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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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  • @Cornbread217 knows how to get "Fly". December 8, 2020
      Midwest rapper/prodcuer/musician @cornbread217 has been honing his craft for well over 15 years. With a multitude of project releases, stage performances, and collaborations the Illinois stalwart already has a lengthy resumé. The ever-evolving artist continues his growth with the release of Negro's and Jazz the full length LP that spawned the single"Fly". "Fly" at it's essence is […]
  • @project_entertainment21162 is right back "On Dey Neck". November 30, 2020
      Dirty Da Don is a man of action when it comes to producing a lot of music and of course when it comes to the streets. The Illinois native brings the energy on his new single, "On Dey Neck". Keeping the pressure high over thumping production and of course on the block Dirty always knows […]
  • @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.