ILOVEANIME Becomes Part Of Chicago’s Next Wave With New Project “Circa ’97”

ILOVEANIME and the whole Nwotchi Complex crew have been on my radar for quite some time and they keep on impressing me with their music. The latest drop from this group is ILOVEANIME’s Circa ’97 which is the culmination of months of work and progress. … More ILOVEANIME Becomes Part Of Chicago’s Next Wave With New Project “Circa ’97”

CYT Keeps His Hot Streak Going With Video For “Lucky With Me”

It often takes artists a little while to find their stride but CYT has hit the ground running with a handful of high quality videos and catchy songs. His latest offering, Lucky With Me, is another solid example of the Chicago MC’s skills and shows that he has the consistency to stick around on the scene. … More CYT Keeps His Hot Streak Going With Video For “Lucky With Me”

JalapenoPapii Releases New Music And Introduces Himself With Q+A

JalapenoPapii Releases New Music And Introduces Himself With Q+A There is an abundance of new artists who consistently cycle through the Chicago scene but Woodside’s JalepenoPapii has shown he has the potential to stick around thanks to his nonchalant flows and excellent, uptempo production choices. We got the chance to ask him a few questions … More JalapenoPapii Releases New Music And Introduces Himself With Q+A

Shepard Hues Drops “Come On Home” And Discusses Status As Chicago’s Underground Secret

Shepard Hues Drops “Come On Home” And Discusses Status As Chicago’s Underground Secret Talent can be a hard thing to ignore, especially when it is as vibrant and polished as what Shepard Hues has been bringing to the table. The Rockford native has proven his ability as an MC, songwriter, producer, singer, and engineer and … More Shepard Hues Drops “Come On Home” And Discusses Status As Chicago’s Underground Secret

[Premiere] CYT Shows Off Polished Video For Catchy Track “Celebrate You”

[Premiere] CYT Shows Off Polished Video For Catchy Track Celebrate You Making a dope music video is no easy task but Chicago’s CYT (Clear Young Talent) has burst onto the stage with a polished, professional visual for his track Celebrate You. Shot by Paul Elliott, the video does a good job of bringing the R&B influenced … More [Premiere] CYT Shows Off Polished Video For Catchy Track “Celebrate You”

[Premiere] D2X Gears Up For New Tape With Hard Hitting New Single “Might As Well” Featuring GLOhan Beats

D2X is an artist who’s been on my radar for the past few months thanks to his strong presence on the mic and consistent progress he’s shown every time he drops music. He’s back this time with Might As Well, a hard hitting track that features bumping production from GLOhan Beats and Jon G. who come together to create a brooding landscape for D2X’s forceful flow. GLOhan also makes an appearance as an MC and shows that he can both spit and produce beats with authority. The chemistry between these artists is clear and this energetic song should get everyone excited for D2X’s EP Enjoy Life which is dropping August 10th. After giving the whole project an early listen I can honestly tell you it’s some of the Chicago MC’s best work to date and showcases an eclectic mix of sounds and styles, ranging from jazzy and personal to more aggressive, as exampled on Might As Well. Listen to the single below and definitely be ready to check out the Enjoy Life EP on August 10th. … More [Premiere] D2X Gears Up For New Tape With Hard Hitting New Single “Might As Well” Featuring GLOhan Beats

[Premiere] Rev. da IV Bursts Onto The Scene With Video For First Ever Track “Better Days”

[Premiere] Rev. da IV Bursts Onto The Scene With Video For First Ever Track “Better Days”   Making good music is a difficult task and many artists take quite a while before they produce something that is worth sharing. That’s not the case for wandering artist Rev. da IV who has exemplified his strong voice … More [Premiere] Rev. da IV Bursts Onto The Scene With Video For First Ever Track “Better Days”

[Premiere] Chicago’s Mike King Drops New Track “Xan The New Crack”

[Premiere] Chicago’s Mike King Drops New Track “Xan The New Crack” It can be difficult to break into the crowded Chicago hip hop scene but Mike King has been making some solid connections and is bound to see his stock rise. His latest song, Xan The New Crack, a simple yet solid track, shows that … More [Premiere] Chicago’s Mike King Drops New Track “Xan The New Crack”

[PREMIERE] Chicago Native Hunnid Drops High Quality Video For “Lake Shore Drive”

[PREMIERE] Chicago Native Hunnid Drops High Quality Video For “Lake Shore Drive” Music videos shot in downtown Chicago are always a spectacle to behold and Hunnid’s new video for Lake Shore Drive is another example of that. Hunnid puts a Chicago spin on Drake and Blocboy JB’s hit Look Alive and shows he has some … More [PREMIERE] Chicago Native Hunnid Drops High Quality Video For “Lake Shore Drive”

[Premiere] M. Whise Brings Brooding Energy to New Track “Rights To The Land”

[Premiere] M. Whise Brings Brooding Energy to New Track “Rights To The Land” You can always count on some high energy, gruff sounding music from M.Whise and Rights To The Land is no different. With production from Chosen, this track is a solid example of Whise’s talents as his presence creates a dark, intense atmosphere that … More [Premiere] M. Whise Brings Brooding Energy to New Track “Rights To The Land”