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FSD Feature: Geniuses Need Love Too: An Appreciation of Kidz in the Hall


Words by Alec Siegel (@bigasiegs)

When the subject of the most influential Chicago hip-hop artists of the ‘90s and ‘00s is brought up, I can guarantee mention of the usual suspects: Kanye West, Common, Twista, Lupe Fiasco, Crucial Conflict, Do or Die, etc. But when is the last time you heard someone mention Kidz in the Hall?

When I first heard Kidz in the Hall, I thought they were another hip-hop act that was stuck in the genre’s Golden Era, recreating a sound they were hardly old enough to appreciate. To be fair, my first taste of them was “Wheelz Fall Off (‘06 Til),” a track with an instrumental based around the ubiquitous horn sample from Souls of Mischief’s seminal classic “‘93 ‘til Infinity.” How could you blame me?

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Video: Naledge – Push The Limit

Knowledge is truly power. Naledge has been telling you that for years, and even more recently with his Naledge Is Power project (available now). Today, he further pushes his message with the pro-educational new video for “Push The Limit” — which pushes students to achieve all they can in the classroom. Naledge: a true scholar and gentleman.

Check out his latest video above, and be sure to download/stream Naledge Is Power right here. 

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