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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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Tokyo Shawn – Original Don (Flosstradamus Remix) [Download]

Presto aka Tokyo Shawn raps over Flosstradamus’ Original Don. The track is dope, the Savemoney rappers flow fitting perfectly over the frenetic J2k and Autobot pace. Check it out below, and download if you feel it. After the jump, watch the preview of Shawn’s “When I Met You,” which will drop in full on Valentines Day.

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Save Money Presents Mickey Factz, Kid Daytona, The Boy Illinois, Frank Leone [Pictures]

The Save Money army/crew/militia/better yet a navy stopped in Champaign last Thursday, December 6, 2012, bringing along Mickey Factz, Kid Daytona, The Boy Illinois, and Frank Leone among others with them. Check out some of our favorite pictures from the #savechampaign event after the jump.

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Brian Fresco “Steamer” feat. Chance the Rapper, Kami de Chukwu, Vic Mensa, Preston San

A track from Brian Fresco’s upcoming tape called Mafioso, featuring the best Save Money has to offer. All these dudes jumping on one track results in something very ill. Check it out and let us know what you think.

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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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[Mixtape] Kami de Chukwu – Light (w/ download)

Light is finally here. Featuring collaborations with some of the freshest and best faces in Chicago hip hop… Kembe X, Chance the Rapper, Vic Mensa, to name a few… Kami de Chukwu gets in on the action with one of the most anticipated mixtapes of the summer. He dropped “Home” late last night, and it’s been on repeat all day. The bar was set super high with that one, we’ll see what the rest of the mixtape has to offer.

The Savemoney clan has been killing the scene lately, and through several verse releases this summer, Kami began establishing himself as one of the groups best.

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