Tag Archives: Chicago Rap

AUDIO: Khalid – “Madness”

18 year old Chicago artist Khalid is determined to carve his name into the crazy world of Chicago hip hop. Often a daunting task, he does things just a little bit differently, as most standout artists do. With that said, his latest single, “Madness” blends the super-hard drill beats that have been popular with a unique flow. The most intriguing

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VIDEO: Super Fresh Bros. – “Shinobi”

Super Fresh Bros. are all about breaking the conventional hip hop mold, and they’ve done that once again with their video for “Shinobi”. With one of my favorite beats from Hooligan on the production, C Money and Nate the Great compliment each other’s flows on this track while button mashing their way through the video. Make sure you check out

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AUDIO: Towkio Featuring Chance The Rapper, Lido, and Eryn Allen Kane – “Heaven Only Knows”

I don’t know where to start with this one. Essentially, Towkio just put out a major record with Chance, Lido, and Eryn Allen Kane. From the opening bended sample notes, it’s on. Flat out, it’s just a fun, soulful track that you can nod your head to, if not more. This is the jam. I’m gonna stop talking about it

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AUDIO: C Money – “Blessings” (Remix)

C Money, one half of Chicago duo Super Fresh Bros., let his version of “Blessings” out to the world today. With pure emotion behind his verses, C gets a chance to air it out over the industry track. He gets a chance to show that himself, as well as his group with Nate The Great, are nothing but determined to

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AUDIO: G-B.A.L.L. – “R.H.T.C.”

Chicago emcee G-B.A.L.L. is emerging as a name to watch in Chi-town hip hop. After recently winning a showcase sponsored by The Source magazine, he’s back with the new track, “R.H.T.C.”. With intentions to do just what the song says; rap, hustle, and take care of those around, you can hear the ambition in this track. Produced by Flawless Tracks,

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AUDIO: Super Fresh Bros. – “Coolin'”

Chicago duo Super Fresh Bros., fresh off of releasing their “Bonus Stage” project, are back with yet another track. This time, the loose track is “Coolin’”, a track about, well… doing just that. Even when rapping about just hanging out doing nothing, the two can lyrically flex, and write a solid hook to go with it. Check out Nate the

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REVIEW: Super Fresh Bros. – “Bonus Stage”

The much awaited follow up to Super Fresh Bros.’ Level 1 is out now, and the SFB definitely stepped their game up on this tape. Nate the Great and C Money come correct as always, with some solid flows over production from Hooligan, Dukke Lew, Cooarri, and Flawless Tracks. Then, to add to the mix, there’s features from emerging Chicago

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R.i.C. – “Lovely Day”/”Baby What’s Up”

Here’s a cool idea that I just had: everyone should send me two new songs at once, and I’ll blog them as digital 45s. That would be kind of different. Actually, Chicago artist R.i.C. sent me these tracks a few days ago, and I’ve had them on repeat. Both are really bass heavy songs with a vintage sounding sample. R.i.C.

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GS – “Hellish Freezers” (Mixtape)

GS sent me his newest mixtape today. For future reference, I really enjoy getting new music sent to me. It’s a great perk of writing a music blog. Anyway, I had time to kill, so I checked this tape out. I had never heard GS before, so his flow is unique to me. He has a very distinct voice, but

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