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Sunday, December 18, 2016

The Boy Illinois Drops "Yer Yer" For The Ladies, An Ode to Cuffing Season

The Boy Illinois is bringing more dynamics to his repertoire with the release of his brand new single “Yer Yer”. This soul stirring new joint brings a slow grind vibe that is perfect for serenading a crush; ready to make that move, Illi spits game wanting to connect with the ladies on a more intimate level with lines like "still keep it wetter than a poolside". “Yer yer” is the short version of spitting game and showcasing the Chicago slang we all have grown to love, “the gift of gab.” Produced by DJ Wes, The Boy Illinois mixes sing-song rap flow with edgy bars outlining the ways to get to the yer yer, slide in the DMs, and make that love connection! Slide this in your playlist when females are in the midst.

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KD Young Cocky Debuts His New Project on “Take A Hit” With Production from 808 Mafia, Features from YFN Lucci & GHerbo

Str8Drop Ent Artist KD Young Cocky Debuts His New Project on “Take A Hit” With Production from 808 Mafia, Features from YFN Lucci & GHerbo

(Chicago, IL)  Rapper and songwriter KD Young Cocky will be releasing a brand new project "Take A Hit. The new release is a preview to KD's upcoming official debut album "Lifestyle", which will be released in Winter 2017. KD Young Cocky has been working hard nonstop, collaborating with some of the hottest stars in the music industry. KD is making himself a household name with his musical creativity and distinctive sound.

In lieu of the forthcoming release, KD Young Cocky opted to drop a single “Nervous” featuring G Herbo, the mid tempo, sinister intro sets the tone for the song, with KD dropping bars in the opening. Take A Hit also features buzz-worthy hot Atlanta artist YFN Lucci on industry friendly record “Lifestyle,’ produced by Lawbeatz. premiered the project along with a major feature and KD has multiple industy co-signs to match his talent. He also teamed up on newly signed producer D.Brooks who has developed his sound from the beginning of his career and legendary production house 808 Mafia, Chase Davis and more.

KD Young Cocky is turning heads in the industry. The sound he delivers is so rare and raw, that it leaves fans in awe of his creative nature and eager to be in attendance, wherever he performs. Continuously striving to perfect his craft while also increasing his following and giving back, KD Young Cocky has been performing at various independent showcases and community events, in cities across the country. Check out “Take A Hit” on soundcloud or

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Saturday, December 3, 2016

J. Cole Goes In (Pause) On :False Prophets (Be Like This)- J. Cole (Official Video)

I love to here rappers. Rappers are the ones that spit, say something, that can just out right freaking rhyme. J. Cole is one of those people. Damn, I miss the old Kanye.

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Saturday, November 5, 2016

AllHipHopTV: Garci Talks About Signing To Meek Mills DreamChasers Label And New Singl...

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DJ Akademiks: Meek Mill 'DC4' Sells 83K first week. Jeezy 'TD3' Sells 87K First Week. ...

DJ Akademiks Speaks on Meek Mill 'DC4' Selling 83K first week. Jeezy 'TD3' Sells 87K First Week. Meek Says DC 4.5 on the way.

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Sticky Fingaz celebrates Jam Master Jay's life with new visual!

Sticky Fingaz - Celebrate Life (JMJ Tribute) ft. JustGii

Draped in adidas from head-to-toe, Onyx's own Sticky Fingaz returns with a new visual celebrating the life of his late mentor Jam Master Jay of Run DMC. Female vocalist JustGii, who recently inked a deal with Sticky, joins him on the new tribute dedicated to the legendary Queens DJ. Watch the new visual for Celebrate Life below and be sure to catch Sticky Fingaz on this season of FOX's hit television series Empire.

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Ricky Rude x AR-AB - "Be About It" Official Music Video

South Jersey rapper Ricky Rude has released his new hard hitting single, "Be About It" featuring Philly's AR-AB. The two rappers exchange aggressive verses outlining their day to day lives on the Brainwave produced track. "It's about being who you say you are and standing on your own and being fearless," explains Rude.

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

theneedledrop: A$AP Mob - The Cozy Tapes Vol. 1: Friends- MIXTAPE REVIEW

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The Boy Illinois Checks Back in With Sway in The Morning, Kicks off Tour with Lupe Fiasco & releases new Music “Paper” ft. Lyriq

After several months off from his previous tour, The Boy Illinois is back again gunning for “Rookie of the Year” in hip hop. While working on his upcoming release “Home Court Advantage,” “Illi” has been making noise throughout the city and the country. Hitting a total of 28 cities on tour with Lupe Fiasco, Illi is still busy cooking up new music. He recently sat down with Sway on Sirius XM and discussed being on tour, his new music, vegan lifestyle & more. Attached is photos from Sway in the Morning interview.

He is also releasing new music “Paper” ft. Lyriq & is prepping to drop singles leading up to his project to garner more fan engagement. Check out the link & description below, the artwork is attached.

Paper ft. Lyriq -

 Paper is the perfect representation of this track, Illi kicks off the song with the melodic hook & smooth flow. This song speaks to the independent woman, making money and moves, Lyric elevates the content not judging how she gets it whether it be on the pole or boardroom. Their back and forth responses, shows an organic chemistry between Lyric and The Boy Illinois. The lazy cadence and R&B feel of the song, gives it an easy listen, but follows up with a breakdown at the end of the song.

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Goodbye Tomorrow Debuts New Single “Every Day” Distributed by EMPIRE, and Launches New Interactive Website

According to and Spin Magazine “Goodbye Tomorrow” is known for their “enigmatic” and mysterious identity, but is also decsribed as the “new sound that will shape tomorrow”. A group comprised of a rappers and producers, “Every Day” confirms their signature, consistent track record of releasing great music, with a dope, inviting hook, that allows you to create your own meaning of the single.

“Every Day” talks about the opportunity of a new beginning, the hustle and the struggle. Lead vocalist Preme ties in the hook to relate to the identity of anyone working toward their dreams and getting another chance “Every Day.” More than a motivation song, the lyrics speak about rebirth, the truth, and living your own destiny. The production carries the hook’s tempo, making the vocals sound like an added instrument into the melody.

Distributed by EMPIRE, “Every Day” is the first major release from the creative collective, paralleling with the launch of the Goodbye Tomorrow’s engaging new website. The website is an art project in itself created by hand entirely by the Goodbye Tomorrow’s lead creative director, Preme, with hundreds of .gifs, easter eggs, and secrets about Goodbye Tomorrow. The site has great fan interactives and will be a great example of what many major brands will model their sites after in the near future.

Check out “Every Day” on Goodbye Tomorrow’s New Website:

Download & Listen to Goodbye Tomorrow “Every Day” on Soundcloud, iTunes & Spotify:

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The Boy Illinois Drops A New Classic Banger "Memories" Produced by Cartier Jones

Memories is setting the tone for The Boy Illinois upcoming release "Home Court Advantage," bringing a classic lyrical fun feeling that has been lost in hip hop. Illi creates a story, placing the listener in a setting where you can visualize everything he spits, from riding the "L" (CTA Train), to not making money yet creating opportunities. A short song with a plethora of lessons and life combined, Memories takes you back to dope punch lines like "Hit a lick like I never had a paypal." With a catchy hook & mid tempo flow, The Boy Illinois effortlessly states his claim of being righteous but all about success, money, being the best and coming up with his team from day one.

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Hot97: Jeezy on Lil Wayne’s BLM comments, joint Jay-Z album and #TrapOrDie3

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Hip-HopWired: C.N.O.T.E. Shares How Timbaland and Kanye West Inspired His Music

Producer C.N.O.T.E. talks about how he picks artist to work with, studying his craft, and who inspires his music.

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Shawty Lo Dies In A Car Accident

Hip-hop fans everywhere woke up today (September 21) to the tragic news that Atlanta rapper Shawty Lo passed away in a fatal car crash.
As reported, Shawty Lo lost control of his Audi earlier this morning, crashing over a guard rail and into a tree, with the accident taking his life on impact. He was 40 years old and left behind 11 children.
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Saturday, September 17, 2016

Raps N Lowriders - Episode 7

A new web-series that follows Curren$y as he shows you a day in the life of Lowriding while premiering snippets of new music from his upcoming project.

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Kiccin it at tha crib ep1

Episode one of the khalifa man kiccin it at the crib. leave comments and ill respond in the video. GANG

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New Jersey rapper Mazzi & S.O.U.L. (Sense Of Understanding Life's) Purpose presents his new single "Dalmations". He recently released the music video for "Heart Of A Lion" with Eva Lazarus (Youtube). His last single was "WYD?" (Soundcloud), which will appear on his forthcoming album The Building. Previous releases include "Weight" featuring Nore, Smoke DZA and Harry Fraud (listen) and his album The Inspection which was hosted by Statik Selektah and featured Jadakiss, Vast Aire of Cannibal Ox, Homeboy Sandman and Breezly Brewin (listen). Mazzi has shared stages with Eminem, Big Pun, G-Unit, Ghostface, M.O.P., Slick Rick, Erykah Badu and many more. A portion of proceeds from all S.O.U.L. Purpose albums go to charity, and Mazzi regularly travels to Palestine and Israel for humanitarian work, bringing medical supplies and conducting workshops, talent shows and live performances for youth in refugee camps.
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The Game Dissed Meek Mill Because he believes Meek Mill SNITCHED to Sean...

DJ Akademiks Speaks on The Game Dissing Meek Mill Because he believes Meek Mill SNITCHED to Sean Kingston about a Incident.

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Max B wins Appeal to Shorten his Sentence.. He'll be Released from Priso...

DJ Akademiks Speaks on Max B winning Appeal to Shorten his Sentence.. He'll be Released from Prison between 2-6 Years.

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Tinashe - On A Wave (ft. Drake)

Official audio to Tinashe's unreleased track "On A Wave" featuring Drake.

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