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Lucki Eck$ – “Stevie Wonder” (Feat. Chance The Rapper)

Chicago is a great city with a vibrant and varied rap scene, and it’s cool to see some of the city’s most vital rap voices come together even if they have absolutely nothing in common beyond their hometown. Lucki Eck$, who’s worked with Danny Brown and FKA twigs, landed a Mixtape Of The Week thi… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 15, 2014 - 9:39 am

Freddie Gibbs – “Deuces”

In a few months, Freddie Gibbs, the tougher-than-a-two-dollar-steak Gary, Indiana rapper, will release Piñata, his collaborative album with the California stoner-rap producer Madlib. But Gibbs’s latest track goes in a very different direction from his work with Madlib. Instead, it links him up with his home region’s hardest beatmaker: Chicago’s Young Chop, best known for… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 2, 2013 - 11:25 am

Chief Keef – “Kobe” Video

Chief Keef’s recent “Love Sosa” showed that the controversial Chicago rapper’s major label debut — Finally Rich — is definitely one to look out for, where Keef flexed his apparently ample ability with more melodic textures. Now here’s another Young Chop-produced cut, the thundering “Kobe,” which is paired with a spare but glossy visual. Hi-DefMore »

By: Corban Goble / November 12, 2012 - 10:26 am