Monday, October 30, 2017
VIDEO: WES KARDIGAN- "HUSTLE"
The single "Hustle" self produced and performed by Wes Kardigan has been available for sometime now on major streaming platforms. Recently the Artist/Producer put a dope video around Chicago together to capture the singles hustle mentality.
Friday, October 27, 2017
MIXTAPE: LUD FOE- "NO HOOKS 2"
VIDEO: LOREN JOSEPH- "TRAP TRAP"
MUSIC: TAYLOR BENNETT F/ BIANCA SHAW- "SO HIGH"
Thursday, October 26, 2017
VIDEO: LIL DURK- "NO FEAR"
VIDEO: L.A. VANGOGH- "WHEN I GET RICH"
VIDEO: QUEEN KEY F/ VALEE- "PASS MY BLUNT"
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
MIXTAPE: LIL DURK- "SIGNED TO THE STREETS" 2.5
Lil Durk has shared Signed To The Streets 2.5, a follow-up to his 2014 mixtape Signed To The Streets 2.
MUSIC: DREEZY F/ KODAK BLACK & 6BLACK- "SPAR"
Friday, October 20, 2017
SPORTS: 5 STAR BASKETBALL RECRUIT AYO DOSUNMU COMMITS TO ILLINOIS
Slated to be the first five-star prospect to make it to Illinois since Dee Brown in 2002, Dosunmu is excited about his commitment. “I can come in and play in front of my home state. I want to do it for my home state and become the first five-star recruit to play for my state in a long time,” he said. “I just want to start a new trend.
Thursday, October 19, 2017
MUSIC NEWS: LUD FOE REVEALS COVER FOR "NO HOOKS 2" COVER
Lud Foe preps the release of his 1st project since his major car accident. Dropping next Friday, Oct. 27.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
SPORTS NEWS: BOBBY PORTIS AND NIKOLA MIROTIC INVOLVED IN FIGHT
Chicago Bulls forwards Bobby Portis and Nikola Mirotic were involved in a "serious altercation" at practice Tuesday that sent Mirotic to the hospital.
VIDEO: FAMOUS DEX- "RONNY J ON THE BEAT"
VIDEO: LIL DURK- "MAKE IT OUT"
CHICAGO UNSIGNED HYPE INTERVIEW W/ PROPHET ROTHSTEIN
Chicago EST.1837 recently caught up with rising hiphop artist "Prophet Rothstein". 1. Introduce your self to the people. I go by Prophet Rothstein formally known as B.O.N 1/3 of the group Savivas Ent (SAV) hailing outta the west Englewood neighborhood of Chicago. 2. When did you decide to make a career out of Music and what inspired that? I would have to say the fall/winter season of 2010 and honestly I was inspired buy by the people around me who were already making music I’ve always played with words poetry ect, the more they herd me just playing wit it the more I was motivated and pushed to take it serious so I begin to learn how to put these words into song format count bars write schemes and make dope music. 3. What’s been the most memorable moment of your grind thus far? To be honest my most memorable moment occurred just recently getting on the road with my team and the other members of my group Traveling to Atlanta for the A3C festival, after doing so much locally and seeing the same faces every where it was refreshing to reach out to a whole new market of people experience the culture of road life and just the culture you always listen to in music from the south, that road really opens your mind and frees your thoughts, and the southern hospitality is second to none 4. How do you deal with writers block? Well it use to be roll up and just catch a vibe but now it’s a lil different not smoking so I’m forced to really reach for fresh ideas new concepts and subject matter, I look at what going on around me, I pull from things going on in my friends lives and try to relate as much possible, jot those things down and daily go over them until it hits me, sometimes that takes a while but you gotta come outta that comfort zone that’s the only way. 5. Dead or alive if you could feature with one artist dead or alive, who? And why? My answer for that is hands down YOUNG JEEZY, his flow is unique, voice raspy and real D boy talk,trap talk, I relate so much, of course there are other key artist I’d love to work with but a track with me and “young” would definitely reach number 1 on the billboard charts, I’d definitely hold my own. 6. What are you currently promoting or working on? My single “Chevy music” which is more like a modern rags to riches D boy anthem, really personifying the grind from the bottom to the top, from a Chevy to a Beamer, it’s the lead single off my first project, “LSD” which is still in production. 7. Where do you see your self in the next 3-5 yrs? Heading a label deal of my own, heavy on the road grinding and putting other artist into play established enough to fund other projects and merchandising, I see my self on top of the billboard 100 charts. Follow info Snapchat: young O.G INSTAGRAM: bigolniggashit Instagram: savivas ent Facebook: Bon Rothstein Facebook: savivas ent SoundCloud: savivas ent Youtube: savivas entv
Monday, October 16, 2017
SPORTS: CLASS OF 2022 BASKETBALL RECRUIT SKYY CLARK COMMITS TO DEPAUL
Skyy Clark announced on his Instagram page that he will be joining his friend Amari Bailey in attending DePaul when they enroll in college.
VIDEO: JOSEPH CHILLIAMS- "TOOTHBRUSHES"
VIDEO: G COUNT F/ BLACK RALPHY- "NO SMOKE/ COUNT EM"
MUSIC NEWS: FEMDOT SIGNS TO CLOSED SESSIONS
MUSIC NEWS: FREDO SANTANA HOSPITALIZED
Fredo Santana Says He Might Go to Rehab After Being Diagnosed With Liver and Kidney Failure. Earlier this week, the Chicago rapper was rushed to the hospital and diagnosed with liver and kidney failure.
Friday, October 13, 2017
VIDEO: @GorillaFamGF Veez215 "Early In The Morning"
Gorilla Family rep, Veez215 brings his high energy flow to his latest single and video "Early In The Morning". The east coast flamethrower brings that hustler mentality that his region is known for, while also weaving his own experiences throughout. The entire Gorilla Fam is on the move when Veez links with Lalito Da Don for their joint project "Gorilla Warfare vol. 1" .
VIDEO: Showtime Shane ft. @MeezyKillafield "Put It On You"
MMA fighter/rapper, Showtime Shane is bringing yet another element to his entertainment arsenal with his new single "Put It On You". Busting out his singing chops for his new single the Illinois resident enlists the help of one of the biggest names in central Illinois rap, Meezy Killafield to spice the sexy single up. Complete with brand new video from the minds of TwentyOneSeven studios and an impending national tour, Showtime Shane is ready to make the leap from "local artist" to "celebrity status".
SPORTS: CUBS ADVANCE TO NLCS
The Chicago Cubs beat the Washington Nationals 9-8 in game 5 of the National League Division Series.
MUSIC NEWS: BUMP J ANNOUNCES "LUXURY V1"
Bump J is ready to release a new project five months after being released from prison. The Chicago rapper revealed his upcoming EP would be called Luxury Vol. 1.
Thursday, October 12, 2017
VIDEO: PROFIT ROTHSTEIN- "CHEVY MUSIK"
Chevy Musik is the visual to a hustler's anthem. The lead single from Profit Rothstein aka B.O.N. produced by the good people over at BandKamp, which takes you on a journey from getting it out the mud to ascending the goals of a Dope boy.
Monday, October 9, 2017
INTERVIEW: G HERBO ON THE BREAKFAST CLUB
MUSIC: RIC WILSON- "WHAT IF I WAS WHITE"
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
SPORTS: CHICAGO BEARS NAME MITCHELL TRUBISKY
Rookie first-round draft pick Mitchell Trubisky will replace Mike Glennon as the Bears' starting quarterback in next Monday night's game against the Minnesota Vikings at Soldier Field. Coach John Fox discussed the move for the first time Monday evening on the "Bears Coaches Show" on WBBM AM 780 and 105.9 FM from 6:30-7:30 p.m. "It was just a decision I thought needed to be made," Fox said. "We had 10 giveaways in the first four weeks of the season. You can't win football games that way. Not that they were all one guy's fault, but the combination of that, we're going in a different direction." Fox said that the turnovers were a key factor in the decision.
VIDEO: LOREN- "1139"
VIDEO: VIC MENSA- "ROLLIN' LIKE A STONER"
Monday, October 2, 2017
SPORTS NEWS: FORMER CHICAGO BULL COACH FRANK HAMBLEN DIES
Frank Hamblen, who won seven NBA championships as an assistant to Phil Jackson in Los Angeles and Chicago, died Saturday. He was 70.
VIDEO: RICO RECKLEZZ- "PAY HER"
VIDEO: SD- "FROM THE BOTTOM"
VIDEO: QUEEN KEY- "MY WAY"
CHICAGO UNSIGNED HYPE INTERVIEW W/ MARKO RACK$
Chicago Est.1837 Recently Caught With Rising Artist "Marko Rack$". 1. Can you introduce yourself to the people? I'm Marko Rack$ an inspiring artist born and raised in Chicago. Been doing music for 16 years now. Very good at writing music and love being a recording artist. Went from doing free music to now being available on all digital outlets. 2. When did you decide to make a career of music, and what inspired that? 2001, My older cousin had been inspiring me because he and his friends were doing music. It wasn't until one day he cam home with their music on a actual CD and back then that was big! 3. Whats been the most memorable moment of your grind thus far? Being available on all digital outlets, selling records. 4. How do you deal with writers-block? Honestly don't get that. 5. Dead Or alive if you could feature with one artist, who & why? Jay-Z, because he's the reason I picked up the pen and made sense of what I was thinking. Turning thoughts into words that rhyme isn't the easiest task but listening to HOV growing-up made it easy for me to understand the culture of real hip-hop & rap. So I did just that and together I know we would go crazy, chemistry wise! 6. What are you currently promoting or working on? #BG2 aka BRO GOD 2 my most recent EP. 7. Where do you see yourself the next 3-5 years? On tour making good music. Being paid at an industry level entertaining real fans of the rap culture. Follow His Progress.... @Brogodmarko on all social media
EVENT: JEAN DEAUX & MORE LIVE @ SUB T OCTOBER 29TH
A THRILLA MUSIC FEST Jean Deaux, BIGBODYFIJI, Isaiah G, Sike The Drug, Sundé, Chai Tulani, SoLoSaM http://www.subt.net/event/1565783-thrilla-music-fest-chicago/
NEWS: CITY'S TOP B&B CLOSING DUE TO CRIME FEARS
Chicago’s top-rated bed and breakfast is selling its historic mansion home and leaving Bronzeville because it’s too hard to persuade people to stay in the neighborhood. Owner Mell Monroe is closing Welcome Inn Manor, 4563 S. Michigan Ave., Trip Advisor’s top-rated bed and breakfast in Chicago, and putting the historic mansion up for sale for $794,000. (link below) www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20170906/bronzeville/welcome-inn-manor-bed-breakfast-closing-for-sale-chicago-crime-fears
NEWS: CHICAGO HOPING TO LAND AMAZON'S SECOND HEADQUARTERS
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced a team of Chicago power brokers to help lure Amazon’s second headquarters to the Windy City. And in a unique showing of bipartisan support to attract the new HQ2 which Amazon says will house 50,000 high-paying jobs Chicago checks off many of Amazon’s requirements for their second corporate outpost, but the city and state’s fiscal mess and political gridlock has been viewed as one of Chicago’s biggest drawbacks.
SPORTS: BEARS SIGN AKIEM HICKS TO EXTENSION
The Bears, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter and NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, will sign defensive lineman Akiem Hicks to a four-year, $48 million contract extension that includes $30 million guaranteed. Hicks was due to hit free agency after the 2017 season but was one of the Bears' best players last year, totaling seven sacks and starting all 16 games.
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