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Brian Fresco & MC Tree “SoulMoney” [Mixtape]

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Save Money’s Brian Fresco and SoulTrap innovator MC Tree deliver their anticipated project “SoulTree”, which features production created entirely by MC Tree. The 10 track project features Sterling Hayes, Dally Auston, Christopher James, amongst others.

Underground Wonder Bar – “Follow The Fox” 03.29.14

Hyped from the start, Underground Wonder Bar’sFollow The Fox” was one of many anticipated events going down Saturday night. Needless to say, shit definitely did not disappoint.

Featuring four of Chicago’s most talked about artists – Brian Fresco, Mojek, A Billion Young, and Dally Auston, the whole city came out to show love. Chance The Rapper, making a brief pit stop in his hometown, came through early on the night showing love and hyping the crowd. Even with a tight schedule, Chance’s appearance was a great early reminder that not only are Chicago artists leading the music industry but talent in the Windy city is growing bigger, better, and faster than any other city.

Starting the night off was Mojek or Young Africa, another Chicago-based producer who hit his set hard with a mixture of smooth house tracks and remixed club tunes. Without a doubt, it was clear why he was leading the night. Throwing down crisp tracks while seamlessly upping the energy of the crowd and performers, dude had everyone vibing. Setting the mood for the night, Mojek does a great job transitioning for Brian Fresco and A Billion Young’s set, one of the many highlights of the night.

Brian Fresco was one of the many talked about names of the hour. And for good reason. His energy and his ability to command the crowd were so on point. By the beginning, middle, and end of his performance he had every person in every corner bumping and dusting the sweat off their foreheads. A Billion Young also threw down with Brian Fresco, hitting beat after beat while still showcasing their individual sound. Having already wrote about A Billion Young earlier this week, these guys are even more impressive live. With a special eye for detail and a real passion for their craft, these guys are definitely ones to watch.

Despite the high-note that these guys left, Dally Auston ended the night and came through with the same energy. Showing us why previous laidback tracks like “WSGT$” and “Hol’ Up” is just another layer of his work, Dally Auston gave the crowd another look at this creative process. Throwing down even more dope hooks, fresher verses, and lyrical emphasis, I am excited to see all that Dally Auston is bringing to the table.

All in all, great job last night! With a fusion of different music, fashion, and art lovers all in one room and supporting the music community, the love and energy was definitely a great reminder why other cities really don’t got shit on us. In other words, Chicago artists have and always will be the ones to put the industry on. Period.

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Kami De Chukwu x Joey Purp “Still Alive”

Directed by Verluxe. Produced by Stix & Thelonious Martin

A lot went into making this video come to life and the final result seems to make it look like it was all worth it. Kami De Chukwu and Joey Purp or by their group name Leather Corduroys of the Savemoney militia finally drop the video for “Still Alive”, which they originally planned to release in 2013. The video also features appearances from Vic Mensa, Chance The Rapper, Tokyo Shawn, Caleb James, Dally Auston, Brian Fresco and producers Thelonius Martin and Stix.

Look out for much more music from this collective including a Leather Corduroys LP slated for release this year, Tokyo Shawn’s Wave Theory and a new Donnie Trumpet project.