(Photos) Jay-Z, Jay Electronica, & NO I.D. Hit The Studio

Although the mysterious Jay Electronica album doesn’t actually exist, he’s still working on various music projects. And he’s showing us that he’s not the only one working on some new music.

(Video) No I.D. Chats With REVOLT About Chicago Gun Violence And Common’s “Nobody’s Smiling”

Common took it back to his roots when he released Nobody’s smiling.” Those roots are Chi-town producer, No I.D. When REVOLT caught up to the Chicago native, he discusses the influences Common had for his latest project as well as the spark in gun violence in the city. Check it out after the jump.

#DJFunkFlexApp New Music: Common – Speak My Piece

Common link’s up with No I.D. to bring us a new joint entitled “Speak My Piece”, Take a listen after the jump!

(Photos) Common Is No Longer A Member Of GOOD Music, He’s Signed With No I.D.’s Artium/Def Jam

According to reports, as well as a picture posted on Def jam’s Instagram account, it looks like Chi-town’s Common has parted ways (contractually only, hopefully) with Kanye West’s GOOD Music. But Common’s not indie, he’s now signed to No I.D.’s Artium/Def Jam label. More info after the jump.

Island Def Jam Splits, Weiss Steps Down And New Promotions

Barry Weiss the CEO of Island Def Jam is stepping down. This move has also split three labels that he was over seeing. Island, Def Jam and Motown will now run on their own. Not only will these labels run independently they will have new EVP’s. Click below.for more info.

(Photos) Chicago Representing – Common, Chance the Rapper & No I.D. Hanging Out

This could be a mere gathering of the Chicagoans, maybe Common, Chance the Rapper, and producer No I.D. are discussing a rapper’s union, but we like the idea that something music related is in the works, better. Whatever the case, it’s always cool to see three yellow brothers unite. Check it out, after the jump.

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