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RECAP: Joey Purp & Friends take over The Metro.

posted by Tali June 14, 2016

 

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After being on the front page of the Redeye and featured as Pitchfork’s Best New Music out, it didn’t stop there for the talented artist, Joey Purp, who definitely gave his fellow Chicagoans a show to remember Friday night at The Metro. Making my way through the clouds of Mary Jane and the exhausted body heat, I made my way up to the balcony to watch the show in its entirety.

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Video: Chance The Rapper and Saba Perform “Angels” on ‘Colbert’

posted by Oscar October 27, 2015

Chance The Rapper kicked off the week by performing his new song on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Shortly before hitting the stage Chano dropped “Angels” and before we could fully digest the new track, just moments later we get its television debut.

Chance was accompanied on stage by the full SoX squad providing the instrumentation, while DJ Oreo and Dlow danced up a storm with that good ol’ Chi-town footwork, and of course Saba himself was around to handle his lines on the mic along with doing some choreography with Mr. The Rapper. These dudes absolutely killed their performance, bringing it like if they performing this one in front of an arena and not a studio audience.

See the performance above.

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FakeShoreDrive X RedBull Sound Select Series

posted by Alex May 8, 2013

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The good people over at RedBull and FakeShoreDrive are back with another installment of their Sound Select Series. You read the flyer above correctly only $5! Check out what they have in store below

“We’re bringing the 305 to the 312 as MMG/Def Jam artist, Gunplay, will be our Sound Select headliner. This is the first time Gunplay has ever performed in the City of Wind, so let’s give him a warm welcome, as he preps the release of his MMG/Def Jam debut, Living Legend. Also on the bill we have the Save Money Army, which will feature an all-star set from Caleb James, Kami de Chukwu, Joey Purp, Tokyo Shawn and Dally Auston. Trust this is something you won’t want to miss.”

“And rounding out the lineup is female emcee/songstress Tink, as well as rising emcees (and Heir Apparents) Lil Herb and Lil Bibby. Red Bull’s Sound Select program seeks to promote the best unsigned talent in markets across the country, and we feel like this is the perfect group of artists rep the Chi. Dave Jeff will be handling hosting duties, while DJ Oreo will be on the 1s and 2s all night long. – FakeShoreDrive