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What's In The Tapedeck: December Edition

What’s In The Tapedeck: December Edition

Obviously we love sharing what we’re listening to with you guys, so our What’s In The Tapedeck column on the sidebar is something we try to update regularly for ya. Realizing that it often goes overlooked (yeah, you gotta scroll a bit to get there), we’ve decided to start incorporating a post each time we...
Lil Bibby - Better Dayz ft. Lil Herb

Lil Bibby – Better Dayz ft. Lil Herb

If you’re into Chicago rappers, Lil Herb and Lil Bibby are must-listens. The two up-and-comers have been making waves in the midwest music scene. Their new collaboration, “Better Dayz,” takes us through some of the many triumphs and struggles that accompany growing up as a black youth in Chicago. What makes the song is obviously the...
Interview: Lil Bibby

Interview: Lil Bibby

Photo courtesy of Two Brainz You often hear about how a performer “shut down” a concert venue with a particularly rousing performance. But Lil Bibby literally shut down the Canopy Club last week. The audience was so lit that a fight broke out about 20 minutes into his set. While it’s unfortunate that the show had to be cancelled,...
Lil Bibby Live at The Canopy Club in Urbana, IL (Video)

Lil Bibby Live at The Canopy Club in Urbana, IL (Video)

Chicago’s own Lil Bibby (literally) shut down The Canopy Club in Urbana earlier this week, performing crowd favorites from his critically acclaimed projects Free Crack and Free Crack 2. Two Brainz TV was in the building and captured Bibby’s recently released “Faneto (Remix),” which can be viewed above.
Chief Keef - Faneto (Remix) ft. Lil Bibby, Lil Herb & King Louie

Chief Keef – Faneto (Remix) ft. Lil Bibby, Lil Herb & King Louie

The remix the streets have been waiting for is finally here. Chief Keef‘s “Faneto” has been bubbling for some time now, and it’s about time we got the all-star Chicago remix we deserve. Keef recruits Lil Bibby, Lil Herb, and King Louie, with an additional verse from Lil Durk who recently released a freestyle over the...
Contest: Win Tickets to Lil Bibby in Urbana, IL on 3/31

Contest: Win Tickets to Lil Bibby in Urbana, IL on 3/31

Rising star Lil Bibby will take the stage at The Canopy Club in Urbana, IL on Tuesday, March 31st. The Chicago emcee caught lots of attention after dropping his Free Crack mixtape in November 2013. Songs like “Water” and “Dead or in Prison” have propelled Bibby to the national radar, and the 20-year-old spitter is primed for a big 2015....
Lil Bibby Live in Urbana, IL on 3/31

Lil Bibby Live in Urbana, IL on 3/31

Lil Bibby will be visiting campus for a performance at The Canopy Club in Urbana on Tuesday, March 31. The young Chicago emcee is one of the city’s brightest upcoming stars; his recent mixtapes Free Crack and Free Crack II were praised by fans and critics alike. Bibby earned XXL Freshman honors in 2014, and he’s...
What's In The Tapedeck: September Edition

What’s In The Tapedeck: September Edition

Obviously we love sharing what we’re listening to with you guys, so our What’s In The Tapedeck column on the sidebar is something we try to update regularly for ya. Realizing that it often goes overlooked (yeah, you gotta scroll a bit to get there), we’ve decided to start incorporating a post each time we...
XXL Unveils 2014 Freshman Class

XXL Unveils 2014 Freshman Class

XXL Magazine‘s staff unveiled its annual list of freshman artists yesterday, a group that will be included in the May/June issue of the magazine. It should come as no surprise that rappers such as Chance the Rapper, Rich Homie Quan, and Isiah Rashad each earned spots in the “Dirty Dozen.” It’s also great to see Chicago artists dominate this year’s list, with four...
Lil Bibby - Dead Or In Prison

Lil Bibby – Dead Or In Prison

2014 is Lil Bibby‘s year. The Chicago native garnered lots of buzz following the release of his 2013 effort Free Crack, and shows no signs of slowing down with his latest release, “Dead Or In Prison.” Stream this C-Biz produced track below via SoundCloud, and support the 19-year-old up-and-comer by downloading his next project, slated...
Lil Herb & Lil Bibby - At Night

Lil Herb & Lil Bibby – At Night

Lil Herb and Lil Bibby are scorching right now. And, as a new track entitled “At Night” surfaces today, it’s clear that the Chicago natives show no signs of slowing down. Produced by WDTH?, this record shows the pair’s versatility as they remix the 1984 Corey Hart single “Sunglasses At Night.” These two are a force on...
Lil Herb & Lil Bibby – Heir Apparents (Mixtape)

Lil Herb & Lil Bibby – Heir Apparents (Mixtape)

I had been hearing the names Lil Bibby and Lil Herb for a while now, but never gave them a listen until the guys at FSD decided to drop this compilation tape of their best work two weeks ago. And it’s safe to say that they’ve had a number of joints in constant rotation on my...