Westside Chicago: Grand National Ink release “New Age” album | @GrandNatInk

Support Grand National Ink Real Chicago Music and Real Hip-Hop! I hear a lot of complaints about the lack of talent in Hip-Hop in the past 10-15 years. I am one of those people who complain because the BS music seems to have killed off real rap, real hip hop, real music. I agree that the need for natural talent has declined a lot, as the thirst for big business in Hip-POP grew. Its so bad that people who aren’t even real artists like “Cash-me-outside”, “Tay-K’ and a multitude of others have been sought after by major labels in hopes […]

Grand National Ink #NewAge hits all the websites on #Nov21st | @GrandNatInk

Grand National Ink #NewAge hits all the websites on #Nov21st  Hec Nation and FM Grand (Grand National Ink) held us down with dope music this year. First they came with “Who Does That” single and video, next they linked with #UrbanGrindTv for the “Chi to Memphis Vlog“, they hooked up with Dj Smoke to bring you the “Live From The Chi” mixtape, we came back with the latest video “Running On the Set“, and now we have the “New Age” album that drops Nov. 21st! As you see these dudes been grinding hard!  Chicago based artist Hec Nation and FM Grand come together […]

Wazzup Exclusive: Random Tanner “Long Days Late Nights” on Spotify | @RandomTanner1

Iowa resident and artist Random Tanner (RT) has been in the game for over a decade. After linking up with DJ K Yung who now manages him and new label MidSouth Muzik his new rebrand has brought in more than just a new name. After changing his name from Skeez to RT, he’s been producing and promoting almost a show a week for over 4 months nonstop. It was time to drop a new single under his new name and record label. The beat was re-done by Don Cruise of MSM and features underground house hold name Jelly Roll and Orlando’s Jon Young. The song is a […]

Dj Smoke – Dope Shxt Vol. 2 | @DjSmokeMixtapes

  Chicago’s own Dj Smoke has been in the mixtape business for close to 10 years. During this time Dj Smoke has released well over 500 mixtapes. Over the years Dj Smoke has worked with more than 1000 independant/unsigned artists. Dj Smoke is one who supports indie and unsigned artists music, especially Chicago artists.    Today we cover Dj Smoke’s latest release, Dope Shxt vol. 2. This mixtape features new music from your favorite artists like Lil Bibby, Yo Gotti, Prodigy, Amine, Hell Rell, Dave East, Mike Will Made It, Coca Vango, Twista, and many others. On this mixtape you will find […]

Long Island rapper E-Reign delivers The New York Times Vol. 1 | @EReignESM

Long Island rapper E-Reign links up with Chicago’s own Dj Smoke to deliver The New York Times Vol. 1. This mixtape is led by 3 singles, Grands, Rags to Riches, and Shake Em Up.  We have covered E-Reign several times throughout 2016. During that time E-Reign released his “Future of New York” mixtape series along with several singles, and a handful of videos. In the past year and a half E-Reign has increased his buzz 10 fold. He did this by staying consistent, releasing quality music, being active in the streets, and impacting the net.  E-Reign has well over 100K streams of “Future of New York” mixtape series, not to mention countless […]

[Mixtape] Calico Blue – The Pursuit | @Calico_Blue @PromoMixtapes

 Calico Blue born Antoine Freeman December 7, 1987 in Jacksonville, FL is an American hip hop/rap recording and performing artist. Calico brings a refreshing sound to today’s music scene. He has a revitalizing sound in an era of hip-hop where much of the music sounds alike. Calico Blue has a deep hypnotizing voice that can be closely compared to the likes of Kevin Gates, Gorilla Zoe or Trae Da Truth. Before we get into the mixtape lets discuss “Glow” Calico’s first single produced by M. Geezy. Glow, the intro to “The Pursuit” mixtape is where Calico delivers a gritty, smooth and bold statement to the culture. This statement being that, […]

Video: @itsrivergreene – From me to you – Prod x Flygo

itsrivergreene – From me to you – Prod x Flygo In a short amount of time River Green’s music has garnered enough traction to earn him shows with national recording hip-hop artists T.I. & Tyga, airplay on WBTF |107.9 FM The Beat, and a 2015 nomination for Best New Artist in Kentucky. He is one of the most talked about rap artist you may not be talking about. Ye, when it comes to humble beginnings, River Greene knows all about them. From the start, the up-and-coming rapper from Lexington, Kentucky has had the odds stacked against him, a troubled childhood, […]

Music: @TwoCupEli – Lonely (Prod. By Eli Saf & Rashaun)

TwoCupEli – Lonely (Prod. By Eli Saf & Rashaun) Eli Saf returns from a year hiatus with a phenomenal single called “Lonely” Produced by the versatile emcee himself alongside producer Rashaun. Smooth verses with a Cudi flow one can only hope Eli Saf is back to stay handing out gems. Check out the hot single below Twitter: @TwoCupEli @I_am_Rashaun

Music: @MusicByMercy – Coke Run (Prod. by Solidified )

MusicByMercy – Coke Run Swamp Thing has been pushed back until early next year. However illustrious keeps their promise with a new release next week and unexpectedly plan to drop a exclusive ep “Montana Lives Forever” from Mercy. To help tell his story, MeRCY looked for inspiration in “Scarface,” the 1983 movie in which Tony Montana (Al Pacino) stakes a claim on the drug trade in Miami. Tony eventually becomes the biggest drug lord in the state, controlling nearly all the cocaine that comes through Miami. In an unprecedented move, MeRCY decides to release a Solidified-produced banger called “Coke Run” […]

Video: @FastLifeATLANYC – “Rolex State of Mind” (Official Video)

FastLifeATLANYC -Rolex State of Mind Emcee “Fa$tLife” releases the visual to his trendy single “Rolex State of Mind”. Which pushed over 65 thousand plays on Soundcloud. Produced by Southside of 808 Mafia Ed Weathers (Fast Life) was raised in Atlanta, Georgia. Throughout his career, he has worked with a variety of mainstream rap artists including Future and Waka Flocka Flame, as well as European producers and DJ’s, such as Jesse Rose and Diplo. His last official project was the smooth yet heavy EP “From Time“, featuring production from 808Mafia, VillaBEATZ and Fast Life himself. Fast Life, along with his Fast […]