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FSD Feature: Rockie Fresh / The Fake Shore Drive Interview

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Interview and video by Holiday Kirk (@HolidayKirk)

Does Rockie Fresh believe in fate? Though I did not ask the question directly, I’m left wondering this in the wake of our time together. When I met Rockie in the green room of Lincoln Hall, he possessed the preternatural calm of someone who knows his future is already written for him. As weed smoke curled and washed away in the air conditioned room he described stunning, one in a million events in his life with the same tone and cadence you might use to describe the Pop Tart you ate this morning.

Meeting Rick Ross and P. Diddy on the same weekend, buying out Best Buy with Ed Sheeran, receiving a Chris Brown hook through email — Rockie Fresh described it all in a calm, measured tone of voice that only occasionally rose above normal tones, and in more candid moments let a warm grin creep through his face. In our time together, Rockie brought me up to speed on his life, career, and the random speed he seems to be traveling through both.

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Rockie Fresh & Sterling Hayes – Motivation

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Some Tuesday morning motivation from Rockie Fresh and Sterling Hayes — lifted from Ira Antelis’ Gone But Not project, which drops tomorrow April 27th. The album will fuse jazz, hip-hop and a plethora of other sounds.

Tomorrow night, Ira and crew will be hosting a release party at the Chicago Cultural Center. Kevin Coval, Rockie Fresh and Nikki Lynette will be performing. Check out the details below — as well as “Motivation”

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New Project: Rockie Fresh – The Night I Went To…New York

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The third and final installment of Rockie Fresh’s EP series, The Night I Went To…, impacts, with a trip to New York City. Rockie dropped his official Night I Went To... project a few weeks back, and in conjunction has dropped follow up EPs in the major cities he’s been doing shows in. The big three to be exact: LA, Chicago and now NYC.

Tonight, Mr. Fresh is in NYC so the latest EP is now upon us. This one includes four new tracks, including the Big Boss Rozay on the outro. Grab it below.

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Check Out Rockie Fresh on ‘A Waste of Time w/ It’s The Real’

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Rockie Fresh was the latest guest on the very great podcast, A Waste of Time with It’s The Real. I mean, you surely remember when I was on the show a few weeks ago, right? (missed it, grab it here.)

Anyhoo, Rockie joined the homies this week, and they talked about a slew of topics in this humorous episode including his MMG deal, Rick Ross, a Bad Boy deal and Diddy, R. Kelly singing at his graduation, Michael Jordan and much more. It’s a very Chicago episode. Give it a spin below.

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