Rap recording artist GBG Fukemup opens the second quarter with his latest visual for “Freestyle”. The music video, which was shot in Chicago, shows a variety of raw energy, aggressive flows and 808 production all reflecting the realities of street life and unfiltered word play. But be alarmed, GBG Fukemup is a well diverse artist, ready to show and prove with rollouts all year long via his home label Last One Standing Music Group. GBG FUKEMUP OR FUKEMUP as he is referred to by close friends and fans is a Harvey Illinois, by way of Chicago-born Independent artist who has always had the rap itch.
Harvey, Illinois, suburb of Chicago, artist Ty Money releases his new EP entitled “Deadstock”. The five track EP is a collection of unreleased music from Ty Money. The EP is ead by the tracks entitled “Viktori” and “Backstory”.
1) How long have you been doing what you’re doing and how did you get started in the first place? 6th grade, me and boy Trend (C.A. Brown) booked studio sessions on the same day with the same engineer! LOL!!! Every since then, it’s been on with the music. We had a dope time working in that studio. I put this music in overload about 4 years ago foreal.
2) Who were the first influences on your music and style?
Scarface, 2pac, Snoop Dogg, Outkast, Twista (The Whole Chicago really). Greatness influenced me really!
3) What would you say is the most challenging thing about being an independent artist? Funding everything as a full independent powerhouse. Budgets are definitely needed in this game.
4) What do you think is the biggest barrier an artist like yourself has to overcome, to gain commercial success? More content, and bigger imaging and platforms.
5) Who are the most influential independent artists to influence you? Master P & Wiz Khalifa. Im intrigued with both their stories and how they overcame it all. I Studied it and watched it.
6) What’s your biggest advice for other independent artists to step up their business? Tap in with important individuals, network and stay in contact with movers and shakers.
7) How important do you think touring and traveling is for independent artists in this day and age? Very important. Alot of people have to physically see you as well as see the overall hustle.
8) Do you have an upcoming project? If so, Tell us about it
Joint collab project with my homie Big Law called “Beacon Babies”, and I want to drop a EP after that.
Ty Money has hit the ground running every since he was released from jail recently and he’s back with a dope visual for his new joint entitled “Triple Felon”. The track is produced by D. Brooks Exclusive and video shot by Toinne. Check it out below now!
Chicago’s own Young TeeTee and Harvey’s own Black Tha Don linked up on their new collaborative project entitled “The Black Young Project”. The project contains 13 new tracks with features and production from Asa2Times, Bowl King, Z Money, DJ Mil-Ticket, DJ T-Rell, ATL Jacob and more! Stream it on Spinrilla below and it’s also available on all other streaming platforms now!
Follow On Twitter at: @Young_TeeTee & @blackthadon!
Harvey, Illinois artist Chimeka formally known as Chin Chilla Meek is back with a new project entitled “Cool EP”. The project contains 7 new joints with features and production from The Boy Illinois, Novacane, Sunny Woodz, J Neal and Law Beatz. This is the first project of the upcoming trilogy she plans on releasing this year. Stream it on SoundCloud and is also available on all other streaming sites now!
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Despite being locked up at the moment, Harvey, Illinois native artist Ty Money released a new track in honor Martin Luther King entitled “MLK” produced by Novacane. Stream the audio visual below now!!
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Harvey, Illinois indy rapper King G.Dope dropped a dope new single entitled “Homage”. This is the first single off his upcoming project “King Of Harvey World” dropping soon. Stream or download on Spinrilla below now!
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Harvey, IL native artist Black Tha Don links up with Phor in his new single “Trust The Process” produced by Ace Make Dope Trackz. This is off his latest project “Black Friday 2” which is out now. Stream it on YouTube below and is also available on all streaming sites now!
Follow On Twitter at: @blackthadon & @phoreverim!
Chicago’s own Face Fly links up with Black Tha Don and drop a visual for his new single called “Peachy” shot by YungMacFilms. Check it out above now!
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