LLG Siicx

Some artists have a way of drawing inspiration from life experience. LLG Siicx is one of those artists.

Chicago native LoeLyfeGang Siicx has been rapping since he was 13. Despite seeing the hardships of those around him, Siicx fostered his talent, understanding that he has something special. Though it wasn’t until recently that Siicx took his own talent.

In the last two years, Siicx has released four music videos, two of which in the last two weeks. He has also been featured on a number of compilation mixtapes. Siicx is now working to complete his debut mixtape slated to be released at some point this summer.

Don of CashOverClout & Ace da Vinci – Duke Nukem

Westside native Don of CashOverClout joined forces with Ace da Vinci and aged themselves just a bit with “Duke Nukem.”

In yet another CashOverClout/SmartMouf collaboration, Don of CashOverClout and Ace da Vinci float over an Ace da Vinci produced beat on “Duke Nukem.” Named for the video game original released in 1991, “Duke Nukem” is two minutes and 56 seconds of vibes and sounds a little like a video game.

Don of CashOverClout rightfully takes pride in his performance, declaring “lyrically, this one of the hardest songs I ever did.” A hard lyrical performance that was absolutely necessary to be befitting of the Ace da Vinci beat. Don employed a laidback flow that emphasized his lyrics without overpowering the beat.

While Ace da Vinci outdid himself in the way of production, his lyrical performance was notable as well. Ace da Vinci’s flow while completely different from Don’s was equally perfect over the beat, making “Duke Nukem” complete and reiterating that CashOverClout and SmartMouf is always a dope combination.

Goonew & Lil Dude are Living a Mafia Lifestyle

Some lifestyles are uninterrupted by social distancing, stay at home, or shelter in place orders. Goonew & Lil Dude recruit Keezah to inform the world that the Mafia Lifestyle is one of them.

Maryland rap duo Goonew & Lil Dude are already ascending into rap superstardom and their latest single “Mafia Lifestyle” is only propelling them even further. “Mafia Lifestyle” appears on the pair’s latest project Homicide Boyz 2 and is a fan favorite. Rightfully so, “Mafia Lifestyle” combines gritty lyrics delivered in hushed tones with aggressive production for Spizzle Doe and it is a winning combination.

Goonew & Lil Dude are joined on the track by Keezah. The trio is just enough for mob action and obviously just what fans are looking for.

The visual is quite befitting. It captures images of the rappers delivering lyrics in hallways and on street corners with ominous lighting.

Nique Robinson Says What He Feels

According to Nique Robinson, his new EP Say What You Feel is based on his experiences with love and his perspective on telling the truth.

At just under 11 minutes, some would describe Say What You Feel as a masterpiece of minimalism. Nique Robinson delivered fours tracks of transparency, addressing some relationship issues that the masculine nature of hip hop seems to ignore.

BADBOY VT

As it appears BADBOY VT is on a roll. The Chicago based rapper has released three successful visuals in the last seven months.

BADBOY VT is a voice of the people. The rapper who is from the Garfield Park neighborhood of Chicago, raps not only to escape the hardships of his own life, but to inspire others who maybe enduring their own hardships.

After being released from prison in 2019, BADBOY VT started to take his escape more seriously. Through 2019, VT gained significantly notariety and appears to be charging full speed ahead in 2020.

BADBOY VT’s mixtape, Badboy Lifestyle, is slated to be rreleased in October. Fans can expect the project to be a “rule book to the streets.”

In the meantime, the best way to get familiar with BADBOY VT is through his videos “Momma I’m Sorry,” “Voices,” and “Emotional Wreck.” All three songs convey VT’s experiences in the street. Raw, real, and relatable the three songs are indicative of VT’s signature sound.

G The Mastermind is on the Go

Sometimes it’s necessary to step away from something to become better prepared for it. G The Mastermind knows. After a hiatus from music he’s back at it full speed with his latest visual “Go.”

“Go” is the lead single from G The Mastermind’s Don’t Count Me Out and what a way to return to music. It’s been four years since G The Mastermind released an album and its obvious that the fans were ready, but not as ready as G The Mastermind.

“Go” is an uptempo look into the way G The Mastermind lives his life and the perfect capture the attention of music lovers after being away for so long. The visual certain falls in line with the vision. Filmed by Versus Visuals, the “Go” video is high energy.

Since its release “Go” has been viewed 40,000 times.