Saturday, June 29, 2013

O.T. - More Wins Than Losses (Video)

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After dropping his "Soul Explosions" project, alongside Escape It, O.T. returns with a new visual for a record featured, titled "More Win Than Losses". 

Gzus Piece - Summer Slam

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New Summer jam from Gzus Piece, where he teams up with Doc Da Mindbenda on the production, for a new record called "Summer Slam". The two samples an R&B classic, as Gzus lets us know about the day he drop this Summer slammer.

Friday, June 28, 2013

Caleb James - I'm Gone (Video)

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Directed by Davy Greenberg

With an upcoming shows at Reggies July 19th, and before that, at Congress on the 13th, Caleb James lets loose a new video for "I'm Gone". James has been getting in gear to release a new mixtape called "The Jones" set to drop next month.

Keenan Coke - Searchin (Video)

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Straight from Keenan Coke's mixtape release back in April, we have a new video for track number nine called "Searchin". If you missed the release of his project "Keenan Catalyst" check it out Here.

Parkay - Every Year (Video)

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Shot by Open World Films

Looking to drop his new project in the coming weeks, Parkay provides a new video for his single "Every Year", produced by Boogz. This record is available on iTunes now. "Kush and Caviar" on the way.

ProbCause ft. Martin $ky - High Altitude

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Trading bars back and forth for a nice collaboration, ProbCause and Martin $ky stay in "High Altitude" over Wes P production. This comes as a new single from ProbCause's upcoming project "The Recipe: Volume 2", hitting the net July 16.

Thursday, June 27, 2013

PIVOT - Daddy's Home

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The collective known as PIVOT which includes Saba, looks to give to the fans a full length project as a group. Saba, John Walt, and MFN Melo, all provide verse on this new record called "Daddy's Home".

Wheatie ft. Murph Watkins - Feelin' Good (Video)

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"2 Much Life", Wheatie's recent mixtape release, gets a video addition to track seven, "Feelin' Good". He team up with fellow artist Murph Watkins, who is featured, joining him in this depiction of the greatest of time.

Mick Jenkins - Lack (Video)

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Shot & directed by 5 Pound Media

Bring his own and unique style and sound, Mick Jenkins provides a warning, don't let him catch you snoozing. "Lack", produced by OnGaud, was featured on Jenkins's latest mixtape "Trees & Truths" which you can download here.

Neak - The Kids (Video)

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Directed, Filmed and Edited by Aaron Perkins Jr

Neak continues to hit us with new content, bringing the video for his recent release "The Kids". "Paura/Amore" is in the works and on the way.

Kami de Chukwu x Black Matt - Don't Blow My High

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Matt and Kami on the track, after a sessions they would like it if you "Don't Blow My High". Kami de Chukwu looks to drop a new project in the coming future titled "Smoke", and we may still get a Cool Neighbors mixtape.

The Boy Illinois ft. Ebonique - Ight (Video)

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Directed by: Joseph Lewis and Bernie Villalpando

The Boy Illinois drops off the video for one my favorite records in recent. Illi gives us the video "Ight" featuring Ebonique. Expect a new project from him in the near future called "Jean Baptiste".

Potholes Music and Closed Sessions present "Potholes In My Sessions Vol. 1"

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Closed Sessions and Potholes Music brings you a project of remixed tracks from the Closed Sessions catalog. Potholes Music selected producers who adds their touch to five tracks for a EP called "Potholes In My Sessions". Listen to reworking of record from Freddie Gibbs, GLC, Raekwon, Action Bronson, Curren$y and Blu. Stream and download below.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

TwoLetterz - '92 Flow

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TwoLetterz back with that "92 Flow", just a little loosie, produced by Christopher. "Chasin' Dead People" Volume 4" is on the way, but expect a new single from the project before then.

Cyrano Sinatra ft. R.O.E. - We Came 2 Win

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Produced by J. Slikk

R.O.E.(Rising Over Envy), joins North Carolina's Cyrano Sinatra on a track from his "The Freedom Ain't Free" EP. 

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Roy Kinsey - Beautiful Only: Priceless

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Before any thing else is said, let me tell you to catch up. I had to now you have to too. Roy Kinsey brings us his third album release "Beautiful Only", after dropping a number of consistently good singles, I definitely was looking forward the release. Its here for download holding nine tracks, with each track living as its own providing his story and views. Roy recruits J. Mixx, LPXIV, Nick Castle and Myia Simmons. Stream and download below.

Pavy & Capital K - No Weapon

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S.U.H. Ent. compilation album, "The Syndicate" drops on the 23rd of July, and for the first single, Pavy and Capital K bring you "No Weapon". Produced by Ray White.

ACE B8gie ft. Giftz & Kon - CASHualty

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F.O.C. comes together for this new ACE B8gie release called "Cashualty featuring Gftz and Kon. B8gie has been working on his follow up to his Endo Ep and decides give us a new record for the wait. This one bangs, turn the speakers up.

Event - Kid Ink @ Congress Theater July 13th

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It will be a live night at the Congress Theater (2135 N Milwaukee Ave.) in Chicago on Saturday July 13th. Enjoy music from Kid Ink, a night hosted by Rima, with featuring performances from Main Event, Caleb James and the SaveMoney team. Doors open at 7pm for all ages, see more details and get tickets now here.

D2G - I Am Him

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After dropping his second single "Agreement" from his upcoming project, D2G returns the next day, with another release called "I Am Him", produced by Rel Elite. July 9th, A Cancer Story, next month, stay tuned.

Monday, June 24, 2013

Ends/Wealth Corp.'s "Chicago's Own" Tank

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Ends/Wealth Corp. repping for the home team with a new tank featuring the unmistakable symbol of the Blackhawks with the words "Chicago's Own". This is available for pre-order now. Head over to their online store to check it out.

Big congrat to the Blackhawks!!!!!!!!

Lili K - Interlude

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Come July 1st you'll get to hear a new project from Lili K called "My Favorite Things" which, "serves as a genre-blending collection of reworked jazz standards". Today she releases, a neo-soul reminiscent of a jazz standard made popular by Sarah Vaughn, "Interlude".

For the new project she works with long time collaborator, Peter Cottontale, as well as Nico Segal and Greg Landfair from Kids These Days, jazz pianist William Kurk and Raheem DeVaughn.

Support Lili K at the "Ladies" event performing this Friday June 28th. See details here.

Vic Mensa ft. Lili K - Hollywood LA

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Loving this new record from Vic Mensa with vocals from Lili K and horns from B Free. Chill vibes on this this record called "Hollywood LA" from the upcoming project "INNANETAPE".

Blanco Caine ft. Tree & Mikkey Halsted - "Front My Move" Remix (Video)

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When Blanco Caine, Tree and Mikkey Halsted teamed up, we were presented "Front My Move" remix. Today we the the visual were Treated Crew's Mano Caine, Tree, and Halsted all come together. Stay tuned for Blanco's upcoming mixtape "White America" hosted By DJ Supastar J Kwik , Bigga Rankin & Vic Lloyd. Directed by TDF Media Group. Produced by Mano.

Leather Corduroys and theMIND - Prophet.

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Joey Purp and Kami de Chukwu are Leather Corduroys, and theMIND of THEMpeople. Seeing yourself years from now successful, and where you want to be, feeling like a "Prophet" cause you're sure this is the future of you. Press play on the new tunes from SaveMoney and THEMpeople SaveTHEM.

DGainz ft. Max-A-Million - Me Against The World (Video)

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DGainz gets behind the mic again, bringing a new video for this new track featuring Max-A-Million. Press play and check out the visual for "Me Against The World", produced by DGainz, shot by DGainz and on iTunes now.

Lennon ft. Ben Official - Flight Risk

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 Such a smooth, melodic track from Project Mayhem's Lennon, aka LL Leno, featuring Ben Official called, "Flight Risk". Lennon over The Hero George production provides us with a very smooth vibe, as his first single from the upcoming project "Hindsight".

Win Tickets to see Lili K at the Hard Rock Café June 28th

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The date of the "Ladies" event feauring Lili K, Angel Katz, Nylo, and Shayna Love grows near, I present you a pair of tickets for a Monday giveaway. See Event details here.

Checkout how to win them below.

D-Win - Win (Video)

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"DalwaysWINs" is on the way, so D-Win lets go of a new video for his track "Win", proudced by Von Vuai and directed by Product of Mars.

D2G ft. Finy The Genius - The Agreement

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D2G presents the second single from his upcoming project, called "The Agreement", featuring Finy The Genius and produced by Maserati Myers. 2G looks drop his new project, "July 9th: A Cancer Story on the 9th of July.

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Ill-Esha ft. ProbCause - Let Me See

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West Coast Canadian producer and vocalist ill-esha drops her take on the Usher and Rick Ross record of last summer "Let me See", featuring Chicago rapper ProbCause.

Friday, June 21, 2013

Spenzo - We Ain't Fun Nun (Video)

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He ain't for no bull, as he raps is this new video for the song "We Ain't Fun Nun". Spenzo recently gave a date for his upcoming project "In Spenzo We Trust", are you ready, July 15th when it drops to stay tuned.

Mick Jenkins ft. Lord of the Fly - Pyrite

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Produced by On Gaud, today we get new raps from Mick Jenkins on a track called "Pyrite" featuring Lord of the Fly where they both ignite on the record. If you missed it, download Mick Jenkins latest mixtape "Trees and Truths" today.

Event - Lili K, Angel Katz, Nylo & Shayna Love @ Hard Rock Cafe June 28th

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It’s Ladies Night over at Hard Rock Café (63 W. Ontario St) in Chicago on Friday June 28th. A special night of music will bring together the incredible Lili K, Angel Katz, Nylo & Shayna Love. This is clearly one not to miss… period. The show will begin at 9PM sharp and is 18+. $10 Advance / $12 Door. - The Event

Na$im Williams & Nico Segal come together for smooth instrumental, "Foolish Heart"

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Na$im Williams and Nico Segal come together, combining their musical brains, to create a new beat called "Foolish Heart". We can expect to hear this record and more on the upcoming EP "The Symbiote, from Williams.

Calez - Welcome To My Party

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When Calez decided to hit up Jugrnaut for a impromptu video, while promoting his event that's happening today, this was the record he and the crew was rocking out to. "Welcome To My Party" is the new song from Calez which he liberated today, just in time for his party #TooBrokeParty this Friday 4047 N. Sheridan, +18, free entry.

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Xspo ft. The Boy Illinois - Time

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Xspo brings out a new single "Time", where he teams up with The Boy Illinois. first official single from his upcoming mixtape "Hyper", which we may hear soon.

Julian Malone - Pair of Dice + Documentary

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Julian Malone vibing with Closed Sessions, for a new record titled "Pair of Dice". Malone spits over Exile production and below we see the process of recording the track. He also discusses developing his sound and insight into his approach to music.

Stay tuned for more from Julian Malone, including his upcoming project "Diff.Rnt" which we will be hearing soon.

Martin $ky - WOOD$

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Self produced, and a single from his upcoming project, Martin $ky recently dropped off a snippet and today give us the full version of "WOOD$". Martin looks to drop his upcoming album "timeLESS" later this Summer.

ShowYouSuck - Super Street Fighter 4

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ShowYouSuck takes over Pusha-T's "Number On The Boards", and being the great "Street Fighter" he claims to be, decided to name this new new "Super Street Fighter 4". Plus Show gives the title of his next record "XXX(Straight Edge)", checkout what he had to say below.
"I’m really, really good at Street Fighter so I decided to do some "I’m better than you raps." The next record "XXX(straight edge)"  is a bit more serious and intense, so I decided to have a good time before it releases."

Chance The Rapper On Sway In The Morning (Video)

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Chance The Rapper recently hit up Sway In The Morning were he talks acid experience, Chicago crime level and freestyle.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Blanco Caine ft. Mic Terror & Mpulse - Makin' Moves

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Blanco Caine gives us a new single "Makin' Moves", from his upcoming project teaming up with Treated Crew's Mic Terror and Loaf's Mpulse. Caine's mixtape "White America" is on the way so stay tuned.

Angel Davanport - Getaway

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New music from Angel Davanport on this Wednesday bring you two new track that were uploaded on her soundcloud page. The above "Getaway" track show Angel D, beautiful voice over Dutch Cannon production. Another record she released, "My Town" she reaches all the way back for an oldschool classic production.

Davanport has an upcoming project "A Tribute To The Classics", which the title speaks for itself. Checkout "My Town" below.

Tree - Busters (Video)

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"Busters" trying to talks but Tree isn't worried, in this new video with direction handle by Creative Control. Download this record and more from Tree's recent mixtape release "Sunday School 2: When Church Let's Out".

Thello Jay - Notice It

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Thello Jay's flow over this production, you're going to love it. Check out the latest release from Thello title "Notice It".

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Casket presents The Limited edition ::NOIR:: snapback

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The Casket Collection presents The Limited edition casket ::NOIR:: snap back crown Release. The NOIR snap back Launch event will be held this thursday @ LUMEN (839 w fulton market) 10-2am. The crown will release for 24hrs Online this thursday @ Midnight. www.thecasketcollection.com

Roy Kinsey - Long Time Ago

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Produced by Nick Castle

Roy Kinsey comes with single number four from his mixtape, "Beautiful Only" which drops June 25th, called "Long Time Ago". 

Martin $ky - WOOD$ (Preview)

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Self produced, and a single from his upcoming project, Martin $ky gives us a preview of his record called "WOOD$". Martin looks to drop his upcoming album "timeLESS" later this Summer, check his latest below.

On Gaud - GaudsWork Vol. 1 (Instrumental Tape)

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OnGaud is a production team based in Chicago. MastadonTheJBG, BES, and SolarFive make up the collective. OnGaud has produced for artists such as Mick Jenkins, Vic Mensa, Kembe X, Dally Auston, Jean Deaux. Today they release the first volume of their new project "GaudsWork", holding an assortment of project from smooth sounds to sounds that complement car stereo. Tune out everything else and checkout what they have to off below.

Calez & 2008ighties crew stops by Jugrnaut to rock out for a video

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Calez and some of the 2008ighties crew stopped by Jugrnaut and decided to shoot a video for a unheard song. Calez will be throwing an event for #TooBrokeParty this Friday 4047 N. Sheridan, +18, free entry.

Giftz ft. Lil' Herb - Go

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Hard hitting production from Lokey, as Giftz and Herb team up for this new release titled "Go". Giftz continues to build momentum on the road to releasing his upcoming project "Position of Power".

Calliko - Counter Culture

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"Counter Culture", a term which describes the hippy culture of the 60's and 70's whose values and norms of behavior didn't fit with that of mainstream society. Calliko looks to take on some that subculture in this latest release from his upcoming project, "Chief".

Monday, June 17, 2013

N.E.P.H.E.W ft. Lilianna Evelyn - Fckin Dope

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N.E.P.H.E.W from the GO and Canadian singer Lilianna Evelyn team up for a new record titled "Fcking Dope". I'm loving this collabo dope lyrics and a great voice, they're saying something in this song so pay attention.
"Glamour of the coke, Chiefin purple smoke, Fiending for the bright lights, This is fcking dope, I'm addicted to you..."

Rich Jones & Doc Da Mindbenda - 3Peat Vol. 1 (EP)

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Rich Jones, one of the more lively and creative I know, and Doc Da Mindbenda, who constantly hits with good instrumental releases, team up for the "3Peat Vol. 1" EP. In the studio together working, this short project was born out of an evening that included Red Bull, Vodka, and some who getting stranded in China Town. Check what Jones and Doc has to offer below.

Sunday, June 16, 2013

King Louie - Money Power Respect (Video)

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More from the March series with a lot of madness, King Louie drops off a new visual for the record "Money Power Respect".

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Jugrnaut's "JugHawks" Champion 3/4 Raglan

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Back in time for the finals, as the Blackhawks aim for the Stanley Cup, Jugrnaut brings back their design which featured the Jug shield with hawks axes and feathers. Champion 3/4 Raglan and is available in two color ways. We did a limited amount of these, so get ‘em before they’re gone. They will be available Sunday 6/16 online at midnight and in store at 1pm.

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Tia London ft. Belo - I Don't Care (Remix)

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Produced by The Legendary Traxster

Belo of Do or Die joins Tia London for the remix to her song "I Don't Care". The original version was featured on Ms. London's project release of last year "The Overdose" which is still available for download.

Add-2 - Leave A Message (Video)

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First video from Add-2's album "More Missed Calls", we get a video for "Leave A Message". He gives us his thoughts on the world today, "We all got a calling, In case I don't answer, Make sure you leave a message".

Shayna Love - Invitation To My Sanity (EP)

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"Invitation To My Sanity" the latest project release from Shayna Love, providing us with seven track in the form of an EP. With these seven track Shayna provides you with head nodding beats, with a such a beautiful voice and never one to expect to be put in a box, you'll definitely enjoy this listening session. Check it out below, stream/download.

King Louie - I Just Wanna (Video)

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Directed by Hi-Def

Louie returns to the March Madness series for a video to "I Just Wanna" which was produced by.

Mike Will The Great - Yeah Ya Know

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New release from Mike Will The Great, who will be dropping off tracks weekly.

Scheme - Remakes

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It takes a certain type of artist to hold their own over production that we may consider to already been killed. But Scheme took on many a beats put his own spin on it and gave us his vision. Scheme recently took to his soundcloud page, release something of a unofficial mixtape full of the remakes which we see the different stages of progress to releasing his LP and official mixtape.

Scheme takes on some pretty well know track likes, "Devil In a New Dress", "Lord Knows", "Glory", and more.During these release we saw Scheme announce the mixtape, "Pocket Full of Pesos" and the LP "Pesos Turn to Dollars". While the mixtape was going to be full of remakes, I'll assume there's more Scheme has to offer.

Providing bars in English and Spanish, Scheme will definitely to last in the local scene and hopefully, further than that. Keeping good release consistently coming, I'm looking forward to his next couple of projects.

Checkout the set of tracks below

Friday, June 14, 2013

Kanye West ft. King Louie - Send It Up

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The record from Yeezus we hear when footage dropped of Kanye's Listen session is here for your listen pleasure. Kanye, Louie, "Send It Up".

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YP ft. BJ The Chicago Kid - Roll Up (Video)

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RedEye recently premiered, YP and BJ The Chicago Kid's video for the record "Roll Up", which is a pretty good video, full of fun. Lenny Gilmore & Ernest Wilkins took the video into a direction of blasting a boom box around Chicago and filmed what happen.

G.o.D. Jewels - Merda Costosa, Real Nigga Vision (Video)

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Shot and edited by Visual Mecca

Trying to live that life, shits costly. G.o.D. Jewels drops off a new visual for the track "Merda Costosa, Real Nigga". This track was featured on his latest project release, "Glimpse of Destiny" which is still available for download.

Rashid Hadee ft. Neak - Hit The Hood (Video)

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Directed by APJ Films

When Rashid Hadee and Neak team up, you're going to get something worth listening to. When Rashid decided to open the vault on, "Out The Vault " and give us a project full records just waiting to be released, one of those were "Hit The Hood" featuring Neak. Now they team up for the video with appearances from Psalm One and Vic Spencer.

Rashid and Neak both have their own separate projects in the works. Hadee is preparing his third solo release, but in the meantime still looks to provide some good content. Neak's upcoming has a name "Paura/Amore" but looks to drops it in the near future.

Nico Segal ft. Chance The Rapper & Vic Mensa - Zion (Video)

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Still don't know what to say about the whole KTD disbanding, but what can you do. Teaming up for the this very creative song and visual, Nico Segal who produced the this record along side Emilio Chestevez for the jazz feel with a reggae touch. Chance The Rapper and Vic Mensa adding their bars, and who doesn't love to see these two on the song together.

The video was directed by Peter Campbell, where we are provided with art from Lauren Altieri. Epect a new project from from Nico in the near future, "Donnie Trumpet".

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Spenzo - First Impression (Video)

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Spenzo presents is latest video giving you this work on the for the track called "First Impression". "In Spenzo We Trust" impact July 15th, get ready.

Neak - The Kids

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While we wait for the work in progress project "Paura/Amore", Neak continues to hit us with new music. On this latest Neak tackles the the fact that certain image popularize in the media can have a negative effect on "The Kids" over Slot-A production.

Expect a video for this record to be released very soon directed by Aaron Perkins Jr.. My new album 'Paura/Amore' will be released later 2013.

Martin $ky - It Don't Stop (Video)

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 Taking over a Madlib, Flying Fotus production, Martin $ky drops off the long awaited video for "It Don't Stop". His upcoming project "timeLESS" is still on the way so stay tuned.

Griffen - En Fuego

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Griffen takes over a Miguel track for his own rendition titled "En Fuego". Expect a new project called "Canis Majoris: 10 Years of Griffen [2003-2013]" set to drop in July hosted by DJ Honorz.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Legit - Bonjour II

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Awhile back during the his New Shit Saturday series Legit gave us the video and track called "Bonjour!" produced by Jesse Futerman. Today he presents "Bonjour II" the follow to the first one, and tells us he just felt like doing it. Be on the look out for a new mixtape and the first single coming very soon.

Rockie Fresh ft. Wiz Khalifa & Assata Jones - Kush Do

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Joined by Wiz Khalifa and Assata Jones on the vocals, here is a new record from Rockie Fresh called "Kush Do". Check out Rockie on the upcoming MMG compilation what it drops.

Plus don't miss Assata Jones June 28th at Hard Rock Cafe along side Lili K, Nylo, and Kelsey.

Jugrnaut "Purple Label" Pieces Available Today (6/12)

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Jugrnaut released their "Purple Label" set today at 11 am present the first installment from Purple Label: Cut-n-Sew Program. This edition is limited edition and consist of short sleeve button downs, polos, and a denim vest, all Made in the US. Head over to their site to check it out now.