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The GTW

Watch The GTW’s Introspective Video for “Calling Cards”

Though he came to wider notability with recent GEN F subjects Jody, Chicago crooner The GTW (real name: James King) has issued a handful of similarly smooth singles on his own over the past few … read more »

POSTED July 9, 2014 5:18PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: ,
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GEN F: JODY

Meet Chicago’s weirdest boy band From the magazine: ISSUE 90, Feb/March 2014 Outré R&B quintet JODY has drawn quick comparisons to Jodeci, but Khallee Standberry-Lois, one of the Chicago group’s three vocalists, says they are … read more »

POSTED February 18, 2014 10:17AM IN GEN F TAGS: , , , , ,
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Download “Chigerian” Rapper The GTW’s “Calling Cards”

The GTW—the solo project of James King of Chicago R&B group JODY—continues his So So Def worship with new track “Calling Cards.” Here, though, the cymbal-skittering Ghost Town DJs homage meets sweet, starry-eyed ’80s R&B; … read more »

POSTED February 17, 2014 4:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,
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Stream: Supreme Cuts f. The GTW, Khallee and David Ashley, “Down”

FADER PREMIERE Chicago duo Supreme Cuts’ sophomore LP, Divine Ecstasy, comes out on January 28th via Dovecote. The latest leak “Down” has a booty beat vaguely reminiscent of “My Boo” and features, among others, The … read more »

POSTED January 13, 2014 1:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , ,
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The GTW, “Bleach Pool” MP3

One of the SoundCloud tags on Chicago producer, vocalist and JODY member The GTW’s new track is “So So Def Bass.” Rightly so—”Bleach Pool” wouldn’t sound out of place between Lathuan and Katrina on So … read more »

POSTED December 19, 2013 5:46PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,
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Dre Green and The GTW, “Neymar Night” MP3

The GTW, the Chicago-based JODY member with a penchant for overalls , samples both the sound of crunching leaves and rapper P Rico’s local hit “Hang Wit Me” on “Neymar Night,” a loose freebie featuring … read more »

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Video: Hot Sugar f. The GTW, “Erica”

FADER PREMIERE Just days after wrapping up his “intimate tour of the romance countries,” adept producer and internet user Hot Sugar is moving on to his Made Man EP, out on October 1st and featuring … read more »

POSTED September 19, 2013 10:58AM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Download JODY’s Magique EP

Magique by JODYAccording to JODY producer Brandon Boom, their new six-person R&B group is named after the mythic character Joe D. Grinder, “who, while you are away at war or prison, would sleep with your … read more »

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Download Sweater Beats and MORRI$’ Young Love / Heartbreak Vol. 3 EP

Every Valentine’s Day, long-distance bros-of-the-heart Sweater Beats, from Brooklyn, and MORRI$, from Lawrence, Kansas, team up to release another installation of their Young Love / Heartbreak series. Download the bleepy, swinging third volume below, including … read more »

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