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Run The Trap’s Lollapalooza 2017 Guide

Every year thousands descend into Grant Park for another edition of Lollapalooza and I replace meals with bottles of wine. In 2016 the festival made the decision to extend to four days for its 25th anniversary. 2017 will also see four days of Lollapalooza in the heart of Chicago. As usual the lineup is packed with […]

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Run The Trap’s Lollapalooza 2017 Guide

Every year thousands descend into Grant Park for another edition of Lollapalooza and I replace meals with bottles of wine. In 2016 the festival made the decision to extend to four days for its 25th anniversary. 2017 will also see four days of Lollapalooza in the heart of Chicago. As usual the lineup is packed with […]

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Stream Vic Mensa’s New Album, ‘The Autobiography’ A Week Early

Originally scheduled for July 28th release, Vic Mensa and NPR gives a early gift with the release of his highly-anticipated debut album a week early. Featuring recent released “Wings” and “Rage”. The Chicago GRAMMY-nominated artist’s debut album, The Autobiography, features Weezer, The-Dream, Pusha T, Ty Dolla $ign, SYD, Chief Keef, Joey Purp, Dreezy, Saul Williams, and more. Stream it today before it’s worldwide July 28 debut via Roc Nation / Capitol Records and streaming in full now via NPR First Listen. Listen to the new album today, courtesy of NPR.

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Watch Chance the Rapper Perform the Best Tiny Desk Concert Ever

NPR’s popular Tiny Desk Concert series has featured several amazing acapella performances from the likes of T-Pain, Run the Jewels, and Anderson .Paak. NPR receives the instantly fan-favorite best performance from today’s guest, the Grammy award-winning, Chance the Rapper. During a recent visit to NPR, Chance and his band The Social Experiment lit up the office quarters with astonishing acoustic renditions of “Juke Jam” and Stevie Wonder classic, “They Won’t Go When I Go.” Chance also recites a poem in-between vocals that certifies why he is year’s most influential person on the net. Watch the complete concert above. Chance is […]

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Watch Towkio’s Tricked Out New Video, “Drift”

Chance the Rapper and Vic Mensa co-signed Chicago recording artist Towkio is making a lot of noise right now. Today, we get the release of his new full-throttled video, “Drift”. Paying homage to the car culture, The music video features the Save Money member riding around scenic Mexico City with professional drifters. It all showcases his impressive dancing skills and a little hot air balloon action. Directed by Todd Burr and Towkio himself, the rapper went on to talk about the importance of “Drift” via Twitter, tweeting, “If u hav ever had love for me plz share this vid! I […]

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Benasis – Ground Shake

Chicago DJ/producer Benasis is roaring to the top of music right now as a up-and-coming hotshot. Fans get an intriguing new release in anticipation of the forthcoming new project with the new track, “Ground Shake”. “Ground Shake” is a three-minute thrill ride of hard-hitting bass and infectious catchy bounce. Like a rollercoaster, Benasis’ build up and drop on the track is pulse racing and exciting from beginning to end. Benasis’ new track is the perfect jumping on point for newfound fans as he prepares the release of his upcoming new project slated for a late-2017 release. Hit the play above […]

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Towkio shares official music video for Lido-assisted ‘Drift’ [Watch]

Towkio takes you on a wild ride over this boisterous new Lido beat.

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Watch Vic Mensa’s Pharrell & Pusha T-Featured Video, “OMG”

It’s been a while since we’ve receive new music content in the headlines for Chicago recording artist/Jay-Z-protege Vic Mensa. Today, we get new video from the Roc Nation-signee featuring star-studded Virginia recording artists Pusha T and Pharrell Williams, properly-titled, “OMG”. Directed by Vic Mensa and talented Shomi Patwary, “OMG” shows Mensa and the goons riding around the tough Chicago street and interacting with the Save Money crew. The video features cameos from It features cameos from Joey Purp, Smoko Ono, Towkio, Hollywood Holt, GLC, Mano, KAMI, Young Chop, and Papi Beatz. Also featured on the video is “Shameless” actor Ethan […]

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“Bite Me” Drops Straight GAS of a Remix to Herobusts “Vertebreaker”

^. .^ Youngin’ from Chi-town is putting himself on in a BIG way. Racking up hundreds of thousands of views on his Soundcloud page for prior tracks and remix’s, “Bite Me” dropped straight Diesel Fuel of a remix to Herobust’s single “Vertebreaker” earlier this afternoon. Don’t get me wrong, the original was a banger, but,

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Chicago’s Premiere Electronic Music Festival: Spring Awakening

On the weekend of June 10, 2017 in the center of Chicago, Spring Awakening Music Festival blew up the city with a varied lineup featuring musicians from house, dubstep, and funk amongst other genres. Taking place in Addams/Medill Park, the festival was a short 10 minute Uber from the Loop, and easily accessible for those

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Run The Trap’s Guide to Spring Awakening Music Festival 2017

Spring Awakening 2017 is right around the corner you guys, and I couldn’t be more excited. For the second year in a row the fest will be calling Adams/Medill Park its home and will be packed with talent from Friday to Sunday. There will be two huge main stages along with a a handful of […]

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Mamby On The Beach is Much More than a Music Festival

Since its inception – Mamby On The Beach aspired to be much more than a music festival. It combined a gorgeous beach, a Chicago summer, incredible lineups and a huge roster of interactive activities to nurture mind and body. Mamby On The Beach 2017 will once again feature an eclectic bunch of activities free to […]

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Spring Awakening Announces Set Times and Special Guest

Spring Awakening, Chicago’s most anticipated EDM music festival, announced set times as well as a special guest this past week. The festival stole the attention of the festival world earlier this year with their all-star line up. Now, they have revealed the long-awaited trance arena special guest– Armin Van Buuren. The Grammy-nominated artist will be playing

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Chance the Rapper On Running For President: ““I Think When You’re In My Position As An Artist, I Can…”

Currently one of the biggest acts in the world and most recognizable humanitarian of Chicago, many have foreseen Chance the Rapper as the leader of the free world in the future. During a recent interview, Chance took the opportunity to answer if he will compete with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in the running for United States President in the next 4 to 8 years. In 2017 alone, Chance the Rapper has met with the Governor of Illinois to speak on the Chicago Public School System, donated one-million dollars to the CPS, and even encouraged fellow recognizable Chicago franchises like the […]

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Get Ready For The Next TRVPPED Show ft. Bad Royale and Gent & Jawns With This Mix From Bad Royale

React Presents in Chicago has been killing it with their branded shows lately.  Their Bass Kitchen and Trance Arena shows have already brought out big crowds to venues like The MID and Concord Music Hall. Spring Awakening Music Festival is even hosting a Bass Kitchen and Trance Arena stages this year. Their TRVPPED series is […]

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Chance the Rapper Remixes Francis and The Lights’ “May I Have This Dance”

Recently linking up with Kanye West for their song, “Friends”. Francis and the Lights connect with another Chicago superstar in Chance the Rapper for a remix treatment to their new song, “May I Have This Dance”. The song is from Francis and the Lights 2016 release, ‘Farewell Starlite!’. Identified as the sequel to the Kanye West-featured, “Friends”. Following up “Friends”, Chance appearances give the 2016 album cut a rejuvenated awareness to fans of both acts. On the remix, Chance speaks on his undying love for his baby girl on his touching guest spot. A visual for the song also featuring […]

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Chance the Rapper Remixes Francis and The Lights’ “May I Have This Dance”

Recently linking up with Kanye West for their song, “Friends”. Francis and the Lights connect with another Chicago superstar in Chance the Rapper for a remix treatment to their new song, “May I Have This Dance”. The song is from Francis and the Lights 2016 release, ‘Farewell Starlite!’. Identified as the sequel to the Kanye West-featured, “Friends”. Following up “Friends”, Chance appearances give the 2016 album cut a rejuvenated awareness to fans of both acts. On the remix, Chance speaks on his undying love for his baby girl on his touching guest spot. A visual for the song also featuring […]

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CONTEST : Win Two Tickets to Mamby On The Beach in Chicago

Attendees of the young beachside music festival will lovingly tell you that Mamby is much more than a festival – it’s a state of mind. For those with an open mind and a curious heart, Mamby On The Beach is an opportunity to escape the monotony of our daily routines and explore the most precious […]

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CONTEST: Win Tickets to Spring Awakening Music Festival 2017 ft. Diplo, Excision, Griz + More

  Spring Awakening Music Festival is right around the corner. For the second year in a row – the festival will be calling Addams-Medill Park in Chicago its home. It’s already shaping up to be huge. June 9, 10 and 11 we will see headliners by the likes of Diplo, Excision, Griz and Snails descend […]

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Chance The Rapper Launches Rapper Radio To Level Playing Field For Independent Artists

Chance the Rapper continues to create avenues for independent artists to flourish in today’s music without major label loans. His latest invention is the new song placement radio request website known as Rapper Radio. In a series of tweets, Chance from 79th shares the concept behind Rapper Radio and how it plans to be the tools every independent will depend on to get their popular tracks to radio without major label backing. In the tweets he shares: We’ve been working the past few months to expand https://t.co/FsWqemvBOB We’ve added leaderboards for supporters and other artists’ singles — Lil Chano From […]

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