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10 Years Later, The Cool Kids Drop A Stylish Sequel To The Song That Got Them Hot (Audio)

It was 2007 when The Cool Kids saw the release of their first commercial single, "Black Mags," hot off the heels of their debut mixtape, Totally Flossed Out. Chuck Inglish and Sir Michael Rocks saw a glimpse of commercial success with their Hip-Hop love song about bicycles, and the duo... Read more

Skyzoo & Joell Ortiz Reunite For A Collabo That Is Brooklyn To The Bone (Audio)

ChanHays is a producer from Halifax, Nova Scotia and someone who likes to feature spitters on his high tech, boom-bap instrumentals. At the end of last year, he dropped his debut project, Here, which touted some legendary MCs. Everyone from Ras Kass and Pharoahe Monch to Elzhi, Masta Ace, and... Read more

The Cool Kids & Their Rhymes Really Connect On This Slapper (Audio)

With the reunion in place, The Cool Kids are back to being, well, cool. Their latest single "Connect 4" presents Chuck Inglish and Sir Michael Rocks as the forward-sounding, fashion-forward duo with lush dreams and slick lines. Notably, this track blends the two individual styles that the members built on... Read more

The First Big Rap Reunion Of 2016…The Cool Kids Are Back Together.

Five years ago yesterday (July 12, 2011), The Cool Kids released When Fish Ride Bicycles. After a separation spanning nearly the half-decade since, the Chicago, Illinois duo announced it has reunited. Today (July 13), producer/MC Chuck Inglish and rhyme partner Sir Michael Rocks confirmed their reunion on social media. Since... Read more

Chuck Inglish & Action Bronson Bring Throwback Elements To New Music In Gametime (Audio)

The lead-up to Chuck Inglish's Convertibles is in at least fourth gear. The Cool Kids MC plans his LP for next Tuesday (April 8th), and he unleashed "Gametime" featuring a blog-era Rap contemporary, Action Bronson. Both MCs are known for throwback qualities, subject matters, and favored production styles. That's very... Read more

Ab-Soul & Sir Michael Rocks Help Jesse Medina Make A Grand Entrance (Audio)

On April 1, Jesse Medina will drop the aptly-titled Meet Jesse Medina. With a new version of his single, "Riddims 2.0," Jesse recruits Black Hippy's Ab-Soul and The Cool Kids' Sir Michael Rocks, along with singer Anya Kvitka for the track about finding the pocket, of the beat and of... Read more

Sir Michael Rocks Is Ballin’ In The Everglades In Memo (Video)

Less than 24 hours after two new Cool Kids songs surfaced, Sir Michael Rocks hits what appears to be Florida's Everglades in "Memo." The video features some raccoon humor in a way that would make fans of The Great Outdoors happy, as Mikey swags out with his friends. Things appear... Read more

The Cool Kids Are Back Together, And Return In Style With Two New Songs (Audio)

Some groups seem to go a lot farther together than apart: arguments could be made for Black Sheep, Outkast, Young Gunz, and Tha Dogg Pound. One contemporary clique that may fit into that description is Chicago, Illinois' The Cool Kids. The mid-2000s MySpace success group, combining fashion with '80s-styled boom-bap... Read more

Blended Babies Team With Asher Roth & Chuck Inglish For See The World (Audio)

Blended Babies links with their frequent artist Asher Roth and The Cool Kids' Chuck Inglish. Together, the late '00s trio vibes out over the slow beat with slower flows. The collabo marks the opening of Blended Babies Music Group. No word on the acts yet, but this Psyche sample chop... Read more

Chuck Inglish, Mac Miller & Ab-Soul Channel The Beastie Boys In Came Thru / Easily (Video)

The Cool Kids' Chuck Inglish built a reputation on combining late '80s 808 drums with futuristic flows and style. For the video for "Came Thru / Easily," Chuck channels The Beastie Boys, tracking shots with his homies Ab-Soul and Mac Miller. Some dope animation matches the songs sensibilities nicely. Came... Read more

Rapsody – Round Table Discussion ft Mac Miller & The Cool Kids

Here's another dope new song from Rapsody that was produced by 9th Wonder. The soulful track is called Round Table Discussion and features Mac Miller & The Cool Kids. Everybody's in the pocket on this one. Rapsody's album, The Idea of Beautiful, drops on 8/28. Related: Rapsody - Believe Me... Read more

The Cool Kids – Rush Hour Traffic (Video)

Here's a hot new video from The Cool Kids. It features a lot of bugged out animation. Check out Rush Hour Traffic.... Read more

Cooking Soul laced The Cool Kids with an ill track for the remix of Gold Links.

It's got a hard beat and samples from Eric B. and Rakim and Erick Sermon. Check out the video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=39g3Phr6hYU&feature=player_embedded And, here are the Eric B. and Rakim and Erick Sermon joints. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnNkaO1EMyQ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JpeBTDpW71c... Read more

Sir Michael Rocks of The Cool Kids dropped a really hot mixtape in March. Here’s a new video for Livin’ It Up, one of the toughest joints on the mixtape.

It's a Cool Kids/JETS collabo with Sir Michael and  Trademark Da Skydiver going in on a super soulful track.  Check it out. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TUh4DNHbSnU&feature=player_embedded Click here to listen to and download the mixtape, The Rocks Report.... Read more

Cool Kids, Freddie Gibbs and Chip Tha Rapper = Pulled Over By the Cops. Not literally…that’s the group.

Check out their new song Authority ft Nate Santos.  It's a return to the boom bap--rhymes, a drum beat and not too much else. Good stuff. Click here to download.... Read more

Lupe Fiasco gets some help from his friends on the I'm Beamin' remix ft Asher Roth, Blu, The Cool Kids, Charles Hamilton, Dosage and B.o.B. There's strength in numbers…

Lupe and his crew have taken on the name All City Chess Club.  It's not a stretch to assume they would not be offended by the term "backpackers."  It's good to see so many facets of hip-hop again.  Check it out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JkBXlko3bsU Click here to download..... Read more