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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 to see him lose. I wanted to see him get his ass beat. I wanted to see him humiliated. That wasn’t because I have any sort of ill will toward… More »

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 who hates who, those little now-public feuds working like spiderweb cracks in rap’s windshield. There’s the absolutely stunning, uplifting Chance The Rapper performance I witnessed on Sunday night in Chicago,… More »

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 in rap” and because I feel like a total herb every time I use the phrase “hip-hop.” Here’s the story of the new name: Status Ain’t Hood was the name… More »

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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

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

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

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
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