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CVU Exclusive: Team Bayside High feat. Hollywood Holt x Show You Suck – “Get Buck” (Live @ North Coast Music Festival 2012)

Team Bayside High

(Photo via Mad Lab Photography)

Exclusive here at CVU is HQ video of Team Bayside High‘s recent live performance with Show You Suck and Hollywood Holt. The performance comes from TBH’s headlining set Friday, August 31st at North Coast Music Festival, and features the MCs joining the DJ team for “Get Buck,” Bayside’s recent collaboration with Holt. Watch that performance below, followed by a download of the track. And watch for more North Coast 2012 content to post this week at CVU.

(Video filmed and produced by Colleen Mares of The Axis World and Lewis & Clark.)

New CVU Podcast Cover Story Series: Show You Suck x Stefan Ponce!

This week on the ChicagoVerseUniteD Cover Story Series audio podcast: Show You Suck x Stefan Ponce! In an interview recorded at Code Of Conduct, the MC and producer team of Show You Suck and Stefan Ponce discuss their new Girls Girls Girls EP, how the collaboration came together, and the improvisational nature of the effort. Stream or download that podcast below, following the exclusive CVU premiere of Show You Suck and Stefan Ponce’s “All Love Everything” track. And look for Girls Girls Girls to drop on August 3rd.

Show You Suck x Stefan Ponce – “All Love Everything”

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, Soundcloud, YouTube, Vimeo, Tumblr, and Pinterest.

Show You Suck Shouts Out Teamwork In New “Hunter Hearst Helmsley” Treatment

Posted in Show You Suck by Jaime Black on May 7th, 2012

Chicago MC Show You Suck has posted a treatment for his track “Hunter Hearst Helmsley – Homies Help Homies,” off the artist’s One Man Pizza Party 2: Mo Slices Mo Problems effort. The video features Show’s hypeman Auggie the 9th, as well as a cameo from RedEyeChicago.com‘s Ernest Wilkins, and was shot between the Congress and Jugnaut. Find that clip below, following a download link for Show’s most recent cut, “Kiss My Butt,” with the rapper’s CVU podcast in support of OMPP2 in between.

Show You Suck – “Kiss My Butt”

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Show You Suck Dominates Austin And Chicago With Appearances Just About Everywhere

Posted in Show You Suck by Jaime Black on March 28th, 2012

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Is Show You Suck the hardest working man in the Chicago rap community? The artist seems to be at every Chicago hip hop event, both in and out of the city, either as a performer, or an event MC.

While at SXSW earlier this month, the Chicago MC returned to the CVU podcast to discuss his time in Austin. That interview can be heard below.

Speaking of the artist’s Austin adventures, Kill The Fill Entertainment was on site with the MC to document his trip. Find those chapters below.

Also documenting SYS at SX was MTV’s Sucker Free, who captured the rapper at the Ruby Hornet Digital Freshness party.

Get More: Sucker Free, Full Episodes

Speaking of MTV, the network’s online portal recently premiered the new Show cut “Rest in Pizza,” which will appear on the forthcoming final installment of the One Man Pizza Party release series. Find that at the highlighted link, and check out Show’s new treatment for the track “All Based Everything,” produced by Fly Kite Media, followed the artist’s appearance in the new City Of Win lookbook promo.

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New Dynasty Podcasts Album: SXSW 2012!

This week on the ChicagoVerseUniteD audio podcast: Dynasty Podcasts: The SXSW 2011 Album, featuring interviews recorded or broadcast live on location at this year’s SXSW. Host Jaime Black checks in with YPMartin Atkins, Show You Suck, Archie Powell of Archie Powell & The Exports, Scattered Trees, and Jessica Galliart and  Lenny Gilmore of RedEyeChicago.com! The album also features the podcast of a live Dynasty broadcast featuring Shaun Barrett of The Sound Scene and Amy Dittmeier of Heave Media, recorded at the end of SXSW! Stream or download that podcast album above.

Dynasty Podcasts: The SXSW 2012 Album
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The Chicago MC discusses his deal with Universal Republic and why he’s working harder than ever these days. YP also teases details on his forthcoming project, No Doz.

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The music industry veteran looks back on SXSW’s growth over his time coming to the festival, and discusses his teaching ventures and other projects.

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Show You Suck discusses his performances at SXSW and getting press on MTV.

CVU159 - Archie Powell & The Exports
Archie Powell checks in at SXSW to discuss his group’s forthcoming Great Ideas in Action effort.

CVU160 - Scattered Trees
The group returns to the CVU podcast to tease details about their next forthcoming full length, including a general release period, their new material’s more upbeat sound, and whether they have a title for the record yet.

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Jessica Galliart and Lenny Gilmore of RedEyeChicago.com discuss their coverage of SXSW.

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Shaun Barrett (The Sound Scene) and Amy Dittmeier (Heave Media) reflect on their SXSW experience in the podcast of a Dynasty live broadcast which streamed at the conclusion of the festival.

ChicagoVerseUniteD is a weekly music and nightlife podcast series, hosted by Jaime Black and  recorded out of The Music Garage in Chicago. 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.

The CVU 2012 Forecast / New CVU Podcast Cover Story Series: Show You Suck!

For this month’s ChicagoVerseUniteD cover story, every day in January will preview 2012 plans for a Chicago talent or tastemaker. Today: Show You Suck!

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This week on the ChicagoVerseUniteD Cover Story Series audio podcast: Show You Suck! In an interview recorded at The Music Garage, the Chicago rapper delves into his recently released mixtape, One Man Pizza Party 2: Mo Slices, Mo Problems, as well as the origins of his stage name, his preferences when it comes to pizza, and his upcoming plans for the new year, including a forthcoming remix EP. Stream or download that podcast below, followed by the video for “Healthy,” and following a link to the OMPP download page (via Ruby Hornet). And catch Show You Suck live this Friday, January 13th at Reggie’s, as well as at Digital Freshness on Saturday, January 21st at Beauty Bar.

Show You Suck – One Man Pizza Party 2: Mo Slices, Mo Problems


ChicagoVerseUniteD is a weekly music and nightlife podcast series, hosted by Jaime Black and produced by Leyla I. Royale, and  recorded out of The Music Garage in Chicago. 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.

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Netherfriends Look Towards ‘Middle America’ On Next Release, Drop “Full Of It” Remix Feat. Show You Suck

Posted in Netherfriends,Show You Suck by Jaime Black on November 7th, 2011

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It’s never not a busy time for Shawn Rosenblatt’s Netherfriends project, and right now is no exception. First up, the act has signed with local label Kilo Records, joining the likes of Loyal Divide, The Loneliest Monk, and Stephen Paul Smoker. Kilo will release Netherfriends’ forthcoming Middle America album, comprised of the first 12 songs off the act’s ambitious 50 Songs 50 States effort, which collects one song written and recorded in each state over this last year. Middle America will be available digitally via Kilo on February 7th of next year, but the effort is already available as a cassette via Plustapes.

Also available from now from Netherfriends is a remix of the act’s track “Full Of It,” the original of which can be found on the act’s recent Netherfriends Does Nilsson collection. The funk-laden treatment features Chicago MC Show You Suck, and can be downloaded by tweeting the following message:

Go download “Full Of It” by @Netherfriends feat. @ShowYouSuck right now! http://www.netherfriends.us via @Kilo_Records

For more from Show You Suck, download his latest EP Pentagrams In Bathrooms for free here, and watch the video for the rapper’s “Clam Chowder Soup” cut below.