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Chief Keef’s “Love Sosa” finally goes platinum

“Love Sosa” was an undeniable hit. One that would come to define the drill boom of 2012. A song that helped catapult Chief Sosa into the stratosphere. And perhaps the song of Sosa’s career. It spawned a million copycats and influenced a generation of rappers. And now, it’s officially platinum.

Almost five years after its initial release, the RIAA just certified the Young Chop-produced hit platinum. Now, had the new streaming metrics been around when this track was released, “Love Sosa” would likely be multi-platinum by now. But better late than never, I guess?

A big congrats to Keef and Chop and all involved in making this record, because it’s truly one of the greatest pieces of art to come out of the Chi.

Update: Keef’s “I Don’t Like” has also been certified platinum

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Listen to KAMI’s new release “Meryl Streep”

Produced by Papi Beatz

KAMI is right on time with this one. From the track to the meme, this shit is bananas — with Jake Osmun handling the artwork duties. This is that real superstar shit right here. KAMI is genre-bending and switching up his style like a madman on all of these new releases – but it all works.

Check out “Meryl Streep” below and scream to your friends to press play as well.

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After a near-fatal car accident, Lud Foe announces new EP ‘#GetWellFoe’

A few weeks back, Lud Foe took to his Instagram to reveal to his fans that he’d been in a near-fatal car accident with an 18-wheeler that left him with a broken, jaw, wrist, and a slew of other injuries:

To all my fans: I’m a SOLDIER . They say what doesn’t kill you, only makes you STRONGER. On Sunday morning, I was involved in a car accident with a 18 wheeler that nearly took my life. 2 broke wrist, a broken jaw, all type of fractures & wounds…but I’m still here. 🙏🏽 GOD has a plan for me! Keep me in your prayers as I heal mentally and physically! I’ll be back STRONGER than ever!!

Thankfully, Lud is still here and suffered no life-threatening injuries. And while he recovers, he’s teamed up with longtime producer Kid Wond3r Beatz to drop #GetWellFoe, a nine-song album. The good news is that the project drops tomorrow at 3pm. Today, we have the cover art and track list for you, the latter which can be viewed below.

Our thoughts and prayers certainly go out to Lud as we wish him a speedy recovery. Check back tomorrow for the project.

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Listen to Valee’s “Between Us”

Produced by Chase The Money

DJ T-Rell just dropped his new Streets Is Mine mixtape, which is hosted by the homie Ty Money. I got my hands on it this morning, and the immediate standout for me was Valee’s incredibly catchy “Between Us.” No surprise there. Another winner from Mr. Valee.

I’m guessing this will appear on his forthcoming 1988 mixtape, which is set to drop next Wednesday. We’re super excited for that one. Check out “Between Us” below and stream T-Rell’s Streets Is Mine tape below. Oh, and don’t forget T-Rell is a guest on our Shade 45 radio show, The Drive this weekend. Sunday 11p-1a.

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