Lil Durk Lends His Starpower On Tay B’s “Stashbox” Cut

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Words by Brittany Burton Visit for more information It’s been a stellar year for Lil Durk. The Chicago mainstay has held his own in a series of high-profile appearances that have done their part in buoying the young star’s growing catalog. In that same scope, Durk hasn’t shied away from lending his starpower to […]

FBG Duck Affiliate BCR Meezle Shot and Killed In Chicago

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According to confirmed reports, FBG Duck affiliate and cohort Meezle was reportedly shot and killed at a hotel party in Chicago. He was 27 years old. Visit for more information Meezle, whose real name is James McGill Jr., was shot and killed barely two months following the shooting deaths of FBG Duck and King […]

Chicago Singing Group Creates Christmas Drive-Thru, Passing Out Toys and Clothes

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Everything isn’t all bad and somber during this year’s holiday season. Some are finding as many ways as possible to keep their spirits up during our first quarantine Christmas.  Visit for more information A local singing group has transformed a parking lot outside a South Side Chicago tennis center into a winter wonderland, in […]

Chicago’s Homicide Clearance Rate Drops After Years of Slow Improvement

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Chicago has been the poster city for violence in America over the last decade or two. And after chipping away at a persistently low homicide clearance rate, the number of murders solved by Chicago police has dropped in 2020, department officials said Monday. Visit for more information The city has finally seen a reasonable […]

Chicago Woman Attempted to Sneak On A Flight to LA in Hopes of Meeting Jay-Z

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A woman from Chicago slid past multiple layers of security and somehow boarded a plane without a ticket at O’Hare Airport, hoping to fly to Los Angeles to meet none other than Jay-Z.  Visit for more information Yaazmina Payton was arrested at the Chicago airport early Sunday after the 23-year-old was identified as the […]

King Von Passes Away At 26

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Chicago-bred rapper King Von has reportedly passed away after succumbing to gunshot wounds. Visit for more information Per the AJC, an officer-involved shooting took place outside of Atlanta’s Monaco Hookah Lounge between two groups. According to multiple reports, the two groups in question were Von and southern rapper Quando Rondo’s camps. t the time […]

FBI: Black Disciples Leader ‘Big Law’ Reportedly Killed By Mexican Cartel

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According to a recent court filing from the FBI, it is believed that late Black Disciples leader Lawrence “Big Law” Loggins was shot and killed in 2019 while sitting in his car by the Mexican Gulf Cartel over an “unaccounted for” drug and gun shipment. Visit for more information This revelation came to the […]

Lil TJay Says Tekashi 69’s Team Allegedly Tried to Pay Him to Troll

Lil TJay Says Tekashi 69's Team Allegedly Tried to Pay Him to Troll

Since Tekashi 69’s release, he has been on almost every persons’ radar. The rapper has been trolling nonstop since his release from prison, picking an argument with almost every celebrity in the industry …. except Nicki Minaj and Akon of course. Visit for more information Recently, Durk and a few other Chicago celebrities made […]

Vic Mensa Releases New ‘V Tape’ Project Today

Vic Mensa Releases New ‘V Tape’ Project Today

Chicago artist Vic Mensa has today released his new 7-track titled V Tape on Roc Nation Records featuring the likes of Snoh Aalegra, Eryn Allen Kayne, SAINt JHN, BJ The Chicago Kid and Peter CottonTale. Visit for more information The excellent 26-and-a-half-minute offering from Mensa is fully accompanied by a visualizer to every track […]

Mother of Murdered Chicago Rapper FBG Duck Calls for Peace

Mother of Murdered Chicago Rapper FBG Duck Calls for Peace

Last week the city of Chicago was rocked by the murder of FBG Duck in the city’s downtown area. While the fear of retaliation rises, Duck’s mother, LaSheena Weekly, is asking for peace. Visit for more information “I am here today to ask for peace in the city of Chicago,” Weekly said at a […]

Chicago Rapper FBG Duck Shot and Killed In City’s Downtown Area

Mother of Murdered Chicago Rapper FBG Duck Calls for Peace

The gun violence in Chicago has taken yet another rising talent. Rapper FBG Duck was shot and killed today in the Gold Coast area of downtown Chicago.  Visit for more information The controversial rapper who has gained notoriety with songs like “Slide” was a fan favorite both in and outside of Chicago.  Chicago police […]

Calboy Releases Deluxe Edition to ‘Long Live The Kings’ EP Today


Platinum-selling, charting Chicago rapper Calboy has today released the 12-track deluxe edition to his Long Live The Kings 6-track EP that he dropped back in late February earlier this year on Polo Grounds Music and RCA Records (Sony Music) on all major streaming platforms. Visit for more information Calboy burst onto the scene two […]

Lupe Fiasco Releases New ‘House’ EP Today With Kaelin Ellis


Grammy-nominated, No. 1 charting Chicago rapper Lupe Fiasco has today released his eagerly anticipated new 5-track EP titled House in conjunction with producer Kaelin Ellis on both 1st and 15th and Thirty Tigers record imprints. Visit for more information While the new EP entirely self-produced collaboratively by Fiasco and Kaelin Ellis together, it also […]

Another Violent Chicago Holiday Weekend Leaves 77 Shot and 14 Dead

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Monday mornings in Chicago never start with positivity. In fact, Monday morning is a time where most in the city begin their week with the more horrific news of more people being killed at alarming rates.  Visit for more information At least 77 people were shot in Chicago since the start of the July […]

SOURCE SPORTS: NBA Really Wants a Second Bubble For Non-Playoff Bound Teams


The NBA wants to do something for those teams that didn’t qualify for the Orlando bubble. The league is finalizing a second bubble site in Chicago, which will host the eight teams who will not play in Orlando, according to ESPN‘s Jackie MacMullan. Visit for more information Teams are expected to arrive in Chicago in […]

‘Operation Full Circle’ Names 24 Chicago Gang Members in Formal Indictment

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The Chicago Black P-Stones Nation is at the center of a major legal investigation named “Operation Full Circle.” Visit for more information According to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois, investigators targeted members of the Black P-Stones Nation and the Wicked Town faction of the Traveling Vice […]

Common Celebrates 2020 Chicago Graduates with Special Video Message

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Common participated in the city of Chicago’s mass celebration for 2020 high school students. The event was broadcast across area channels and titled Grad 2020: For Chicago. Visit for more information The Chicago icon made an appearance and gave a special message. “You all have accomplished something that no other class in the history […]