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#NEWMUSICALERT #HOODIllustrated Ca$h Iz Biz Feat. Cassidy "Overdose" Video Release

Ca$h Iz Biz rap group artist,"Alway'$ Gettin Cash" features with "Cassidy" in his newest visual "O.D", Directed by "Red House" Films. This single was Produced Smokey Haze and is on "Ca$h iz biz " up and…


Added by KC on January 13, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

Lion Heart x CEP Presents Do Or Die Live 1/7/17 Lansing, MI [ HOOD Illustrated In The Building ]

Midwest Hip Hop Pioneers "Do or Die" are performing live in Lansing, MI on 1/7/17 at The Loft Lansing.  

Lion Heart x CEP is back at it bringing you some classic Hip Hop music for the 517.  



Added by KC on January 5, 2017 at 10:52am — No Comments

UGHHA Awards Weekend !!! One of the Biggest Midwest Networking Events - All Details In the Blog

#UHHA WEEKEND 2017 & #UHHA17 - Underground Hip Hop Awards 2017


BYOB (Be Your Own Boss) Music Conference

DIME (Detroit Institute of Music Education)…


Added by KC on January 4, 2017 at 7:26am — No Comments

#HOODIllustrated 2016 #COMEBACKArtist @StretchMoneyDET #Salute

HOOD Illustrated had to recognize on of the top Midwest Hip Hop Artist reppin' Detroit. Stretch Money is a staple of the golden era of Detroit Hip Hop; This is a must here Check out this new track "Salute" and another dope visual "Where Was You…


Added by KC on January 3, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

#HOODNewsAlert Congrats @DJ_Caesar & PR Director & #TheAfternoonWave 109.3FM BOOM #Philly 3p-7p

DJ Caesar host of #WeekendWork w/ Coach PR on #Shade45 has just finalized a #Heavy industry move for himself and his movement by adding another notch to his resume'. Back in Philly as a PR Director with a new show on 109.3 BOOM Weekdays ( The Afternoon Wave ) 3pm - 7pm including the 5 o'clock splash mix Starting in January ...

DJ Caesar has been…


Added by KC on December 10, 2016 at 12:11pm — No Comments

#NEWMUSICALERT #LBE Chopps Feat. Boosie #PictureMeRollin

Produced by @2Drumatik Video Directed by Michael Styles . Chopps is a big time well known local artist from battle creek Michigan who is very descriptive with his story telling/trap style of music as shown in the video above. Just months ago he was blessed with the opportunity to work with Boosie BadAzz (our today's 2pac) as chopps would say.…


Added by KC on November 30, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

HOOD Illustrated #PourOutALilLiquor #RIPJohnnyP (Videos In The Blog Post)

HOOD Illustrated Magazine has to sadly report that Chicago Native R&P Singer Johnny P has recently passed away. Johnny P is mostly known for his contributions to rap group "Do or Die" and "Twista". I would catorgorize him as the Nate Dogg of the Midwest #Respectfully. Some of his stand out guest appearances featured hit songs such as "Po Pimp" / "Player Like Me" Do or Die; "Smile" by Scarface; "Emotions" by Twista + many more contributions along with his solo projects. He debuted w/ a…


Added by KC on November 29, 2016 at 7:23pm — No Comments

@HOODIllustrated 4th Quarter Promo Run Nationwide Magazine Release Tour

HOOD Illustrated Global is currently on a Nationwide #BestInThaMidwest Magazine Promo Tour. Our First stop was in Benton Harbor, MI on Sept.30th .. This week we will be in Atlanta, GA for #A3C ... Any Radio Stations, Bloggers, Websites, Media Reps. Record Sores / Clothing Stores / Vendors interested in linking up Please contact email hoodillmag@gmail.com .. I'd like get feedback on the new #BestInThaMidwest Edition.

Attn: Artist if you want a cameo in our #DownSouthHustlin DVD,… Continue

Added by KC on October 4, 2016 at 10:41am — No Comments

#NEWMUSICALERT Young Monk Album"My Side Of The Bridge" / HOOD Illustrated Release Party

The Great Lakes Ambassador aka Young Monk is back with a new project titled #MySideOfTheBridge.  Come thru and support Young Monk and HOOD Illustrated at the release party on Sept. 30th. - Info on the flier. …


Added by KC on September 27, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

HOOD Illustrated x Midwest Mixtapes Presents: Midwest Grindin' Pt.2 [ LOCK IN YOUR SPOT ASAP ]

Mixtape Open To Any Artist looking for additional Exposure?…

Added by KC on September 24, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

HOOD Illustrated #NewMusicAlert @CrackaLack #NewBeat #Bangin !!!!

#HOODIllustrated #NewMusicAlert

Music Producer Cracka Lack plays you his "Hardest Beat Ever Made". If you enjoyed this video please LIKE it, leave a COMMENT, SHARE and SUBSCRIBE to see more! I appreciate you all for watching.

Video Edited by Cracka Lack. Filmed by BNN Films.



Added by KC on September 23, 2016 at 7:07pm — No Comments

Nerve DJ's 13th Anniversary Conference / Midwest Connext x Big Heff Weekend

Fri Oct 14th 2016

Anatomy Nightclub 

1299 W.9th St 

Cleveland OH 44113

Big Heff's A&R Showdown …


Added by KC on September 20, 2016 at 4:00am — No Comments

HOOD Illustrated x 2Drumatik #BestHOODAnthem Final Rankings !!!!

HOOD Illustrated Global x 2Drumatik #BARExam / #BESTHOODAnthem Contest has ended with the winner being Meezey Da Slimm w/ his submission titled "The Lan" Directed by Always B Fresh. [ With a Total of 243 out of 300 Points ] 
HOOD Illustrated Global teamed up with two of the Best Producers in the Midwest ( 2Drumatik ) to see who can come up with…

Added by KC on September 9, 2016 at 2:30am — No Comments

HOOD Illustrated x 2Drumatik #BAREXAM Contest Submissions - Who Got The Best HOOD Anthem? AnnouncementMade via TCOHH FREE Mobile App

HOOD Illustrated Global and 2Drumatik Production due has teamed up and created an contest for artist to take their music to that next level.  There were 2 different beats to choose from and we were looking for the BEST HOOD Anthem that will be promoted via HOOD Illustrated Magazine via our print and online mediums.  Artist had to download the beat, record and their vocals, shoot a music video and share it on social media for the opportunity to be on the Cover of Issue No.11 or FREE…


Added by KC on August 23, 2016 at 10:30pm — No Comments


The College of Hip Hop.org Launches the first ever Entertainment Education app for FREE!
The College of Hip Hop is the one stop source for entertainment education. Learn how to do your own copyrights, PRO forms, set a budget and more. TCOHH has constructed the proper team of professionals to give you insight to reach your goals in the…

Added by GoldenTechs on August 8, 2016 at 9:54pm — No Comments

We Workin' Wednesday Pt. 3 #DJInfamousEdition #OnSpotMusicReview From 10pm-11pm (See Event Details)

WE ARE BACK AT IT AGAIN! .... BUT WE ARE BRINGIN' OUT MR. TALK 2 ME aka DJ INFAMOUS for WWW Pt. 3 ... We have some door prizes and raffles going down on August 10th.. This event is apart of the 2nd Annual DJ Infamous Weekend which also involves the Sexton Big Reds vs.…

Added by KC on July 27, 2016 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

#NEWMUSICALERT Sino F/ Gucci Mane & Neisha Neshae Prod. #2Drumatik #RubberBandz

@Sino313 is back with another #CertifiedHOOD banger feat. fellow 313 represter @neishaneshae and the recently released #DownSouthHustler @Gucci1017 with #dope production from Midwest production duo @2Drumatik... Check for the latest in Hip Hop News and Everything Hot in the midwest by following @HOODIllustrated. …


Added by GoldenTechs on June 7, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

#NEWMUSICALERT Jay Chase #Can't Save You - #NewVisual

Midwest Hip Hop Artist J. Chase formally known as J Money The Takeover and MSN Records brings us #DownSouthHustilin with him as shoots a new visual "I Can't Save You" off his upcoming release. The wordplay of Jay Chase is growing with time as he spits ... "I'm the OG of The OG's / Spectate The Game / Man I Sat In The Nose Bleeds / Cant Tell…


Added by GoldenTechs on June 6, 2016 at 7:30am — No Comments

#NEWMUSICALERT HOOD Illustrated Presents: Midwest Grindin' Vol. 1

HOOD Illustrated Magazine brings you the #MidwestGrindin Mixtape Vol. 1 Featuring quality music from some dope independent artist who are on their grind. The Midwest Grindin' Mixtape debuted at the 2016 SXSW Music…


Added by KC on May 3, 2016 at 10:42am — No Comments

Featured Monthly Archives









Hood Illustrated is the #1 Hip-Hop publication based out of the Midwest. We cover everything that has anything to do with Hip-Hop culture.

Mug Shot : Stally / MMG

Shout Out to MC Breed #MidwestHipHopPioneer .. We dedicate Issue No.11 to the Flint Native and the gateway for the Midwest to the World. 


Thank You For Supporting The Hood



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Ron Ferg Presents:
Lansing - The Mixtape

Million$ of Power : I Ain't Jesus 

Ant Mania : In Too Deep 




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