It’s that time of the year. You know the ILLROOTS Family has a ton of love for Texas and the South in general. Being that the OG Chase B hails from Houston, it was only right that we did a special edition of ILLROOTS Radio for SXSW.Read More
With ILLROOTS3 on the way, it’s only right that we go in for Volume 3 of our ILLROOTS Radio series. The homie Chase B has been putting in that work, scooping exclusive tracks from SAVEMONEY, Fowl, Reese, Buddy, Asher Roth, King Chip and more. Like we’ve been saying, this is just the beggining. Stream the tape up top and check the tracklist/download link below, with the best in new music from Drake, Mac Miller, Casey Veggies, Future, Ricky Hil, J. Cole, Gunplay, Tyler The Creator, Action Bronson, Juicy J, Joey Bada$$ and many more. Look out for us at SXSW this year as well. Until next time…
ILLROOTS has a come a really long way in nearly six years. When we first started as a WordPress blog, the only connection we had really was to the internet. Fresh Dunks was born as a mixtape series dedicated to providing listeners with all our favorite new songs in one single download, mixed from front to back. The art of the mixtape has changed greatly over the past few years, and we decided to bring back a longtime favorite of ours and introduce ILLROOTS Radio: Volume One.Read More
The day has finally come for Big Sean to release his brand new mixtape, Detroit. Since his last free project in 2010, Sean has undeniably grown to become one of the biggest artists in the game right now. With his sophomore album on the horizon, Sean describes himself as being hungry again, which you can hear all throughout Detroit, which features a wide range of different sounding songs with an extremely well thought out structure behind the project. In addition to that, the mixtape features production and features from French Montana, J. Cole, Key Wayne, Young Chop, Lex Luger, Chris Brown, Kendrick Lamar, King Chip, Don Cannon, Juicy J and more. Without further adieu, this is Detroit.
The tradition of exceptional music coming out of Detroit continues as DJ Mo Beatz brings together some of the city’s most talented artists over this Lifted production with ‘D-Boy’, featuring HBK of Doughboyz Cashout, Dusty McFly, SayItAintTone & Big Sean. Watch this visual, directed by Mike Carson & Mike Waxx, for ‘D-Boy’ above.Read More
Today’s the 4th Of July, what better time for us to drop off our latest music video. We linked up with Mac Miller in New York City a few weeks back when he was in town on the Macadelic tour, selling out a headlining show at the Roseland Ballroom. Also in town was Casey Veggies, who was performing down the street at SOB’s with Rita Ora.Read More
When Sir Michael Rocks was cooking up Premier Politics last summer, he went above and beyond by creating more songs than originally planned for the mixtape. Today however, the rest of those equally tight records get released in the form of Premier Politics 1.5.Read More