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posted by JuicyJackie July 20, 2016

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Chicago is full of DOPE creatives. It’s amazing to get to know them & their journey. We got to talk to a POD homie about his work in music!

What’s up DJ Scend! Thanks for talking to POD today! What’s good?! Tell us about you & what you do!

Yoooo thanks for talking with me today! So my name is Stephan but most know me as Scend (pronounced “send”). I love music in many ways for many reasons haha I’m currently a DJ for a couple spots here in Chicago. I’m an Instructor at Scratch DJ Academy. I have a radio show called The Hip Hop Project run by myself and a few close people of mine. And most recently became co-owner of a company called DJs Are Not Jukeboxes Continue Reading

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New Project: Slot-A – With Love

posted by Alex March 22, 2016


There’s not many out there that are working as hard as Slot-A. The dude produces, rhymes, co-hosts one of Chicago’s oldest hip hop shows on the radio, and you can find him playing some good music at your favorite spots at night. Earlier today, Slot-A released his latest project, With Love which touches on just about each and every one of your favorite genres. Chicago House, Detroit Funk, soul and some rock are all touched on in With Love. Make sure to take a listen to Slot-A’s latest project below, I promise you won’t be disappointed.

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THHP Presents: Ricky Dubs – Chicago Sessions Vol. 2

posted by Alex March 4, 2014

unnamed (2)It looks like the rest of the country has had it’s ears open to the Chicago hip hop scene for some time already. With so much product coming from the city, Ricky Dubs teamed up with Chicago’s, The Hip Hop Project to give us some of today’s hottest artists in Chicago’s Hip-Hop scene.

With tracks by Tree, Probcause & The O’Mys, Jarred A.G., Vic Mensa, Lucki Eck$, Add-2, and Esohel, the project captures the true Chicago vibe. Ricky Dubs’s track selection and blending skills combined with engineering/mastering by THHP’s DJ Scend makes this perfect soundtrack for when you’re cruising around the city or keeping it low key with your crew. Ricky Dubs’s Chicago Sessions Vol 2 is now available for download.”

Take a listen to Chicago Sessions Vol. 2 below. Continue Reading

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New Mixtape: Scheme X DJ Scend – Pocket Full of Pesos

posted by Alex December 10, 2013

Scheme and DJ Scend just dropped their latest project entitled Pocket Full of Pesos brought to us by SRNC, Molemen Records, and The Hip Hop Project. You want to hear some hip hop? How about some Spanish hip hop? Turntablism? Pocket Full of Pesos has all of the above. The mixtape contains features by Molemen Records own Astonish and Jamal Science, as well as Clew Rock and Oscar Castillo. This is Scheme’s first offering in both English and Spanish in order to prepare us for Scheme’s Pesos Turn To Dollars which is set to be out in 2014. Take a listen below Continue Reading

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Scheme & DJ Scend – Pocket Full of Pesos (Cover Art & Tracklist)

posted by Alex December 4, 2013


Scheme and DJ Scend will be dropping their long awaited, Pocket Full of Pesos project sponsored by Molemen Records, SRNC, and The Hip Hop Project. Pocket Full of Pesos includes features from Astonish, DJ Scend, Jamal Science, Los Rakas, and Clew Rock. Scheme flips it from Spanish to English throughout the project in order to get us ready for what is to come from him the future.

You can order Pocket Full of Pesos By Clicking HERE

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Slum Village in Chicago Ticket Giveaway

posted by Alex June 11, 2013


We here at Pursuit Of Dopeness are avid followers of Chicago’s The Hip Hop Project. The Hip Hop Project is a weekly radio show that airs every Saturday night on 88.7 and features some of the best hip hop from the city. Check out the contest above for a way to win tickets to Friday’s Slum Village show out at Reggie’s Rock Club. The deadline to enter is Thursday, so get on it NOW!

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DJ Scend – The Breaks (From The Hip Hop Project WLUW 88.7)

posted by Alex November 12, 2012

Happy Monday to you all! If your Monday isn’t happy, we’ve got the solution right here. About a week ago, DJ Scend went down to WLUW 88.7’s Hip Hop Project and spun an all breaks and samples set. Here is the live recording of DJ Scend’s set that originally aired on November 3rd, 2012. The recording also includes his interview with THHP after the mix.