Thursday, October 31, 2013

Rich Jones, Angel Davanport & Exclusive - Smooth Sailing

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GrindHouse Double Feature second release and the fourth release leading up to the GrindHouse mixtape. For this new Doc Da Mindbenda produced track, we get Rich Jones, Angel Davanport and Exclusive on "Smooth Sailing".
"Most of the project came together in this way...a few heads pop up, spark up, and decide to do a joint cuz the vibes are just right. How else could you get Rich Jones, Angel Davanport and Exclusive on a dope jazzy Doc beat?"

ShowYouSuck "Dude Bro" Cover Art + Tracklist

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Dropping off a new EP on the 26th of November through Closed Sessions, ShowYouSuck brings us the tracklist and cover for his upcoming project "Dude Bro".

Sulaiman & Doc Da Mindbenda - Better Than Money

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Doc Da Mindbenda and Sulaiman are working on a new project called "Hook, Line, and Thinker". To get us ready they let loose a new record flipping a Mary J classic for "Better Than Money".

Vic Mensa's 106 & Park Freestyle

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SaveMoney makes a second appearance on BET's 106 & Park as Vic Mensa spits a crazy freestyle in The Backroom. 

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Angel Davanport - Tribute 2 The Classics (Mixtape)

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Bringing you that debut mixtape, show casing a variety of styles across a number of classic productions, Angel Davanport drops off "Tribute 2 The Classics". She's dropped a number of record that we've heard already and has much more to offer. Stream, download, enjoy below.

Stash P - On Me

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Leading single and the title track to his upcoming project, Stash P drops a new songs called "On Me", produced by BandMan Shawty.

Chief Keef - That's It (Video)

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Keef comes with a new visual shot by Zae for the record "That's It". He also release a new mixtape called "Almight So" available now.

Chuck L.I. - Austin 3:16

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By now we should know that when Chuck LI hops on a Austin White beat we're in for a treat. Chuck LI has been in the studio working toward the completion of "Impala" and drops off something new dedicated the beat-smith Austin White called "Austin 3:16". There more great tracks to come and there is one in particular I'm waiting on.

Griffen - Canis Majoris (Mixtape)

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Going through Griffen's releases since 03', DJ Honorz puts together this mixtape which is something like a Griffen playlist on steroids for a project called "Canis Majors" presented by No Love City. If you're familiar with Griffen then these record may not be new to you.
"Stack or Starve's DJ Honorz went through all of Griffen's releases since 2003 and came up with, in his opinion, the best released bars (25 songs) from the Englewood wordsmith over the last decade.
The mixtape serves as a reminder of bars past and a prelude of bars to come as Griff prepares the December 2013 street album, "Ashland Chronicles 2" and his first retail release since 2009's "Tha Urn", the January 2014 offering, "REANIMATED" produced entirely by BIONIK."
Stream and download below.

Mick Jenkins - The Roots (Video)

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Directed and Edited by Jude Appleby

Premiered by, Mick Jenkins  presents his latest video for the record "The Roots". You can also check out their interview of Mick Jenkins as he talks about the Chicago scene, his last mixtape release "Trees & Truths" plus more.

Capital K - The Process of F.E.A.R. (Album)

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Bring you his first project in three years, SUH's Capital K releases his new album "The Process of FEAR". This new free album holds 15 new tracks with production by Trap Life, Stylez & Capital K himself, also features a collab Pavy.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Frank Leone ft. Monster Mike - Monsters (Video)

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Directed by Peter Campbell

A record that took awhile to finish, Frank Leone, along with Monster Mike, presents the video for "Monsters". This comes as the first look at Frank Leone's upcoming project "Enter Wild", due out in 2014.

Pugs Atomz - Twisting Up My Hair

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"This one here is for Chicago". Pugs Atomz drops a ode to the city we all love on this new release "Twisting Up My Hair" produced by Dirty Dunnz.

LEP Bogus Boys - Sleep (Video)

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Returning with a short movie of sorts, the LEP Bogus Boys return with a new visual with a tale from the streets of why flashy doesn't work.

St. Millie - Never Change

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St. Millie continues to bring us new music with the latest being produced by Von Vuai. Millie aims to never sacrifice who he is no matter the amount of success.

Yancey Boys ft. Common & Dezi Paige - Quicksand (Video)

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From the "Sunset BLVD" album, Yancey Boys' Illa J and Frank Nitt recruits Common and Dezi Paige for the video to "Quicksand". The dynamic new collection is built around previously unheard tracks created by Illa J's brother J Dilla.

This single is available on iTunes now.

Chance The Rapper Makes an Appearance on 106 & Park

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Making his first appearance on 106 & Park, and one of the only indie artist with no label behind his name to do it, Chance The Rapper weighs in on a couple different topic in Hip Hop. He definitely wasn't in rare form as he brought that same energy that we love to see.

theWHOevers - Riding Waves (Album)

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theWHOevers are right on time with a new album as J. Arthur and DotKom bring us "Riding Waves". Following up from the RedTape, the two have continued to provide a unique sound in a crowded city. For this project they Offering up an arsenal of self produced J. Arthur sounds, theWHOevers of Chicago continue to build off their buzz.

"Riding Waves" features 14 new records plus two bonus track. Joining them are Netherfriends, Bambu, Just Wise, and Lili K, with production from Nick Arcade, Switch, DJ Rhettmatic, Japandrew and D.jabari. Stream, enjoy, download, below.

N.E.P.H.E.​W - Brusher Off (Video)

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Bringing us his latest video, N.E.P.H.E.​W, joined by a number of beautiful women drops "Brusher Off". You can download this record below.

Monday, October 28, 2013

Black Matt & Est. 85 - Lie 2 Me

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Why you gotta lie to me? Black Matt and EST 85 asks on this Dagger DX produced record titled "Lie 2 Me".

Vic Spencer - Run Roughshod

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The Red Button series comes to an end but not before Greenthumbs runs down a brief list of previous Vic Spencer projects just in case anyone forgot on "Run Roughshod. This ending of the series also bring us closer to his upcoming project "The Rapping Bastard". Stay tuned.

Lil' Durk - Traumatized (Video)

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Shot by Zae

Releasing a new video, Lil' Durk bring you "Traumatized" produced by Chase Davis. Download his latest poject "Signed To Streets".

KiDD Tha Chicagoan - On My Way

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KiDD comes through with new music, produced by Jordeaux Beats, called "On My Way". Expect a new video in the near future also.

ShowYouSuck - Hang 10

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ShowYouSuck takes on P. Rico's "Hang Wit We" for a pre "Dude Bro" EP, called "Hang 10". He also drops off a video for the record which you can watch below.

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Vello The God - Wake Up Call (Video)

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Vello The God makes a return to Chi City Hip Hop with a new video for his song "Wake Up Call", which is also his first official video. Its time for you all to wake up. Stay tuned for more from Vello in the near future.

Adam Joseph - Reality Checks (Album)

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Have to love it when you stumble across some new good music. Up and comer Adam Joseph, who I pretty much know nothing about, brings to you his new project titled "Reality Checks" holding 12 new records. This project definitely hold songs that I had to replay like "Casual City" and "Stereotypes". He also recruits Jay 2, Darrion, Paige Porter and others for features with production from MR•CARMACK, BossStone, Brakebill, Cvssidybeats, Jacuzzi, Iamnobodi, and J.u.D. Stream, download and enjoy below.

Mic Vic ft. Ran$ah & Monster Mike - G.A.D.D. (Video)

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Joined by Monster Mike and Ran$ah, here is a new video from Mic Vic off his mixtape "Epitome of Lowkey".

Aaradhna ft. Common - Wake Up Remix

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Singer Aaradhna recruits Common for the remix of her New Zealand chart topping single "Wake Up".

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Bo Deal ft. King Samson, Waka Flocka, Killa Kellz, I.L Will, Co-Still, Leoski D - I'm A Opp Remix (Video)

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Taking issue with some of the recent beefs, Bo Deal takes his own route in expressing his view on not so unified situations. For the remix and video, he recruits  King Samson, Waka Flocka, Killa Kellz, I.L Will, Co-Still, and Leoski D.

Angel Davanport ft. Tali Blanco & SolarFive - My City

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Classics are classics for a reason. They hold production and lyrics that are held in high regard today. Angel Davanport, a Chicago up and comer, looks to bring you a full length project dedicate to the classic records in Hip Hop. She drops off a new song called "My City" featuring Tali Blanco and SolarFive of OnGaud over some classic production. Her upcoming mixtpae "A Tribute To Classics" is in the works and on the way, so stay tuned.

Friday, October 25, 2013

Belo ft. Twista & John Blu - Cum & Go

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Belo, joined by John Blu and Twista, brings us his new single "Cum & Go". This single is from his new album "I Plead The 5th" available for download on iTunes today.

Checkout the single below.

Chris Crack - 10:25 (Secure)

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For his latest release New Deal Crew's head Chris Crack teams up, once again, with crew mate TMTHYTRTL for "10:25(Secure)".

TwoLetterz & Reg Young - Goodbye Summer (EP)

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As promise TwoLetterz and Reg Young bring you there collaborative effort. "Goodbye Summer" symbolizes moving forward and continuing to work toward success. This producer/emcee team provides us with three new records including the titled track single, which servers as an appetizer to "Chasing Dead People Vol 4".

Listen and download below.

St. Millie - No Damn 2.0

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Von Vuai provides a head nodding hard knocking beat, while St. Millie keeps us turned up, with infectious lyrics that gets stuck in you head on "No Damn 2.0".

Roo$evelt Tha Titan ft. Justiiice - Fuck Fate


Prod. by Noah Sims

New comers Roo$evelt Tha Titan and Justiiice express their opinion on Fate with a title that gets straight to the point, "Fuck Fate". Stay tuned for more from Roo$evelt.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

TwoLetterz Talks Upcoming EP "Goodbye Summer"

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TwoLetterz looks to bring us the fourth installment of "Chasing Dead People" but before that he'll be dropping a new EP called "Goodbye Summer". Chi-City Hip Hop recently had the chance to speak with TwoLetterz about what we can expect and what he plans to provide on the upcoming EP.

"Goodbye Summer" drops tomorrow, October 15, Friday, stay tuned.

Bebe O'Hare - Whoa

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Do you remember Black Rob who in the mid 90's began showing a number of Bad Boy's remix holding a buzz that grew with the release of his single "Whoa". No. Well look it up. But before that check out the young Chicago artist Bebe O'Hare taking on the hit single "Whoa" putting her own spin on it.

Plus check out her recently, release mixtape "Fashionably Late", today.

Chase N Dough - Twenty Two (Mixtape)

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Chase N Dough release "Twenty Two" in honor of making 22 years young recently. presented by Stack Or Starve, Traps N Trunks & AAMG. The project features King Louie, Sasha Go Hard, Rockie Fresh, Bo Deal & Many more. All production by Chase N Doug. Stream and download below.

Psalm One ft. Hood Internet, Tanya Morgan, & Fluff Nasty - A New Phaze

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Tanya Morgan and Fluff Nasty join Psalm One on the Hood Internet produced record "A New Phaze" which discuss a number of issues but upbeat "butt shaker". This single is available on iTunes right now.

Lil' Herb - Control Me (Video)

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"Welcome To Fazoland" is on the way and may be here sooner than we think. Lil' Herb presents a new video in the meantime for the track "Control Me".

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Capital K - Gimmie, Gimmie

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Capital K drops off the second single, "Gimmie, Gimmie", produced by Johnny J. You can expect to hear this on his upcoming "The Process of FEAR", next Tuesday.

Grant Parks - Drilling Season Vol. 1 (Album)

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Producer Grant Parks returns with another compilation of music production mixed with seasoned artists from the likes of G.O.O.D. Music's Malik Yusef, Ism Music's GLC, and Skooda Chose.

Download below.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Julian Malone - Letter From A King

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Julian Malone comes through with some new music as he looks to end the wait for his upcoming project "Diffrnt". He decides let loose "Letter From A King" with some things to get off his chest and points to make. With some setbacks, we'll still get to hear "Diffrnt" in the near future.

PIVOT Gang - Take 1 (Video)

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Directed, shot, and chopped by Jay Caves

Pivot Gang's debut project "Jimmy" hit the net last week, and for their latest video, "Take 1," the gangs MFnMelo, John Walt, Saba, and DJ Damnage head to Cali.

Mpulse - Be Incredible

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Back with that new after release the mixtape "Sofa Gun: The Sequel", Mpulse drops "Be Incredible". This latest song from him is produced by Trumaine, and is the beginning of more to come leading up to a new album.

theWHOevers "Ridin' Waves" Listening Party + Album Tracklist

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theWHOevers who've brought us great records like "Hands of Time", "HEY!" and "TIMEOUT" will be giving the first listen of there new album "Ridin' Waves" in the for of a listening party. The album drops October 29th and features DJ Rhettmatic, Netherfriends, Bambu, Shayna Love, Japandrew, D.jbari and more. Join them at Rodan, 1530 N Milwaukee, on October 24th from 9-11pm, 21+ to enter with no cover.

Checkout the flyer for the party and tracklist of the album below.

Keys N Krates ft. King Louie, Tree & Cyhi The Prynce - Dum Dee Dum Remix

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In Oct of 2013, Keys N Krates released the single Dum Dee Dum on Dim Mak Records. Later that month, King Louie, Tree & Cyhi The Prince decided to jump on the track with help from Livemixtapes/Clubtapes and DIm Mak,. The outcome: Dum Dee Dum (Remix).

The Purist ft. Tree - Never Heard of That

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British producer who you might have heard production from on a record from Danny Brown titled "Jealousy" now teams up with Chicago's own Tree. The Purist and Tree bring us a new record called "Never Heard of That" via Noisey which is featured on the project "TR-ILL Deluxe Edition 12" Vinyl".

Monday, October 21, 2013

Martin $ky - Flying Rat$

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Martin $ky returns with new music, a little over a mother after dropping the mixtape "Time(Less)". He brings you a record called "Flying Rat$" for those who's been fiending for more.

Vic Spencer - The Stroke Master

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Vic Spencer kicks it off  with, "Don't act like you don't wanna fuck me baby.", as we enter this new Monday with new music, He brings us a completely new song over Too Short's "Bad Ways", with some memorable bars on "The Stroke Master".  The Rapping Bastard is due out in November.

TwoLetterz - Goodbye Summer

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Saying goodbye to one season, signifying the transitions into something new but continuing to strive for greatness. TwoLetterz brings us the single, "Goodbye Summer", produced by Reg Young, which is also the title track for his upcoming EP.

Tia London - Beautiful Mind (Video)

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From the album "The Overdose", Tia London provides with a new video for the record "Beautiful Mind". Get "The Overdose" on iTunes today.

Agacee - Limitless

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Possibilities are "Limitless", expressed by Agacee who plans to let nothing stand in his way while spitting over a hard knocking trap beat. Stay tuned for more, as Agacee does have a new project on the way.

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Lil' Durk - Bang Bros (Video)

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Directed by Soundman

Durk delivers a new video for the record "Bang Bros", produced by Young Chop. While it isn't some of you think there are some beautiful women in the video. Check out his latest mixtape "Sign To The Streets" where you download this song.

Tree Expands SoulTrap With New Merch

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Developing and delivering a sound of his own, at a point where many claim that artist in Chicago often sound the same, Tree has given us SoulTrap. His ear for bringing you soulful samples that are chopped in to hip hop rhythms, where he tells life experiences and stories from the streets, have garnered him a certain amount of success.  Since first hearing his music on"Pluto" to "Riding Round" from the "Tree EP" to the "Sunday School One & Two" mixtape installments we've heard Tree grow in terms of developing and gaining momentum of notoriety of the sound he brings.

Tree now expands the sound of SoulTrap into a brand as he brings us some new merchandise. Above he presents three new shirts for the first issue of tees. As of now, Tree and team are building the website but in the meantime hit him up at to get them now.

Stay tuned for more info plus checkout the latest music from Tree below.

Friday, October 18, 2013

Saba - Purple : Instrumental

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Saba announced via twitter that he would begin a beat series as well as bring you art. As promised, he delivers the first instrumental that he made last night accompanied by artwork also by me. Kinda reminds me of Huey off The Boondocks, which so happens to be return in January, but never mind that for now.

This new series come just days after the PIVOT Gang release their first collective album "Jimmy", together where Saba handled most of the production on.

Lee Risk ft. King Louie - So Updated (Video)

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King Louie joins Lee Risk on his record "So Updated", and brings us the video shot by DGainz. 

Vic Mensa On Sway In The Morning show (Video)

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Vic Mensa joined Sway on Sway In The Morning to talk his recent mixtape "INNANETAPE" and ends it with a freestyle.

See the second part below.

Lyriq ft. Loyal T - Soul

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Bringing us a smooth sound which seems to be a Blues sample, as Lyriq and Loyal T team up for a song called "Soul". As of yet, don't know if these recent releases will be on a particular project, but stay tuned.

GLC & Grant Parks - How You Do It

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3rd release from producer Grant Parks' "Drilling Season Vol. 1" mixtape, this time join by GLC providing you that ISM. "Drilling Season" will be available October 23rd, so stay tuned.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Pavy ft. JDP - Euphoria (Video)

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Directed, shot and edited by Thomas Price

Pavy brings us the official video for "Euphoria", featuring JD, as him and company hit Venice Beach. "Euphoria" was a record off his project "Theory of Defiance: Reloaded" available for download now.

ProbCause & Caleb James, Nov. 14th @ Lincoln Hall

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OTG Presents is bringing Chicago a show not too miss on Thursday November 14th featuring some of the finest artists in the current Chicago hip-hop landscape. The night will feature rising star, Probcause, as he returns home amidst his Fall tour with Cherub. Joining Prob will be Caleb James, The Palmer Squares, DGainz, Taylor Bennett, Jay2 ‘The KiDD Classic’, Patman ‘Son Of Chicago’, KiDD Tha Chicagoan, Jody Duff, Max Wonders & Logan. Tickets are $12 advance / $15 door / starts at 8PM / 18+.

Grab tickets here.

Update: **SPECIAL OFFER** First 50 advance online ticket orders for Nov. 14th at Lincoln Hall receive a signed show poster by Probcause, Caleb James, Taylor Bennett & The Palmer Squares. Purchase today @

International Maverick - Glory (Video)

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International Maverick brought this year releasing new music such as "Black Diamond" and since then has continued to give you constant music for singles such as this and as well as videos. He brings us the video for "Glory", a single he released late spring giving his fans something new while he finishes the upcoming EP "Dream Catcher".

Murph Watkins ft. Wheatie - I Can't Tell (Video)

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Since releasing "Loose Women N Booze" Murph Watkins has released track like "Death or Dishonor" been featured on Ikon's "Pick A Side" and then dropped a video for "Call Em Freaks", a record on the mixtape.

Today we get the follow up from "Call Em Freaks", the sequel, with "I Can't Tell" which show us the event that took place after the event in the first video with Wheatie along for the ride. 

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Neak, The Renegades, & Brass Knuckles - Bad Habits: Renegades Trap Remix (Video)

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Directed/Edited by Aaron Perkins Jr.

"Bad Habits (Renegade Trap Remix)". This record first, released by The Renegades as a promo remix of Electronic/Dance Group Brass Knuckles. Now Neak brings us the video for the upbeat record in which you'll probably have to choice but to move to.

Lili K - Something Special

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A little some different from the usual. Lili K bring you a new record called "Something Special. Produced by The Upper Classmen, which holds production originally featured on Rockie Fresh's 'Electric Highway.' Rewritten and performed by Lili K. Recorded and mixed by Elton Chueng of Classick Studios. Free download

Tony Stanza - Pour Out My Heart (Video)

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Pour up your drink of choice, relax and listen to sound that is Tony Stanza. A record off his album "BlaXphemy", Stanza directs and chops this one himself bringing us the video for the Doc Da Mindbenda produced record "Pour Out My Heart".

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Calliko - Chief (Mixtape)

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Calliko along with beat-smith Luxury, brings this new mixtape titled "Chief" Dedicated to the stoner of the world Calliko present the 11 track project available to day for stream and download.

Lungz - Pictures On The Wall (Video)

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"Pictures On The wall" from Lungz gets a video addition, bringing you art in motion for the record featured on his recent project release "Inebriation".

PIVOT Gang - Jimmy (Album)

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The PIVOT gang present to you their full length album featuring  Saba, John Walt, MFnMelo, Joseph Chilliams bring us a 19 track mixtape, including single releases, predominantly produced by Saba. Stream, download, and enjoy below.

D. Son - Black Sky

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After almost a year and half since D. Son gave us a full length project, he returns working on new material and a new series leading up to the release. For the first installment of #SoRelentlessSeries, he takes over Common's "Blue Sky" for his own rendition.

3tre - Like It (Video)

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After bringing you his single for "Like It", 3tre comes with a high energy video. Expect the Beau Brenton produced record to be on 3tre's upcoming project "Identity".

Chin Chilla Meek - Letter To My Ex (Video)

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Things get crazy when Meek finds out some upsetting information, in this new video for her single "Letter To My Ex" shot by TevDesh proudutions. Chin Chilla Meek looks to drop part two of her mixtape "Beauty And The Beast" in the near future to stay tuned.

PIVOT Gangs "Jimmy" Cover art + Tracklist

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The collective PIVOT present the cover art and tracklisting for their upcoming project "Jimmy". Saba, John Walt, MFnMelo, Joseph Chilliams bring us a 19 track mixtape, including single releases, predominantly produced by Saba.

Checkout the track list below.

Jamal Science - Simply Amazin' (Video)

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Directed by Sense Hernandez from Beast Factory Films.

Jamal Science part of Molemen records, brings the world his new video, where he teamed up with Panik for "Simply Amazin'. This is a cut from his upcoming album of the same title, which will be available some time soon.

Get this single now on iTunes.

Monday, October 14, 2013

Vic Spencer - Master of Conversation/Woodlawn

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You should know what time it is by now. The Rapping Bastard bringing you his Red Button series once again this week. He takes it back as he 19 to give us something of his history in this rap game.

"The Rapping Bastard" due out in November.

Bebe O'Hare - Fashionably Late (Mixtape)

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Repping for the southside, the up and comer Bebe O'Hare comes with her new mixtape "Fashionably Late". We've been hearing tracks here and there, but know she comes with a full project for you to get intune with what she has  to off. Stream download, and enjoy below.

DGainz - Swisha Full (Video)

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Directed by Mudwing Media

DGainz keeps his "Swisha Full" of the good, as he brings us his new video, taking a step in front of the camera. Get the mp3 here.

Bebe O'Hare - Sail (Video)

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Not very far from the release of her new project, Bebe O'Hare gives us a new video directed by Matt Maloney for the record "Sail". Checkout the video above and stay tuned for the release of her mixtape "Fashionably Late".

James Blake ft. Chance The Rapper - Life Round Here (Video)

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Directed by Nabil

The video, shot entirely in black and white, tracks Blake and Chance as they cruise in a lowrider through an eerie forest inhabited by stallions and Somalian pirates. The official video for the new single "Life Round Here", a collaboration between James Blake and Chance The Rapper, as we see the Chicago rapper steadily reach new stepping stone in his career. 

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Black Matt & Ill Legit - Bad Man

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Prod. by Yosef Una

Black Matt continues to stay on my radar with new releases that are pretty damn good. Matt, Legit, and EST. have been releasing record in recent, and today two of them drop off something new titled "Bad Man". Though is just a rough draft still sounds pretty good. Look forward to more from them in the future.