Recently, Taylor Gang’s Chevy Woods sat down with DDotOmen‘s own MiMi to speak on a few things before he hit the stage as apart of the recent Smoker’s Club tour. During his chat with MiMi, Chevy talked about fatherhood and his 12 year old daughter. The Pittsburgh-native then revealed the story behind his name change from “Kev Da Hustla” to Chevy woods and explains why rappers changing their names are like face lifts. Chevy also spoke on the difference between working with Juicy J and Wiz Khalifa in the studio. Juicy J being too wasted to record a song and… continue reading
In merely three days, Chicago native GLC and producer Mr. Live will unleash their collaborative mixtape Ism Churchill. Today, GLC shares “Holdin” a blistering cut off the project about the come-up, and girls, girls, girls. GLC grabs help from Cleveland’s Chip Tha Ripper and Taylor Gang’s Chevy Woods for this one. Give it a listen below. Previously: GLC Ft. Hassan Khaffaf – You The Man Follow @Yancymckiddy
Chevy woods continues with the dope new music. Not sure what has sprung the sudden burst of new tunes but I’m not mad at it. This new joint which puts both Chevy and NYC’s Smoke DZA on the forefronts of a Kirk Knight produced track was recorded over the summer while Chevy, Kirk and DZ were all on tour. Take a listen below. Previously: Chevy Woods Ft. Lloyd Banks – Kilmer (Prod. By Sledgren) Follow @UptownToney
It’s a Taylor Gang takeover. While his latest mixtape ‘Gangland 2’ is still relatively fresh, Chevy Woods keeps his foot on the pedal. Joined by Lloyd Banks and Sledgren taking over the production duties, the trio come together on ‘Kilmer.’ It’s unclear where this joint will end up but all signs point to this landing on a Gangland 2 EP, which Chevy teased his fans with on twitter Monday. Previously: Mixtape: Lloyd Banks – F.N.O. (Failure’s No Option) Follow @Yancymckiddy
If Gang Land was Chevy Woods’ way of establishing himself outside of Wiz Khalifa’s umbrella, then G2 is his moment of shine. From the introduction, he grabs your attention with some hard hitting street rapping that continues throughout the project. Aside from his solo records, you can hear collaborations with Wiz Khalifa, Young Scooter, Juicy J, Curtis Williams, Trinidad James, Los and more. Stream and download it below.
Beedie and Chevy Woods connect for “Tidal Waves,” a record that finds them trying to survive the rough ocean-like music industry. “Tidal waves trying to take me out” is said on the hook, while Beedie backs up that claim by saying, “I just want to jam, don’t make me/ Stop my shine and break me.” No word on if this’ll be on his upcoming album next year, but he’s got a lot of stuff coming in between now and then. Previously: Beedie – Run Away (Prod. By Czientist) Follow @SermonsDomain