Esohel originally released the single “Back At It” a few years ago off his LP release “Global Warming” with DJ Poor providing the production for a majority of the album. This chopped and screwed version was recently stumbled upon and eS decided to bring it to light. With that chemistry, both Esohel and DJ Poor are linking back up to work on a new colaborative effort titled “Dopamine” which is slated to drop Summer 2014.
It will be officially going down Wednesday 4/9/14 for the #RespectTheMidwest Concert @ Subterranean located 2011 W. North Ave. Chicago, IL. Perfection Music presents all the artists featured on the single under one roof giving you their best. Catch Yo-Dot, Add-2, Esohel, MarVo, Dion Jetson, GadaMan, and Trey Dilla performing live. DJ J-Rell will hold the sounds down for the night with Awdazcate and Leana Shenise of UBM Jamz hosting the event. Doors open at 9pm with the show kicking off at 10pm.
This Sunday 4-6-14 catch Esohel Performing alongside Ricky Dubs on the Turntables for a fundraiser benefiting our friend Gustavo who is currently fighting Cancer. Come out to support the good cause taking place on 2447 N. Halsted @ Tonic Room. Doors open at 6p and tickets are $10 with all proceeds going to his treatment expenses.
Friday April 4th, Sal “Pore” Bustamante a.k.a DJ Poor will be premiering peices of artwork at his Abstract Graff Xzibit. The graffiti inspired work will be presented at Flat Iron Building in the 3rd floor located on 1579 N. Milwaukee, Chicago IL. Visit the exhibit from between 6pm-11pm. 21+ to consume.
DJ Ricky Dubs teams up with The Hip Hop Project as he digs deeper into the barrel of Chicago talent to compile his new mix. In the second installment of his Chicago Sessions series, Ricky Dubs tunes his ear to some of the hottest artists in Chicago’s Hip-Hop scene. With tracks by Tree, Probcause & The O’Mys, Jarred A.G., Vic Mensa, Lucki Eck$, Add-2, and Esohel, the project captures the true Chicago vibe. Ricky Dubs’s track selection and blending skills combined with engineering/mastering by THHP’s DJ Scend makes this perfect soundtrack for when you’re cruising around the city or keeping it low key with your crew. Ricky Dubs’s Chicago Sessions Vol 2 is now available for download.
Its been a while since you heard something like this. Some the illest emcees from the Midwest gathered up to do what they do best for one purpose which is to bring lyricism back to the forefront. Yo-Dot, Esohel, Trey Dilla, Add-2, Gada, MarVo, and Dion Jetson all go in over production masterminded by J-Rell, who also contributes a dope verse, with assistance from Mike Curran on live drums and Troy Canady on the electric guitar all recorded at Sound Scape Studios. Listen and download the single off iTunes, Amazon, etc.Photography by: Cre810
If you are aspiring to produce videos or want just want to expand your knowledge further, register for Beast Factory’s Filmmaker Workshop happening 04/19/14 in Chicago hosted by Director Sense Hernandez. Spaces are limited and filling up quick. Secure a spot by emailing TheBeastFactory@gmail.com.
This Friday, May 24th, catch Esohel performing with Ricky Dubs on the 1′s and 2′s alongside drummer Christian Ray and Joey D. on the electric guitar, together bringin down the house at The Shrine (2109 S. Wabash, Chicago IL 60616). Headlining the evening is the Legendary Chicano Rap group Kinto Sol, bringing along Chicago’s own Serpientes y Piramides and fellow SRNC artists’ Scheme and DJ Scend for a night you’ll regret if missed. For advance tickets please visit TheShrineChicago.com
The wait is now officially over as Esohel and Ricky Dubs bring you the visuals for “Silence Is Golden“. After a few setbacks such as the hard drive carrying the footage suffering a crash, and a lengthy recovery of that footage, Beast Factory Films has done it again. Esohel’s ”Silence Is Golden” features fellow Chicago brethren, Add-2, who joins him over Ricky Dubs production on this socially conscience driven song which now has been given visual life with the help of director Sense Hernandez. The single is off of Esohel and Ricky Dubs “On Purpose With A Purpose” project and is now available free download on AudioMack.com and for purchase on iTunes.