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Playlist For the Week: 10 Essential OddCouple Produced Tracks

posted by Luis Hernandez June 13, 2017

Milwaukee born, Chicago based producer oddCouple has been making a name for himself around the city for many years. He has collaborated with some of Chicago’s most famous artists from Chance the Rapper, Joey Purp and even veteran Chicago rapper GLC. Each of his beats are unlike one another and often sound soulful with his own unique twist. He has made such an impact on the local scene that he is even bringing Chicago’s music to his hometown at Milwaukee’s Summerfest with artists Joey Purp, Saba, Jamila Woods and more headlining, get tickets here. Before that, check out 10 essential tracks by Oddcouple!

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Recap: Winter Block Party features Jamila Woods, Chance The Rapper

posted by Rosario Edwards January 31, 2017

Saturday night at The Metro was a Joyous expression of the strength, resilience, and power of the women of Chicago Hip Hop. The WBEZ/Vocalo/Young Chicago Authors Winter Block Party showcased female artists and musicians in Chicago for the 9th year of this ongoing festival.

The Metro stage was graced by Bebe O’hare, Ang 13, Lin-Z, Medicine Woman, Kaina, Jamila Woods and even Chance the Rapper for an affordable ticket that allowed anyone to view this talented showcase. During these times the overall theme of Unity felt incredibly fitting, and completely shone through in every act. It may be difficult to watch the turmoil going on in the news, but this felt like a beautiful reminder that Chicago can come together as one. Continue Reading

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Towkio- “G W M” ft. Vic Mensa (Official Music Video)

posted by JuicyJackie November 5, 2016

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SaveMoney is one of Chicago’s most notorious rap collectives featuring the likes of Towkio, Vic Mensa, Chance The Rapper, Joey Purp, Kami, Dally Auston & more. When Towkio put out “G W M” in the summer it instantly became Chicago’s summer anthem. The gang got together & put out the “G W M ” music video.

Watch it here:

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Check Out Our Experience at Chance The Rapper’s “Magnificent Coloring World”

posted by Ellena Rodriguez May 21, 2016

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Talk about an experience.. Just this past Wednesday, Chicago’s finest, Chance The Rapper, announced via Twitter that he had a surprise for his hometown fans. With no information being announced with it, tickets immediately sold out for his day-long event.

When it came to the day of the “Magnificent Coloring World” event, I was stoked yet curious to see what Chance had in store for us. I arrived at the meeting destination where there were already several fans lined up with their Sox and Chance 3 gear ready to go. After getting our wristbands, we bought some merch and hopped on one of the many school buses that would take us to some mysterious warehouses; yet another reason to be baffled before finding out what this was all about… We were all escorted into a dark warehouse where all we saw was a curtain, which soon started playing footage of Chance throughout his life mixed with clips of movies including Tim Burton’s Batman.

The curtain then dropped and everyone was introduced to Chance’s world! It was full of color, fun, and so much to do. From coloring books to bounce houses and inflatable slides, it felt like candy land mixed with a carnival for grownups. All his guests had a variety of things to participate in. Throughout the festivities, everyone was taking photos, dancing, singing, and playing games as his latest mixtape Coloring Book played throughout the entire brewery warehouse. It was a celebration of everything Chicago, everything Chance The Rapper, and everything Coloring Book. As the last track “Blessings” played, we were surprised with a children’s choir that came out to perform the outro for the crowd, and the lines “Are you ready for your blessings?/Are you ready for your miracle?” were the perfect thing to hear as Chance The Rapper himself finally made his triumphant appearance. It was an amazing performance to end such an unforgettable experience.

So, thank you Chano for welcoming us into your Magnificent Coloring World.

 Thanks to Oscar, we both were able to capture some dope footage.

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“Girls @” by Joey Purp ft. Chance The Rapper

posted by JuicyJackie May 19, 2016

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Say hello to your new summer banger. Joey Purp and Chance The Rapper teamed up to give us “Girls @” and up beat ode to all the pretty ladies. Yo.. I’m not going to lie mid song I got out of my chair to twerk around the room. One listen and I was sold this track was dope. Joey Purp is one of my favorite Chicago rappers… he keeps releasing banger after banger and his flow is untouchable. I’m really impressed with all the tracks he’s been dropping. The rapper is dropping songs teasing us for his album drop “iiiDrops” dropping May 27th.

Peep the track list:

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I’m really excited to hear this album. We’ve already got to listen to some amazing songs such as “Cornerstore,” “Photobooth,” and now “Girls @.”

The song was produced by Chicago’s finest; Knox Fortune & Peter Cottontale and mixed by L10MixedIt.

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Limited Edition White Sox Hats redesigned by Chance the Rapper

posted by Tali April 6, 2016

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So we all know Lil Chano from 79th and his love for the White Sox, especially since he’s always sporting one at every show or event he attends. So it’s only right that the Chicago rapper and famous Sox fan releases his own design for them, right? Right. I guess that’s why he teamed up with New Era and designed a limited edition team logo that also resembles the style of his group logo, The Social Experiment.

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