Since March 2020 most performers, musicians, and live artists everywhere were forced to take a break from playing live and deal with struggles associated with Covid 19. As we now see the light at the end of the tunnel, this group of emcees and live musicians are ready to hit the live circuit with a passion like never before. During the break of live music Greenlights went on to complete 3 full length projects that all held significant time in the top ten NACC Hip Hop Charts (Art of Poise chiming in at #27 nationally for the year). Both projects were given high praise from DJ’s all around the country and given a generous amount of rotation from some highly notable independent and college radio stations. Including Chicago based Chirp Radio. “Space Craft” and “The Art of Poise” were also given respect from the Chicago underground scene, declaring Greenlights Music a sort of 1990’s “Native Tongues” feel. Greenlights Music has finally reached the ears of a greater audience and now wants to take it a step further. They have solidified themselves as a more “conscious” breed of Hip Hop which is not too prevalent in rap anymore. In the same right you can hear the Chicago Hip Hop roots in Greenlights Music through punchline driven battle rhymes incorporated into intricate wordplay. Complete with a 4 sometimes 5 piece band they are a force live. Every emcee, singer, and musician involved is talented, focused, and experienced. Greenlights Music is a tremendous and musically gifted experience live.
FURY is a hip hop artist from Chicago. Inspired by rappers such as Queen Latifah, Left Eye, Eve, and Lauryn Hill FURY has embodied the spirit of the strong black woman. She mixes rock, funk, soul, and jazz with a 90s hip-hop flow. She is best known for her powerful lyrics and explosive stage presence. FURY is a force to be reckoned with and commands the attention of all those who listen.
CRAVE X DOC WATTSON
Doc Wattson is an emcee/producer/engineer/instrumentalist hailing from the suburbs of Chicago. Wattson’s lyrics are heavily influenced by his studies of literature, jazz, and business, and his sound incorporates the many musical styles he absorbed in his upbringing: rock, funk, folk, jazz, soul… 2003 – 2005 Wattson was in the St. Louis live-instrumentation hip-hop group Sac Lunch (Sac Lunch The LP available on Spotify). In 2009 Wattson released both the Trouble Brewing on Baker Street EP and the Native Stranger EP. Then, he ghosted for about ten years. 2019 saw Wattson’s triumphant comeback with the self-produced collaboration The Daywalkerz EP. in 2020 Wattson dropped two 12-track solo projects and engineered/produced another Daywalkerz LP presenting the Know Sage Chronicles.
MIC LOGIK AND I.DEAL
What’s up to everyone new here and just checking in, my name is i.deal and this music thing has been a huge part of my life for many moons now and i continue to make music because it’s truly what i love to do. I am just out here doing my best daily, living my best life and continuing to dream big and all i want to say is – thank you! I am still here, still doing what i love to do and reaching far more people now than i ever thought possible. I wear many hats, i am first an emcee, i own chi-native entertainment, i am a co-host and director of chi-native radio as well as a host on the “all net” podcast and a content creator, but music has and will always be my first love. Our reach as a team has grown over the last few years with the chi-native name being said within many cities throughout the Us and now throughout parts of Europe, Spain and Africa and again it is because of each and everyone of you who tune in, check out, subscribe, comment, watch whatever we are doing here at chi-native, our little tribe has grown and each of you mean a lot to us here because we wouldn’t have made it this long in the game without your support. I’m gonna keep reaching, keep pushing and as always keep smiling because i know how blessed i am to be where i am today, so again if you’ve logged in here, subscribed to any of our pages, watched, streamed, bought merchandise, purchased our music individually or collectively, told a friend about us or introduced your friends to my music – thank you and welcome tribe – let’s keep growing together fam!
Mic Logik is not afraid. Not afraid to show you who he is, and not afraid to share the story of how he became that person. Within the 12 songs on his solo debut, “Overdue,” he fearlessly tackles a vast array of subjects: American greed, police brutality, love and relationships, young fatherhood, and most vulnerably, dealing with the severe mental illness of loved ones.
Chicago based producer/artist circa 1994-present. Founder and Producer of his label Garden Music.
Currently still working Garden Music, but more so helping artists get where they wanna go sound wise, where Garden is more of a vessel than a grassroots label ethic