At just nineteen years old, Herbert Wright has built quite the name of himself. The Chicago native, who goes by the name G Herbo (formerly Lil Herb), has worked with the likes of Nicki Minaj and Chance The Rapper, amongst others.
Just when you thought Future and Drake would be the year's most unlikely duo, an announcement came in about a forthcoming joint tape from the world's most recognizable drill rapper and a pop/reggae artist whose last top ten hit dropped in 2009.
In the past few years, a number of teenage rappers from Chicago have gone viral thanks to breakout music videos filled with violent paraphernalia. The latest is "Drill Time" rapper Slim Jesus -- wait, Jesus isn't from Chicago, he's from Hamilton, Ohio.
Sasha Go Hard has previously been more of a minor presence in the drill scene, only because she's been a little less prolific than her peers, and hasn't had a hit that really broke out of the regional scene.
King Louie speaks the truth: “They say you can make it anywhere, if you make it in Chicago.” The city notoriously known as Chiraq has been long overshadowed by gang violence, and those fortunate enough to make it out the trap are considered heroes.
Despite appearing on Kanye West's experimental opus, Yeezus, King L is still something of an underdog of Chicago rap. It's too bad, because if you trace things back, he's one of the most influential artists when it comes to the city's current scene.
'Round N Round' is the latest visual from emerging Chicago, Illinois bop duo Sicko Mobb, the track having been produced by Mr. Infiniti and included on their debut mixtape Super Saiyan Vol. 1, which dropped in late December.
Fredo Santana puts his ski mask on in his latest visual. The track appears on his recent "Trappin' Ain't Dead" mixtape.Watch Fredo Santana "Trap Boy/Traphouse" Video - it's the latest video from Fredo Santana, having dropped on Monday, January 6th, 2014.
Listen to Hittas (Prod. By Paris Beuller), the latest track from Cap 1. The cut dropped on Saturday, December 14th, 2013. Cap 1's future brightens with every new release, and Hittas (Prod. By Paris Beuller) certainly isn't an exception.
The Guys are a new duo out of Chicago's vibrant rap scene, but unlike the uber-hard Lil Herb and Lil Bibby, or post-ringtone bop duo Sicko Mobb, brothers Fya Starta and Smelly P's sound is increasingly harder to define.