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Chicago (derived from a French rendering of the Native American word shikaakwa, translated as “wild onion” or “wild garlic”) was established as a city on March 4th 1837 and has since picked up plenty of nicknames along the way. The Windy City and Chi Town being the most popular, City Of Big Shoulders, Second City and unfortunately “Chiraq “ (due to violence) are also used when mentioning America’s 3rd largest city.

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  • @misterzone4 knows his name holds weight. November 17, 2020
     @misterzone4 aka Sensai Doog delivers his latest offering My Name Holds Weight. The Illinois native is known for weaving intricate tales of street life and a life on the grind. Having established himself as a force on the music scene with singles like,"Mula is My Bride" (The El Chapo Ztory) and "College Drip" with Benji […]
  • NEW VIDEO - @JaccBreeze is "So Numb". November 8, 2020
      Midwestern rapper/crooner Jacc Breeze continues his heavy 2020 release schedule. Jacc delivers his heartfelt single So Numb. Bringing his singing voice to the forefront while giving a glimpse into the troubles he faces Jacc, enlists Twenty One Seven Studios to bring his vision to life. 
  • NEW VIDEOS - @project_entertainment21162 drops a trio of new visuals. July 6, 2020
    Dirty Da Don has solidified his spot as one of the hardest working men in the rap game. Presenting his Quarantine Lockdown project finds the ever-grinding CEO/MC release a trio of new videos with "STFU" from 2020's Project Legendary 5, "Switch Up" and "Everythang Business". Stay tuned to @project_entertainment21162 for new content and releases.Check out the entire […]
  • @the_kid_wicked delivers his latest offering "Let It Ride". July 6, 2020
    Wicked Sweet has been taking his time crafting his sound. The Jacksonville, IL native is ready to set the world ablaze with his latest offering Let It Ride. Sporting 6 tracks and clocking in a a tidy 20 minutes, makes this an easy ride to get into. The project is available on all streaming platforms. […]