The WGCI Big Jam is only days away, as your favorite rappers are headed to the United Center for the Windy City’s biggest rap show of the year. With scheduled performances from Kendrick Lamar, Future, Meek Mill, Omarion, Rae Sremmurd, Lil Durk, Dej Loaf, Monica, Twista, Do or Die, Chicago’s own Vic Mensa and many more, you need to be at the house that Michael Jordan built this weekend. And like any great music fan, we have already started to think about the songs that we absolutely NEED to hear this Sunday.
Hit the jump and check out our list of the 10 songs that we need to hear at the WGCI Big Jam, and if you haven’t yet, get your tickets now while you still can!
Dej Loaf is the biggest female emerging artist in rap music right now, and while she is a favorite for other rappers to recruit for a hook, the ‘Detroit vs. Everybody’ singer has just released the cover art for a project of her own. Dej Loafs forthcoming EP is titled #AndSeeThatsTheThing, so be on the look out for it. We are way more excited for this project than we are for overly long hashtags.
Check out the cover art for Dej Loaf’s new EP below.
Check out the music video for Casey Veggies’ new single ‘Tied Up’ featuring Dej Loaf. This West Coast rapper has definitely been gaining momentum this past year, as the former Odd Future affiliated rapper has had a core fan base for years. The new single can be purchased now on iTunes, and you can expect it to be another hit (following the success of his ‘Backflip’ record).
Watch the ‘Tied Up’ video below and check out our photos of Veggies’ recent opening performance for Big Sean in Milwaukee.
XXL has just released this year’s highly anticipated XXL Freshman List. This year 10 new talented artists will be featured on one of rap’s top publications, which include Raury, Dej Loaf, Fetty Wap, Kidd Kidd, OG Maco, Shy Glizzy, Godlink, K Camp, Tink, and Vince Staples (pictured above). Who do you think was snubbed on this year’s lineup? Who will become your next favorite rapper? Who has GOAT potential? And who will we forget in a year from now?
Listen to the official remix for Dej Loaf’s new ‘Me U & Hennessy’ single. Recruiting the talents of Young Money rapper Lil Wayne, this remix is definitely a must listen and a unique collaboration. And if you want more then you need to check out and download Dej Loaf’s Sell Sole mixtape (available now).
Listen to the ‘Me U & Hennessy’ remix featuring Lil Wayne below.
After announced the supporting acts on her upcoming North American leg of The Pinkprint Tour, today we have the dates and locations for Nicki Minaj’s summer tour with Meek Mill, Rae Sremmurd, Tinashe and Dej Loaf. The North American tour will kick off July 17th in Dallas and will wrap up the next month in Canada. Tickets go on sale March 19th and 20th here, and you can check out the dates below.
Well Eminem is certainly dominating music news today, with the good and the bad. This time, it’s the good, as Eminem has released one of the tracks off Shady Record‘s upcoming double album. This one features almost every rapper in Detroit (including Big Sean and Danny Brown) and is titled ‘Detroit Vs. Everybody”
Daily, the internet means more and more to finding new music and supporting it. Because of the internet, the idea of an artist being regional and having to sound like where they come from is becoming smaller. Now, listeners can enjoy music from all over the country and compare to find out who the best from each area is. Let’s see who the best new artists of America really are…