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Video: adidas & Derrick Rose Present: Boost D. Rose 5

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Coming in August are the new D. Rose 5′s — featuring the new “Boost” technology. Rose is going to be back bigger and better this year, and adidas plans to make a serious run with these new 5′s. Check out pics of the new kicks below, and the official commercial for the Boost 5′s above. Color us excited.

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New Album: Reg Young – Beatdown II

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

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Producer and FSD Beats alum Reg Young hops back in the ring for Beatdown II, the follow-up to his Beatdown instrumental LP that was released in 2012. Beatdown II features twelve new instrumentals from Reg, which all hit as hard as Iron Mike

Go twelve rounds with Reg Young’s Beatdown II below.

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Edai x Lil Durk – All I Know

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

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Edai and Durk connect for the auto-tune heavy party starter, “All I Know.” And all we know, is that you better check it out and spread the word. If you like the joint, you can buy right here. Edai and Durk have done it again.

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Longshot – I Heard

| July 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

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Produced by Yung Diamond

Week eight of Longshot’s leak series is now upon us. We’re halfway to the end. Hope you’re enjoying this as much as we are.

Longshot is an emcee’s emcee. In this age of gimmicks and trends, biters and copy cats, Shot stays true to the art form he lives for and the craft he loves and has worked so hard to perfect. Produced by longtime collaborator Yung Diamond(formerly known as Panthrow), ‘I Heard’ finds Long at the top of his game lyrically as he is out to prove yet again why he is one of the best in the business.

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SBE – Act Normal

| July 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

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The SBE trio act abnormal on their new track, “Act Normal.” These kids are a class act. Check out their latest offering directly below, and keep an open eye for new content from these three.

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Video: Twista f/ Tia London – It’s Yours

| July 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Directed by Matt Swinsky. Produced by The Legendary Traxster.

An official video for Twista and Tia London’s “It’s Yours” is finally here and you can watch it directly above. Good to see that this record received the visual treatment.

Twista’s new album, Dark Horse, hits stores August 12th via Caroline Records.


FSD Events: The Language Of Hip Hop @ Museum Of Contemporary Art – TONIGHT w/ Saint Millie, Psalm One & The Boy Illinois

| July 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

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It’s that time again. It’s a busy summer for FSD, and tonight we’re bringing you yet another special event. This time around, we’ve partnered with the Museum of Contemporary Art to bring you The Language of Hip Hop, featuring The Boy Illinois, Psalm One and Saint Millie, during the museum’s Word Weekend festivities tonight.

MCA Chicago presents Word Weekend, an event that showcases Chicago’s active and diverse communities of authors, hip-hop artists, spoken-word poets, songwriters, and visual artists who explore the complexities and pleasures of words, text, and language. The weekend includes activities for every age, whether you’re 9 or 90.

The Language Of Hip Hop, co-curated by FSD, will feature live performances from Psalm One, The Boy Illinois and Saint Millie. The event is free to all ages and kicks off at 7:15pm sharp tonight, so come out and enjoy some music from a few of the city’s best and brightest artists.

The Language Of Hip Hop featuring The Boy Illinois, Saint Millie & Psalm One

TONIGHT, July 26th

Museum Of Contemporary Art Chicago, 220 E. Chicago Ave

7:15pm, all ages

When’s the last time you went to a free hip hop concert in a museum? We’ll wait. Trust us, it’s not an event you want to miss. More details on Word Weekend can be found here. See you tonight!


FSD Songs Of The Week 7/25/14

| July 25, 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 (7/18) 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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Mixtape: Malik Yusef – G.O.O.D. Morning, G.O.O.D. Night: Deconstructed

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

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G.O.O.D. Music’s Malik Yusef has been pretty busy of late, but he still found time to revisit, remix and re-release his G.O.O.D. Morning, G.O.O.D. Night LP with a little help from producer D. Cro$$. The album was originally released in 2009 and includes guest appearances from Big Sean, Twista, CyHi The Prynce, Kanye West, Adam Levine and more.

The new revamped version of the LP still features all of the original guest contributions, but also includes some new ones from rising artists Nikki Hayes, Loren Riche, Atlas and more. Stream/download G.O.O.D Morning, G.O.O.D. Night: Deconstructed below.

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Video: Johnny May Cash f/ YB & King Rell – Trap House

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Directed by Chris Camp and Forman James.

It’s a Chop Squad affair as Johnny May, YB and King Rell connect for their latest visual, “Trap House”. Word to Radric Davis.