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Chi’s Interlude II – [femdot]

By Cole Bennett // 13 Aug 2019

When thinking back to when I first discovered femdot’s music and looking at where he is now in his career one thing is clear, he has came a long way. He has grown into one of the leaders in Chicago’s music scene by building one brick at a time, and today he is returning with the latest brick to his kingdom, in the form of “Chi’s Interlude II”. If you have been following femdot for as long as we have then you surely remember his original ‘chi’s interlude‘ that he released back in 2017, so with naming this new joint the second of the series of sorts it had to be great, and of course femdot came through with yet another classic record! I loved this new release and I got a good feeling that you might as well, check it out! Produced by Charles Lauste video directed by easys reel

Hooch – [Warhol]

By Cole Bennett // 12 Aug 2019

Chicago native Warhol has been on a hot streak and he is continuing to provide the heat with his latest song, “Hooch”. Over the years, Warhol has proven that consistency is one of his biggest strengths, releasing music at an unprecedented pace and maintaining a loyal, diehard fanbase in the process while gaining new fans on the daily. On “Hooch”, his flows feel almost automatic, navigating the beat effortlessly with his signature grimy style. His menacing bars are amplified by producer Staccato’s ominous instrumental, adding an even harsher edge to Warhol’s already gloomy sound. This song is bound to appeal to fans who have been listening to Warhol for a minute and also serves as a quintessential introduction for new listeners. As he sits on the verge of next-level acclaim with an already big year behind him, Warhol does what he does best on this track and reminds us once again why he’s been a favorite artist of our’s for years. Listen to “Hooch” below!

Adam 22: The Daily Rundown (A Lyrical Lemonade Exclusive)

By Cole Bennett // 13 Sep 2017

A few months ago I shot a few episodes for our new interview series, The Daily Rundown, but unfortunately I’ve been so busy that I haven’t had chance to edit any of them until this past week.  This is a brief series to give you a bit of insight on the typical day-to-day routines of some of our favorite creatives.  We will be covering musicians, tastemakers, producers and more throughout the series.  Our first episode is with the notorious Adam22, better known as the owner of No Jumper.  Throughout the 10 minute piece, he speaks on what he listens to in the shower, some of his favorite meals, what he enjoys doing on the weekend and more. Enjoy!

The Lyrical Lemonade Christmas Cypher 2.0

By Cole Bennett // 27 Dec 2016

It is always a great thing seeing people of all different parts of the city come together at one space to display their talents. This time around we gathered young, aspiring artists for our second installment of the Christmas Cypher.  Check it out below! Shot + Edited by Pat Banahan  

Like That – [NuWorld Kayo] ft. [theMIND]

By Cole Bennett // 15 Nov 2016

A couple weeks back we introduced you to Kayo’s latest single featuring theMIND – Like That.  Today, we proudly bring you the visuals to this masterpiece Kayo cooked up.  As stated before, The NuWorld representative brings a whole new sound to the table. With the assisting video, this amazing track really comes full circle.  What’s next for Kayo may be huge, but only time can tell – so stay tuned.  Enjoy this breath of fresh air, below!

Like That – [Kayo] ft. [TheMIND]

By Cole Bennett // 31 Oct 2016

If you are not already familiar, it is time to get in tune with Kayo.  A new, refreshing sound out of Chicago that will be sure to catch your attention sooner than later.  For his latest release, Like That, he rides the Donato-produced track with an incredible flow and engaging word play.  He also is accompanied by a soothing set of vocals from theMind.  Get ready for the official video dropping soon, but for now check out the audio below and let us know what you think!

Go To The Wendy’s – [BRENTRAMBO]

By Cole Bennett // 19 Oct 2016

A couple months back I had the opportunity to spend a night in Hollywood with rising producer, BRENTRAMBO.  We decided to just take the night as it came as we documented it with a music video.  Brent has been receiving an ample amount of recognition, and that goes with good reason.  He has done quite the job of separating himself from other producers with his sound.  Yet, beyond his sound, he has a persona to him that can draw in just about anyone and everyone.  Enjoy “Go To The Wendy’s” below.

LL Presents: The Matt Muse Q&A

By Cole Bennett // 3 Oct 2016

For this week’s Q&A, we’re looking to familiarize you guys with Chicago native, Matt Muse.  Matt has a sound that is unique and engaging.  A sound that needs to be heard, get in tune below with our brief interview + suggested listen below. — CB: Who is Matt Muse, introduce yourself. MM: Yoooo I’m a Hip-Hop artist, producer, song writer, and chill dude from the South Side of Chicago. I love Hip-Hop, my city and its people and I try to put that love into all the tunes I create. — CB:  Things have just started catching fire for you, what do you think it is that got the ball rolling? MM: Being consistent and graduating from school. I started making music while at school at NIU years ago, but only had access to a small (while still loyal) crowd up there. After graduating in May I came back to Chicago and have been pushing my music heavily ever since. The positive results are rolling in more consistently now that I’m able to be around more consistently. I also think the quality of the tunes I’ve put out this year so far have played a huge role in the ball rolling. People …