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Towkio feat. Joey Purp – “Playin Fair”

posted by Oscar June 16, 2016

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It’s truly the summer of SaveMoney! The Chicago collective is dominating the landscape, with further proof of that coming via “Playin Fair,” a collab between fellow members Towkio and Joey Purp. This rappin’-ass track is electric and brings super high energy, and we can already imagine the summer months will only get hotter with all this heat packed into the Smoko Ono and Garren production.

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Vic Mensa – “I BEEN”

posted by Oscar August 14, 2015

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For the third Friday in a row, SaveMoney’s Vic Mensa delivers a new track for the world to vibe to. This one is a production from  Smoko Ono & Mike Dean with Carter Lang & Papi Beatz offering additional production. What’s dope about this one is that we hear Vic just shooting the shit and commanding the mic with a swagger that can only be conjured up if you experience the sort of rise that he has this year.

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Event: Groupie Love (Vic Mensa + Smoko Ono) at Emporium Wicker Park 12/10

posted by Oscar December 8, 2014

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Vic Mensa and Smoko Ono are Groupie Love and they will be throwing a party this Wednesday December 12 at Emporium Arcade Bar-Wicker Park.

The SaveMoney MC took to Instagram to announce this FREE show. The flyer above shows Ebilla, Boathouse and Gold Status will be at the NeonPajamas-hosted juke party.

The event will run from 9pm to 2am so be there! RSVP here http://www.thefdc.org

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Njomza – “Road Runner” (Prod. by Smoko Ono)

posted by Alberto August 20, 2014

Njomza Road RunnerOne of the most buzzing and best producers coming out of Chicago has to be Smoko Ono. There is no debating that. Today, he released the first single off of his forthcoming album featuring the amazing Njomza. Listen to the new joint “Road Runner” below. Slackin-N-Mackin Vol 1 is coming later this year.  Continue Reading

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Dally Auston – “Save It” (Prod. by Smoko Ono)

posted by Alberto December 5, 2013

Dally Auston Save ItDally Auston keeps the SaveMoney momentum going today with the release of the Smoko Ono-produced joint, “Save It.” Dally also announced that he will be realign a new EP titled Westside on January 30th. You can definitely expect some more new joints from Dally in the near future. Listen to “Save Money” below.  Continue Reading


New Mixtape: Jarred A.G. – Luxury Tax EP

posted by Alex April 1, 2013

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“After releasing a string of handcrafted singles Chicago MC Jarred A.G. comes full circle to release his long awaited EP titled, “Luxury Tax“. The project consists of 6 tracks with original production from Smoko Ono, C-Sick, Benny Nice and more. Features include Dally Auston (of Savemoney) and Ibn Inglor. Luxury Tax was recorded, mixed and mastered at MMG’s Lpeezy studio by Alex “Papi Beatz” Baez. Jarred A.G. grew up in the inner city Humbolt Park/Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago. Being surrounded by gang violence, drugs and segregation, Jarred A.G. uses his writing as an outlet for escape, and as a tool to make sense of the world around him.” Hit the jump to see the tracklist as well as download Jarred A.G.’s latest.

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