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Chicago Producer Files $10 Million CounterClaim Against Kanye West

Chicago, Illinois producer Eric “E-Smoove” Miller and his label, Focus Music Group, have filed a $10 million dollar counterclaim against superstar rapper Kanye West regarding several recordings West allegedly produced when he was younger. In August, West filed a suit alleging that Miller and Focus Music Group created fake documents, forged his signature and tried… Read more »

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Chicago Industry Vets Help Noonie Ward With Label

Harold “Noonie” Ward, currently on the cover of the newest F.E.D.S. magazine has started a record company to show love back to the streets of Chicago. Chicago native and music industry vet John Monopoly has lent support in helping Noonie cultivate relationships. Noonie has also been in talks with former Def Jam executives Russell Simmons… Read more »

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Common, Kanye Host Chicago Hip-Hop Summit

The Chicago Hip-Hop Summit took place Saturday (March 27) at the University of Illinois at Chicago Pavilion.Kanye West and Common hosted the event and Twista, Shawnna, Layzie Bone, Crooked I and others took part in a variety of discussions, ranging from police brutality, the surveillance of rap artists, the HIV/AIDS epidemic and other issues.”This was… Read more »

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Chicago Police Apologize To Ice Cube

Today was not a good day for Ice Cube, as The Chicago Police Department issued the rapper/director a public apology for issuing alerts that described the alleged suspect of sexual assaults in the area as resembling the former N.W.A member. The police released the alert Sunday, only to have Chicago broadcast stations simultaneously run clips… Read more »

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Chicago Rapper Running For President

Feeling that America is in a state of emergency and needs new and innovative leadership, Chicago rapper Brother El is running for President of the United States. Brother El’s campaign headquarters, also known as his very own independent record label, has proclaimed five reasons as to why he should be elected to office. They are:… Read more »

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Chicago’s NoID Inks Label Deal

Chicago producer NoID has inked a deal with Def Jam for his label, Face The Music. NoID has produced tracks for Common, Method Man, new Def Jam artist Diego & tracks for Jay-Z, which NoID said would be featured on Jigga’s album, or on an upcoming Roc-A-Fella Allstar album that is being recorded. The first… Read more »

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