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NE-HI feat. Jamila Woods – “The Times I’m Not There”

posted by Oscar November 8, 2017

I’ve been saying it for a while now, Chicago has one of the dopest, most dynamic music scenes around, and there’s no better sign of that than today’s release of NE-HI’s collaboration with Jamila Woods. Both acts teamed up to rework NE-HI’s “The Times I’m Not There,” in an effort to contribute all proceeds from the sale of the single to benefit SocialWorks, a Chicago-based arts empowerment charity co-founded by Chance The Rapper.

The song’s original parts were rearranged and re-recorded by the band while Jamila Woods provides a new vocal interpretation to the lyrics. The guitars are a little less jangly to make way for the warmer and much smoother arrangement, while Woods’ soulful singing is a thing of beauty.

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RiOT! – “CHOSEN” (prod. Linus x RiOT!)

posted by Ellena Rodriguez June 15, 2017

What better way to get ready for summer than with some dope new music. Chicago rapper RiOT! is back with a hot track titled “CHOSEN” produced by himself and fellow Chicago native… Linus.

Take a listen to the joint down below, and make sure to follow RiOT! on Twitter and SoundCloud.

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Video: Dann!e Amnes!a – “BLACK BOY”

posted by Ellena Rodriguez June 8, 2017

What a beautiful day it is in the city for some dope music featuring even doper Chicago creatives. Chicago underground rapper, Dann!e Amnes!a, is making his POD debut alongside Chicago filmmaker, Zoé Kraft, with visuals to his hot track “BLACK BOY”. The DYL produced song is one of many that can be heard off of his upcoming tape. Follow Dann!e Amnes!a on twitter @DannieAmnesia to keep up with any of his forthcoming work. ALSO, follow more visuals like this at @zzooee55 on Instagram.

But for now, enjoy the surreal visuals to “BLACK BOY” down below.

Happy birthday Z!

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Event: 421 Bash w/ Bubba Sparxxx, Brandon James & guests @ Joe’s Bar on 4/21

posted by Ellena Rodriguez April 12, 2017

On Friday April 21st, Georgia’s own Bubba Sparxxx will be headlining at Joe’s Bar on Weed St. Sparxxx is coming to Chicago with a diverse group of artists including, POD favorite, Brandon James. James is a dope R&B Chicago based artist that has already performed at some notable Chicago venues including House of Blues, Reggie’s Rock Club, and has even opened for Earth Wind and Fire at the UIC pavilion.

Check out more details about the event down below.

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LiL RiOT! – “RAMPAGE”

posted by Ellena Rodriguez March 25, 2017

Chicago’s own LiL RiOT! is making his POD debut with his latest joint “RAMPAGE”. The new artist has a lot in store for us as he has some upcoming collabs with some fellow Chicago artists. Make sure you follow him on twitter so you won’t miss out on any forthcoming releases @LiL RiOT!.

But for now, enjoy his new banger, “RAMPAGE”, down below!

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“Rooted Classicks” Playlist

posted by JuicyJackie November 15, 2016

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It’s no secret that Classick Studios is a honorary staple in Chicago Music. From the amazing artists they’ve worked with to their amazing studio space, Classick Studios is Chicago ROOTED. The playlist is curated by Fat Jesus a familiar face around the Chicago Music scene & Classick Studios. The playlist included some exclusive premieres and some of your favorite songs. It also introduces you to amazing artists you may have not heard of before. The playlist is going to be a monthly thing along side their social mixers. Make sure you check out Classick studios on twitter to see what they’re up to & how you can get involved!

Listen to the playlist here:

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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:

SAVEMONEYYYYY

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Ravyn Lenae- “Sleep Talking” (Official Music Video)

posted by JuicyJackie November 5, 2016

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We knew when we first heard Ravyn’s voice that she was bound to be a star. She sings lullaby’s in your ear, reassuring you, and putting you at ease. We’ve been talking about Ravyn ever since and now so is everyone. She’s spreading like a wildfire and we couldn’t be happier, we really hope everyone gets to hear Ravyn’s music. “Sleep Talking” is off of Ravyn’s amazing debut album, “Moon Shoes.” Everything Ravyn does has been a beautiful work of art. The video was also shot by legendary Chicago videographer Azae Production.

Watch “Sleep Talking” here:

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Logan Cage- “Still Iconic” EP

posted by JuicyJackie October 13, 2016

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Logan Cage one of Chicago’s hottest acts has blessed us with his sophomore EP “Still Iconic.” Logan has been putting in work for a while  and we see him out here. The tape also features a song with other POD favorites, FemDot & Taylor Bennett. Logan definitely has a signature sound and has created his own sound.

 

Listen to “Still Iconic” here & find out why Logan is one of Chicago’s Favorites:

I really fuck with 3 man Weave.. What was your favorite song(s)?

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Mick Jenkins collaborates with Fat Tiger Workshop for “A Quest for Love Tour” Tee’s.

posted by JuicyJackie October 5, 2016

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Chicago is home and of course to us Chicagoans… The best city on earth. We’re a blog that strongly believes in it’s Chicago talent. With the current waves that Chicago is causing it’s amazing to see the city support each other. It’s love, it’s home grown and it’s real. Mick Jenkins & Fat Tiger came together to collab on a exclusive tour tee. The tee is only available on Mick Jenkin’s Red Bull Sound Select “A Quest For Love Tour with Smino” tour dates. The first 100 fans through the door at each stop will be gifted one of the four color ways: Grey, Black, Army Green and Khahi.

 

JoeFreshGoods on the collab:

“Mick has been a supporter of the shop and we’ve developed a natural friendship where now he’s family. When it came to his tour with Red Bull Sound Select and being able to collaborate it was very organic and natural. In terms of the design we wanted to keep in simple, clean and classic. We were inspired by the tour artwork, pulling soft colors from the background and using those neutral tones to come up with the four different color ways. We liked the bow and arrow and how it ties into the theme of love”

Catch Mick & Smino!

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The tour is running until the 21st of October, so make sure you stop by the remaining tour stops.

also make your rsvp here to only pay $3 @ the show!

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Our Favorite Duo Ravyn Lenae & Monte Booker’s New Hit “Alive.”

posted by JuicyJackie September 29, 2016

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Ravyn Lenae has earned a special spot in POD… she’s become one of our favorite artists… one of Chicago’s favorite artists. Her beautiful voice and beautiful music have left people in awe. We can all see she’s meant to be a star… we’re all just waiting for it. The most beautiful part about it is.. there is never a song you don’t like. Ravyn Lenae & Monte Booker make a musical dream team. From Monte’s soulful beats to Ravyn’s angelic voice, I find myself closing my eyes and going with the music. I’m moved and completely speechless that they can make such beautiful music. They are our favorite duo right now & exactly what music is missing. “Alive” is the newest addition to their catalog. Monte’s signature sound is noticeable right when the song plays. Ravyn makes you feel at home.. comfortable and for a moment like she’s serenading you. “Alive” truly makes you feel alive. Continue Reading

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Chris Alonzo & TLNTD – “Trust The Process” (Prod-By: Epidemic)

posted by JuicyJackie August 28, 2016

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Epidemic, TLNTD & Chris came together to create a beautiful jam to remind you- you need to trust the process. I’ve been longing to hear Chris Alonzo on a track and I’m happy I did. The track is truly beautiful and uplifting. I hope this isn’t the last time these three get together. I love TLNTD’s melodies, Chris’s flow & how the beat went perfect; thanks to Epidemic.

“trust & believe… Imma always find a way… “

Maybe- this is a thought we should all try to have more.

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