Kweku Collins

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Stereogum’s 40 Best New Bands Of 2016

We listen to a lot of music here at Stereogum -- it's sort of our job! -- and every year, we attempt to codify all…
Stereogum | November 1, 2016 - 12:00 pm

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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

Band To Watch

Artist To Watch: Kweku Collins

It's fitting that Kweku Collins (pronounced kway-koo) is from just outside of Chicago. The 19-year-old rapper and Evanston, Illinois native lives just beyond the fray…
Collin Robinson | April 8, 2016 - 10:45 am

More Kweku Collins stories

Kweku Collins – “Aya” (Feat. Allan Kingdom) Video

Rapper/producer Kweku Collins released a follow-up to last year's stellar full-length debut, Nat Love, in the form of a stacked nine-track EP Grey back in…
Kim Ilkowski | June 8, 2017 - 12:24 pm

Stream Kweku Collins’ New Grey EP

Kweku Collins' debut full-length Nat Love impressed us enough that we named him an Artist To Watch and one of the best new artists of
Peter Helman | April 28, 2017 - 12:25 am

Artist Portraits From SXSW 2017

A lot of bands descend upon Austin for SXSW every year, and this year a lot of those bands rolled through the Mazda Studio At…
Stereogum | March 20, 2017 - 5:01 pm

SXSW 2017 Artist To Watch: Kweku Collins

Ahead of South By Southwest, Stereogum is highlighting a handful of our Band To Watch alumni who have busy schedules at this year’s festival. If
James Rettig | March 13, 2017 - 12:02 pm

Kweku Collins – “International Business Trip”

Artist To Watch Kweku Collins released his debut album, Nat Love, last year, and he's following that up with a new EP called grey that's…
James Rettig | February 28, 2017 - 11:36 am

Kweku Collins – “The Outsiders” Video

19-year-old Illinois Artist To Watch Kweku Collins is rightfully enjoying the biggest year of his career. After inking with budding Chicago imprint Closed Sessions, he…
Collin Robinson | December 7, 2016 - 2:50 pm

Kweku Collins – “jump.i” Video

Illinois up-and-comer and Artist To Watch Kweku Collins released his excellent album Nat Love this past spring. Today, in tandem with the announcement that the…
Collin Robinson | November 22, 2016 - 12:13 pm

oddCouple – “Love Above” (Feat. Jamila Woods & Kweku Collins)

Young Chicagoland talents Jamila Woods and Kweku Collins both cracked our list of 2016's best new artists today, and they've teamed up on a new…
Chris DeVille | November 1, 2016 - 2:11 pm

HAIM, Pusha T, Charli XCX + SOPHIE Playing Red Bull Sound Select’s 30 Days In LA 2016

Red Bull Sound Select is returning to Los Angeles for a third year for their 30 Days In LA event series, which takes place at…
James Rettig | September 13, 2016 - 10:05 am

Jamila Woods – “LSD” (Feat. Chance The Rapper)

Jamila Woods has her own project in the pipeline! She's managed to vacuum shine like a blackhole in guest spots on the Social Experiment's "Sunday
Collin Robinson | July 7, 2016 - 12:20 pm

Kweku Collins – “Stupid Rose” Video

Illinois Artist To Watch Kweku Collins dropped the excellent Nat Love a couple months ago. He has an uncanny ability to sum up some of…
Collin Robinson | June 13, 2016 - 4:17 pm

Kweku Collins – “Ego Killed Romance” (Feat. Jamila Woods) (Stereogum Premiere)

18-year-old Chicago rapper Kweku Collins is set to drop his new album Nat Love next week. The young spitter built a healthy buzz for himself…
Collin Robinson | March 30, 2016 - 12:00 pm