Chicago

dinnerwithjohn – Sundress Season

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Produced by k-iLL beats

John Walt is no longer John Walt. He’s transitioned into dinnerwithjohn. Got it? Well, pull up a seat to the table as dinner just got a lot more interesting with the release of his latest single “Sundress Season.” Yes, this is sundress season after all.

As we wait for his long anticipated self-titled project, dinnerwithjohn blesses us with another banger with “Sundress Season.” This ode to the ladies is produced by rising Chicago star k-iLL beats, and dinnerwithjohn floats on this smooth production to create a sultry summer track. “Sundress Season” will actually appear on next month’s “Dinner Reservations” EP, which will be just an appetizer before the “DinnerWithJohn” project drops later this year. Check out this sweet track and enjoy the best season of them all.
Enjoy the latest from this Pivot Gang member below.

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Chicago

Lil Yachty f/ G Herbo – Up Next 3

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Produced by Chris Fresh

Yachty has been going absolutely crazy over the last several months, rising to the forefront of hip-hops new class seemingly overnight. Yesterday, Lil Boat surprised dropped a brand new album, featuring none other than fellow XXL Freshman G Herbo on the third installment of his “Up Next” track series. Herb has had a pretty excellent year himself, so it was only right for these young guns to link up.

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Chicago

Kweku Collins Covers the Red Eye

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Kweku hysteria continues. The Closed Sessions artist is having one helluva year, and today he keeps the train rolling with another cover — and this time he lands on the Red Eye. Josh Terry did a dope profile on the Evanston-born rapper, who has been garnering acclaim from near and far:

Throughout his life, Collins has been primed for this path. “Music was just always there. My first memories were being a little guy and playing drums at the house. It was before I could even get my head up to edge of it,” he says. Collins was born in upstate New York to a musical family—his father was a drummer who had a background in jazz and African percussion, while his mother was a dancer at SUNY Brockport. He remembers, “I was born into this shit. I was born into a house where drums were 90 percent of tiny little space we had in upstate New York.” When he was 4, those drums followed the family on the move to their new home in Evanston. “When people think of Evanston in Chicago, they think of the north side of it—they think of Northwestern, where my neighborhood was much more diverse and had a mix of everything,” he says.

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