Wil Akogu Drops Another Dope Single In Anticipation for Upcoming EP “Zone 1”

We all know Chicago’s Wil Akogu can rap. He’s proven it time and time again, dropping music full of fast paced rhymes & intricate bars. Progression is an important part of any MC’s development, and Wil has slowly begun to do so. Last April saw an acoustic performance with a lone guitar and Wil’s vocals. … More Wil Akogu Drops Another Dope Single In Anticipation for Upcoming EP “Zone 1”

Wil Akogu Drops First Single off Debut LP “Before The Fame”

Wil Akogu has been a day 1 supporter of not only FFD, but of me as a journalist and media owner. I posted him for the first time 2 years ago, and after getting to know him and hearing early MP3’s, I knew he was something special. He puts hella work into his music, vlogs, … More Wil Akogu Drops First Single off Debut LP “Before The Fame”

Wil Akogu Starts 2018 Right With Cinematic New Record “New Riches/The One”

It’s been almost 9 months since Wil Akogu’s last release and I’ve been heavily craving something new from the Chicago MC. Luckily he’s back in full force with a new mission and a new sound. Wil has been working his ass off, performing around the city and suburbs, doing photo shoots for prominent clothing brands, … More Wil Akogu Starts 2018 Right With Cinematic New Record “New Riches/The One”

flowsfordays’ Premiere: Wil Akogu – Operation X Remix (Official Music Video)

Back in April, we hosted the official premiere of Wil Akogu’s Operation X Remix. It’s a rework of Femdot, Ali, Stark of Huey & Brittney Carters’ original version which dropped that very month. Wil made it all his own – spitting double time with tightly packed bars. He also grabbed fellow Chicagoian Dougy to make a few adjustments to the original instrumental. … More flowsfordays’ Premiere: Wil Akogu – Operation X Remix (Official Music Video)

Wil Akogu + Colin McGinn – Star (Acoustic Performance)

Hip hop can be an aggressive genre. Bass heavy and vulgar music seems to be the trend of 2017, with xxxtentacion being the perfect example. His music has permeated music blogs, has broken streaming records, and is relentlessly talked about on social media. There are few rappers who concentrate on using their music to empower. Instrumentation has … More Wil Akogu + Colin McGinn – Star (Acoustic Performance)

flowsfordays Premiere: Wil Akogu – Operation X (Remix) (New Track)

Without exaggeration, Wil Akogu is the hardest working emcee that I know. I am blessed to know him personally – but before we became friends I noticed his constant grind. From high energy shows to flawless projects to gorgeous videos, he has proven his dedication to his craft. Wil and I have collaborated on an … More flowsfordays Premiere: Wil Akogu – Operation X (Remix) (New Track)

Wil Akogu (feat. Mayowa) – Days Of Our Lives (New Track)

Promising Chicago artist Wil Akogu delivered an amazing EP at top of this year that really spoke to me. (Last years The Most Valuable Poet was dope too.) This years’ drop was titled Language Of The Soul (below) which featured beats influenced by a host of genres including rock, alternative and funk. There was so much emotion … More Wil Akogu (feat. Mayowa) – Days Of Our Lives (New Track)