This might be up for album of the year. I love all the Chicago representation on this one. Finally Famous drops June 28th. Yeah boi!
1. “Intro” (Produced by: Kevin Randolph, Key Wane)
2. “I Do It” (Produced by: No I.D., The Legendary Traxster)
3. “My Last” f/ Chris Brown (Produced by: No I.D.)
4. “Don’t Tell Me You Love Me” (Produced by: No I.D.)
5. “Wait For Me” f/ Lupe Fiasco (Produced by: No I.D. & Exile)
6. “Marvin & Chardonnay” f/ Kanye West & Roscoe Dash (Produced by: Pop Wansel & Mike Dean)
7. “Dance (A$$)” (Produced by: Da Internz)
8. “Get It (DT) f/ Pharrell” (Produced by: The Neptunes)
9. “Memories (Part II)” f/ John Legend (Produced by: No I.D.)
10. “High” f/ Wiz Khalifa & Chiddy Bang (Produced by: Xaphoon Jones)
11. “Live This Life” f/ The Dream (Produced by: No I.D.)
12. “So Much More” (Produced by: No I.D.)
13. “What Goes Around” (Bonus Track) (Produced by: No I.D.)
14. “Celebrity” f/ Dwele (Bonus Track) (Produced by: Filthy Rockwell, No I.D.)
15. “My House” (Bonus Track) (Produced by: Boi-1da)
16. “100 Keys” f/ Rick Ross & Pusha T (Bonus Track) (Produced by: Hilton and Brian Wright (WrighTrax Productions)
Artwork by MikeWaxx
Sometimes it’s mind boggling the amount of high quality hip-hop coming out of Minnesota. Big Quarters, leaders of the pack, drop fantastic visuals for an already stand out track off their latest album From the Home of Brown Babies & White Mothers.
Vote for Big Quarters over at MTVu – if they win, they are officially added to MTV rotation.
Video Director: Dave Wilson (Atmosphere, Yelawolf, Frank Ocean)
Cinematographer: Jesse Cairnie
Producer: Big Quarters
Gaffer: Ryan Thompson
PA: Courtney Phillips / Michael Forstein / EyeQ Media
An unfinished version of this leaked a few weeks ago. We finally have the final version and holy shit was it worth the wait. Epic visuals from Mr. West. This one will go down in the history books.
The Rockie Fresh moving in full force as usual….I caught Rockie live the other night and the live show is getting real sharp.
Rockie Fresh’s song “Sofa King Cole [Redux]” off of his upcoming project “The Otherside Redux”. The song is a revamped full-band version of the original track “Sofa King Cole”, which appeared on the original “Otherside” mixtape.
“The Otherside Redux” will feature a collection of brand new remixes, alternate versions, and never before heard tracks from the original project, and drop June 29th featuring Lil B, Casey Veggies, Naledge,Phil Ade, Rich Hil, and many other big surprises to be announced soon when the tracklist drops.
Well…we are obviously anticipating this. Rumors…rumors..rumors…no release date.
1. Lift Off (Feat. Beyonce & Bruno Mars)
2. Murder To Excellence
3. Illest Motherfucker Alive
4. Why I Love You So(Guilt Trip)
5. That Shit Crazy
6. Living So Italian
7. Who Gonna Stop Me
8. Whole Lifetime
9. We Are Young
This one has definitely landed on my summer playlist. Although, Kidz In The Hall have been around a minute I’ve been feeling their most recent releases the most.
This is the lead single off Kidz’ upcoming EP (recorded in LA while recording an online mini-series) dropping later this summer.
Directed By Noah Banks.
Directed by Davy Greenberg for Elephilms.
Chicago’s bunch drop summertime visuals off their Hard Times EP – which will be available online June 28th.
Don’t forget to catch Kids These Days at Lollapalooza, Aug 5-7th here in Chicago.
Good to see Ends/Wealth reppin’ hard.
Cudi drops some day-in-the-life type visuals from the past few years as the backdrop to a cut off his latest proejct MOTM2.
In related news, Cudi dropped a forgettable track of his upcoming rock album Wizard/2 Be Continuum.
Spotted at illRoots.
Pretty dope new trailer for a web series surrounding Chicago based hip-hop duo Kidz In The Hall. Shot in Los Angeles, cameras follow the crew’s attempt to break out of the indie scene into hip-hop stardom. Hopefully, this means these guys will be releasing some new tunes too.
Check out the premiere this Sunday, June 5th at MTV2.com, kidzinthehall.com, adidas.com and redbull.com.
Gotta love when these two Chicago talents are working together. Off their upcoming album….
For you rap noobs out there, Mano did the drums on Kanye’s “All of the Lights.”
Below, some live footage of “The Show.”
Spotted at Fake Shore Drive.