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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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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
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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 u…
Tom Breihan | August 18, 2015 - 2:23 pm
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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'…
Peter Helman | August 2, 2015 - 12:30 pm
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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
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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
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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-ru…
Tom Breihan | July 23, 2015 - 10:16 am
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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
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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
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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
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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-ho…
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

Chief Keef – “Nobody” (Feat. Kanye West)

Chicago drill star Chief Keef was dropped by Interscope less than two months ago, and he's already planning to release an album on his ow…
Tom Breihan | December 15, 2014 - 8:56 am
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Mike Will Made It Ransom Details

Mike WiLL Made It -- one of the most prevalent producers of this year and last -- is releasing his new mixtape, Ransom, next week…
James Rettig | December 10, 2014 - 7:08 pm

Download Chief Keef Back From The Dead 2 & Big Gucci Sosa Mixtapes

Chicago drill star Chief Keef isn't going to let a little thing like being dropped from his label stop him. Today, Keef has two new…
Tom Breihan | October 31, 2014 - 10:51 am
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Chief Keef – “Paper” (Feat. Gucci Mane)

Chicago drill overlord Chief Keef may have lost his label deal, but when he gets together, he will still be a force on the mixtape…
Tom Breihan | October 30, 2014 - 12:26 pm
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