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Joseph Chilliams Releases Debut Album: ‘Henry Church’

posted by Oscar August 24, 2017

Today’s the day we finally get blessed with Joseph Chilliams’ debut album, Henry Church! The Pivot Gang member has long been a POD-favorite since we first saw him bust some moves at Reggie’s many years ago, and our wait for this moment has been completely proved to be worthwhile from the second I pushed play on this project.

Chilliams’ imaginative, quirky, creative bars are the perfect thing to fill your earballs with what will surely be your new favorite sounds.

Henry Church has guest features from fellow Pivot Gang members MfnMelo and Saba plus the late, great dinnerwithjohn, as well as Noname, Supa Bwe, Add-2, and Jamila Woods, among others.

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Malcolm London Releases Debut Project, ‘OPIA’

posted by Oscar October 17, 2016


Poet, activist, and educator Malcolm London has long been a powerful voice for progress in Chicago and today, with his mind set on bringing change to the country as a whole, he unleashes his latest project in the fight for a paradigm shift. London has released his debut album OPIA, a 12-track effort with production from Iasko, EB, and Donnie Trumpet, among others. Features include Trumpet plus Vic Mensa, Jamila Woods, How To Dress Well, and Maceo Haymes of The O’My’s, as well as femdot, Kiara Lanier, Cam O’bi, Noah Chris, and Christian Jalon.

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Mixtape: Chance The Rapper – Acid Rap

posted by Alberto April 30, 2013

Chance The Rapper Acid RapChance The Rapper has just released his highly-anticipated sophomore project, Acid Rap. Chance has come a long way from 10 Day, but this is only the beginning.  Chance will definitely be blowing up after this project. The new 13-track mixtape features Ab-Soul, Action Bronson, Childish Gambino, Twista, BJ The Chicago Kid and more artists.  You can download the new mixtape after the jump. Pick up tickets to Chance’s Acid Rap Live show at Metro in Chicago on May 26th here.
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