Coop, and today he gives us the first offering with “Caesar’s Birth.” He’s out to conquer the game, so consider this one his theme song.

Video: Lil Durk – Don’t Understand Me

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

You cram to understand Durk, but you can’t. It’s above your paygrade. Take a walk in Durk’s shoes with his latest clip, “Don’t Understand Me” above.

Signed To The Streets 2 coming soon.

Video: Pha’tal f/ Young Tee Tee – Coke Boa

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Video by DADAcreative, Nick Brazinsky & Pha’tal

Pha’tal grabs Young Tee Tee for this new joint they’re calling “Coke Boa.” If you enjoy this one, you can grab it and more on Pha’s Phuck Yo Favorite Rapper project, which is available here.

Jarred A.G. f/ Yung Simmie – Lanes

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments


Produced by Smoko Ono.

While we wait on Jarred’s Canvas project, he gives everyone a new joint featuring Raider Klan representer Yung Simmie. The brothers Jarred and Smoko rarely disappoint and this new joint with Simmie is no exception.

Give “Lanes” a listen below and keep an ear out for Jarred’s Canvas project, due out later this year.

M&O – Hollow + House

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments


The duo formerly known as Milo & Otis (they’re now being dubbed as simply M&O — for legal reasons, we’re guessing) drop off two brand new tracks from their forthcoming album, Almost Us, which is due out on April 3rd. We get both “Hollow” and “House” today, both of which you can stream below.

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Playboy Covers Chicago’s Hip-Hop Scene

| March 25, 2014


Credit: Playboy/Tony Kelly

Famed journalist, Ethan Brown, the man behind the controversial Queens Reigns Supreme: Fat Cat, 50 Cent, and the Rise of the Hip Hop Hustler, ventured to Chicago at the end of 2013 to cover the Chi’s rising hip-hop scene for Playboy Magazine. The piece went live online today, and will be featured in next month’s issue. The piece mainly focuses on drill and the controversy surrounding it, but also highlights Chance The Rapper and Treated Crew. Click here to read the entire piece.

The ascendance of Chicago’s hottest young star began in 2011 with a series of YouTube videos featuring Keef, skinny with a mischievous grin and half-lidded eyes hidden behind a sprout of twisted dreads. Pounding tracks such as “I Don’t Like” and “3Hunna” were produced by Young Chop, who at the age of 11 used a suite of pirated production software to birth the sound that would define his city: icy piano melodies, overblown bass drums and thwacking hi-hats, punctuated by screams and gunshots imbued with danger and ready-to-jump energy. His approach launched half a dozen young stars and invented the Chicago sound now nicknamed Drill. And the stocky, dread-headed teen did it from his mother’s South Side house, where, he claims, it took 20 to 30 minutes to produce “3Hunna.”


Flosstradamus f/ Travis Porter – Drop Top

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments


While their collaboration with FBG’s Casino continues to make it’s rounds, Flosstradamus decided to liberate their latest single — “Drop Top”. For this new joint, Floss connects with Quez, Strap and Ali.

Stream the single below and be sure to cop the mp3 on iTunes.

Pic: Tink & Timbaland In The Studio

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments


Well, this is interesting. Tink hit the lab with Timbo last night to work on something we’ve yet to learn about. Dope, right? No word on when we’ll get to hear what was cooked up, but hopefully it’s soon.

If you haven’t heard Tink’s last project, Winter’s Diary 2: Forever Yours, now’s a good time to change that. Stream/download it right here.

Video: JDott Trife – Funeral Muzik

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Directed by Sense Hernandez. Produced by DJ O-ZoNe.

Last week we got the Mp3, this week JDott brings the track to life with this riveting visual. Muzik of the dead. Watch and be terrified.

JDott’s TRIFE is due out later this year.