Chicago’s Lil Mouse is prepping the release of his forthcoming Mouse Trap 2 mixtape and to promote the release he has teamed up with fellow Chicago rapper Lil Durk for “U Mad.” The two locals have linked up several times in the past so “U Mad” serves as a sort of reunion for the two. Listen to “U Mad” after the jump.
Chance the Rapper’s highly-anticipated follow-up to his successful Acid Rap mixtape is on its way and today Chance shares “Sunday Candy” which is slated to appear on the forthcoming Surf project. Surf isn’t merely credited to Chance but to Donnie Trumpet and his band The Social Experiment. The band features Chance, Donnie Trumpet, Peter Cottontale, and Nate Fox. “Sunday Candy” features vocals from Jamila Woods. Listen after the jump.
Lil Durk has been dealing with some unfortunate legal issues stemming from a gun charge, but that isn’t stopping the Chicago rapper from dropping some heat this winter. Today he shares “I’m a Star” featuring Coke Boys head honcho French Montana. Listen after the jump.
After dropping the official video for “Circles” on Friday, SD is once again appeasing his fans; this time in the form of an album stream. Today, VIBE premiered the full stream of SD’s highly-anticipated debut album Truly Blessed. The album, which features production from Omen, Sonny Digital, DeeMoney, Devin Cruise, Cash Money AP and more, is now available in stores worldwide via Truly Blessed / iHipHop Distribution. Purchase SD’s debut album Truly Blessed via iTunes and stream the full album after the jump.
With SD’s debut full length Truly Blessed on the way (purchase here via iTunes) the rising Chicago rapper delivers the visuals for his “Circles” single. Produced by Omen and AudioBLK, the video for “Circles” perfectly captures the whirlwind and subsequent sense of despair that is SD’s world. The video finds SD rapidly flailing about in the Lord’s house and riding around in a Bentley, contemplating his very existence. SD doesn’t hold back on Truly Blessed, it’s all meat and potatoes for the 20-year-old rapper, as he depicts the harsh realities of his upbringing in the Windy City. Going along with SD’s signature raw melody and grimy raps is production from Sonny Digital, Cash Money AP and more. Watch the video for SD’s “Circles” after the jump.
In the second part of this interview series with Chicago’s SD, Rob Markman (MTV, Sway In the Morning) sits down with SD to discuss the rising rap star’s status with GBE. The veteran hip-hop journalist also salutes the young rapper for his bold decision to omit features from his new album Truly Blessed in the “features obsessed” era of rap. Watch part one of the interview here and purchase SD’s Truly Blessed album from iTunes here. Watch part two of the interview after the jump!
After the recent confrontation involving Migos and GBE member Capo, Fredo Santana has shared a track bluntly entitled “Go to War” featuring another fellow GBE/300 Chicago rapper Lil Reese. Fredo also had some words for Migos via Twitter, writing “@MigosATL I’m in LA but stop playing wit capo on bd for I get y’all whole camped killed facts my word is LAW so don’t test” Listen to “Go to War” after the jump.
In this video, Rob Markman (MTV, Sway In the Morning) sits down with rising Chicago artist SD to discuss his highly-anticipated debut album Truly Blessed. SD delves into the recording process in the first part of this interview series and elaborates on his favorite album tracks and how he determined which songs would make the final cut. Rob also reveals to SD one of his favorite songs that he’s released. Watch the interview below and purchased SD’s Truly Blessed from iTunes here.
Young Chop’s new album Still is currently available on iTunes and to support the release of the young producer’s new release he’s sharing “Ain’t Fuckin With Her” featuring Taylor Gang’s Ty Dolla $ign and Cap 1. Listen after the jump.
We here at iHipHop believe in providing hip-hop heads the meat and potatoes of the rap game. That’s why we aren’t playing by cosigning Chicago’s SD, whose debut album Truly Blessed, will be out in stores November 18th (you can pre-order the album via iTunes here). Peep the first cut “Circles” from the album after the jump.
Ever wonder what Chief Keef would sound like rap-singing over some SNES-style beats? Well, you don’t have to lose any sleep as he does just that on his new track “Now & Later”. Joining Keef on the track is West Coast’s Tyga who delivers some nasty porno raps over the video game beat provided by Da Brain. The track is set to appear on Sosa’s Thot Breaker due out Valentine’s Day 2015. Listen after the jump.
Seeing how we shared a Chance the Rapper featured track earlier today in Lil Herb’s “Fight or Flight” remix it’s only fitting that we unveil a new solo effort from the Chicago wunderkind. “No Better Blues” is a collaborative effort with The Social Experiment. Listen and vibe out to new Chance after the jump.
Chi-Town what up?! Three of the finest rappers out of the Windy City join forces on one solid track. Lil Herb’s Welcome to Fazoland gets a facelift with Common and Chance the Rapper jumping on the remix. Peep the visuals after the jump.