Jan 15

MUSIC: Esohel “Highest Bid” (Prod. DJ Poor)


The chase for the mighty dollar and fifteen minutes of fame has created an industry where everything and even anyone may have a price tag. On the latest leak off Dopamine, Esohel sheds light on “Highest Bid” with DJ Poor providing the grimy and bass heavy production to suit.

Jan 15

MUSIC: Esohel “Authentic” (Prod. DJ Poor)


Esohel interrupts your regularly scheduled program with “Authentic” produced by DJ Poor. The mundane and redundant, mimicked and replayed audio blueprint copied and pasted by rappers as of lately receives a face lift by wrecking ball with this leak off the Dopamine LP.

Nov 14

MUSIC: Esohel x Rebel Diaz “Hell’s Kitchen” (Prod. Ricky Dubs)

Senor Dubs EP

Ricky Dubs recruits hometown brethren Esohel (Chicago) and east side’s Rebel Diaz (New York) to depict urban life tales from the street level point of view over his production on “Hell’s Kitchen”.

Download The Senor Dubs EP here: www.audiomack.com/album/ricky-dubs…the-seor-dubs-ep

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.