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Tag Archives: Kidz in the Hall
Kidz in the Hall, Land of Make Believe Duck Down Records After two charming, playful albums and a minor indie hit (“Drivin’ Down the Block”), new rap gen stars Kidz in the Hall sound world-weary. Their cynicism weighs heavily on … Continue reading
Chicago duo Kidz in the Hall is kicking off a tour later this month to support its forthcoming third album, Land of Make Believe. Dubbed the “Crowd Control Tour,” the run also features 88-Keys, Izza Kizza and “Atlanta brave” Donnis.
Originally scheduled for October 13, 2009, Kidz in the Hall’s third album Land of Make Believe now drops March 9 on Duck Down Records. Guests include established artists MC Lyte, Marsha Ambrosius and Just Blaze; as well as blog-buoyed upstarts … Continue reading
Back in August, I noted that online magazine Paperthinwalls.com was going offline after a brief two-plus years existence. I also wrote that the site should be online for a few more months in case anyone wants to check it out. … Continue reading
As fellow Chicagoans, Kidz in the Hall have made a lot of noise about supporting Illinois senator Barack Obama. In December, they recorded a tribute track, “Work It Out,” to the prospective Democratic presidential nominee. Now they’ve made a new … Continue reading
Chicago rap duo Kidz in the Hall has scheduled a release date for their second album. The In Crowd, their follow-up to 2006’s School is My Hustle, drops April 29 on Major League Entertainment/Duck Down Records. “The In Crowd is … Continue reading
Kidz in the Hall, the Chicago duo that drew acclaim for their 2006 debut, School is My Hustle, announced that they’ve signed a new contract with Duck Down Records. The first product of the deal will be Naledge and Double-O’s new album, The In Crowd. It’s currently scheduled for a March release.
The deal is a surprising one. Kidz in the Hall were a cornerstone of Rawkus Records’ heavily promoted relaunch last year. The duo, then and now, were signed to Major League Entertainment, while Rawkus handled distribution. But the once-mighty home of Black Star and Company Flow touted the group as if it were its own. Meanwhile, this may be the first time Duck Down has reached outside of its close-knit Brooklyn click to sign an artist.
"Kidz in the Hall were previously signed to Rawkus Records and released their debut, School was My Hustle, on the imprint, but felt Duck Down Records would be the home that could help propel them to the next level," reads a press release announcing the deal.