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Video: Kid Cudi Live at North Coast Music Fest 2014

31 Aug

Kid Cudi Suit 1

Kid Cudi made his first appearance in Chicago tonight since his last headlining tour last year in September at the UIC Pavilion. We weren’t able to make it out to the show, but we hear it lived up to the Cudder standards we have been accustomed to. After a great performance, Cudi fainted and hit the ground after signing a vinyl for a fan in the front row. We are very happy to report that Cudi is doing well. You can check out some footage of Cudi performing for the NCMF crowd after the jump. [...]

Trailer: Red Bull Music Academy Presents: Diggin’ In The Carts

29 Aug


Being huge gamers back in the day, we’re totally excited about this 6-part series the Red Bull Music Academy is dropping next week called Diggin’ In The Carts. The series features Just Blaze, Havoc, Flying Lotus, J-Rocc, Dizzee Rascal, Fatima Al Qadiri, Ikonika, Joker, Kode9, and Fatima; who all tell their story of how video games have heavily influenced their music. Check out the trailer above.

Trailer: Nas – Time is Illmatic

29 Aug


Tribeca Films released the official trailer to Nas’ Time is Illmatic. The film takes us through a journey through the creative process of making the legendary debut album, Illmatic. The movie is set to hit theaters on October 8th and hit iTunes on October 3rd. You better believe that we’ll be in line to watch the movie.

Que Billah feat. Kora Green – “Victory Lapse” (Prod. by Sean Ace)

29 Aug

Que Billah Victory LapseQue Billah has been dropping a lot of quality music these past few weeks and today, he adds to his catalog a dope new joint titled “Victory Lapse.” You can listen to the new track featuring Kora Green over production by Sean Ace below.

Im going for the win at all times. Its not just about rap its about all facets of life. Every verse should be an extension of your existence. Go hard and say something meaningful so that if this is the last song you post your legacy will reflect a win. We all gotta go one day so go out on top, go out unfuckwitable!!!


Lil Herb feat. Common & Chance The Rapper – “Fight or Flight (Remix)”

29 Aug

Lil Herb Common Chance The Rapper Fight or FlightLil Herb calls upon his fellow Chicago natives Common and Chance The Rapper for the official remix to his “Fight or Flight” track. This is very dope. Listen to Lil Herb’s new remix after the jump. Be sure to check out Common and Lil Herb performing at the first AAHH! Fest next month. Tickets available HERE. [...]

Video: Lupe Fiasco feat. Jennifer Hudson & Common – “Remission”

29 Aug

Lupe Fiasco Mission

Lupe Fiasco continues to raise awareness for the fight against cancer with the release of the remix for “Mission” featuring fellow Chicagoans Jennifer Hudson and Common. The video for “Remission” can be seen up above. The new single will be released on iTunes on September 5th. You can donate to the Stand Up 2 Cancer charity HERE.

Video: Mayer Hawthorne – “Robot Love”

29 Aug

Mayer Hawthorn Where Does This Door Go

Mayer Hawthorne has just released a new animated video for his Where Does This Door Go track, “Robot Love.” Check out the cool new video from Mayer Hawthorne up above. Where Does This Door Go can be picked up HERE.

Chandler London – “Rain” (Prod. by Los Gueros)

29 Aug

Chandler London RainChandler London follows up his “Rollin” song he released a few weeks back with a new joint titled “Rain” produced by Los Gueros. It’s a way more laid back track but it shows the versatility Chandler has had for years now. Listen to “Rain” after the jump. We’re looking forward to a new project from Chandler. Missed his last project he released in March? Pick up the EP HERE. [...]

Video: The Weeknd – “King Of The Fall”

28 Aug

The Weeknd King Of The Fall Tour

The Weeknd has dropped a new video for the track he dropped a month ago which also shares the name of his upcoming mini-tour, “King Of The Fall.” He is definitely ready for the fall with all the coats he’s wearing in the video. Check out the video for “King Of The Fall” up above and be sure to check out one of the four shows if they are in a city near you.

Recap: Arcade Fire – ‘Reflektor Tour’ Chicago

28 Aug

Arcade Fire Chicago

Those of you that have seen the Arcade Fire during their current Reflektor Tour are some of the lucky few to witness a band put on a show that cements their place among the top acts in the world today.

It’s hard not to sound like a fanboy when recapping/reviewing a performance by a band that you are a huge fan of, but when you see a talented band do what they do best and doing so at a show in support of one of their greatest albums to date, they deserve all the accolades headed their way.  [...]

Brand Knew – I’m The Man

27 Aug


With Dream World set to release this upcoming Fall, Brand Knew decides to give us something new for our ears. “I’m The Man” was produced by Von Vual, who is also executive producing Dream World. Take a listen to “I’m the Man” below.  [...]

Retrospect – Heard’em Say featuring Daryn Alexus & Ben Kusel

27 Aug


The Spect is back with some new music. Today they released the first single from their upcoming The Breakout: Part Two.  The track is calld “Heard’em Say” which features Daryn Alexus who goes absolutely crazy on the vocals as well as Ben Kusel. “Heard’em Say” is produced by Chris Classik. It looks like The Spect will be bringing some dope vibes with their new music. Expect nothing but awesome videos coming from them as well. Take a listen below. [...]


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