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Monster Mike, Frank Leone & Kolby Woods – Asinine

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments


Produced by Lasko Beats

The terrible trio. The trio amigos. Squad. Whatever you wanna call them, call them. Just don’t call them asinine, or your ass might be handed to you. See what this talented team of three (or four counting Lasko) came up with in this latest leak.

Amidst a relatively quiet summer for music across America, Chicago rappers Monster Mike, Frank Leone, and Kolby Woods have decided to break the silence by releasing one of the hardest-hitting rap records from the Windy City this year. “ASININE” features the three emcees unleashing some of the best verses yet to leave their lips, and is accompanied by a very smooth and ominous jazz instrumental courtesy of Chicago producer Lasko Beats. The record will be featured on Lasko’s first project “Jazzis” dropping tomorrow on his soundcloud.

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Video: Vic Mensa’s ‘Wildstyle’ on Wild ‘N Out

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mensanatti was a recent guest on Wild ‘N Out with the don Nick Cannon, and kicked a quite hilarious ‘wildstyle’ — you know, the segment in the show where the guests take swipes at the cast — and typically make Mariah Carey jokes at the expense of Nick.

*Vic would’ve taken all the marbles had he gone Crucial Conflict wildstyle for his wildstyle. (whut?)

Video: Freddie Gibbs On Loiter Squad w/ Odd Future

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

This is great. This past weekend, Gangsta Gibbs was a guest on Odd Future’s hilarious Adult Swim program, Loiter Squad. Only, the Odd Future crew could get Gibbs to dress up like a pimp and play a storage wars slumlord. Gotta love it. Fred’s pimp hand is quite strong, so check out the hilarious skit above.

Video: S.B.E. – All I Like

| July 16, 2014 | 2 Comments

Directed by Film Hustle

S.B.E. vows to drop new music each and every week for the foreseeable future. Today’s installment is “All I Like” and I can’t lie, I like this. Watch the triumphant trio get down to business in the clip above.

The Star Boy Era is upon us.

Video: Co-Still f/ Young Chuck & ShowTime – For What

| July 16, 2014 | 3 Comments

Something new from the Wicked Entertainment family. Today, Co-Still classes it up with his latest visual imagery. Suits, ties, glasses — Corporate Co is in full effect. Young Chuck and ShowTime show up to assist and add the garnish. Turn down for what?

Grab Co’s I Don’t Chase Money album right here, right now. 

Mick Jenkins Signs To Cinematic Music Group; Releases New Song

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments


Congrats are in order for Mick Jenkins as the rising emcee has decided to align himself with Johnny Shipes and Cinematic Music Group. Definitely a great look for Mick. XXL caught up with Mick who spoke on working with Shipes and partnering with Cinematic:

“Jonny Shipes is the only person that approached me offering to work for free,” he tells XXL exclusively. After growing and working together, as well as exploring other options, I’m happy to make the decision to partner with Cinematic Music Group. I’m making movies anyway.”

In honor of the good news, Mick decided to give everyone the Chuck Strangers-produced “Lazarus” from his long-awaited The Water[s] project. Mick doesn’t play on the mic and this joint is yet another solid example of why he’s one of our favorite emcees. 

The Water[s] drops August 12th. Listen to “Lazarus” below.

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MPulse – OG Loaf

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments


It’s back to basics for MPulse a.k.a. OG Loaf on his latest drop, produced by Don Cannon. No word on where this joint is set to land, but it’s pretty nice. Check it out below.

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Video: Legyt f/ Stunt Taylor – You Should Know

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Shot and chopped by DGainz.

Legyt and Stunt Taylor invite everyone to their fefe on the block with the video for “You Should Know”, which you should watch above. Looks like they had some fun shooting this one.

Mike Schpitz f/ Briana – Still High

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments


Produced by Ill Brown.

You can catch Mike Schpitz on the Windy streets now, but Topeka, Kansas was where he once called home. Today, Mike reminisces about his high school days and his hometown on the first single from his upcoming Topeka, High project.

This joint’s super smooth. Check it out below.

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Murph Watkins – Pharaoh

| July 16, 2014 | 1 Comment


Murph Watkins connects with Philly beatsmith Christian Lou once again. This time around, the two serve up “Pharaoh” — a loosie that may or may not appear on Murph’s forthcoming YUN project.

Stream and download “Pharaoh” below.

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