FFD Premiere: Marko Stat$ – Pedal To The Medal (New Track)

flowsfordays was launched in late 2016, and since the site’s inception Marko Stat$ has never stopped showing up on our pages. He’s remained an integral part of the more conscious Chicago hip hop community – and one of the best to ever do it. We’ve hosted premiere’s from Marko before, but it has been awhile since I’ve truly been back on the blog tip, making … Continue reading FFD Premiere: Marko Stat$ – Pedal To The Medal (New Track)

Marko Stat$ And Aced Spade Expand Their Reach On Eclectic Collab ‘Never Be a Robot’

Whether you like it or not, Marko Stat$ has become a staple in the Chicago hip hop scene. He’s always had the bars, flow, and delivery to back it up, but that can only take a rapper so far. Lately, Marko has gotten super experimental and creative with the help and guidance of his right hand man, Aced Spade. Both artist and producer have the … Continue reading Marko Stat$ And Aced Spade Expand Their Reach On Eclectic Collab ‘Never Be a Robot’

flowsfordays’ Co-Signs #3 (Playlist)

  With over 300 submissions a month, it’s hard to write up all the songs I love. I am a one man operation and go through all submissions, along with premieres, interviews, my PR business, and more. It can get overwhelming, especially since I discover such gems in my inbox. To ease your listening pleasure, (and my sanity) I’ve put together 16 songs that I … Continue reading flowsfordays’ Co-Signs #3 (Playlist)

Marko Stat$, Aced Spade, & Their Squad Star In New Music Video ‘WADDUP’

Last year Marko Stat$ dropped his much anticipated full length Bee-4 I Fly Away. The success of the project resulted in accolades, respect, and a number of performances. I knew he had it in him from the jump as I interviewed him back in 2016. His right hand man Aced Space handled the production on the LP, and finally got the attention he’s always deserved. We also saw … Continue reading Marko Stat$, Aced Spade, & Their Squad Star In New Music Video ‘WADDUP’

flowsfordays Premiere: Aced Spade – I’m Feeling

Aced Spade is a flowsforday’s OG. The undeniable talent is matched only by his dedication to his craft. One of my most anticipated EP’s of the year, Marko Stat$ Bee-4 I Fly Away, was executive produced by Aced, and features some of his best work yet. Let’s not forget his solo pieces; a plethora of remixes and pure instrumental goodness. While Aced was on the … Continue reading flowsfordays Premiere: Aced Spade – I’m Feeling

Marko Stat$ – Bee-4 I Fly Away (New Project + Review)

Ahh! It’s finally here! We have endless amounts of respect for Chicago’s Marko Stat$ (just check our countless posts on the emcee.) It all started when we interviewed producer Aced Spade, who shared his alliance with Marko. A year end list, interview and feature on our compilation tape later, we now have his newest project Bee-4 I Fly Away. On a personal note, I have been waiting for a full length from Marko since … Continue reading Marko Stat$ – Bee-4 I Fly Away (New Project + Review)

Marko Stat$ + Aced Spade – Jubilation (New Track)

If you’ve been following the blog for a while, you’ll know we are HUGE fans of rapper Marko Stat$ and super producer Aced Spade. Both are some of the brightest underground stars in hip hop, period. Marko releases music sparingly, but it’s all worth the wait and for the greater good. He’s been working with Aced Spade since the jump, and their chemistry is amazing. … Continue reading Marko Stat$ + Aced Spade – Jubilation (New Track)

Marko Stat$ + Aced Spade – Love It (New Track)

Marko Stat$ JUST hit me up about a new tune he recently put out. I was all over it – as usual. The always working duo of Marko + producer Aced Spade have come together for a space age and soulful cut titled Love It. This seems to be a loosie for now, but let’s hope more is in the works. I’ve been wanting a full project … Continue reading Marko Stat$ + Aced Spade – Love It (New Track)

Marko Stat$ Has Made His Mark In Chicago…Now He’s Ready To Go Global (Exclusive Interview)

I’ve seen the growth of Chicago’s underground movement, especially in the last few months. It’s always been pretty strong, but more and more artists have been racking up SoundCloud plays across the city’s eclectic neighborhoods. There’s no way you can hear/see all the music/videos + tapes hitting the web everyday, but blogs help. One cat that I’ve been noticing for quiet some time is Marko … Continue reading Marko Stat$ Has Made His Mark In Chicago…Now He’s Ready To Go Global (Exclusive Interview)

Marko Stat$ – Back To The Basics Freestyle (New Track)

We’ve gotten to know Marko Stat$ and frequent producer Aced Spade (interview here) in the coming weeks and they are nothing but positive energy. Marko takes his time with his musical output; the last we heard from him was the video of Free which came out almost a month ago. Now we’ve got another song to digest, but this time it’s a freestyle titled Back To The … Continue reading Marko Stat$ – Back To The Basics Freestyle (New Track)

Aced Spade Reveals Upcoming Plans as a buzzing Chicago Producer (Interview)

Chicago up and coming producer Aced Spade has tons of collaborations in the works. He revealed some in our interview below, but there is even more in the vault. He’s a very talented and versatile producer, able to spin together all types of instruments into a cohesive piece. You’ll hear it in his recently released full album PVO (Positive Vibes Only.) The title of the … Continue reading Aced Spade Reveals Upcoming Plans as a buzzing Chicago Producer (Interview)

Davion – Rise (New Track)

My man Aced Spade (watch for an interview coming soon) just sent me new song Rise by Davion and oooo wee it knocks. Aced produced the song, and Dhani Sol & Sam Dillard provided the chorus. As with a lot of dope Chicago rappers, Davion hit Classick Studios to record this, and as always, they did a great job handling it. Davion has only released a couple of … Continue reading Davion – Rise (New Track)

Marko Stat$ – Free (Video)

Marko Stat$ has a lot to offer the Chicago hip hop scene and I hope heads catch on soon. Last year’s LP LOST SOULS is a must listen and gave me a nice introduction to the Uptown native. He just released his newest music video to track Free which is produced by frequent collaborator Aced Spade. Aced is all over Lost Souls which is yet another reason … Continue reading Marko Stat$ – Free (Video)