King Louie stopped by VladTV to share his thoughts on growing up in Chicago and feeling like he, along with other talented people, had to leave the city to better themselves. He also reacted to our Boosie interview where he reveals that most rappers die in their city over jealousy. King Louie points out that […]

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In this clip from TTB Nez’s interview with VladTV, the Chicago MC talks his forthcoming mixtape, how his music does (or doesn’t) translate to radio and blogs, and his want to give back to his community in Chicago. On radio: “The radio doesn’t want to let me in cause I’m really from the streets,” he […]

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While many people believe the word “thot” originated from Chief Keef, fellow Chicago rapper 600 Breezy revealed to DJ Vlad that he co-invented the word with his friend. After revealing that the slang was used for describing a hot girl, Breezy admitted that it didn’t originally mean “that hoe over there.”Download as mp3 During the […]

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In this brief clip from Rico Recklezz’s interview with VladTV, the animated Chicago MC breaks down Windy City slang. Vlad learns the meanings of the words and phrases, “Foe nem,” “therm,” “dad,” and, “merch.” Rico then explains that “thot” is a term that originated in Chicago, even though cities like Atlanta and New York tried […]

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Young Chicago MC TTB Nez recently made the move to Los Angeles, but his city stays with him. In this clip, he talks to VladTV about dissing Chicago rappers on “F**k da Opps” pt. 2: “It’s funny to me, but to them it’s not a laughing matter.” TTB Nez goes on to talk about his […]

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Chicago rapper TTB Nez has a nickname: the Chiraq Bully. In this clip, he explains the origin of the name, how he started rapping, and gun culture in his city. “If you don’t have a gun in Chicago, you’re stupid as hell,” he says, “I’d rather take a charge than leave my house without my […]

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In this clip from King Louie’s interview with VladTV, the Chicago MC gives Vlad his dissertation on the Chicago rap scene: while there are a handful of household names that have emerged out of the city, like Kanye, Common, Chance the Rapper, and Twista, the sound “hasn’t been molded.” In other words, King Louie says, […]

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Up and coming rapper Kodie Shane sat down with VladTV, where she opened up about growing up in Chicago, being from a successful music family, and her thoughts on Donald Trump.Download as mp3 The 18-year-old rapper revealed that she was on TLC’s “Fanmail” tour when she was little because her older sister Brandi was part […]

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In Lil Bibby’s recent interview with VladTV, Bibby and Vlad go back and forth about Chicago, Donald Trump, Barack Obama, openly gay rappers, the Nation of Islam, what he’s working on, and much more. Check out the full interview above.sourceDownload as mp3

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Tink came through to speak with VladTV about getting her start in music after Chief Keef put the spotlight on her when he retweeted her “3Hunna” freestyle. She added that Keef has a lot of influence on the Chicago scene, which has helped to put a ton of artists in the limelight.Download as mp3 Moving […]

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King Louie Sat down with Vlad to discuss what made realize his talent and how he never had true support from the radio. He talks about how the real barometer of your music is based on how much the streets support you. He goes on to reminisce about people stealing his CD’s because they didn’t […]

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600 Breezy sat down to discuss his beef with Rico Recklezz after the rapper dropped a diss coming at everyone in Chicago. 600 Breezy discloses coming outside with his guns looking for Rico because he takes beef very seriously. Though he acknowledges that Rico just mentioned most rappers to get attention, he says Soulja boy […]

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TTB Nez sat down with us to talk about growing up on the Southside of Chicago and coming from the streets. He talks about turning 20 and growing up without his father after getting locked up when he was 13. He also discusses his dad coming home soon and growing up in Chicago’s gang culture […]

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Chicago rapper 600 Breezy opened up about his cousin RondoNumbaNine getting 40 years, along with Cdai, in the murder of a taxi driver. Breezy went to every hearing in the case, and he explained that all the witnesses were telling a different story, which is why he was so surprised that Rondo and Cdai were […]

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In this clip from Rico Recklezz’s interview with VladTV, Rico tells Vlad about his beef with Detroit rapper Snap Dogg, who challenged Rico to a boxing match. The two went back and forth on social media, and eventually, Rico traveled to Detroit looking for Snap. Listen to the full interview above.sourceDownload as mp3

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In this sit-down with Lil Bibby, the rapper talks to DJ Vlad about the importance of having security which he considers family. While discussing the difference between having official security guards, the rapper says that he prefers to have his friends be his detail since he trusts them more. Further, into the interview, Bibby discusses […]

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Chicago rappers Rico Recklezz and Killa Kellz sat down on the Vlad couch to discuss what’s changed since Rico’s first VladTV interview, his beef with Soulja Boy and Snap Dogg. He also goes on explain why he called Kanye West a b*tch for not helping out the people in Chicago, and why he believes Desiigner […]

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Actor Wood Harris is responsible for portraying some of the most fascinating, compelling characters in recent television and film history, from his long-term work on The Wire as Avon Barksdale to blockbuster movie Remember the Titans. Wood sat down with VladTV and started telling his story from the beginning, detailing his upbringing in Chicago, his […]

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King Louie sat down with Vlad to discuss growing up in Chicago and how he actually got started rapping. He goes on to discuss some of the originators of the Chicago rap style and why they never were able to break out of Chicago. King Louie also discuss passing out his first mixtape, and what […]

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Chicago rapper 600 Breezy shared his thoughts on the violence in the city, along with the crooked cops that he runs across, and he believes that cops are wanting gang members to die on purpose. 600 Breezy added that he has personally been dropped off in a rival neighborhood, but because he knew how to […]

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