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Sir Michael Rocks: Cell Dope (Music Video)

Fresh off the release of The Cool Kids’ debut album, When Fish Ride Bicycles, through Mountain Dew’s Green Label Sound, the duo’s Sir Michael Rocks drops a new visual for his solo track, “Cell Dope.” In the Ken Koller-directed track, the Illinois rapper spits verses about looking so fresh — draped with jewelry, a pocket full of money, and multiple cell phones — that people think he sells dope. Filmed on a beach setting, Michael and his crew parking lot pimp … in the sun. The song if off his upcoming project, titled Special Edition Grand Master Deluxe, set to drop soon…
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Album Charts: Indies Make Splash On Billboard 200 (Cool Kids, MellowHype & Trae Tha Truth)

Country singer Blake Shelton takes the #1 spot on this week’s Billboard 200, while Beyonce, Bad Meets Evil, and the usual suspects continue to move units. However, new debuts from The Cool Kids, OFWGKTA’s MellowHype, Cali Swag District, and Trae The Truth open outside the top tier of the ranks. Last week’s #1, Beyonce’s 4, falls to #5 this week with 72,000, as the album nears gold sales…
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The Cool Kids Drop Debut, Gear Up For U.S. Tour Dates

Chicago duo, The Cool Kids, announced a string of headlining tour dates, beginning next week, in support of their recently released debut LP, When Fish Ride Bicycles. The long-awaited album is being lauded with critical praise for its straight-no-chaser aesthetic, heralding summer with the booming drums and reclined rhyme schemes that have kept listeners sated since their breakout, Bake Sale EP. In person, both Chuck Inglish and Mikey Rocks personify their moniker, effortlessly trading verses donning style you wish you had…
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The Cool Kids To Drop Debut In July, Unveil Album Guests

Months after leaving Chocolate Industries (in October 2010) and signing with Mountain Dew’s record label Green Label Sound earlier this year, midwest duo The Cool Kids are finally set to unleash their debut album this July. This week, the Kids — consisting of Mikey Rocks and Chuck Inglish — unveiled details for the long awaited debut, When Fish Ride Bicycles, which features 11 brand new songs, and finds the pair working with the likes of Bun B…
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Sir Michael Rocks (The Cool Kids) ft. Trademark Da Skydiver: Livin It Up (Music Video)

Sir Michael, of the mid-west duo The Cool Kids, drops the third visual from his latest solo mixtape, The Rocks Report. In the Mani and J. Artwork-directed clip, Michael and featured artist Trademark Da Skydiver spits verses about their lifestyles and why they’re “living it up” on the daily. While they’re grinding and enjoying the perks from their hustle, others are hating from the sidelines, as they spit on the hook. The Rocks Report mixtape is available for free…
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The Cool Kids Team Up With Moutain Dew’s Green Label Sound For Debut

Mountain Dew’s record label, Green Label Sound, announced Wednesday (February 23) that they will drop The Cool Kid’s first full-length album, When Fish Ride Bicycles in the spring. But first, they just dropped the official first single, “Bundle Up,” for free at their official website, GreenLabelSound.com. Back in August of 2008, Mountain Dew launched their record label, Green Label Sound, by releasing an exclusive single, “Delivery Man”…
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The Cool Kids, Chip The Ripper & Freddie Gibbs Form Hip-Hop Supergroup

A bunch of the Midwest’s brightest stars have teamed up to form a new rap supergroup, called Pulled Over By The Cops. The new group consists of all rising hip-hop acts, including Chicago duo The Cool Kids, Cleveland rapper Chip The Ripper, and Gary, Indiana MC Freddie Gibbs, while the legendary Bun B is set to make “occasional appearances.” The crew first appeared with Bun on Freddie Gibbs’ 2010 track, “Oil Money” …
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Travis Barker ft. The Cool Kids: Jump Down (Music Video)

This is the official music video for Travis Barker’s new single “Jump Down,” featuring The Cool Kids, the first off his upcoming solo debut, Give The Drummer Some. The 3D version of the clip debuted during the 2010 Sneaker Pimps stop in Los Angeles last week (October 7), and now the official non-3D version has hit the net. At press time, a release date for the album was unknown…
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The Cool Kids Are Free Agents, Severs Ties With Label

In the summer, the duo known as The Cool Kids — consisting of Mikey Rocks and Chuck Inglish — revealed a few problems: one being a legal issue with their name, and another being their label. While “The Cool Kids” name seems to be intact — they performed as The Cool Kids during Thursday night’s (October 7) Sneaker Pimps stop in Los Angeles — their label problem was an issue they couldn’t get past…
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