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FSD Events: The Chi Track Kick-Off Event w/ FSD, Mick Jenkins, Saba & Noname Gypsy – Weds. Aug. 27th

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chicago Track is a brand new, FREE, nine month film and music industry training series for 18 – 25 year olds interested in music, film, tech, and business in the creative industries.

We are kicking off this project with a conversation with Andrew Barber of Fake Shore Drive alongside Mick Jenkins, Noname Gypsy, and Saba of Pivot. This is going to be a very special evening, so sign up now while slots are still available.

FREE: Wednesday, August 27th, 6pm at Lacuna Lofts 2150 S. Canalport Ave.

Get on the list for an evening with Andrew Barber featuring Mick Jenkins, Noname Gypsy, and Saba here.

Follow @Chi_Track for more info

Video: Nicki Minaj – Anaconda [Prod. by Da Internz]

| August 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

NFSW. Depending on where you work, I guess. Yes, Nicki took it all the way there with this one. This will be the most .gif’d video of all time — mark my words, favorite this post, etc.

Frank Leone – Across The Earth

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments


A dope new ditty from Frank Leone. My man takes it straight to great outdoors with this one. This will appear on his #EnterWILD project.

I made this for the World Cup this year.
I sampled a Bulgarian Show-Choir and wanted to make it feel as powerful and adventurous as possible because that’s what I want you to expect from my album this fall. #EnterWILD is coming this October, it’s produced entirely by me, and it’s about growing up without becoming a shell of the kid you were AND are. I wanted to give it a global feel because the song talks about things that every corner of the earth can relate to, especially right now with the new school year beginning, and the conflicts in Ferguson, Gaza, and Iraq.

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Goodtime$ Radio – The World According To Hustle Simmons [Podcast]

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments


After a far-too-long hiatus, the duo of Reece and Hogun, otherwise known as the GoodDoctors, return with their new podcast, Goodtime$ Radio with their debut guest, Hustle Simmons. The three Chicago minds run the gamut of topics and discuss everything from the local industry, to breaking out and making a name for yourself on a grander scale. Welcome back fellas. Check it out below.

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Johnny May Cash f/ SD – Where I’m From

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments


Produced by Young Chop and Chop Squad DJ.

Something brand new from Johnny May, featuring SD. Click play below and let them break down where they’re from on this latest drop.

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Mick Luter – My Brothers & Sisters

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments


Produced by SC

This absolutely knocks. Mick Luter and SC return with some food for thought with this slapping new release, “My Brothers & Sisters.” Mick offering some slick bars and stunning social commentary — plus SC crushed this production. Well done all around. Mansa Luter coming.

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New EP: Kembe X – Kembe X, The EP

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments


Kembe X is the latest rapper to partner with Scion A/V to drop a dope project, and today we get the actual opus, Kembe X, The EP. Every leak that Kembe has tossed out has been super dope, so this project is looking to be one of the years best thus far. Ab-Soul & Alex Wiley show up to assist, but other than that Kembe handles for dolo.

Grab it below, it’s worth the ride. No pun intended.

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FSD Events: FSD & Colt 45 Present: A Secret Juicy J Concert [Date & Time Revealed]

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments


We warned you about this show last week, and today we return with some additional info regarding our secret Juicy J show taking place this week alongside Colt 45 and 1833 Presents. Thursday, August 21st is the day. 9pm is the start time. 21+ is how old you need to be to attend. The location? Well, the location is still a secret, and will be announced any day now. So stay tuned. Special guests will also be announced soon.

Follow Fake Shore Drive (IG / Twitter), 1833 (IG / Twitter) and Colt 45 (IG / Twitter) for details on how to gain access to our super exclusive Juicy J party this Thursday. YOU CAN NOT BUY TICKETS OR GAIN ENTRANCE AT THE VENUE WITHOUT THE COLT 45 VOUCHER.

Pay close attention to when and where these vouchers will become available. You won’t want to miss this one. Trust us.


Video: Statik Selektah f/ Joey Bada$$ & Freddie Gibbs – Carry On

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Statik, Joey and Freddie carry on tradition with their brand new clip for “Carry On.” Statik Selektah’s new production powerhouse showcase, What Goes Around, is available via online retailers now.

S.B.E. f/ Kaye Fox – Pray For Me

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments


The trio of S.B.E. return with a heartfelt ode to the problems plaguing the world right now. Pray for this city. Pray for this country. Because right now it feels like the sky is falling. Kaye Fox adds her vocals to this nice piece of art. Grab it below.

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