Tag Archives: Illinois

Scotty Music takes us into “The Kitchen” of Joliet and cooks up 7 tracks of dopeness – @ScottyMusic815

Scotty Music

Scotty Music releases his new album, “The Kitchen”. Scotty is an American singer-songwriter, musician and record producer. He was born and raised in Joliet, IL, a town 45 miles away from Chicago. Violence and gang activity was prevalent in the city but Scotty’s parents kept him in the church where he began playing the drums and other instruments in the …

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Quentin Becks new single with Ellis D and Eddie Yuma will have you screaming “Hell Yes” – @QuentinMFNBecks @Eddie_Yuma

Quentin Becks

With his #MIHI album coming, Quentin Becks releases another single off the album titled “Hell Yes”. The song features frequent collaborators Ellis D and Eddie Yuma, fellow Illinois artists. Quentin’s last appearance was this past July when he debuted the self-produced track, “Diamonds”. Tune into “Hell Yes” below and stay glued in to Becks’ social media accounts for future updates …

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GYBU Premiere: Kris Leshaun, Dezo & K Scudda debut “Me Or You”, introducing us to their newly formed crew, Safehouse773 – @Safehouse773 (@KrisLeshaun @fuckdezo & @TheRealScud)

It’s been awhile since we’ve heard from Elgin, Illinois artist Kris Leshaun here at GYBU. His solo work and cyphers have graced our pages in the past, along with releases from the FlyLive$ crew. Kris is known to crossover frequently in his music offerings. He can freestyle his ass off, something he inherited from his father, Ben “Maintain” Hahs. Leshaun …

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Theisy’s debut project may be titled “L.A.M.E”, but it is way far from the definition, tune in – @Official_Theisy

Theisy

Windy City producer Theisy makes his project debut with the nine track, “L.A.M.E”. Manning the entire production route, catch word play from artists such as Lil Zib, cheeky, AvE and K. Hay. This isn’t the typically gangsta and drill music that has dominated the area either. Expect to hear nothing but hardcore Hip Hop produce riddled with slick wordplay. Stream …

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Windy City emcee D2X goes into a nostalgic zone on the 6 track “Enjoy Life” EP, with the aid of Glohan Beats

D2X

D2X is a rising artist from the city of Chicago. He’s racked up thousands of plays on Soundcloud, along with an ever growing fan base. He’s worked with rising producer Kid Marquis, who produced G Herbo’s hit single, “Pull Up”. He’s also worked with power producer GLOhan Beats, who’s produced for Lil Uzi Vert and Gucci Mane. Recently, D2X debuted …

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Snowy Joey let’s his cold, Windy City upbringing shine on the 5 track EP, “Snow 4” – @Snow__Jo

Snowy Joey

Chicago’s Snowy Joey follows up his 2017 “Summertime Snow” EP with the release of “Snow 4”, featuring his hit, “Bad Boy”. With only one single feature from Osa North on “Houdini”, Joey effortlessly waves raps over a whirlpool of mega chilled instrumentals. The full project is now streaming on his Soundcloud page. Snowy Joey, a 22-year-old Chicago native, is focused …

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Chanelle Tru takes a “Complicated” situation and flips it around on a Jonny Yayo production – @Chanelle_Tru

Chanelle Tru

Chi-town singer/songwriter Chanelle Tru returns with a new single titled “Complicated”, produced by Johnny Yayo. While Chanelle’s voice continues to carry her name throughout the south and midwest, she is currently working on building her music catalog, and providing new material for her listeners while she completes her new project. “Complicated” is available on all streaming platforms.

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Emily Blue helps set the summertime tone for “Belong”, the latest from Chicago’s BardoAF – @WhereisBardo

BardoAF

Fresh off his new video “LongBoard” BardoAF drops a new gem for the summer “Belong” featuring Emily Blue. The soul influenced beat produced by Cornel East, gives an inspirational feel with Bardo and Emily’s melodic hook. From singing to rapping, the Windy City native likes to make bold statements that lifts his fans and keeps an uptempo style to match …

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