Snowy Joey Displays Versatility In New Track ‘Did Something’

At the end of Snowy Joey’s latest record, Did Something, he adlibs “you know how n***** be talking they stuff on songs, know what I’m saying, just saying nothing but they saying a lot…a lot of nothing.” Clever and adapt wordplay from the Chicago representative, and FFD regular. Snowy has made a steady rise in the city’s … More Snowy Joey Displays Versatility In New Track ‘Did Something’

Prolific Chicago Rappers Mani Jurdan & Solo The Dweeb Link Up For New Single ‘Pull UP!’

Mani Jurdan is a Chicago artist that has been steadily gaining more and more attention from music outlets of all kind. I wrote about his Revolutionary Suicide epic this fall and commended him for his ability to cement his own sound without fear of backlash. He’s a rapper, a creative, and sounds amazing over high … More Prolific Chicago Rappers Mani Jurdan & Solo The Dweeb Link Up For New Single ‘Pull UP!’

Geno Pacino Fights For His Rights On ‘Justice’

MC’s like Geno Pacino are the reason why I have such a soft spot for nasty, grimy, street-oriented hip-hop. It’s menacing, in your face and unforgiving. And his new single, Justice, is no exception. The instrumental is one of the nastiest I’ve heard this year. The bass is an intimidating grumble, followed by hard-hitting trap percussion with bleak … More Geno Pacino Fights For His Rights On ‘Justice’

B1GJuice Sounds Smooth As Ever On “99 Freestyle”

As a music nerd, my absolute favorite thing about the summer is all of the joyous, carefree music that comes along with it. A shining example of that is B1GJuice’s brand new single, “99 Freestyle.” There’s a wavy feel in the synths that embody the slow pull of waves to shore on a chill summer … More B1GJuice Sounds Smooth As Ever On “99 Freestyle”

DeadstockV1’s “Nightmare in Sudan” Will Give You Chills

I always get super psyched when DeadstockV1 drops new music. He is the type of artist to spend hours perfecting just a single line in a verse, and as a result of his insane work ethic, he never fails to blow me away. However, his new single, “Nightmare in Sudan,” is perhaps his most powerful … More DeadstockV1’s “Nightmare in Sudan” Will Give You Chills

Carlito Drops The Second Installment Of His #Lito12for12 Campaign

A month ago aspiring Chicago hip hop artist Carlito dropped Rolling, the first in his monthly series #Lito12for12. The second installation has arisen in Zoo, an accurate representation of Carlito’s multi-faceted artistry. The instrumental is minimal, leaving Lito to expound on the concept that is the name of the track. Lions, tigers, and bears are found … More Carlito Drops The Second Installment Of His #Lito12for12 Campaign

Snowy Joey Reflects On His Past, Present & Future In New Music Video, ‘1 9’

Before his breakthrough album Snow 4, Snowy Joey put out a more reflective project called See You Soon. The 6 track EP was smooth, meditative, and reflective of where he’s been, and where he’s about to go. The slickest song on the project is 1 9, and produced by S. Rock. Joey resembles Chicago legend Common … More Snowy Joey Reflects On His Past, Present & Future In New Music Video, ‘1 9’

Catching Up On Submissions: Brill’s Latest Visual’s ‘Too Serious’ and ‘Envy Me (Remix)’ Add a New Layer to Chicago R&B

I was first introduced to Chicago vocalist Brill just under a year ago. At that point in time he  had already worked with Taylor Bennett, Smino and a host of Chicago OG’s. His submission to the site came via Pineapples, a single off his upcoming debut album, and music video Liqour Talkin. I became convinced dude would hit the city hard … More Catching Up On Submissions: Brill’s Latest Visual’s ‘Too Serious’ and ‘Envy Me (Remix)’ Add a New Layer to Chicago R&B

BA Announces His Return To Music by Dropping Silky Smooth Lifestyle Record ‘Get Down’

I was introduced to rapper/singer/songwriter BA by my old friend Jakar who has recently established his own management/production company. I am super proud of him and the progress he’s made since first meeting in 2016. BA is his first signee, and I’m already a fan. His first offering is Get Down, a get home from … More BA Announces His Return To Music by Dropping Silky Smooth Lifestyle Record ‘Get Down’

Casey Cope & Big Soda Join Forces For One Of The Best Tracks Of The Year AND Its Spongebob Inspired Visual

When an artist hit my inbox with a visual he described as Spongebob-esq (RIP Stephen Hillenburg) with lyrics centered around stress and paralysis, I knew I was in for a treat. This October, Casey Cope and Big Soda joined forces to create the visual to What I Learned In Boating School Is; a track that ranks in my top 50 … More Casey Cope & Big Soda Join Forces For One Of The Best Tracks Of The Year AND Its Spongebob Inspired Visual