The Westside Chicago Emcee known as Chris Crack is not one to sit back after a release and always speak his mind whether you like it or not. I swear when he gets in the studio he turns out another project full of heat. This year alone he dropped at the top of the year MIGHT DELETE LATER (Vinyl), then in June the release of Sheep Hate Goats (CD/Vinyl/Cassette). On November 11, 2021, we have his latest project No Sample Snitching (Nigga Nation Radio Edition). Boasting the unapo
Westside Gunn and MF Doom's collaboration project Westside Doom blessed our ears over Daringer and Alchemist production. What many did not know prior to its release was the inclusion of acapellas for the songs. With no hesitation many producers provided their own renditions of the songs once they got hold of the vocals. Plenty of standouts I put on repeat, while others were one and done. October 20, 2021, we have a new addition to the Westside Doom remixes worthy for your ear
Detroit and Chicago have a rich history in music and joint collaborations. Enter to this list are The Bowling League, consisting of Detroit Emcee, Calcei (Sacramento, CA residing) and Chicago's DJ/Turntablist, DJ Archives. Calcei has a smooth monotone voice with a flow equally matched to the style of Jazz influenced production he has a very good ear of selecting. Being consistent with music shows from the December 2020 album Denny's, the October 2019 album What Starts Today a
The HomeTeam aka HomeTeam Empire (Killy Shoot, Onaje Jordan, Chuck Chan, Lupus Dei, Deuce Hennessy, Propha C. Allison, GeneralBackPain) movement does not stop! After Inglewood, CA Emcee, GeneralBackPain gave the fans his 2020 gangsta helmed audio film Wet Work (produced by fellow HomeTeam member Onaje Jordan) in came Cumulus on February 1, 2021. With a title referring to the clouds, the song names further nature's aerial creations. GeneralBackPain's monotone baritone voice ut
HomeTeam aka HomeTeam Empire (Killy Shoot, Onaje Jordan, Chuck Chan, Lupus Dei, Deuce Hennessy, Propha C. Allison, GeneralBackPain) is a crew that has consistently released albums, EPs and songs in recent years. As they continue to gain attention with their gritty style of wordplay along with equally matched production by producers of the collective 2021 channels the continuation of the havoc they left in 2020. Members Lupus Dei (Willingboro, N.J. Emcee) and Onaje Jordan (Chi
Join Chi-Town's The Primeridian (Race Bannon & Simeon Viltz) and Rashid Hadee are collectively known as Prime Diesel. Join today as they have a listening session for their upcoming album Prime Diesel, which will drop on January 1, 2021. Listening Session is hosted by 5ifth Element (Chicago) Broadcasting live from Conservatory Vintage and Vinyl (1042 Sterling Ave, Flossmoor, IL 60422) Tune in today at 1pm (CST)/2pm (EST)/11am (PST) at the link below:
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The Chi-town Emcee, Brittney Carter's debut album As I Am released October 25, 2020 is a breath of fresh new talent making waves. Produced by Scud One (Chicago), Heir Porter, ILL Brown (Chicago, IL_VP of Operations for Noir Caesar (Indie Black Manga, Comics, & Animated content)_Co-Host of Beat The Block Podcast), Elements (Newcastle, UK) and DJ Vadim. Featuring Oliv Blu (Chicago, IL_member of FREESOLE), Hot Rod (Chicago’s Power 92 Radio Host) and Navarro. Listen, share, suppo
Philly Emcee, Producer, Call Out Culture Podcast and member of Wrecking Crew, Zilla Rocca teams up with Vancouver DJ, Producer and owner of Chong Wizard Records, Chong Wizard for the new comic influenced album Midnight Sons released October 30, 2020. Comic book fans will immediately be familiar with the album title along with characters Ghost Rider and Moon Knight. Listen, share, support and check the credits below. Digital, merchandise (hoodies, t-shirts, art prints) and phy
Gold Chain Music member, Lyric Jones (Los Angeles by-way-of Boston Emcee, Singer, Drummer, Producer) shows her range of skills on her new album Closer Than They Appear, released October 27, 2020, through the label Empire Records. Phonte (Little Brother/Foreign Exchange) has Executive Produced the album. Listen, share, support the album and watch her latest music video below.
The album features Phil Beaudreau, Little Brother (Phonte & Rapper Big Pooh), BeMyFiasco, Musinah, Vi
Chicago Emcee, Producer, Audio Engineer and Gold Standard Collective member, Rashid Hadee's new album 6 Packs & Cognac released October 23, 2020. The project features Skyzoo (Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, N.Y._First Generation Rich (FGR)), Philmore Greene (Chicago, IL/Gold Standard Collective), Neak (Chicago, IL/Gold Standard Collective) and Peter Jericho (Chicago, IL Singer). Rashid Hadee, Nottz (Norfolk, VA), Kenny Keys (Houston, TX by-way-of Chicago, IL) and 5ifth Element provided t
Chi-Town's, C.R.U.X. (M.O.O.D. Music Group/M.I.C. Check Enter) releases a song many of us can relate to on "Blue Collar Struggle". The track features Spirt The God (Chicago, IL) with production handled by Jesse Parks (Chicago, IL). Off C.R.U.X.'s upcoming album Pressure 2.0 coming soon!
Listen below. #CRUX #SPIRTTHEGOD #JESSEPARKS #JESSEPARKSMUSIC #BLUECOLLARSTRUGGLE #PRESSURE20 #MOODMUSICGROUP #MICCHECKENTERTAINMENTINC #CHICAGO #CHITOWN #ILLINOIS #EMCEE #PRODUCER WiKiIan
Gold Chain Music member, Lyric Jones (Los Angeles by-way-of Boston Emcee, Singer, Drummer, Producer) new dance vibe track "Show You How" featuring Chicago's Vic Mensa (Roc Nation). Listen below.
Produced by H0wdy.
Co-Produced by Heilig Tomi.
Additional vocals by Phonte (Little Brother/Foreign Exchange). The lead single is from Lyric Jones upcoming album Closer Than They Appear (Executive Produced by Phonte)(tracklist below) dropping October 27, 2020. Pre-Order/Pre-Save digit
Nashiville, TN Emcee, Mike Floss details his life and thoughts on the three part song "DTP". Produced by OHDEE (Chicago, IL) and Unhappy Hank (Nashville, TN). Listen below and check the official video for the first part of his song. Here is what Mike Floss has to say...
"DTP stands for Disturbing The Peace, it stands for Defund The Police, and most directly it stands for Desensitized, Terrorized, and Processing. This the first summer of my life that I’m genuinely glad is ove
East Cleveland, OH Emcee/Producer, Kipp Stone (signed to Chicago label, Closed Sessions) provides production and rhymes on "Sprague Street" with guest Mick Jenkins (Chicago, IL). Listen below. #KIPPSTONE #CLOSEDSESSIONS #MICKJENKINS #SPRAGUESTREET #EASTCLEVELAND #OHIO #CHICAGO #CHITOWN #ILLINOIS #EMCEES #PRODUCER WiKiIan
Some of Chi-Town's finest are a group by the name of Gold Standard Collective (GSC). Consisting of Neak, Rashid Hadee aka El Choppo, Since9ine6ix, (formerly Sincerely Yours), Thaione Davis, F.A.B.L.E. aka Young Yahweh and Philmore Greene. The collective has released their album "Deli Slice" on September 25, 2020. Listen below. The lone guest feature comes from Little Brother's own Rapper Big Pooh on the last track "Time Traveling". Production is handled by members of GSC. Str
Whenever Chi-Town artist Rashid Hadee (Emcee/Producer/GSC) along with his close Chicago affiliates Neak (Emcee/Producer/GSC) and Philmore Greene (Emcee/GSC) join forces, expect exactly what they delivered on "Die Immortal". Listen below to these Gold Standard Collective/GSC members and enjoy the instrumental. Produced by Rashid Hadee. Artwork by Philmore Greene. #RASHIDHADEE #ELCHOPPO #NEAK #PHILMOREGREENE #DIEIMMORTAL #CHICAGO #CHITOWN #ILLINOIS #EMCEE #PRODUCER #GSC #GOLDS
Chi-town's Vic Spencer links up with Cagliari, Italy Producer, Icon Curties for their new EP "Bare Maximum" released today. Featured guests are $ha Hef (Harlem, N.Y.), Eto (Rochester, N.Y./New Crack Era) and Vic Greenthumbs. Listen and support below. Icon Curties has produced for Recognize Ali, Plaent Asia, Lyric Jones, al.divino, Estee Nack, Tristate, Daniel Son, Rozewood, Hus Kingpin and more. 1. Bare Maximum (intro) 00:51 2. Cheesehead feat. $ha Hef 01:50 3. Spencer Is Us