Wednesday, August 31, 2016
MIXTAPE: BLVCK JD PREPS DEBUT "NOW OR NEVER"
The 20 year old Milwaukee artist is breaking onto the indie scene electrifying fans and onlookers at local shows and self funded events throughout his city with a great stage performance and catchy records. This fall Blck JD puts all the hard work of gaining a solid fan base together and attacks the mixtape world with his debut "Now Or Never". The 14 track project is light on the features but heavy on the production form his in house producer. Lookout for tracks "Come N Go, Dny, & Perfect Stranger" as projected bangers and lead visuals/singles to impact the release. Twitter.com/Under_ThaRadar Soundcloud.com/vonnie-fcmd-johnson Instagram.com/blvck_jd_ Facebook.com/The-BLVCK-JD
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
REAL ESTATE: TRIBUNE MEDIA SELLS TRIBUNE TOWER
LA-based CIM Group has agreed to buy Tribune Tower for up to $240 million, marking the end of media ownership for the historic North Michigan Avenue building and the beginning of a new chapter, likely as part of a mixed-use redevelopment. Chicago developer Golub & Co partnered with CIM to buy the tower and adjacent property from Tribune Media. The deal, announced by Tribune Media Tuesday, is expected to close by the end of September, the company said. The deal to sell Tribune Tower is the latest news in Tribune Media's ongoing efforts to sell its entire $1 billion real estate portfolio. (link below) http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-tribune-tower-deal-0831-biz-20160829-story.html
Monday, August 29, 2016
VIDEO: FREDO SANTANA- "PERSONA"
VIDEO: PHENDI & LOGAN CAGE- "CAKE$"
NEWS: 2 BROTHERS CHARGED IN SHOOTING DEATH OF DWAYNE WADE'S COUSIN
Police arrested 26-year-old Darwin Sorrells and 22-year-old Derren Sorrells, both documented gang members. Derren Sorrells admitted to shooting at a 25-year-old man who was the intended target in a video-taped statement, according to papers filed by prosecutors in court. He also admitted that at the time of the shooting he was with his brother Darwin, who also had a gun. Nykea Aldridge, 32, was shot to death Friday afternoon as she pushed her newborn in a stroller in the Parkway Gardens neighborhood on the South Side. She had just registered one of her kids for school.
VIDEO: JO RODEO- "SERIOUSLY'
VIDEO: KING LOUIE- "GATEWAY"
VIDEO: TINK- "MODERN WAVE"
Saturday, August 27, 2016
INTERVIEW: "DREEZY ON THE BREAKFAST CLUB"
Chicago rapper Dreezy discusses her start in music, growing up in Chicago, working with Gucci Mane, Jerimih and Dej Loaf, plus much more with The Breakfast Club.
NEWS: CHICAGO ACTIVIST JARED STEVERSON IN POLICE CUSTODY
Steverson, 28, was arrested at a protest at the Taste of Chicago in July, and hit with a battery charge. Fellow activist Ja'Mal Green said Steverson was taken into custody at court Friday to face upgraded charges. Friends said he's in custody at the police station at 51st and Wentworth, which also holds a courthouse. (link below) https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20160826/washington-park/activist-jared-steverson-police-custody-fellow-activists-say
Thursday, August 25, 2016
MIXTAPE: TINK- "WINTER’S DIARY 4"
MIXTAPE: LIL BIBBY- "BIG BUCKZ"
VIDEO: SAINT MILLIE F/ LOGAN CAGE- "ET PHONE HOME"
Directed by APJ Films. Saint and Logan put their laid back flows together on this new one hitting viral waves.
MUSIC NEWS: CHICAGO RAP ARTIST BANDMAN KEVO SENTENCED TO FEDERAL PRISON
Back in late 2014, Bandman Kevo was arrested as part of a federal bank fraud case that spanned from Chicago to Indiana. Kevo and a group of five were accused of obtaining $639,745 in a bank fraud scheme called “cracking cards,” according to an affidavit. Yesterday, Kevo was sentenced to 22 months in a federal prison for his role in the crimes. He has 30 days to turn himself in.
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
VIDEO: YUNG JUKO- "TRUST NOBODY"
This new artist and visual is staring to make viral and radio waves. Lookout for this potential star Yung Juko.
VIDEO: CHICAGO RAPPER "KING YELLA" SHOT AT VIDEO SHOOT ON CAMERA
Chicago Rapper King Yella Almost Killed Gets Shot While Shooting A "Black Lives Matter" Music Video.
INTERVIEW: HYPNO CARLITO DECODES "CARLUMINATTI"MIXTAPE
Chicago rapper and OTF member, Hypno Carlito, sits down with DJ Smallz and decodes his new mixtape, "Carluminatti", providing further insight from the artwork to a few songs featuring Do Or Die "AK" to name a few.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
MIXTAPE: BOBO- "FREE PROGRESS"
Chicago new comer Bobo links with DJ V Dub for "Free Progress". The 13 track project highlights the advantage Bobo has over the competition lyrically holding his own song after song, stream below.
Monday, August 22, 2016
VIDEO: S.DOT- "RIDE TOO"
SHOT BY @PRINCE485 S.Dot keeps it smooth with this new one, take a ride with Dot as he explains his high.
VIDEO: LSTREETZ- "I UN FALLIN LOVE"
Streetz creatively puts together a visual for her recent single "I Un Fallin Love". Pre Order her album The Recovery on Itunes now.
VIDEO: FAMOUS DEX- "NEW K"
VIDEO: LIL BIBBY- "NEVER GO AGAINST THE FAMILY"
MUSIC NEWS: RISING PHOENIX RAPPER "D MAC DELUXX" KILLED
Phoenix police are investigating after a 26-year-old man was shot and killed on his birthday early Sunday morning. Police have identified the victim as Deshawn McDonald, also known as local rapper D Mac Deluxx. According to police, McDonald was celebrating his birthday with friends at a nightclub near Interstate 17 and McDowell when, for an unknown reason, he went outside. Shots were heard in the parking lot. When people went over to see what happened, they found the victim's body in bushes near the Knight's Inn motel next to the nightclub.
MUSIC NEWS: D.C TEEN RAPPER "SWIPEY" SHOT DEAD AT 18
D.C. Rapper Swipey’s name became a national Twitter trend after reports of his death emerged on August 21. The head of his record label, Kevin Baldwin, tweeted a tribute to the deceased rapper saying, “May Allah have mercy on him. This stupid mentality has to stop!! #missingyoualready #notbywordsbyaction #word2dawise.” Swipey, known for his viral hits “Best Friend” and “Dirty” had just dropped his album, Sorry Not Sorry, in July, had worked with artists Shy Glizzy and Lil Durk during his short life. He was 18 years old.
MUSIC NEWS: LOU PEARLMAN DEAD AT 62 (FOUNDER OF BACKSTREET BOYS & NSYNC)
Lou Pearlman, the disgraced star-maker behind 1990s boy bands *NSYNC and the Backstreet Boys, has died in prison, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons. The 62-year-old producer died Friday, according to the bureau's inmate data base. Pearlman had been serving a 25-year sentence at the Federal Correctional Institution in Texarkana, Texas, for running Ponzi and bank schemes. He was convicted in 2008 of fraud and swindling investors out of more than $300 million. In the mid-1990s he formed the iconic boy bands responsible for hits like "I Want It That Way" and "Quit Playing Games (with my Heart)" from the Backstreet Boys and "Bye Bye Bye," from *NSYNC. An official cause of death was not announced.
Sunday, August 21, 2016
VIDEO: DJ TWIN F/ LIL BIBBY, G HERBO, & SEAN KINGSTON- "THEY KNOW US"
Chicago looks heavy on this new visual for "They Know Us". Watch as DJ Twin links with Bibby, Herbo, & Kingston.
VIDEO: HYPNO CARLITO: "AIN'T NUN CHANGE"
Via WorldStarHipHop Hyp drops the fan favorite "Ain't Nun Change" from his recent release "Carluminatti" out now on Itunes & My Mixtapez.
Friday, August 19, 2016
MUSIC NEWS: COMMON'S AAHH FEST HEADLINERS ANNOUNCED
On September 24th & 25th, Common’s storied AAHH Fest returns to Union Park for a two day affair — and the headliners have just been announced. Besides Common, you can count on seeing Jeremih, The Internet and Sir the Baptist on Sunday the 25th with hosting duties from Deon Cole. Tink and Taylor Bennett will hold it down on community day which is Saturday the 24th. The community day is for the children and young adults, while Sunday’s festivities on the 25th are for the 18+ crowd.
MIXTAPE: ADAMN KILLA & DP BEATS- "MR. 650 THE MIXTAPE"
Adamn Killa linked up with production wizard DP Beats for a collaborative mixtape titled Mr. 650 The Mixtape.
Thursday, August 18, 2016
MIXTAPE: HYPNO CARLITO- "CARLUMINATTI"
While it may seem out the blue to others, die hard hyp fans and inside circles knew this was coming. Fresh from the success of his OTF debut Never say Never mixtape and 12 city tour, Carlito follows up with the release of "Carluminatti" a 15 track body of work some may argue is better then NSN lead my radio heavy "Woah" getting spins now. You be the judge below & stream, MyMixtapez has the project featured on front of the popular app so support there as well.
MUSIC: YOUNG LOCK- "REAL DEAL"
Kentucky rising artist Young Lock teams with popular producer Twan Beat Maker for this latest smash single which went directly to itunes. (download below) https://itunes.apple.com/album/id1120800287?ls=1&app=itunes
NEWS: OFFICERS BEING FIRED FOR COVERING UP THE KILLIN OF LAQUAN MCDONALD
Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson is moving to fire seven officers accused of lying about the shooting of Laquan McDonald and its aftermath. Thursday's email to officers came after Joe Ferguson, the city's inspector general, sent a report to Johnson recommending the firing of 10 police officers involved with the case. The firings would be based on Rule 14, a section of the Police Department's disciplinary code that concerns an officer "making a false statement, written or oral." Shortly after the Police Department received Ferguson's report, Deputy Chief David McNaughton, who signed off on a police report justifying McDonald's shooting by officer Jason Van Dyke in October 2014, announced his retirement. A lieutenant involved in the case, Anthony Wojcik, retired in May. (link below) https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20160818/archer-heights/fire-officers-for-laquan-mcdonald-cover-up-police-supt-says
Monday, August 15, 2016
INDUSTRY NEWS: POPULAR TASTMAKER & PROMOTER "YESJULZ" SEXTAPE LEAKED
Yes Julz is trending through the internet after someone leaked her tape with another man named @AKARAMBO_. The 26-year-old had been featured in a New York Times profile in late June, noting her quickly rising stature within the world of social media stardom.
VIDEO: KING LOUIE- "REEFA DEM"
Shot + Edited by Cole Bennett. We have a King Louie siting. Checkout this new one, Louie seems to have found a new crew for this visual.
VIDEO: TOWKIO F/ JOEY PURP- "PLAYIN FAIR"
MIXTAPE: VARIOUS ARTISTS- "SALUTE THE SAUCE"
A compilation of all the artist that survived The Sauce it or Toss it mixshow segment on The Real Underground online radio station based out of Arkansas. Check them out at this link. www.therealunderground.com
Saturday, August 13, 2016
EP: BUMP J- "LAST OF THE GIANTS"
The chief of Chicago is rumored to be on his way home from federal prison sooner then later. While fans and street corners around the world await his return here's a few re mastered Bump J favorites to hold us over.
VIDEO: FAMOUS DEX- "PSYCHO"
Directed by Julian SK. Dex keeps providing high energy records with visuals to match, Psycho is no different. Tune in.
MUSIC NEWS: CHANCE THE RAPPER COVERS BILLBOARD
VIDEO: WES DOG- "RUN IT UP"
SPORTS: SIMONE MANUEL 1ST AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMAN TO WIN GOLD IN SWIMMING
Friday, August 12, 2016
VIDEO: LIL BIBBY & G HERBO CHAIN SNATCHING & FIGHT IN CONNECTICUT
In New Haven, Conn. last night, The concert ended when a man allegedly tried to snatch Bibby’s chain on stage, and a fight broke out as a result.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
SPORTS NEWS: ESPN COMMENTATOR JOHN SAUNDERS DIES AT 61
Longtime ESPN personality John Saunders is dead, as reported live this morning on SportsCenter by anchor Hannah Storm. Saunders, who was 61, spent 30 years at ESPN and hosted The Sports Reporters for the past 15 years.
Saturday, August 6, 2016
NEWS: BODYCAM VIDEO OF PAUL O'NEAL SHOOTING IN CHICAGO
NEWLY RELEASED POLICE SHOOTING VIDEO! CHICAGO POLICE BODY CAM FOOTAGE OF POLICE SHOOTING AND KILLING 18-YEAR-OLD PAUL O'NEAL.
VIDEO: LIL BIBBY- "YOU AIN'T GANG" (BTS)
NEWS: CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOLS LAYOFF 1,000 EMPLOYEES
Chicago Public Schools will lay off about 1,000 employees, about half of which are teachers. Officials with the nation's third-largest school district characterized the layoffs Friday as part of the "normal" yearly staff movement between schools and that they expect most people will be hired for other jobs. CPS has about 1,000 teaching vacancies.
Thursday, August 4, 2016
VIDEO: YOUNG DINK- "NEVER SEEN IT"
Shot By. Olu Beats. Young Dink is starting to make viral and street waves with slamming street anthems that cant go unnoticed.
VIDEO: EASY O'HARE- "AINT HARD TO TELL"
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