The Chicago police are not happy with the posters plastered all over the city, promoting Chief Keef's debut album.
Chief Keef and his GBE crew can't seem to stay out of the cops' path. Keef himself has been in trouble with the Chi-town police recently, who have asked Pitchfork to turn over a gun-range video featuring Chief Keef, which could contribute to a probation violation. The Chicago native has been serving an 18-month probation for pointing a gun at police officers.
Although he's been allowed to go to L.A. to finish his debut album, Finally Rich, that doesn't mean Chicago has let up off him. In a report from the Sun-Times, police are looking for the street team responsible for plastering Keef's face all over the city.
When leading up to an album release, it is not unusual for an artist to recruit a street team to put up posters, flyers, etc. all over a city in promotion of the LP. However, the police in Chicago are not happy with whoever hung Keef's posters everywhere, and those who put in the work will face citations, the police say.
Chicago Police union Vice President Daniel Gorman spoke on Chief Keef's fame, "It seems as if he’s being hailed a hero. But it’s a smack in the face to the police officers who are serving the citizens of those communities." Chicago Police Cmdr. Kevin Ryan insists that the cops aren't singling out the GBE representer by going after his crew.