New from Universal Republic artist YP comes the MC’s long-awaited No Doz mixtape. The 19 track effort can be found below, followed by the artist’s CVU podcast interview from this year’s SXSW, and the new video for No Doz cut “To The Moon.”
New from YP is the rapper’s anticipated Sleepwalking mixtape. Stream or download that release through the link or player below, via Live Mixtapes. And look for the artist’s No Doz release to post soon.
Universal Republic artist YP displays his passion for footwear in the new treatment for his track ”Kick Game.” The cut is produced by Chuck Inglish and can be streamed or downloaded from the player below, following the artist’s recent CVU podcast interview from SXSW and followed by the track’s video. And watch for YP’s upcoming mixtape, No Doz, coming soon.
Chicago rapper YP arrived to a warm reception and plenty of shows at this year’s SXSW, and now the artist’s official video recap (featuring a brief cameo of this author interviewing the MC) has hit the web. Find YP’s SXSW recap video immediately following his CVU podcast interview recorded at the Austin music festival, and watch for material from the rapper’s No Doz as it posts online.
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 YP, Martin 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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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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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.
As reported overnight by Fake Shore Drive, Chicago MC YP has signed with Universal Republic. Watch this space for more on all things YP. And check out the rapper’s CVU podcast interview from this past September below, available as audio and video, followed by the artist’s new video for his track “The Come Up,” off his Still Awake mixtape.
This week on the ChicagoVerseUniteD Cover Story Series audio podcast: YP! The Chicago MC visits the CVU podcast at The Music Garage to discuss the creation of his recently released mixtape Still Awake, working with DJ Timbuck2, and how the mixtape is modeled after The Notorious B.I.G.‘s classic Ready to Die record. Stream or download that podcast below, followed by a CVU video feature produced by Colleen Mares of The Axis World, as well a brief Elephilms feature on the rapper and the official treatment for “Who I Be.” And hear material from Still Awake live when YP opens for Mobb Deep on Friday, October 21st at Metro.
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ChicagoVerseUniteD is a weekly music and nightlife podcast series, recorded at The Music Garage and hosted by Jaime Black, with video by Colleen Mares of The Axis World. 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.
Because no one outlet can cover the entire Chicago music landscape, here’s what the premier tastemakers across the Chicagoverse and beyond have been up to lately.
-On a related note, Buzznet has posted an interview between Mat Devine and Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan. Find out what the two Chicago artists talked about here.
-And finally, Columbia College Chicago label Aemmp Records has a new web home. Follow along with them on Tumblr, and look for more on Aemmp this week, right here at CVU!