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3 Things I learned from the Authentic Hip Hop Panel

This past weekend, I was invited to speak on a Hip Hop Panel in Birmingham at Repairer’s Church. It was very interesting and we had some great conversations. Here are some key things that I learned from Authentic’s Hip Hop … Continue reading

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(The Real) Joe Clark “Pourin Hard” Review

The Real Joe Clark has always been one of my favorite artists from Birmingham, Alabama. I remember always hearing his realness within his tracks as I was really discovering the local underground talent around me. I’ve been waiting on another … Continue reading

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LP “Strong In The Lord” Video Review

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: o:39, 2:14-2:20, 4:30, 4:37, CHICAN CAUGHT IT: 0:11- THE VIDEO DIRECTOR, TIG KNIGHT, NAME ON THE WALL   L.P. will always be a special artist within my life. I got to witness first hand how he became a man and … Continue reading

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CHICAN’S CHOICE RED LETTERS THE LESS “REALISTS” ALBUM REVIEW

  Ever since I heard Red letters the less production from G. I. Magus “Backpacks and Bubblegum” project, I was convinced he was one of the best producers within the game. However, I heard that he was also a great emcee. … Continue reading

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WHAT’S BREWING WITH TC DA DON?

CG: How did you come up with your name and your production company’s name? TC: My Godmother actually gave me my name. When I created my production company, Da Lab Boyz, I came up with that name inspired by the chopped & … Continue reading

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WHAT’S BREWING WITH SHORT-TEE?

CG: What’s brewing with Short-Tee? ST: Going Hard is the only way I know to go! First GOD, second Family: wife Paula, daughter Imani (12), & son Isaiah (8), of course! Released the new cd project “Chip Off Da Old … Continue reading

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G.I. MAGUS IS CHATTIN WITH CHICAN

    I’ve always been a fan of lyrics and when I think of some of my favorite lyricists… i think of G.I. Magus. I was always a fan, but after his “Backpacks and Bubblegum” album, he sold me on his … Continue reading

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CHICAN’S CHOICE KING WES “THE KINGDOM” ALBUM REVIEW

        King Wes is a special artist to me for a couple of reasons. First off, he was one of the first (actually second) artists that I opened up for when I began rapping. Secondly, he introduced me to … Continue reading

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CHICAN’S CHOICE G.I. MAGUS “ADDITION BY SUBTRACTION” ALBUM REVIEW

  G.I. Magus is one of my favorite southern emcees. I’ve been following him since my college years in Birmingham (Miles College). I’ve been a fan of his group work with Battle C.A.T.S. and his solo projects ( I really … Continue reading

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A LESSON LEARNED…CHICANGEORGE & RICK ROSS RIDE WITH THE BOSS

  “Talking to the Holy Ghost in my Bugatti”-Rick Ross “Holy Ghost” It’s easy to say that “Holy Ghost” is Rick Ross’s most controversal song. Reguardless of how you feel about Rick Ross or this song, he did something rather unique. He opened … Continue reading

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