It’s the Real Interviews Roc-A-Fella. The Recap.

Our favorite Hip-Hop nerds’ rap to the Roc

By Icy Johnson aka William I. Holla aka Icillio Sparks “bbrrraaaap brbraaaaaap bbbrraaaaaappp”


Record labels come and go without leaving a mark on the music business, Roc-A-Fella Records wasn’t one of those labels. “We wanted to give one of our favorite record labels flowers while they can still receive them” said Eric Rosenthal aka ItsTheRealEric as he and his brother Jeff Rosenthal aka ItsTheRealJeff were interviewing some of the people who help build Roc-A-Fella to the one of the most beloved record labels ever.



Lil Chano from 79th is giving the Chicago Public School System a million chances to succeed

Chance the Rapper is donating a Million dollars to his hometown’s school system

by @icyjohnson


One of Chicago’s favorites son’s is putting his money where his mouth is by giving back to the youth. “Our kids should not be held hostage because of political positions” said the 23-year-old rapper. At his press conference to announce the donation he mentioned that he had a call scheduled with another Chicago rapper Common to discuss the raising of funds.


Curren$y (@currensy_spitta) – Been Real

Curren$y is one of my favorite rappers of all time. That’s right all time. Last year he dropped a project every month and if you count his official album release  “Canal Street Confidential” that makes music 1 project for 13 straight months, not including his YouTube series “Raps n’ Lowriders”.

“Been Real” is one of my favorite tracks from his last serving Andretti 12/30 for lines like this

“This is for those who wanna thrive not just exist/ to survive and surpass all this shit”

He backs up his motivational bars with clips of him going from handing out turkeys in his community to cruising through the streets in his Rolls Royce Wraith. That’s real.

#One16Goat by @vashtie

Vashtie drops a new mix just to let us know the magnitude of the January 16th. Here’s how she describes her latest mix:

January 16th is the birthday of Sade, Kate Moss, Aaliyah & FKA Twigs. In honor of these influential and iconic Capricorn women, I wanted to celebrate their lives through a special mix created by me.

Simply titled, #ONE16GOAT, for the animal associated with Capricorn, but also for the acronym “the greatest of all time” in reference to the goddesses born on January 16th.

Happy #ONE16GOAT Day, from your favorite Taurus! – Va$htie

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