Sunday, January 29, 2017
SPORTS: SIMEON VS MORGAN PARK RECAP
When South Side, Red South conference rivals Simeon Career Academy and Morgan Park High School play, it's a battle. Chicago basketball fans focus their attention on this rivalry. While there might not be any national household names this season, it's still one of the most exciting big-city public school rivalries you'll see. Last season, the road teams won both regular season meetings and Simeon eliminated Morgan Park in the city semis on a neutral court on their way to winning Chicago's city title. The first meeting this season took place at Morgan Park in their tiny gym (fits about 200 people). Led by clutch free throw shooting by senior Evan Gilyard (UTEP commit) and rebounding by senior reserve Madison Lowery, Simeon Wolverines edged the Morgan Park Mustangs 59-57. Gilyard finished with 15 points. Simeon juniors Talen Horton-Tucker had 11 points and nine rebounds and Kezo Brown scored 10. Morgan Park star junior PG was held down for most of 3 quarters but Ayo Dosunmu finished with 21 points and four rebounds. Melo Burrell finished with 16 for Morgan Park.
NEWS: CPD LAUNCHES SPANISH TWITTER ACCOUNT
With the hashtag #miprimerTweet, the Chicago Police Department announced the launch of a separate Spanish-language Twitter account aimed at bridging the communication gap with Chicago's Latino community.
VIDEO: LIL DURK- "THEY FORGOT"
Lil Durk returns to the streets of Chicago not worried about a thing in his recent visual for the title record from his latest project, "They Forgot".
EVENT: THE LOX LIVE AT THE HOUSE OF BLUES
FOOD: GARRET POPCORN RELEASES SPECIAL VALENTINES DAY FLAVOR
The mix is available at all Chicago Garrett Popcorn locations and online. In shops, you'll be able to get any size bag of Sweetheart Mix you'd like as well as the one– and two- gallon sizes in a tin. The tins are also available online, as well as bundles including both classic Garrett Mix and Sweetheart Mix. The Sweetheart Mix is available from January 20 to February 14. (Link Below) https://www.timeout.com/chicago/blog/garrett-popcorn-releasing-a-special-valentines-day-flavor-012617
NEWS: AIRBNB OFFERS FREE HOUSING TO REFUGEES
Brian Chesky, the co-founder and CEO of Airbnb, tweeted the offer late Saturday as travelers from several Muslim-majority countries were detained or otherwise placed in limbo at airports around the world. Airbnb is providing free housing to refugees and anyone not allowed in the U.S. Trump on Friday signed orders not only to suspend admission of all refugees into the United States for 120 days but also to implement "new vetting measures" to screen out "radical Islamic terrorists." (link below) http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-airbnb-housing-trump-executive-order-20170129-story.html
Thursday, January 26, 2017
MUSIC NEWS: CHIEF KEEF & TADOE ARRESTED FOR ASSAULTING RAMSAY THA GREAT
Chief Keef & Tadoe have been arrested for robbery and assault after allegedly jumping his former music producer, Ramsay Tha Great, in his home last week.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
MUSIC NEWS: "Q" THE FOUNDER OF WORLDSTARHIPHOP HAS DIED AT 43
We're told Q, the face and CEO of WorldStar, died in his sleep Monday night. Q founded the premiere hip-hop website in 2005 when he started posting mixtapes, which gradually progressed into a mash-up of hip-hop videos, fight clips and other outrageous camera footage. An autopsy is scheduled for later Tuesday ... although one source tells us Q died of a heart attack. He was 43.
Sunday, January 22, 2017
VIDEO: VIC SPENCER AND CHRIS CRACK F/ DRUNKEN MONKEY - "BACON"
Vic Spencer and Chris Crack, known together as Chris Spencer, stand by to watch two cops duke it out in their new video for Bacon.
MUSIC NEWS: CHIEF KEEF ANNOUNCES NEW TOUR
Sosa's 1st leg of his new tour kicks off January 28th in New Orleans and will cap off February 25th in Cincinnati. More dates will be added soon.
SPORTS: SIMEON STAYS UNDEFEATED
Evan Gilyard (UTEP commit) is a four-year varsity player for Chicago Public League powerhouse Simeon Career Academy. After waiting for his time to come, the flashy point guard is leading Simeon's balanced scoring attack alongside junior Talen Horton-Tucker and Kezo Brown and the Wolverines are off to their best start in memory (16-0).
MUSIC: FREDO SANTANA X CHIEF KEEF- "PISTOL MAKE YA FAMOUS"
VIDEO: FREDO SANTANA- "LOTTA LOTTA GUNS"
With his Plugged In mixtape coming soon, Fredo Santana drops off a new music video for “Lotta Lotta Guns”. Directed by A Zae Production.
Thursday, January 19, 2017
MUSIC NEWS: PRODUCER RAMSAY THA GREAT JUMPED BY CHIEF KEEF & GLO GANG
Producer Ramsay Tha Great took to Instagram to call out Chief Keef for allegedly jumping him. Ramsay, who was in a neck brace, addressed Keef telling him, "now if I was a celebrity I wouldn't come personally jump a person with you five friends and a Ak 47 that's just dumb your famous ......... now I'm taking everything from you . U really just f***ed up dude coming to my house with your phone in your pocket with the location on........ yea I'm pressing charges on yo ass. You a f***ing low life mf n****s out here tryna do positive s*** and you still on some goofy Chicago s***. We'll see u in court."
NEWS: CHICAGO HOUSING AUTHORITY STOCKPILES WHILE FAMILIES WAIT
While tens of thousands of families languished on a waiting list for assistance, the Chicago Housing Authority paid off practically all of its debt and overfunded its pension plan, according to a report released Friday by the bipartisan Center for Tax and Budget Accountability. The agency also socked away hundreds of millions of dollars in cash reserves even as its ambitious plan to replace thousands of demolished public housing units lagged years behind schedule. (link below) http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-cha-finances-report-met-20170112-story.html
NEWS: CHICAGO COP CHARGED WITH MURDER IN DEATH OF JOSE NIEVES
Cook County prosecutors on Wednesday filed charges against Lowell Houser in the Jan. 2 shooting death of Jose Nieves, said Tandra Simonton, a spokeswoman for the state's attorney's office. Authorities have given little detail on the shooting, but police have said that Nieves was not armed and that he and the officer had argued in the past. Fifty-seven-year-old Houser, a 28-year department veteran, is in custody and expected to appear in bond court Thursday, Simonton said.
MUSIC NEWS: TAYLOR BENNETT BROTHER OF CHANCE THE RAPPER COMES OUT AS BISEXUAL
Taylor Bennett came out as bisexual Wednesday, telling fans he wanted to celebrate his birthday by being "more open" about himself in an effort to help others who may be going through a similar struggle. "I do recognize myself as a bisexual male and do and have always openly supported the gay community and will keep doing so in 2017," Bennett, who is Chance the Rapper's brother, wrote on Twitter.
Monday, January 16, 2017
MUSIC NEWS: NEW YORK MEDIA PERSONALITY TAXSTONE ARRESTED
In May of 2016, Brooklyn rapper Troy Ave was injured in a shooting at Irving Plaza that left his bodyguard Ronald “Banga” McPhatter dead. No arrests were made in the following months, but on Monday (Jan. 16), podcast personality Taxstone was apprehended by police and arrested in Brooklyn in relation to the shooting. NBC reports that U.S. Marshals New York and New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested Taxstone, born Darryl Campbell, in Brooklyn this morning. Sources tell NBC he was wanted for a federal warrant that charged him with being a felon in possession of a firearm, but he was also being sought by the NYPD in connection to the Irving Plaza shooting. The shooting occurred in a green room on the third floor of the venue where a fistfight broke out and escalated to gunfire. Footage from inside the green room emerged soon after the news broke, and the shooter was said to be captured on surveillance footage, but no arrest have been made until now. Following the shooting, Troy Ave was arraigned on charges including attempted murder after footage showed him shooting back at somebody in Irving Plaza. He and his lawyers have since maintained his innocence, claiming self defense.
Friday, January 13, 2017
VIDEO: YUNG BERG INTERVIEWS WITH THE BREAKFAST CLUB
Yung Berg Talks Producing for Big Sean, Lil Wayne, Jeremih, and His Come Up in the Hip-Hop Industry.
VIDEO: LIL DURK- "TOO LATE"
NEW MUSIC: LUD FOE- "FU*KED UP"
VIDEO: FAMOUS DEX & RICH THE KID- "SO MAD"
The Rich Forever fam wants to know why all the hate and up side down smiles in this new visual for "So Mad".
VIDEO: YOUNG CHOP- "BIG SOULJA CHOP"
VIDEO: LIL BIBBY- "THOUGHT IT WAS A DROUGHT"
MUSIC NEWS: THE LEGENDARY TRAXSTER INKS LABEL DEAL WITH PRIORITY RECORDS
The new Priority Records launched in 2013. The label’s re-launch was a venture by Capitol Records, which is owned by the Universal Music Group. “[I have a] new business model that will revolutionize how producers maneuver in this industry,” Traxster said. “Times have changed. I had to change my approach. Everyone will peep the chess move soon.” Traxster’s wife Tia London is the only known artist signed to the producer’s new imprint. The Chicago native has not announced any of the roster members for his Nothing But Dope imprint at this time. Traxster wants to give a platform to new artists, so don’t expect to see many huge names on his label’s lineup.
MUSIC: DJ BANDZ x LIL DURK x HYPNO CARLITO x YFN LUCCI x YFN TRAEPOUND x JOHNNY CINO- "WATCH OUT"
Chicago & ATL have viral waves going crazy from the release of this new single off DJ Bandz "New Wave" mixtape. Watch Out consist of Lil Durk, Hypno Carlito, YFN Lucci, YFN TraePound, & Johnny Cinco keeping us on our toes.
MUSIC: SOLO SB- "BALLER REMIX"
Staten Island has a newcomer making a lot of noise on viral platforms. Catch this new wave from witty flow Solo SB as he offers up his edition to Durk's Baller single exclusively on YouTube.
Thursday, January 12, 2017
NEWS: SELWYN O. ROGERS TO HEAD CHICAGO'S SOUTH SIDE TRAUMA CENTER
Selwyn O. Rogers, a top surgeon and public health expert with 16 years of trauma care experience, will lead the University of Chicago Medicine’s development of the South Side’s only Level 1 adult trauma center, scheduled to open in 2018. He joined the organization on Jan. 5.
VIDEO: LIL DURK 2X TOUR FOOATGE
Lil Durk & Hypno Carlito take it to the court in this vlog footage, See what went down behind the scenes of Lil Durk's 2X Tour.
SPORTS: DERRICK ROSE FINED FOR NO SHOW
Disappearing Knicks point guard Derrick Rose was fined roughly $200,000 for missing Monday's loss to the Pelicans without notification, sources said. Coach Jeff Hornacek indicated the Knicks followed the code used for a player being suspended for one game -- which is 1/110th of his $21 million wage or roughly $200,000. A source confirmed that's the mathematical formula the Knicks used. "The team fined him a pretty hefty amount -- the amount of the fine for missing a game,'' Hornacek said.
Sunday, January 8, 2017
VIDEO: LOGAN CAGE: "TRUST ME"
Shot + Edited by Cole Bennett. Logan and producer Flight link for another classic song turned visual.
VIDEO: LUCKI- "LEAVE WITH YOU"
Shot and edited by LONEWOLF. Lucki has been keep a low profile since last summer, he is back with a new visual for viewers.
MUSIC NEWS: WIZ KHALIFA AND ROSTRUM RECORDS FOUNDER REACH SETTLEMENT
In May, Khalifa filed a $1 million lawsuit in Los Angeles against Mr. Grinberg, his former manager, and the Pittsburgh-based Rostrum label, challenging the 360 deal that allowed Mr. Grinberg to profit from “virtually every aspect” of the Pittsburgh rapper’s career. He is currently signed to Atlantic Records. In June, Mr. Grinberg, who signed the rapper to Rostrum in 2005, filed a $2 million countersuit seeking unpaid royalties and earnings. The filing stated that Rostrum was to receive 15 percent of royalties the rapper earned through sales, touring and merchandising, according to Billboard. The statement does not offer settlement details other than to say that “both parties are pleased with the outcome and look forward to putting this matter behind them.”
Thursday, January 5, 2017
VIDEO: ANN MARIE- "IM LEAVING"
VIDEO: LUD FOE- "KILL SUM"
MUSIC: 4020 BOYZ- "GOD"
The 4020 Boyz is release there new street single “God” coming off their 3rd Mixtape former Ohio Hip Hop Award Nominees are very proud of this release. A hard hitting anthem following single 4020 Boyz - Lil Nigga. 2nd single released from their mixtape No Expectations. After gaining a buzz in the Columbus Ohio and gaining acclaim Regionally (3x OHHA Nominee, Ohio Big Boss Award Winner, Columbus Music Awards Runner Up, Cities United 2x Award Winner) the 4020 Boyz's are basking in the glow of there recent Mixtape Release No Expectations. Opening for many major rappers, performing at major showcases and festivals, 4020 is wearing their new found success with pride and sauce. The 4020 Boyz tag team is comprised of Will Flow and Mr. Ick. “Brothers from another mother” as they like to call themselves. Will flow born in dayton ohio raised on the Eastside of Columbus Ohio. Mr. Ick born in Atlanta, Georgia and raised in Columbus, Ohio. 4020 Boyz got their name from one of the “Spots” that they frequented off of Elaine and Carlton on the Eastside of Columbus.
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
MUSIC: MAGIKK- "GOLDEN GANG"
As rising Chicago artist Magikk preps the release of his next full length project he leaks the M8Beatz produced single "Golden Gang".
Monday, January 2, 2017
SPORTS: DUKE HEAD BASKETBALL COACH MIKE KRZYZEWSKI TO TAKE LEAVE OF ABSENCE
According to multiple sources Krzyzewski Will take an indefinite leave of absence from the program due to back issues.
INTERVIEW: RONDONUMBANINE & CDAI OFFICIAL PRISON INTERVIEW WITH ZACKTV
Yes people they finally answered the question the world has been waiting to hear, "If Tay600 Snitched On Them Or Not". We need this channel at 100,000 subscribers before the month of January ends This interview was so epic that I was forced to bring back the old Intro for all the original fans. Please listen carefully to the answers of Team 600's Cdai and Rondo. Their statements to my questions are answers to plenty questions that fans has been wanting to know in more ways than one. Perfect way to start the new year off with the biggest interview of 2017 so far.
VIDEO: DJ TIMBUCK2 1 YEAR ANNIVERSARY SHOW
TheseDays and 119 Productions teamed up to take in all the sights at the one year anniversary of the passing of DJ Timbuk2 at The Metro December 27, 2016.
VIDEO: SASHA GO HARD- "YEAH HO"
Directed By Tracy Gardner. Sasha is probably the most under rated artist in the industry at this point, but not for long.
VIDEO: RONDONUMBANINE – "STRAIGHT OUT THE TRENCHES"
Tho recently sentenced to prison for 30 plus years the Chicago savage artist puts together a record via a phone conversation.
VIDEO: SNAPP DOGG & YOUNG CHOP- "PLAY IT COOL"
NEWS: HIP HOP LEGENDS RUN DMC SUING WALMART & AMAZON
TMZ reports that Run-DMC have filed a lawsuit against Walmart and Amazon, alleging that the corporations have used the group’s logo on products they are selling, and advertising without permission. The group is suing for $50 million, as they say their logo is very valuable. They also say that Walmart and Amazon have conspired with other, smaller companies—who are also named in the lawsuit—in order to steal the logo.
SPORTS: CHICAGO BEARS ROOKIE JORDAN HOWARD SETS RECORD
With his seventh 100-yard game Sunday in 13 starts, Howard finished with 1,313 yards on 252 carries (5.2 avg.) and scored six touchdowns. The previous record holder Matt Forte rushed for 1,268 yards on 316 carries (3.9 avg.) in 2008.
FOOD & DRINK: CHICAGO"S BEST NEW BARS OF 2016
Chicago's best new bars of 2016 gave us fantastic breweries, a cider bar and all-day cocktail hangs. (link below) https://www.timeout.com/chicago/bars/best-new-bars-2016
NEWS: CHICAGO NEW LAWS FOR 2017
A host of new laws some imposing new taxes and fees will take effect once 2016 comes to an end. (link below) https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20161227/lakeview/new-laws-2017-city-council-plastic-bag-tax-menthol-cigarettes-near-schools
MIXTAPE: CHIEF KEEF- "TWO ZERO ONE SEVEN"
Chief Keef is back with an official project to start off the new year. 17 tracks deep Keef takes his music profile to new levels with Two Zero One Seven.
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