Posts tagged “chicago

Lupe Fiasco – ANKH:HER [Audio]


Lupe Fiasco gives fans the freestyle “ANKH:HER”, covering Michael Christmas’ and the Rich Kidd produced track, “Everything Burrito”. The Chicago MC took to twitter earlier this week to reveal that he will be releasing a new album called, DROGAS Wave. Stay tuned…


Chance The Rapper + Jeremih x Merry Christmas Lil’ Mama [Mixtape]


Chicago’s finest, Chance The Rapper and Jeremih, come together this Holiday season to bless fans with this ‘Merry Christmas Lil’ Mama’ mixtape. Composed of 9 solid tracks, it’s the perfect refreshing sound to add to your Holiday playlist as the 25th approaches.


VIDEO: Travis Scott – Piss On Your Grave (Feat. Kanye West)


Travis Scott releases visuals for his collaborative track ‘Piss On Your Grave’ with Kanye West off his latest album, Rodeo.


MISC: NBA Jerseys Reimagined By Regional Hip-Hop


Designer, Patso Dimitrov, used inspiration from regional Hip-Hop to reimagine a few NBA jerseys. The jerseys are subjected to new color themes as well as logo changes to draw in the hip-hop references to rappers who are from that area. For example, the Toronto Raptors jeresy, Dimitrov used the Toronto rapper, Drake‘s OVO brand, as inspiration. Also included in the reimagining are jerseys for the Detroit Pistons inspired by EminemAtlanta Hawks inspired by OutkastNew York Knicks inspired by Nas and Chicago Bulls inspried by Kanye West.

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MUSIC: Chance The Rapper + The Social Experiment x Surf (Album Stream)


Chance The Rapper releases his collaborative project with fellow Chicago natives, Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment, called Surf. The album is exclusively available on iTunes for free and includes features such as: Busta RhymesJ. ColeRauryBig SeanB.o.B. and more. Check out the album stream via audiomack.


AUDIO: Lucki Eck$ – Lowlife


Chicago rapper, Lucki Eck$, releases a new track ‘Lowlife’ as he gears up for the release of his latest project, X.  The self produced 11 track project will be a tribute to Max B, releasing on his birthday: May 30th.


LIVE: Common Brings Out Kanye West @ AAHH! Fest (Chicago, IL)


It was only right that Common bring out G.O.O.D. Music fam and fellow Chicago native, Kanye West, during the Chicago leg of his AAHH! Fest. Yeezy performed “Jesus Walks”, “Touch The Sky”, “All Falls Down”, “Can’t Tell Me Nothing”, “Power” and more. Watch his full featured set… (more…)


VIDEO: Lucki Eck$ – Hidden Place


Chicago rapper, Lucki Eck$, drops some visuals to his “Hidden Place” track of his latest Body High project. Produced by Keef Brain. Directed by Point & Shoot.


LOOKBOOK: Sir & Madame x ‘Motor Club’ Collection


Straight from Chi-Town, Sir & Madame release their ‘Motor Club’ collection that features crewnecks, graphic tee, checkered cape and signature bomber jacket. This capsule collection has a 50’s style that was inspired by car clubs. The collection also incoporates the brands motto: “Work Hard, Play Harder”. Shop the collection here. (more…)


MAGAZINE: Chance The Rapper x COMPLEX (Oct/Nov 2013)


Complex Magazine let’s one of hip-hop’s rising stars grace the cover for their Oct/Nov 2013 issue, Chance The Rapper. The Chicago native is only 20 years old and has been gaining a great buzz, especially since the release of his latest project Acid Rap. As Complex does, they conducted an interactive interview with Chance and a creative photo spread. See the full story here.

The buzz and attention generated by Acid Rap says a lot about the current state of hip-hop. Listeners are looking for artists who can challenge conventional wisdom about hip-hop archetypes and the younger generation. 

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SNEAKERS: Jeremy Scott x Adidas D Rose 3.5


Jeremy Scott and adidas recently unveiled their collaboration with Derrick Rose. Using the adidas D Rose 3.5 model as the base, this white sneaker is wrapped with shiny patent leather. It also features JS golden touch with cherubs print throughout the upper.

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AUDIO: Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) – The Light Is Not Afraid Of The Dark


Mos Def recently changed his stage name to Yasiin Bey and has been putting out new material. Here is a track that didn’t make the cut on his True Magic album, but the Kanye West produced song is here. He and Mannie Fresh are putting out a collaborative project called OMFGOD set to be released soon.