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BJ The Chicago Kid Announces Domestic Tour

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments


Chicago star BJ The Chicago Kid has been everywhere as of late, popping up at festivals, various show dates and dropping new music weekly. And tonight, he kicks things up a notch by announcing his first-ever solo domestic tour. Congrats are definitely in order for BJ, who kicks things off alongside his full band this week (10/22) in NYC, and ends up his run in New Orleans on November 9th.

Good news for Chicago fans as BJ has back t0 back nights at The Shrine on 10/27 and 10/28 — so get that ticket money ready. The dates for BJ’s run can be found below. Looking forward to this one, so if he’s hitting your town be sure to show up and show out.

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SD – Circles

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments


Produced by Omen and AudioBLK.

No squares allowed. SD switches things up a bit for his new single, “Circles”. This new records serves as the first official single from Truly Blessed, SD’s debut album.

Truly Blessed hits stores and digital retailers via iHipHop Distribution on November 18th, but you can pre-order it on iTunes now. Stream “Circles” below the jump.

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Video: Vic Mensa – Wimme Nah [Live @ #uncapped]

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 2014 run of vitaminwater’s #uncapped series came to a close in New York City last week and one of the Chi’s own was in the building to help close it out. Vic Mensa joined DJ Envy and surprise guest Trey Songz at Gotham Hall for what looked like a pretty dope show.

Check out Vic performing the Kaytranda-produced “Wimme Nah” at the #uncapped finale in the clip above, courtesy of Fader TV.

Sidenote: Can we get an official video for “Wimme Nah” or nah?

Video: King Louie – F*ck N*gga

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Directed by Kevin Wright Jr. Produced by C-Sick.

King Louie’s Tony project is one of his best in a while and one of the more underrated projects to impact this year. Before fully focusing on his upcoming Drilluminati 3 mixtape, Lou gives us a video for one of the many standouts (and my personal favorite) from Tony — the C-Sick-produced “F*ck N*gga”.

Watch the video for “F*ck N*gga” above and grab Tony here if you haven’t yet or been under a rock.

MFN Melo f/ John Walt & Anthony Pavel – Pass The El

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

mfn Pass The El cover

Pivot’s not playing.

“Pass The El” serves as the second single from MFN Melo’s upcoming Melodramatics project and it’s pretty great, to say the least. I first heard Melo and Walt perform this joint live a few months ago and have been waiting on a mp3 since then. Glad the wait’s finally over.

Melodramatics drops next month and snoozing isn’t recommended. Check out “Pass The El” below.

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Freddie Gibbs & Madlib f/ Action Bronson, Joey Bada$$ & Ransom – Knicks (Remix)

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments


More MadGibbs.

Freddie Gibbs and Madlib enlist the help of Action Bronson, Ransom and Joey Bada$$ for the official remix of “Knicks”, which originally appeared on MadGibbs’ Piñata LP. The “Knicks” remix will appear on the Knicks Remix EP dropping November 18th through Madlib’s Madlib Invasion imprint.

And yes, this is just as dope you imagine it to be. Listen to the “Knicks” remix below via Pitchfork.

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Video: Weasel Sims f/ Chief BL, G. Green & Jae Haze – Licks

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Directed by QDotBiz.

Last week Weasel Sims gave us the Chief BL and G. Green- assisted “Licks” and this week, he returns with the track’s accompanying video. Check it out above and remember that Weasel’s R.A.N. Nation project is on the way.

Dinero Dynasty – Real

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments


In honor of Runna Garcia’s born day, Westside duo Dinero Dynasty drop off a brand new joint. The other half of the duo, Shazey, handles production this time around. Get a dose of “Real” below.

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Thelonious Martin f/ Mac Miller – Her

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments


To help raise awareness for his upcoming Wünderkid album, Thelonious Martin liberates one of the records that won’t make the LP — “Her” featuring Mac Miller. This smooth joint is just one of the tracks Thelo and Mac recorded for the album, which also features Ab-Soul, Smoke DZA, Domo Genesis and more.

If this joint’s a throwaway, imagine what the album sounds like. Listen to “Her” below, thanks to ‘PlexWünderkid drops December 2nd.

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Chella H – Am I Wrong (Freestyle)

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments


Chella Chellz takes Nico & Vinz’s current smash to task with this new freestyle. Is she wrong? Not at all for this. Not at all. Press play below.

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