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Vic Mensa – Did It Before [Music Video] Directed by Austin Vesely

Vic Mensa drops the Austin Vesely directed, Mensanati produced video for “Did it Before.”

With the release, Vic announced the unfortunate break-up of his band, Kids These Days.

The Innanet tape is set to drop soon, and with Vic’s verse on Chance’s “Cocoa Butter Kisses,” we have high hopes. Check it out below.

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Alex Wiley – Jerseys & Loafers (feat. Vic Mensa) [Download]

Closed Sessions is awesome.  The label is owned and operated by Alexander Fruchter, rubyhornet founder, and Michael Kolar, the Owner/Chief Engineer of SoundScape Studios. They continuously bring together the best in Chicago hip hop, this time linking up Closed Sessions artist Alex Wiley with Kids These Days supaMC Vic Mensa, all over Chuck Inglish production. Made before kick off the the Super Bowl, you can check out a documentary about the pairing after the jump. Enjoy!

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ACITM’s Top 10 Music Videos of 2012

ACITM brings you a top 10 list of the videos you may have forgotten about, the ones you need to see again and the ultimate in the creme de la creme of music video cinematography from 2012. Check them out below and let us know if you agree with our picks!

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ACITM’s Top 20 Albums of 2012

There’s been so many great albums released in 2012, we’ve really been given a gift as music fans. Check out the Top 20 Albums of 2012 below, and make sure to let us know if you disagree with the rankings, the choices, or anything. We want feedback! Enjoy! Click the flag to get started, each album with have the songs you just cannot skip, the release date, and a little more. Be sure to scroll down below each album image to learn why the album made the list!

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*Make sure to scroll below the album cover when in the gallery*

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Video of the Week: Kids These Days “Doo Wah”

The visuals for “Doo Wah” from the KTD release Traphouse Rock just dropped. Austin Vesely directed, this guy has to be the hottest thing doing it in Chicago right now. He keeps making great stuff, with this latest one probably taking the top spot. Those who made your “2012 Video of the Year” lists already, might want to think about revising it after “Doo Wah.” Make sure to check out the video below, and remember, Kids These Days ain’t nothin to fuck with!

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The Kid Daytona, Mickey Factz, Save Money, The Boy Illinois, Frank Leone @ Canopy Club 12/6 #SaveChampaign

Following an opening slot at the Kids These Days show last week, Kami de Chukwu, Joey Purps, and Preston San hit the Canopy Club in Champaign Thursday night. The Save Money Army brings along The Kid Daytona, Mickey Factz, The Boy Illinois, and Frank Leone along with them, with doors opening at 10:30.

We’ll be giving away 2 free tickets to the show, all you have to do is comment on the acityinthemidwest facebook page with your favorite Save Money track. If you want to assure yourself a ticket, PURCHASE THEM HERE. $7 dollars for this much music is a bargain. Help #SaveChampaign by making sure you’re in attendance Thursday night. Hit the jump for tracks from each of the artists performing.  Continue reading

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Kids These Days – Traphouse Rock (Download)

The long awaited Traphouse Rock has finally dropped. Featuring production from Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy, the album has 15 tracks highlighting the different talents of the group, lead vocalist/guitarist Liam Cunningham, emcee Vic Mensa, vocalist Macie Stewart, bassist Lane Beckstrom, drummer Greg Landfair, trumpet player Nico Segal, and trombone player J.P. Floyd. Chance the Rapper gets the sole guest verse. Make sure to give the band some love and download the album!

A Letter From Liam Cunningham to the Listener

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Kids These Days “Bud Biliken”

Another track off the sure to be classic, Traphouse Rock. Name another band currently killin it like Kids These Days… not even 20, touring all over the US after shutting down Conan, with incomparable-to-anyone music. It can’t be done. If Derrick Rose is Chicago’s Bull, Kids These Days are slowly growing into Chicago’s band. Check it out!

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Kids These Days “Who Do U Luv” (Download)

Kids These Days dropped another single earlier today, and it’s a bit different than the stuff found on Hard Times. The band is really progressing, with this and “Don’t Harsh My Mellow,” Traphouse Rock has classic written all over it. The album will be out October 30th, 2o12.

Kids These Days – Who Do U Luv

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Kids These Days @ The Vic 11/24

Kids These Days have been on a music high lately- they released their new video for Don’t Harsh My Mellow last week and just today announced a headlining show at The Vic in Chicago on November 24th. We’ve seen these kids perform live a few times already and they kill every set. We’re already looking forward to this November show and are excited to continue supporting these Chicago artists. Tickets go on sale Saturday at 10AM, buy them.

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