Following the treatment’s preview earlier this month, the full video for local soul outfit The O’My’s track “The Wonder Years” has hit the web. The song and video also features Chance The Rapper and Kids These Days‘ Nico Segal. Watch that film below.
Chicago soul group The O’My’s have posted a preview clip of their forthcoming visual, “Wonder Years.” The cut features Chance The Rapper and Kids These Days‘ Nico Segal. Watch that trailer below, and watch for the full treatment soon.
It’s been a good year in 2012 for Chance The Rapper, with the up-and-coming artist dropping his well-received 10Day mixtape earlier in the spring. Now, the rapper is set to perform the first official 10Day event happening tomorrow, Friday, June 8th at Lincoln Hall. Though the show is sold out, the MC confirms through his Twitter that a “VERY limited” number of tickets will be available at the door. Check out the artist’s 10Day release via the download link below, followed by the effort’s Chopped By Chase B treatment link after that.
Just in time for Mother’s Day, Chance The Rapper is back with another video off his recent 10Day release, this time for the track “Hey Ma.” Find that photo-laden Elijah Alvarado-directed clip below, following a download link to a selection of CTR a cappellas and the artist’s recent CVU podcast interview, and followed by a Savemoney video featuring Chance and other local talent. Catch Chance The Rapper live at a few upcoming local events, including May 18th at Subterranean (tix), June 1st at 600 W. Cermak for the “Prom Night” video shoot, and June 8th at Lincoln Hall (tix). And look for 10Day Chopped Up by Chase B to post on May 21st.
Chance The Rapper has been on the rise since even before his 10Day mixtape dropped earlier this month, and with two upcoming events, the MC’s ascent is sure to continue. First up, Chance headlines Subterranean (tix) on Friday May 18th for the Last Call monthly hip hop showcase. A few weeks later on June 1st, the rapper performs at a post-prom after party, happening June 1st at 600 W. Cermak. The event will serve as the video shoot for 10Day cut “Prom Night.” Get a triple fix from that release with videos below for 10Day cuts “Brain Cells,” “22 Offs,” and “Fuck You Tahm Bout,” all following the artist’s recent CVU podcast interview. And find 10Day as a download link below, or watch for 10Day to get the chopped treatment soon via Chase B.
At the end of last month, CVU visited Ruby Hornet‘s The Digital Freshness Under 21 Edition event, conducting Dynasty Podcasts interviews with a few of the night’s performers, including Kembe X, Chance The Rapper, and St. Millie. Now, a video of the above artists and more talent from that event (pictured above) freestyling prior to the show has posted online. Watch that Elijah Alvarado shot clip below, followed by the CVU: The Digital Freshness Under 21 Edition EP.
This week on the ChicagoVerseUniteD audio podcast: The Digital Freshness Under 21 Edition EP, featuring interviews recorded live on location at Ruby Hornet’s underage artist showcase last month. Host Jaime Black checks in with Kembe X, Chance The Rapper (pictured above), St. Millie, and Digital Freshness organizers Alex Fruchter and Manny Muscles, of Ruby Hornet and Jugrnaut, respectively. Stream or download that podcast album above. And look for more from Chance The Rapper in the lower part of this feature.
CVU163 – Kembe X
Chicago rapper Kembe X introduces listeners to his collective, The Village, while sharing details on his upcoming Welcome To The Village release. The artist also reflects on meeting Nas at this year’s SXSW.
CVU164 – Chance The Rapper
The rising Save Money crew MC reflects on his recent SXSW experience, delves into his anticipated new #10Day mixtape, and looks towards upcoming projects in the works. (Find more from Chance The Rapper in the bottom half of this feature.)
CVU165 - St. Millie
The young artist discusses his forthcoming No Religion But Up release, as well as working with Rockie Fresh and The Gift.
CVU166 - DJ RTC & Manny Muscles
The two event organizers and industry professionals talk about the motivation for presenting an under 21 showcase, as well as how other interested young artists can approach them for future consideration.
back at CVU later today below for Chance The Rapper’s #10Day mixtape. And to hear the effort in a social setting, head to the #10Day Listening Party happening today, Tuesday, April 3rd, at 5:00pm at Jugrnaut in Chicago. In the meantime, prepare for the mixtape with the artist’s video for his cut “22 Offs,” a #10Day promo clip, and a video chronicling the effort’s mixing sessions.
Update: Grab #10Day from the download link below, via IllRoots.
ChicagoVerseUniteD is a weekly music and nightlife podcast series, hosted by Jaime Black. CVU features interviews with the premier talent and tastemakers in the Chicago music and nightlife communities, and is published through the Dynasty Podcasts network. Follow along on Facebook, Twitter, Bandcamp, Soundcloud, Mixcloud, YouTube, Vimeo, Tumblr, and Posterous.