It's hard to class someone as a "mumble rapper" without any shade, but the calm warble of Adamn Killa isn't evocative of a guy who's totally zonked; there's a real depth to his sentences, even when they're somewhat obscured.
G Herbo, formerly Lil Herb, is one of Chicago’s most impressive wordsmiths. Similar to Chance the Rapper, he has yet drop a debut despite building a notable amount of clout through a series of engaging mixtapes.
Jeremih's Tuesday night show in Chicago came to an abrupt end, with the singer throwing the mic before sending out a final "they some haters, fuck y'all!" Though the audience was confused and disappointed at the time, Jeremih reassured his fans that he wa
Chance The Rapper is a hero in his city of Chicago, as well as a great writer, so it only makes sense for the Coloring Book emcee to pen the foreword to Kevin Coval's book A People's History Of Chicago. As Reddit's HHH points out, the book has popped up a
Vic Spencer's rapping is as cold as it gets. Within Chicago's scene for ten years now, Vic bills himself as something of a lone wolf, and his confrontational, take-no-prisoners style of writing supports it. On the second track of his new album, St.
Jordan Brand has announced that the "Chicago" Air Jordan 31 will be making its debut alongside the iconic "Black Toe" Air Jordan 1 this Saturday, November 5th, continuing their trend of pairing up Air Jordan 31 releases with popular Air Jordan 1s.&nb
Famous Dex is a name often associated with the virally adored new wave artists of the South, like Atlanta's Lil Yachty -- with whom he shares a hairstyle (and color) -- or Trill Sammy and Ugly God from Houston.
Rhymefest is taking part in a public vigil in order to remember those who have lost their lives to gun violence in Chicago. Last month, it was reported that the city had already seen over 500 gun-related deaths (and over 3,000 total shootings).
Although he's been in prison since 2007 for an entirely different crime, Chicago's Karl Smith has confessed to committing a 2003 murder he was never charged with - his identical twin brother Kevin Dugar was!
In the sprawling Chicago hip hop scene of today, perhaps no rapper has more artistic range than 22-year-old Dreezy. She first began to grow a significant following after she released her incomparable "Chiraq" remix in spring 2014.
Chicago rapper and philanthropist Rhymefest posted a video to Twitter today documenting his experience at his local police station, where he attempted to report a robbery in which he was held at gunpoint Sunday morning.
Thelonious Martin, the Chicago production virtuoso who has worked with the likes of Vic Mensa, Curren$y, and Joey Bada$$, has come through with a 3-track surprise EP, Static, perfect for winding down on a Sunday evening.
With its 2016 freshman cover, XXL anointed four rappers as the princes of hip hop's newest wave: Lil Uzi Vert, Lil Yachty, Kodak Black, and 21 Savage. Many argued that Playboi Carti should have been included.
Vic Mensa recently graced the stage at his hometown festival, Lollapalooza, where he took the opportunity to debut two new records. He's following up the performance with a new interview with Phoenix New Times, where he speaks on his recent EP There'
We got our first Chance The Rapper x Young Thug collaboration by way of Chance's Coloring Book, with "Mixtape." It was an exciting collaboration from two sangin-ass rappers who often contrast in content and style.