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Can You Say Chi City? Chance The Rapper & Family Turning Chi-Raq Back Into Chicago

The first time anyone heard the term "Chiraq" was when Chicago drill rapper King L (then King Louie) dubbed his hometown Chiraq, Drillinois in 2009.
Collin Robinson | July 25, 2016 - 10:05 am

2015 In Review

Getting The Drop On Us: The Year In Surprise And/Or “Surprise” Releases

Here in the future, we now know Andy Warhol was right about everyone getting their 15 minutes of fame, but it comes with some unexpected…
Chris DeVille | December 29, 2015 - 11:23 am

2015 In Review

The 15 Biggest Band Beefs Of 2015

Beefs! All hail beefs! Every year we start off with a blank slate, and every year our favorite (and least favorite!) artists bring all of…
James Rettig | December 15, 2015 - 1:35 pm

More Chief Keef stories

Chief Keef – “Faneto” Video

It was hard to keep up with Chief Keef for little bit with all the dumb shit, controversial moves, and crazy amount of music he…
Collin Robinson | March 25, 2016 - 4:36 pm

Chief Keef – “Superheroes” (Feat. A$AP Rocky) Video

A$AP Rocky showed up to provide one of the few guest features on Chief Keef's 2015 album Bang 3, and now the two rappers have…
Peter Helman | February 27, 2016 - 10:38 am

Minneapolis Women Unsure Why Chief Keef Told Fans To Egg Their House

On Friday night, Chief Keef tweeted out the address of a Minneapolis home, directing his one million-plus Twitter followers to "throw eggs and shit in…
Peter Helman | January 31, 2016 - 6:41 pm

Label Sues Everyone Who Worked On Chief Keef’s Recent Mixtapes Except Chief Keef

Chief Keef continues to be the center of controversy, but this time, it's not really about him. Instead, Keef's label FilmOn, founded by Greek billionaire…
Peter Helman | December 22, 2015 - 8:48 pm

Stream Chief Keef’s Surprise Album Nobody 2

Chief Keef has released an insane amount of music this year -- Sorry 4 The Weight, Bang 3, Bang 3 Pt. 2, Finally Rollin 2
Peter Helman | December 10, 2015 - 9:24 pm

Download Chief Keef’s Finally Rollin 2 Mixtape

The mixtape-happy Chief Keef has just unleashed another tape into the world, Finally Rollin 2, a sequel to his 2012 debut album Finally Rich. Hosted…
Peter Helman | November 15, 2015 - 10:51 am

Chief Keef – “Walnuts”

Last week, Chief Keef was teasing the release of a new Metro Boomin-produced EP. It didn't happen. Now, as Hot New Hip-Hop points out, he's…
Tom Breihan | November 2, 2015 - 5:12 pm

Chief Keef – “Don’t Love Em,” “Cabbage,” & “BIH”

In addition to Chief Keef's two mixtapes and one album this year, he's also been dropping a lot of loose tracks along the way. Over…
James Rettig | October 19, 2015 - 1:15 pm

Chief Keef Denies Connection To Chief Keef Marijuana Dispensary Where Two Bodies Were Found Last Night

The Los Angeles Times reports that Wolf Da Boss, an affiliate of Chief Keef's Glo Gang crew, and one other man were found dead of…
Peter Helman | September 24, 2015 - 7:26 pm

Leave Hologram Chief Keef Alone!

Chicago rapper Chief Keef has been dealing with some bullshit because of an outstanding warrant for his arrest in Illinois. The rapper now lives in…
Caitlin White | September 18, 2015 - 5:04 pm

Stream Chief Keef Bang 3 Pt. 2

Last month, exiled Chicago rapper Chief Keef released Bang 3, which, as the title implies, was the third installment in his series of Bang mixtapes.
Peter Helman | September 17, 2015 - 9:25 pm

Chief Keef Named His Baby Sno FilmOn Dot Com To Promote His New Album

The Chicago rapper Chief Keef just welcomed a son into the world, and he's picked a beautiful name for the kid: Sno FilmOn Dot Com…
Tom Breihan | August 27, 2015 - 9:48 am

Chief Keef – “Bouncin”

The polarizing Chicago rap enigma Chief Keef released his fascinating Bang 3 mixtape earlier this year, and he's already announced plans to follow it up…
Tom Breihan | August 18, 2015 - 2:23 pm

Chief Keef & Lil Durk – “Young & Reckless”

Chief Keef may not be able to set foot in Chicago, but he's still one of the most vital figures in Chicago's drill scene. Another…
Tom Breihan | August 13, 2015 - 11:23 am

Status Ain't Hood

Status Ain’t Hood: Drake Won

Last week in this space, I wrote that I wanted Drake to lose his current feud with Meek Mill. In fact, I didn't just want…
Tom Breihan | August 5, 2015 - 1:10 pm

Download Chief Keef’s Bang 3 Mixtape, Earlier Than Expected

Since getting dropped by his label last year, exiled young Chicago drill star Chief Keef has already put out four mixtapes and an album. He's…
Peter Helman | August 2, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Chief Keef: “Fuck The Mayor With A Sandpaper Dick!”

Chief Keef aka Keith Cozart is one of the foremost rappers in Chicago's thriving drill scene. He's also a 19-year-old from the South Side Englewood…
Caitlin White | July 30, 2015 - 5:49 pm

Livestream Chief Keef’s Hologram Tribute Concert

Last weekend, Chief Keef tried to play a free benefit concert for the family of Dillan Harris, a one-year-old killed in a hit-and-run following the…
Peter Helman | July 25, 2015 - 8:59 pm

Banned By Chicago Mayor, Chief Keef Says Hologram Show Will Go On In A Secret Location

Last weekend, Chief Keef tried to play a benefit show for the family of Dillan Harris, a one-year-old who was recently killed by a hit-and-run…
Tom Breihan | July 23, 2015 - 10:16 am

Status Ain't Hood

Status Ain’t Hood: Future’s New Album Is Fucking Incredible

There is so much happening in rap right now, so much to talk about. There's last night's still-reverberating Twitterpocalypse. There's the whole new network of…
Tom Breihan | July 22, 2015 - 4:47 pm

Hologram Chief Keef To Memorialize Toddler Killed In Associate’s Drive-By Shooting

Chief Keef is trying to do a good thing, but because of his legal situation, he's had to find a weird way to do it.
Tom Breihan | July 13, 2015 - 8:46 am

Chief Keef – “Ain’t Missing You” (Feat Jenn Em) Video

This weekend, Chicago's foremost rap site Fake Shore Drive posted a marvelous thing: Chief Keef interpolating John Waite's classic '80s country-slash-pop gem "Ain't Missing You."
Caitlin White | July 6, 2015 - 5:25 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Status Ain’t Hood: Kendrick Lamar’s Brilliant, Stupid Week

A quick housekeeping note: We're changing the name of our Week In Rap column because someone else has claimed ownership over the phrase "the week…
Tom Breihan | April 8, 2015 - 10:44 am

Chief Keef – “Faneto (Remix)” (Feat. Lil Bibby, Lil Herb, King Louie & Lil Durk)

When Chicago's drill music came to prominence a few years ago, arcane beefs and gang alignments kept some of the scene's brightest lights from jumping…
Tom Breihan | April 2, 2015 - 10:11 am

Chief Keef Fans Love To Record Themselves Turning Up To “Faneto”

Chief Keef's biggest hit is undoubtedly "I Don't Like," the song that went viral, got a star-studded Kanye West remix, and made Keef a hip-hop…
Chris DeVille | March 27, 2015 - 1:21 pm

Stream Gucci Mane Views From Zone 6 EP

Atlanta overlord Gucci Mane might be behind bars, but that sure as hell won't stop him from trolling the rap game when it needs it.
Caitlin White | February 18, 2015 - 12:33 pm

Download Chief Keef Sorry 4 The Weight Mixtape

Chief Keef has never exactly been famous for his wordplay, but let it be known that he just released a mixtape with a title that…
Tom Breihan | February 18, 2015 - 11:53 am
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