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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 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. […]
  • 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 […]