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Nick Astro – “Courtney (Never Catch Me)”

posted by Alberto January 4, 2016

Nick Astro Courtney

Nick Astro released a new track on New Years Eve that we dropped the ball on the posting. For the very first time, Nick speaks on the murder of of his older brother Courtney in a song. You can listen to “Courtney (Never Catch Me)” below. Below are more details on the song.

In 2004 my older brother Courtney was shot and killed by a white police officer, Scott Mars in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In this case my family heard the same buzzwords you hear in similar cases today, “was in fear for my life” – “he lunged towards me” – “we mistaken his pellet gun with a real one”
I’m not going to go into the details of this case for this is actually my first time mentioning what happened to my brother in a song.
It’s not hard to see I am reliving what happened to him through these recent similar cases around the nation.
There’s a saying used by black folk “We don’t die we multiply” and my perspective of that saying never spoke volumes until now.
Whether it’s his mannerisms, his pain, his joy, his perspective, his story, my brother Courtney lives through me.

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Nick Astro Releases ‘Nothing Is Original’ Project

posted by Alberto September 23, 2015

Nick Astro Nothing Is Orginal

Nick Astro has been pushing the Nothing Is Original project for sometime now and since its his birthday today, he has released the new 11-track project in its entirety. Dee Lily handled all of the production on the new album. Stream Nothing Is Original featuring Anthony White, Daryn Alexus, Schenay Mosley and Sam Trump below.  Continue Reading

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Nick Astro – ‘Circle Of Life’ (Documentary)

posted by Alberto December 1, 2014

As Nick Astro continues to work on Listen To New Music, he gives us a look into the process with a new documentary titled Circle Of Life. The doc follows Nick in and out of the studio and really gives a good look into all the work he is putting in to become one of the Chicago elites. Check out the new documentary for yourself up above.

Listen To New Music will be released in early 2015.

Concerts/Tours/Music FestivalsEventsMusicUpcoming Shows

Event: Hip Hop For Cure on Thursday 11/20

posted by Alberto November 18, 2014

Hip Hop For CureRoot Music Group is putting together a show to help benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s fight against cancer. They are brining along two of their artists (Jae Woody and Frank Sono) as well as POD regulars A.S.A and Nick Astro. Be sure to check out the show this Thursday (11/20) in Berwyn and support a good cause while listening to some good music.

Tickets available HERE.