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Listen to Episode 35 of 93’Til: Chicago Music Never Stops & An Interview with Seer!

posted by Tali August 29, 2017

 

Tune in to the latest 93’Til Episode! 

 

This week the guys & I discuss:

(00:50) Luis and Miguel kick it off with Chicago Spotlight featuring new music [IN ORDER] by: Adot x Freako x Luke Almighty, Sowereefz, StunnmanStacks Freako x JayrBeats, Warhol.ss x Tripe Redd, Lucki, Loren, Joseph Chilliams x Noname x Supa Bwe, Saba, Netherfriends, Caleb James, & Brill!

(16:59) DM of the Week featuring Chicago Rapper, ANXT. You can check him out below!

(20:40) An interview with Seer, as we discuss his recent project Secret To My Strut, working with artists around the city, his come up and more!

(1:06:25) Luis & I talk about mainstream topics that include A$AP Ferg’s Album, Camp Flog Gnaw Lineup, the status of Lil Wayne’s C5, Eminem’s new song, Drake falling out of the billboard 100, and 3 songs we’ve had in rotation lately, that you should definitely check out.

Be sure to follow 93’Til on Soundcloud and never worry about missing out on any episodes!

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Video: See Drake and Will Ferrell as Handshake Coaches for NBA Awards Sketch

posted by Oscar June 27, 2017

Last night saw the inaugural NBA Awards, which saw Drake host a night celebrating the best of the premier basketball league in the world. Drizzy showed off his comedy chops not only with his opening monologue, but he also participated in a couple of sketches that proved the Canadian rapper got plenty more to offer in the comedy realm beyond “Hotline Bling” memes. The highlight sketch featured Drake and Will Ferrell school some ball players, which included DeMar DeRozan, how to properly react to your team making clutch shots! “The Jenga,” “The Gossip Queen,” and “The Prom” are all fire celebrations that we’re expecting (/hoping) to see this upcoming NBA season. The Obi-Wan might be a stretch tho… See that above.

You can also check out an extras clip with other handshake celebration like the helicopter” and the “Lavar Ball” that are dope, plus a Get Out sketch and a press conference one below. Continue Reading

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Metro Boomin Announces Boominati Worldwide Label; Shares “No Complaints” feat. Offset and Drake

posted by Oscar June 26, 2017

Metro Boomin has launched his new label Boominati Worldwide in partnership with Republic Records and Universal Music Group, and to celebrate the occasion the rising producer has shared his solo debut “No Complaints,” feat. Drake and Offset from Migos. Peep that after the jump.

The St. Louis-born and Atlanta-based talent will release his own music as well as additional future Boominati Worldwide signings. In the meantime, Metro Boomin is gearing up for a tour later this summer with Bryson Tiller; check out those dates below. Continue Reading

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POD PLAYLIST: “ISSA STORM ☔️”

posted by Tali March 1, 2017

As bipolar as Chicago weather might be, the vibes from POD stay consistent. So here’s a playlist that’ll getcha through the storm.

The playlist consists of multiple artists/tracks, old & new, to vibe with on any rainy  occasion really.  Of course all of 6lack’s album had to be on there, with some throwback Travis Scott, and a lot more to check out. In addition, recruitment of Supa Bwe’s unique flow was a no brainer, with a good amount of Isaiah Rashad to finish it off. But you’ll just have to check it out yourself.

So kick back and listen below:

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Behind The Beat: Best Hip-Hop Samples of 2016

posted by Luis Hernandez December 20, 2016

Samples have always been the foundation of hip-hop since the beginning, from a Dj scratching different songs together to producers flipping a beat over for a hit single. Through each year its interesting to see how producers continue to evolve and dig up never before used samples for a memorable song. 2016 was no different, as many producers found diamonds in rough, creating hits that will be played for years. Here’s my list of my favorite samples used in 2016:

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Underrated Stars Of 2016: Skepta

posted by Luis Hernandez December 15, 2016

 

While many of us were amazed with the success of the independent phenom Chance the Rapper, there was one artist making similar historical moves overseas. It was Skepta, an independent artist from England, creating waves never before seen in British hip-hop. Skepta has been around for a minute making music since 2007, however, 2016 was the breakout moment for the rapper. Skepta is the kingpin of the grime music, which combines many different genres from reggae to dancehall, over high levels of bass and drums, rarely seen inside America. Aside from the ridiculous beats, the insanity of grime lies in the schizophrenic rhyming over each song, switching up flows at extremely fast rates, alongside dropping some crazy bars.

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Hear Chance The Rapper in Britain Cover Drake’s “Feel No Ways,” Pray for Kanye West

posted by Oscar November 22, 2016

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Chance The Rapper is currently across the pond for Magnificent Coloring World Tour and during his stop in the UK, he appeared on today’s episode of BBC Radio 1Xtra. During his session on 1Xtra Live Lounge for Trevor Nelson’s show, Chano and his band The Social Experiment played Coloring Book stand-out track “All We Got” and a cover of Drake’s “Feel No Ways.”

During their performance of Kanye West collab “All We Got,” Chance sent out a prayer in response to Kanye’s hospitalization yesterday. The fellow Chicago rapper said:

“I want to extend a very special prayer to my big brother, Kanye West. I know there’s a lot of weird folks out there but you already know that I’m a hundred grand… I want to just extend this prayer and this love from all the way in Britain. We might come home early to see this man. Happy Thanksgiving.

Listen to the episode here; Chance appears on the session around the 2:16:00 mark. Hear the prayer below. Continue Reading