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REALXTY and DeadstockV1 Bring In #AriesSZN With Full Force On "Burn"

REALXTY and DeadstockV1 Bring In #AriesSZN With Full Force On "Burn"
Closing the door on another brutal Chicago winter, REALXTY and DeadstockV1 are back and turning up the lyrical heat with their new single entitled “Burn.” The instrumental, a heavy, ferocious track produced by REALXTY himself, is an all around head knocker. The hefty aesthetic on this beat sets the perfect backdrop for these two spitters... Read more »

RhymSter and Edmur Quinn Capture a Nocturnal Vibe on “Pure Noon”

RhymSter and Edmur Quinn Capture a Nocturnal Vibe on “Pure Noon”
Ever Evolved MC RhymSter is back with his first release of 2019 entitled “Pure Noon,” and he is back with a vengeance. This 5-track offering — which includes a bonus track at the end — sees RhymSter and producer Edmur Quinn finding their pocket by utilizing a lo-fi, nocturnal sound. The EP kicks off with... Read more »

deadstockv1 meshes the old with the new on "Channeling"

deadstockv1 meshes the old with the new on "Channeling"
deadstockv1 has been a man on a mission as of late. Coming off the release of his poignant and self-reflective single entitled “Luminous,” he has been busy working on his album that is due out later this year. However, that doesn’t mean he hasn’t found the time to grace our ears with another gem beforehand.... Read more »
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REALXTY And Mila La Morena Hit a Lovestruck Chord on "Mi Rosa"

REALXTY And Mila La Morena Hit a Lovestruck Chord on "Mi Rosa"
REALXTY and Mila La Morena recently rang in Valentines Day with their new single, Mi Rosa, and this one is bound to pull on your heart strings. REALXTY’s production talents really shine through on this track. The beat is smooth and rhythmic. It also possesses an endearing sense of patience, illustrating that a love worth... Read more »

Check Out Carlito's Video For His New Single "Destiny"

Check Out Carlito's Video For His New Single "Destiny"
SN.B.JR. Records MC Carlito dropped a video for his new single entitled “Destiny” back on February 1st, and it doesn’t disappoint. Carlito goes over a banger-trap beat on this song. The instrumental is really quite empowering, and listening to it can amp up any casual rap fan. This makes Destiny the perfect song to be... Read more »

Bombay Boyz Turn up the Lyrical Heat on "Pop Off"

Bombay Boyz Turn up the Lyrical Heat on "Pop Off"
Witty lyricism, an atmospheric trap beat and a catchy hook. This is the recipe that Chicago Hip-Hop duo Bombay Boyz went for when they teamed up for their brand new single, “Pop Off,” which is the first single from their upcoming “Jedi East” project slated to drop this summer. The beat, which is by produced... Read more »
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6 Frequently Asked Questions From Music Newbies

6 Frequently Asked Questions From Music Newbies
Music has been a fundamental part of my being for nearly my entire life. Whether I’ve been playing it, analyzing it critically or simply listening for enjoyment, music has always been (excuse the pun) instrumental in shaping who I am as a person. I’ve always been fascinated with all of the different genres, and have... Read more »

How to Get Involved in Chicago's Hip-Hop Scene

How to Get Involved in Chicago's Hip-Hop Scene
  1. Become familiar with local blogs Chicago’s Hip-Hop scene is vast in scope. I have been following the scene here for a good 6-7 years and I still come across brand new artists on a regular basis. The best way to quickly become familiar with local artists is to read through local Hip-Hop blogs.... Read more »

Putting Myself First

Putting Myself First
I remember it like it was yesterday. I was in my third semester of college at Roosevelt University’s Chicago College of Performing Arts studying Jazz Saxophone when one day I finally decided that I had had enough. It was a Sunday night and I was in the practice room stressing over learning the parts for... Read more »
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RhymSter: An Up-And-Coming Chicago MC With An Entrepreneurial Spirit

RhymSter: An Up-And-Coming Chicago MC With An Entrepreneurial Spirit
If you had asked local MC RhymSter 5 years ago that he would be where he is today, he more than likely would laugh you out of the room. After quitting a dead end job at a liquor store, RhymSter was kicked out of his house after a fight with his stepdad. After a short... Read more »