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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 VIDEO - @Jay2AintShit delivers his new video "February". July 15, 2021
    After a short break from the music game, Chicago native, Jay2 delivers his new single and video, February. The single can be found on Jay's recently released Send Heartss project. The song serves as a time capsule capturing a specific day, time and the emotional state of Jay2's love interest. Catch the video below and […]
  • NEW VIDEO - @misterzone4 welcomes you to the "Murder Stop". June 30, 2021
      Midwest rhymer, Sensai Doog delivers his brand new visual "Murder Stop". Taking viewers on a tour of his city, the Sensai leaves no doubt as to the roles everyone plays to make up the Springfield streets. With McCabe films handling the camera work for this one Doog brings his city to you. Check out the […]
  • @swiftisraelofficial brings the real on his "Trap Star" remix. June 21, 2021
     Swift Isael is taking the time to seize the moment. Mooskie's "Track Star" single is burning up the streets and Swift decided to throw his name in the ring for top remixes with his "Rael-Mix" of the current chart topper. Taking the stance of of a trapper, the Springfield, IL native/Jackson MS resident lays out […]
  • @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 […]