A few days ago, Chicago natives MC Tree & Chris Crack dropped a new visual for their track “Chicken Pocks”. The duo continue to build upon their chemistry since the release of their collaborative project, TreeSwag, earlier this year. The video follows the two as they cruise the dark streets of Chicago, speaking on their past influences and their ability to hurdle the obstacles that were presented. Their “Soul-trap” sound is definitely catching on, check out the video above and make sure to peep their new Tree+Crack EP if you haven’t already.
Location: 1366 N Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago
When: Thursday, October 16th @ 9PM
Fake Shore Drive will be curating an event at Wicker Park’s Emporium Barcade tonight, and the lineup is pretty dope. The night will feature performances from Joey Purp, Netherfriends, Chris Crack, Fess Grandiose and Angel Katz, rounding out what should be a good time. This one’s 21+ and it’s FREE, if you’re looking for something to fill out your Thursday night you should stop by Emporium.
Chris Crack of the New Deal Crew took to Twitter earlier to release his new project Kickin’ It Wit TW. Undertaking his alias Trill Withers, Kickin’ It Wit TW features production from Cutta, Tree and Chris himself. The 15 track project spans a length of about 50 minutes and comes equipped with plenty of bangers. Chris Crack has been on the come up for quite some time so it’s nice to have his project in it’s entirety. Check out Kickin’ It Wit TW below and stay tuned for more from Chris Crack.
Location: 2871 N Lincoln Avenue, Chicago
When: Friday, August 15th @ 8PM
The Legion of Dudez will be taking over Chicago’s Elbo Room tonight. Cadillac Duke, Chris Crack and Chandler London will all hit the stage with a decent amount of new material to bump to. The Elbo Room is a cool spot and these guys all put on good performances, if you’re looking for something to get into; this could definitely be the start of your night. The door is $10 for this one and you can expect a few special guests throughout the night.
It’s been awhile since we’ve heard from RIO, but dude just changed all of that. With his long awaited tape Trying To Be Human waiting in the wing, RIO links up with Cody DeCamry & Chris Crack on his new track “All Chrome”. This one’s a banger and definitely allows each artist the room they need to flex their lyrical abilities. RIO is a cool ass dude and the homie Cody DeCamry is just now getting back to what he does best, hopefully we’ll have A LOT more of this coming our way in the near future. For now, check out “All Chrome” below, and stay tuned for more from all 3 artists.
Location: 2105 S State Street, Chicago
When: Wednesday, June 11th @ 8PM
Fake Shore Drive & Red Bull Sound Select will continue their monthly series this coming Wednesday at Reggie’s Rock Club. The event will feature performances from Juvenile, Chris Crack, KIT and Sicko Mobb with Dave Jeff playing host. If you aren’t familiar, this is a monthly series that showcases some of Chicago’s up and coming talent along with a nationally known act. These are usually 18+ and are always $3 (yup….$3 dollars), if you snooze you can still get tickets for $10 at the door. Click the link below to RSVP and stay tuned for more.
Chris Crack is back with the 2nd single off of his upcoming collaborative project with Tree entitled #TREESWAG. Filmed by Davy Greenberg of Elephilms and produced by Tree, “That Sick” is dope from it’s opening moments. Chris spews his razor sharp flow all over this one, giving us a small look into what appears to be an average day on the block. Dope record with an equally dope video to match, no frills, no cars or hoes….Just REAL. Peep the video above and keep an eye out for more from Chris Crack as the Summer approaches.
The kid Chris Crack dropped a new visual yesterday for his track “Roto-Connect”. With production from fellow New Deal member Cutta, this track is a nice in-house effort from the New Deal Crew once again highlighting Chris’ gritty style. Yet again hooking up with Davy Greenberg of Elephilms, the visual fits the audio well. Peep the track above and stay tuned for more from Chris Crack as 2014 continues.
Yesterday, Chris Crack & Black Matt released a video for their track “95 Mustang w/ Gold Daytons”. Directed by Davy Greenburg of Elephilms, the visual takes on a dark tone as Chris & Matt mob the streets in black and white. Take a look at the video above and be on the look out for more from both artists.