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Shades of Blue

Todays post comes from the energetic talent Vince Mensa, as he uses his latest single “Blue Shades” to speak on the current state of Flint, Michigan touching on the water situation and how the government don’t care about people in poverty. Explaining his perspective about America and how there is a imbalance that needs fixing. Using his words to encourage listeners instead of leading them on a path of destruction. Opening eyes to the truth and reality of life, corruption of government and how we must collectively build our own communities and stop looking for handouts. Challenging listeners to be the change they want to see in the world, it first starts with self. Make sure you check out this inspiriational song and video below and as always…

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Joey Purp is reinventing the art of hustle. The 22-year old Chicago native come from the SaveMoney crew: a group of individual’s raising from the bottom with ambition and perseverance. Providing a voice that is relatable to the youth, painting a picture that they can understand. The latest project Joey released is call iiiDrops, an 11-track album which features popular artist like Chance the rapper, Vic Mensa and Mick Jenkins all heavy hitters coming out the Chicago area. Using his charisma to tackle the social injustice topics of Chicago, with his personal experiences to serve as an example and encourage listeners to deal with their problems head on. The production has a soulful gospels feel with a heavy horn sound that uplifts the soul. Providing that Sunday morning good feel in your speakers. All in all this project is a testimony to youth going through the struggle and need some direction. Make sure you stream the album and videos and as always…

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The talented young Chicago rapper Noname Gypsy has unveiled a new single featuring SPZRKT titled “All I Need.” The song is coming from her upcoming project, Telefone planning to release later this year. Noname Gypsy probably sounds familiar if you’ve listened to any of Chance the Rappers releases from the past few years. The Chicago native keeps it pretty low key, but her unique voice and rhyming ability make her immediately recognizable on the track. SPZRKT contributes with a soulful hook that gels perfectly with the remarkably stealthy beat produced by a trio of Chicago producers Saba, THEM PEOPLE and Phoelix. Noname Gypsy casually murders the track, rapping about her personal qualities and how people try to change her into something else. Listen to “All I need” below and as always…


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