Jun 14

Music: Abstrak Mind x Esohel “Never” Prod. Greystorm

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They say “never say never” but these two say “never comprimise and never mind those that do”.  Esohel linked up with fellow emcee Abstrak Mind for the second time around to create “Never“.  Producer Greystorm provides the backdrop for eS and A.M. to author jewels for the listener. Press play.

Jun 14

LIVE: Hip-Hop Meets Soul @ Abbey Pub 6/28/14

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Saturday June 28th Hip-Hop and Soul collide at The Abbey Pub (3420 w. Grace) for the night to bring together great music.  Esohel will kick the night off proper with Ricky Dubs on the turntables and Drummer Christian Ray accompanying the set.  Hip-Hop artist DrtyGnus will bless the stage along with R&B artists Chesley Krischelle and J.Hollins all with live bands.  Doors open at 9pm for the 21 and over show so don’t miss out.

Purchase Tickets HERE



May 14

Photos: Live Graff Exhibit by PORE

PORE aka DJ Poor hosted his own art exhibit at Flat Iron Arts Building in Wicker Park bringing his graffiti roots off the streets and under the roof for display.  The man of many talents has been bringing his creative visions to life beyond the production boards and has been using the canvas for a change of medium this time around.  As sole production contributor to Esohel‘s upcoming LP “Dopamine“, it was only right the two did what they do best live for the night.  An intimate impromptu performance by Esohel coincided with a live painting of the Dopamine inspired art piece wall.  Look for Dopamine to impact soon and visit Flat Iron 1579 N. Milwaukee (3rd floor) to find all of PORE’s art pieces on display.

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May 14

Music: Esohel “Las Llaves (The Keys)” Prod. DJ Poor

Las Llaves

On the 2nd drop off Dopamine, Esohel finds inspiration for “Las Llaves” by tapping into his Mexican roots all with a first generation American perspective. The bilingual lyrics Esohel lays over the bouncy guitar samples set by DJ Poor merge a humble passion and hunger, fueled by the drive to fulfill any immigrant parents’ dream, to acheive what they couldn’t without taking the sacrifices in vain. Esohel and DJ Poor’s collaborative LP “Dopamine” is due this Summer 2014.

Purchase HERE.

Apr 14

Music: Esohel “Chase It” (Prod. DJ Poor)

Chase It

Esohel collides over production by DJ Poor to switch up the direction that Hip Hop’s heading in on this one. With guns, women, and violence being today’s content of choice, “Chase It” reminds us that one’s intent and aim decides the direction and distance obtained. Esohel is back to work on a new colaborative effort titled “Dopamine” produced entirely by DJ Poor which is slated to drop Summer 2014.

Purchase single HERE.

Apr 14

Recap: Live @ Respect The Midwest Concert

An ILL collection of Midwestern Artist of the ‪#‎RespectTheMidwest‬ campaign gathered up for this one night of audio energy at Subterranean, Chicago. Here are some of the photos of the night shot by Ten Wilkerson of Cre810.

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Apr 14

Video: Esohel “Zoo Cookies” (16 Bars- A Capella)

Esohel decided to kick a 16 bar verse A Capella with the lyrics covering  topics from greed, Chiraq, and the definition of success.  Check it out.

Apr 14

Photos: Road To Dopamine

Photography by: Rebecca Ann
Location: At Large Studio
Esohel and Dj Poor link up to work on the upcoming LP titled “Dopamine”. Expect the unexpected for this project as they take the “out the box” approach.

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Apr 14

Music: Esohel “Back At It” (Prod. DJ Poor)



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.

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Apr 14

LIVE: Respect The Midwest Concert @ Subterranean 4/9/14 (Chicago)

RTMW Concert


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.

Purchase Advance Tickets HERE

RSVP for the event HERE