Review: Chief Keef's "Bang 3"
Keith Cozart, best known to the world as rap's enfant terrible Chief Keef, doesn’t do much to imply a typical career is in the cards for him. As of the current news cycle, he is planning to run against former Obama advisor Rahm Emanuel for mayor of Chicago after a failed venture at a holographic concert for his deceased friend and artist, Marvin “Capo” Carr, was shut down by police.
Next Chief Keef Hologram Benefit Concert To Broadcast In 3 Cities At Once
Chief Keef's shortened hologram performance last week wasn't the end of his hologram venture. It was just the beginning.
Cops Shut Down Chief Keef's Hologram Performance After One Song
Chief Keef's hologram benefit show has had a hard time getting off the ground, and while it ended up going down in a secret location yesterday, cops were able to pull the plug after just one song. Keef's appearance ended up happening at Crazefest in Hammond, Indiana, where artists such as Riff Raff, Tink, and Lil Bibby also performed.It seems that Keef is the only one to have his set interrupted however, only getting through "Don't Like" before police shut things down.
Chief Keef's Hologram Benefit Show Is Streaming Live Tonight
Strangely, Chief Keef has had a lot of trouble attempting to throw a benefit concert for an infant killed in Chicago. One-year-old Dillan Harris was hit by the car fleeing from the murder of Keef's friend and collaborator, Capo. While it seemed that certain officials wouldn't allow Harris' family to receive the charity show they deserved, Sosa announced that the event would be held in a secret location in Chicago, so there would be no way of shutting it down.
Chief Keef Planning New Hologram Benefit Concert At "Secret Location"
Chief Keef is fighting fire with fire. After the city of Chicago nixed his planned hologram benefit concert at the last second, he says he plans to proceed with a secret benefit concert.
Chief Keef's Benefit Concert Postponed, Statement Released
Earlier this week, it was announced that Chicago's Chief Keef would put on a concert in benefit of a toddler that was killed in the wake of Capo's shooting.
Details Announced For Chief Keef's Hologram Benefit Concert
Unable to enter the city of Chicago due to outstanding warrants, Chief Keef is preparing to get beamed from Beverly Hills soundstage to his hometown for his upcoming benefit concert for the family of toddler who lost his life in the same sequence of events as Keef's Glo Gang compatriot Capo. The Chicago Tribune shared concert details as announced by a spokesperson for Hologram USA.
Top Tracks: July 6 - July 12
As much as everyone loves to hate Young Thug, all that does his push towards the very top of our Top 100 chart. This week Thugger snatches up the first spot, but before we get to that, let’s see what the rest of the top 10 is looking like. 10) Majid Jordan ft. Drake - My Love
Chief Keef To Hold Benefit Concert For Family Of Slain Toddler
Chief Keef announced that he will hold a benefit concert this Friday for the toddler killed in the aftermath of yesterday's Chicago shooting that ended in the death of Capo. Fleeing from the Capo shooting, the two suspects (currently in custody) ran over and fatally injured 1-year old Dillon Thomas as he sat in a stroller on the 6300 block of South Ellis Avenue in Chicago’s Woodlawn neighborhood.
Chief Keef Announces "Bang 3" Release Date
Chief Keef's Instagram may be 95% pictures of him playing paintball, but he took the time today to post the cover art of long-awaited project Bang 3 and announced that he will release it on July 3rd.
Drake Performs Chief Keef's "Faneto" In Chicago
Drake is well-known showing love to each city he visits while on tour. He recently shouted-out young rapper Amir Obe while in Detroit, and on Friday (May 29), during a stop in Chicago, he paid homage to a bigger rap star, Chief Keef, giving the crowd a rendition of the South Sider's latest hit, "Faneto." Drake took the time to show love to many young Chi rappers, specifically shouting-out Herb, Bibby, Keef, and even 14-year-old Lil Mouse. He then, much to the crowd's delight, proceeded to belt out a bar-for-bar a cappella verse from "Faneto."
10 Essential RL Grime Tracks
For the better part of the past three years, "trap" has referred to much more than the music of Young Jeezy, T.I., Gucci Mane, etc. Beats like Baauer's "Harlem Shake" and RL Grime's remix to Kanye West's "Mercy" have ignited dance-floors and festivals using the same label to describe their sound.
The Best Prison-Released Gucci Mane Tracks Of 2015
Gucci Mane has released nine projects this year. We don't have to check-- that's more than any other rapper. He also happens to be in prison. Last year, he released 14 projects from the pen, making a cool $1.3 million, and he's on pace to topple those numbers this year. He's feeding his fans, he's feeding the streets-- though who knows if he's actually the mastermind behind any of this. No matter when these tracks were actually recorded, they're still among the hottest out.
Is A Chief Keef & Lil Wayne Collab On The Way?
A couple week ago, Chief Keef announced that he’s working on a new album titled The Cozart, which is shaping up to host quite the lineup of features.
Chief Keef & Jeremih In The Studio Together
Chicago artists are already winning as it is, but when they get together, it's truly something special. Jeremih-- whose recently been showing up everywhere but on his own songs --showed up on Lil Durk's long overdue slow jam, "Like Me," earlier this year, and it seems he'll be blessing yet another drill rep with a sweet R&B hook. Yesterday, Mih got in the studio with Chief Keef, and the session seems to have been manned by Chicago superproducer Yung Berg, who you might know from his extensive work on The Pinkprint.
Chief Keef & Lil Durk Are Working On New Music
Chief Keef and Lil Durk were two of the most prominent rappers in the drill scene when it first started to get some coverage a few years back. Both landed deals, and each has remained consistent in their creative out put since, but the two have drifted apart since the days of collaborating and appearing in one another's videos.
Chief Keef Announces New Album "The Cozart"
Coming off the release of his new mixtape Sorry 4 The Weight, Chicago’s Chief Keef is now turning his focus onto a new album. Taking to Instagram Friday night, Sosa announced that he has a new album on the way called The Cozart, which is named after his government name, Keith Cozart. No release date has been set for it yet, but Sosa did unveil the artwork and repeatedly tweeted that its coming very soon.
10 Producer Remixes That Were Better Than The Original
With the evolution of producer software, everyone can make beats on their computer. It doesn't take a lot of money or studio time to learn how to chop up samples, loop drum patterns, and create something great. And we're finding more and more beatmakers are making quality tracks.
Putting On For His City: Kanye West's Chicago Co-Signs
Although he once claimed to be "so Chi" that you thought he was bashful, Kanye West isn't frequently thought of as a quintessential Chicago rapper, with his global fame often overshadowing his ties to his hometown. Mr. West is unarguably the most popular rapper to ever come out of the Windy City, but the regional term "Chicago rap" is more likely to be associated with Common and No I.D., or even younger dudes like Chief Keef at this point.
*T-Pain Voice*: 5 Rappers Who Pushed Auto-Tune Forward
Auto-tune was something of a taboo in rap, for some it may always be, but for the most part, it's been accepted as a common songwriting tool. As prevalent as it may be today, there was only on figure who can really be attributed with popularizing the effect, and that's T-Pain (sorry, Cher).