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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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  • NEW MIXTAPE - Dunk "Trappa Talk" hosted by @DjJuiceOrtiz September 7, 2019
    Coming from very humble beginnings, Dunk has transitioned into one of the premier artists in his region. Determined to make his way out of troubled situations, he put his mind to his grind and began releasing tracks. Wanting to make his way out of the streets, Dunk released his debut full length mixtape, Trappa Talk […]
  • Blakk Rose is ready to "Race 2 the Heavens". August 8, 2019
    Kool Krew representative, Blakk Rose is ready to take the ultimate journey. The Illinois emcee is ready to Race 2 the Heavens and experience Beautiful Death. After a masterful performance at the Midwest Connectz "Summer Starter Pack" event Blakk brought his latest project to life. Checking in at 10 tracks with singles like "Motivation" and […]
  • Dark Cappa links with Gangsta Boo to warn everyone, "Don't Get Whooped". March 30, 2019
    Dark Cappa proves himself to be the Memphis connect when he links up with the legendary Gangsta Boo on his new release. The Illinois native let's his presence be known on the hard-hitting "Don't Get Whooped". Gangsta Boo lends her signature "Yeah Hoe" to the hook alongside a vicious verse on this club banger. Check […]
  • MUSIC - @Parissking links with @bigclutch @Imstidda & @Nikadee for "Vice Grip". March 12, 2019
    Canada is a hotbed for Hip Hop right now and King Pariss is no exception. Linking with Nika Dee, Big Clutch and ImStidda for the raunchy single "Vice Grip". Taking the term "tight lipped" literally, the north of the border crew deliver a smooth, sexually driven single. I doubt I'll ever look at tools the […]