Michelle Obama To Release Hip-Hop Album For Fitness Campaign
First Lady Michelle Obama is gearing up to release a Hip-Hop album. That is not a misprint. Although Mrs. Obama won’t be dropping any verses, she has collected a handful of rap vets and younger acts for the record as part of her “Let’s Move” anti-child obesity campaign.
Naledge – “55th & Cicero” [LISTEN/DOWNLOAD]
Naledge gives fans another impressive track from his forthcoming street album Chicago Picasso 2, titled “55th & Cicero.” Producing trio, The Freshmen, laced the track with a heaping helping of that vintage stick-to-your-ribs Chicago soul.
Where Are They Now?: The Shining Stars of Rawkus Records [PHOTOS]
Established in 1996 by Bryan Brater and Jarret Meyer, Rawkus Records was once the prime outlet for underground Hip-Hop during a time when shiny suits, jewelry and large marketing budgets ran rampant in the music biz. No shots, of course. Many of your favorite rapper’s favorite rappers jumpstarted their careers with Rawkus. Besides a steady […]
Paypa ft. Emilio Rojas – “Serenity” [LISTEN/DOWNLOAD]
Chicago’s Paypa is coming back again with a new project entitled, Kim Jong Ill. The first track off of the project is “Serenity” featuring Emilio Rojas. If you are unfamiliar with Paypa, get a listen to his H.O.T.R. 2 tape which dropped a few months back. He stopped by the Hip-Hop Wired headquarters and talked about his previous legal […]
Naledge – #GoNaledgeGo Mixtape [DOWNLOAD]
Before he drops Chicago Picasso 2, Naldege gives us his #GoNaledgeGo with features from Paypa, DJ MoonDawg, Chip Tha Ripper, Rapper Big Pooh, Vic Spencer and more. One half of Kidz In Da Hall is another Chicago rapper who is looking to benefit from the recent shine his hometown is getting. Although he’s far from a new jack, […]
Exclusive: Paypa Reflects On Legal Troubles [VIDEO]
You may have seen Paypa’s name starting to resurface back on the blogs. Two years ago he was cutting records with Rick Ross and shared the same label home with Lady Gaga and Akon at SRC/Universal. Charles Ransom, Jr. and Ricky Brascom, owners of Paypa’s label Behind the Scenes Entertainment, were arrested with over 300 kilos of […]
Paypa – “I Do It” [VIDEO]
Paypa’s new one “I Do It,” is off of his latest mixtapeHenny On The Rocks II. Check the video and download the tape.
Paypa ft. Naledge – “Where’s The Love” (Produced By BINK!) [LISTEN/DOWNLOAD]
BINK! blessed Paypa and Naledge with an amazing instrumental for this new joint, “Where’s The Love?” H.O.T.R. 2, Paypa’s newest mixtape, drops tomorrow and features Raekwon, Chip The Ripper, Emilio Rojas, Shontelle and more. Get a listen after the jump.
Kidz In The Hall To Star On Online Reality Web Series [Video]
Chicago rap group Kidz In The Hall will be releasing an online reality web series as the rap duo sets up shop in Hollywood. The 6-episode series will follow the group as they work on their new album, Occasion. The first episode will premier this Sunday, June 5th, on mtv2.com as well as and kidzinthehall.com. […]
Kidz In The Hall Announce “Crowd Control” Tour
The dynamic duo of Naledge and Double O is hitting the road for new tour dates. Alternative Hip-Hop team, Kidz in the Hall, is announcing a 22-date national tour. Kicking off February 27 in Syracuse, New York the tour will be in promotion for their new album Land of Make Believe which hits stores March […]
David Banner feat. Twista, Naledge, Rhymefest, Skooda Chose & Lisa Ivey – “Something Is Wrong (Remix)”
Something Is Wrong _Ft. Twista_ Naledge_ Rhymefest and David Banner_
David Banner and Hip-Hop Unite To Fight Chicago Violence
The Derrion Albert murder shook the nation to its core, spotlighting a growing problem in the Chicago area. Especially touched by the tragedy was David Banner who teamed up with producer, 9thWonder for the release of the song “Something’s Wrong” in tribute to the young boy and others affected by the Windy City’s violence. Now […]
Kidz In Hall Going to the “Land of Make Believe” With New Release
Showing people it’s okay to be a rapper that went to college, the new school duo known as the Kidz In The Hall are prepping their next album with Duck Down Records. Titled Land of Make Believe, their third official project is set to be released October 13. In a trying economic time, this body […]