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Video: Towkio f/ Joey Purp – Playin’ Fair

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Playin fair? SaveMoney is doing anything but right now. More like payin’ fare. See what I did there? Well, today Towkio joins forces with Joseph Purple for the best basketball video since “Make Em Say Ughhh.” The SaveMoney all-stars hit the court for some slam dunk raps and slaps. Some fantastic cameos in this one as well.

Get in the game below. Towkio’s Community Service 2 is available now.

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Chicago

Watch Vic Mensa & Joey Purp’s Crazy Freestyle Session on Sway in the Morning

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Victor and Purple were recent guests on Shade 45’s Sway In The Morning, while in NYC on their tour stop. They dropped in for an in-depth interview, where they discuss a number of subjects, and Vic even brought a fan he’s helped through hard times on as a guest. Very dope.

Later in the interview, Joey and Vic went crazy in an epic back-and-forth freestyle, which left Sway stunned and impressed. They went brazy 2x. Watch the whole run down below.

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Towkio f/ Joey Purp – Playin’ Fair

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The summer of 2016 will forever be known as the summer of SaveMoney. Seriously. This collective is hitting harder as a unit than anyone else in the industry right now. The floodgates are open, and today Towkio throws his hat in the ring with “Playin’ Fair,” something brand new with his bredren Joey Purp on the feature.

They’re definitely not “Playin’ Fair,” and the proof is down bottom. It’s gonna be a hot summer — but you already knew that.

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Joey Purp Covers the Red Eye

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Mr. Purps is having a moment right now. Critics and fans alike are gushing about his recently released iiiDrops album, and his industry buzz and intrigue is at an all time high. He’s set to headline Metro on Friday night, and today he covered Chicago’s Red Eye. Covered in cake at that.

Read the full cover story right here, and be sure to tell your opps “Let them eat cake.”

Listening to “iiiDrops,” the great new mixtape from Joey Purp, it’s clear he can rap circles around just about anybody—even his Savemoney compatriots Vic Mensa, Towkio and Chance the Rapper. “I don’t want it to be lost that I rap better than a lot of people but I still also want to be known as an artist,” the 22-year-old Near West Side resident born Joseph Davis explainsduring his RedEye interview at the Billy Goat Tavern. With the project’s 11 fantastic tracks, it’s also totally obvious that this is also a wholly comprehensive artistic statement—his best work to date. “But, all that shit aside,” Purp laughs, “if you put us all in front of one microphone with a beat …”

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