Tag: hip hop

Navarro Uses Music As Therapy on “thisplace (D)”

“You gotta stay your path, speak the truth.” Gentrification is a major topic in Chicago, and cities across America. Areas

Ron Parks Shares Reflective Workout “Kardio”

“They told us sky’s the limit, they didn’t tell us about the gravity.” I stumbled upon Ron Parks a couple

Action Bronson Returns With “White Bronco”

“20 alligators died for this shit I put my foot in, you barely got your footing.” Painting vivid pictures metaphorically

Dre Izaya – “Out of Time” (prod by Dre Izaya)

“Changing for the better ain’t better til you ready.” Time waits for no man, a saying as old as… well,

Curren$y’s Celebrates Life on “Other Side” feat T.Y.

“It’s a blowout already, but we still scoring.”  Talk about consistent output, you might be hard pressed to find a

Stream Defcee’s “Summer Courses” (prod. by knowsthetime)

“Just me and these beats, but I’m fronting like the city’s watching.”  Defcee loves the beat switch-ups, and I’m a

Joey Purp Returns with QUARTERTHING

  “I need a moment, I need atonement, it’s more than music.” Friday was a big day for Chicago releases,

BBU’s UNKL EPIC Launches New Project with “Fight Back” (prod by Alo)

  “mind on vegan, pockets on White Castle, embrace my contradictions cause my truth is who I battle.”  For those

Vic Mensa (once again) sets fire to LA Leakers Microphones

The whole making mixtapes from radio freestyles is a dead trend, but if Vic Mensa were to bring it back,

Sterling Hayes Delivers a Haunting New LP in SideFX

People want authenticity. I often ask my students, ‘what don’t you like about music?’ One of the biggest responses is

Navarro Blends Worlds On Modern Mexican Art: Radio Sondido

“I done paid my dues and have some changed left.” Navarro, known well throughout Chicago’s underground Hip Hop scene as

SHIRT Shares His Thoughts On Ye With “It Be Your Own Drums”

“I don’t care if you made the album in the Everglades, Or in partnership with Tesla, K, your shit wrestling