Archives for November 2016

New Music on BTN Soundcloud Player (11.28.16) >>> Across The Board: “Jane on Fire” [Full Album]

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New Music on BTN Soundcloud player comes from Toronto band Across the Board.  Their new album “Jane on Fire” has 9 tracks and is produced by Jacqueline Auguste and Parry Nitchos. To listen to the album go to our home page and locate the Soundcloud Player on the right side of the page. Or click the artwork above.

Video Extra #3 >>> Kobe Bryant says he doesn’t miss basketball – Skip and Shannon react [UNDISPUTED]

Kobe Bryant says he doesn’t miss basketball – Skip and Shannon react [UNDISPUTED]

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Video Extra #2 >>> 2016 Soul Train Awards Wrap Up

2016 Soul Train Awards Wrap Up

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‘Poverty is mass destruction’: 9 dead, 61 injured in Chicago over Thanksgiving Weekend

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At least 61 people were injured and nine killed across Chicago during the four-day holiday weekend, according to police. Chicago has a record 728 homicides so far this year.

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Interview with Chicago Rapper Sciryl da Ghost

Earlier this year, Sciryl Da Ghost dropped his single “Stupid Rich” at Blacktruth.net. Since then the Illinois rapper has been putting in work by dropping a new mixtape called High Risk High Reward 2. Along with the mixtape, he has a new video called “I kno.” He talked to BTN about the new music and how life is in Chicago. Check out the interview below.

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Black Truth News: You just released the new album. How do you feel about it? How do you feel it compares to your previous releases?

Scriyl Da Ghost: The new album is doing well. I’m getting a lot of good feedback from this project. I always think my latest work is my best work, but this project really is my best so far. I say that because I can play it from beginning to end without skipping through a song. I think that’s important because I’m a major music consumer myself so I try to create music that I want to listen to, and I did that with HRHRV2. Read More

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Video Extra >>> 24hrs: “Not Impressed” ft. Gucci Mane

24hrs: “Not Impressed” ft. Gucci Mane

Video of the Day >>> The Combat Jack Show: The Uncle Luke Episode (LSN Podcast)

The Combat Jack Show: The Uncle Luke Episode (LSN Podcast)

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Chicago Rapper and Activist Rhymefest Purchases Kanye West’s Childhood Home

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Kanye West’s former music collaborator and director of Donda’s House charities,  Rhymefest announced that he has purchased Kanye’s childhood home. Rhymefest who operates the charity with his wife, said he plans on turning the home into a “recording studio, music museum, and a community art incubator.” He has set up a donation page, so that people can “invest in Chicago’s future.” To read more about this story click here.