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Terrence Howard’s place in rap history would’ve been safe if he’d quit after “Whoop That Trick.” In the 2005 movie Hustle & Flow, Howard played Djay, a Memphis pimp trying to go straight by turning to a rap career. And in the movie’s best scene, he’s holed up in a homemade studio, egg crates taped… More »

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Young Chop Fights With Security At A3C, Accuses Kanye West Of Exploiting Young Chicago Artists

Chicago drill producer Young Chop, the guy who produced Chief Keef's breakout "I Don't Like," was famously displeased that Kanye West released his all-star remix…
Chris DeVille | October 9, 2015 - 2:27 pm

Young Chop – “Around My Way” (Feat. Vic Mensa & King 100 James)

The ascendant Chicago rapper Vic Mensa came from the same after-school freestyle scene that helped produce Chance The Rapper. So even though Mensa shares a…
Tom Breihan | October 6, 2015 - 3:04 pm

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 voice…
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'…
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,…
Corban Goble | November 12, 2012 - 10:26 am