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NEW VID: FEMDOT “SOUL”

After an explosive 2016, Femdot is def one of our candidates for a huge 2017. Today he drops his new visual for the low key “Soul”, but don’t let that descriptor fool you as this one is def impactful. Be on the look out for more from dude this year,…

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NEW VID: RADAMIZ X HISTORY “poweR”

In the time when we were putting together our big Countdown 2 Midnight tape, one of the illest discoveries we made was a project called Writeous from a BK emcee we knew little about, but the music spoke for itself, this was some gully fuckin’ shit made with precision. Since that time…

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RECAP: WBEZ X VOCALO X YCA BLOCK PARTY 2017

The winter block party has a been a dope event for the past couple years put together by WBEZ, Vocalo, and YCA. This year the spotlight was on the most vital asset in the current Chicago Hip Hop wave in celebrating some of the great, talented women that have graced…

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RECAP: ***ALL SMILES*** 1/26/2017

  Photos from 119′s own Mike Bump Once again JonesKorp and 119 got it LIT at Tonic Room for the very successful return of ***ALL SMILES***.  After a December hiatus, the new year is alive and well with the type of show ***ALL SMILES*** is known to bring, as we…

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NEW HEAT: KAMI “SCENE GIRL” (PRD. KNOX FORTUNE)

Back when we were recording our Chicago Sight and Sound mixtape at LPeezy Studios, Papi Beatz and Knox Fortune were like kids on Christmas playing with a host of new synthesizers. Flash forward to now, Knox is EP’ing Kami’s debut tape and seems to have mastered the synths to such an…

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NEW HEAT: BRIAN FRESCO “MIRACLE” (PRD. MANO)

Save Money’s casanova is back with a big collab with Treated Crew’s Mano with “Miracle”. Fresco go’s in hard on this reflective joint, speaking in on the “miracle in his vision”, Mano of course laces this one to make it an epic. Hopefully you’ll hear more from Fresco soon.

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NEW HEAT: NA$IM WILLIAMS X L’S X MILLAY X CAM’RON “WAN’T IT ALL”

Na$im Williams returns with a big collab w/ some of Harlem’s finest. The track is big, with a sound you might not expect from Na$im who is usually known for his sample flips, but teaming up with producer LY-KEY ON THE BEAT, this is def something to bang in a…

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NEW HEAT: MOJEK “BINGO”

When we released last years collab with Mojek, we had only known the man as a Producer/ Dj, and he had confessed he could do some footwork shit back in his day. In the past couple months, we have seen the artist build out into a different direction; rapper. Let…

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NEW HEAT: RICH JONES “VEGAS”

Rich Jones returns with his long awaited Vegas. 4 tracks in total produced by collaborator Ryan Lofty, Vegas shows Rich’s versatility as he works with new means in his songwriting arsenal. Something different, yet unmistakably Rich Jones, this one is def a highlight in the mans catalogue. Be sure to check it…

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NEW HEAT: SUNNY WOODS x MICK JENKINS x TWISTA x SUPA BWE “OnNat (Pull Up)”

Sampling one of the best Scarface tracks ever, Sunny Woods crafts an amazing track and curates an amazing collaboration between some of Chicago’s illest artists in Mick Jenkins, Twista, and Supa Bwe with “OnNat (Pull Up)” produced by WhoareI. This an apparent creation for Sunny’s Sunny Side Up 2, if you…

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