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Chance the Rapper @ the Metro [Review + Videos]

393 – DAMN -days in between Chance the Rapper’s 10Day mixtape and this year’s masterpiece Acid Rap. All that happened in between were sold out Metro shows, studio sessions with the RZA and Skrillex, profiles from Pitchfork, Vibe, Complex, a XXL Freshman nomination, a spot at Lolla 2013, and more. The Chathum, Illinois native celebrated his rise to the top of the Chicago rap, and music, scene this weekend with two sold out shows at the Metro. 
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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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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 “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 “Don’t Harsh My Mellow” (New Video)

Everything Kids These Days touch turns gold, and it’s the same with their latest track and first single off Trap House Rock, “Don’t Harsh My Mellow.” Not to mention it’s Austin Vesely directed, and what has he ever released that you didn’t love?

We’ve heard the song live a number of times, but the proper version is just as good. The same bone tingling, make you check over your shoulder, make you go wild when the hook drops vibe. Check out the video below and let us know what you think. KTD takeover!


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Week that Was (2-9-12 to 2-15-12)

Here’s the second installment of the week that was. Bringing you the best music from the past week, which you can stream on our site (once again, if this gains steam, I will include a zip download link at the bottom). If you have any suggestions, or tracks that I missed, feel free to comment and let me know!

Usher x Diplo – Climax

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Foo Fighters and Kids These Days @ Lollapalooza 2011

The 20th Anniversary of Lollapalooza culminated last night with a mind-blowing Foo Fighters performance, an ankle-deep mud bath and a Grant Park polluted with beer cans following a weekend of impressive performances from a range of artists. Two of the best performances of the weekend belonged to two very different bands: One, a Grammy Award-winning, legendary rock band, and the other, an up-and-coming Chicago band with barely legal teens and a style unmatched.

Foo Fighters

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