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Producers are the architects of hip-hop. A beat that is perfectly crafted can move crowds, make musical legends, and define a generation. Don Cannon teamed up with Craft Syndicate powered by Dutch Masters, a nationwide competition that pairs up-and-coming creatives with established entrepreneurs, to find the next great producer. On July 24, Dutch Masters will honor Koji The Bandit at the Craft…

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Oreo Fest is a mixture of people gathered for one common purpose and that is to “Turn Up!” DJ Oreo has been bringing together Chicago artists from all over the city, providing an opportunity to represent who they are and where they come from. He promotes unity and working together to the artists and to the…

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More trouble for Lil Durk. The Chicago bred rapper’s show at Philadelphia’s Theater of Living Arts was nixed after an altercation outside the venue resulted in an, as of yet unidentified, man being shot and killed. Shots rang out around 8:20 p.m., more than an hour after the show’s scheduled start time of 7 p.m. Durk’s…

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Being labeled a snitch is no laughing matter. It’s especially a problem if you’re rapper with a specific image to maintain. Def Jam rapper Lil Durk finds himself in that unfortunate predicament as he faces allegations that he cooperated with authorities in order to secure a release on bond after being arrested on gun charges…

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Rapper Lil Durk was arrested on gun charges earlier this week for the third time in three years. Police investigating a homicide came to the rapper’s Orland Park, Illinois, home just outside of Chicago and found two guns on a kitchen table near where Durk was standing. According to a police report, Durk supposedly told…

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Arguably the most talked about Drill music rapper at the moment, Lil Durk is back with the sequel to his popular mixtape, Signed To The Streets. Between frustrations with his label, Def Jam, and the tragic death of his cousin and OTF squad member Nunu, Durk had a lot to get off his chest on this…

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Born McArthur Swindle, a 21-year-old rapper commonly known as “OTF Nunu” or “Nuski,” was gunned down at a shopping mall in the Chatham neighborhood last Saturday afternoon. Reportedly, funeral services are being scheduled for this coming Sunday. The first cousin of Def Jam recording artist Lil’ Durk or Durk Banks, Nunu was sitting in his…

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