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Common’s August Greene Project Is A Blissful Middle-Aged Jazz-Rap Jam Session

If you wanted to argue that Common was a corny motherfucker -- an argument that you could make without stretching any bounds of credulity --…
Tom Breihan | March 14, 2018 - 11:20 am

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Chief Keef Thrives In Exile

Chief Keef can't go back to Chicago. The rapper has outstanding warrants in his hometown, but the authorities in Chicago have enmities against Keef that…
Tom Breihan | December 6, 2017 - 4:05 pm

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Grime Pioneer Wiley Has Nothing Left To Prove

The veteran grime MC/producer Wiley and I are the same age: 37. Old enough to be old as fuck but young enough to feel like…
Tom Breihan | January 18, 2017 - 11:08 am

More Lil Durk stories

Stream Tee Grizzley & Lil Durk Bloodas

We are currently living through a new boom in collaborative rap albums, but very few of those albums show the the kind of chemistry that…
Tom Breihan | December 8, 2017 - 11:03 am

Tee Grizzly & Lil Durk – “What Yo City Like”

Tee Grizzley is a young Detroit rapper with a bracing, forceful style; he broke out earlier this year with the My Moment mixtape. Lil Durk,…
Tom Breihan | December 1, 2017 - 10:11 am

Lil Durk – “Goofy” (Feat. Future & Jeezy)

Let's all celebrate the fact that "goofy" is now a part of the rap slang lexicon. As in: "You a goofy, you a opp." Lil…
Tom Breihan | September 6, 2017 - 12:44 pm

Vic Mensa & Lil Durk Discuss Social Issues In Chicago For CNN’s United Shades Of America

Chicago natives Vic Mensa and Lil Durk shed light on their hometown on CNN's United Shades Of America on Sunday night. Joined by…
Carl Lamarre / Billboard | May 8, 2017 - 5:43 pm

Download Lil Durk Love Songs For The Streets Mixtape

Chicago rapper Lil Durk has always been as tough and nihilistic as everyone else from his city's drill scene, but he's also shown real gifts…
Tom Breihan | March 1, 2017 - 10:29 am

Lil Bibby – “You Ain’t Gang (Remix)” (Feat. Lil Durk, Dej Loaf, & Kevin Gates)

The young, gravelly-voiced Chicago hardass Lil Bibby has himself a street hit with the forbidding banger "You Ain't Gang," and he's now rounded out some…
Tom Breihan | January 11, 2017 - 10:41 am

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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

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Fat Joe, Remy Ma, & The Dream Of A New York Goon-Rap Renaissance

Most rappers never get a Billboard #1. Jay Z didn't get one until "Empire State Of Mind." Drake still doesn't have one, though that seems…
Tom Breihan | May 4, 2016 - 10:40 am

Lil Durk – “Trap House” (Feat. Young Thug & Young Dolph)

The hard-as-fuck Chicago sing-rapper Lil Durk showed up a few times on I'm Up, the recent Young Thug mixtape, and Durk's queasy sense of melody…
Tom Breihan | April 5, 2016 - 8:57 am

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Rap Grammys Matter, Except Not Really

In one of the more fascinating moments during Kanye West's recent erratic Twitter spree, he mentioned next year's Grammy Awards, saying that he wouldn't show…
Tom Breihan | February 17, 2016 - 12:33 pm

Lil Durk – “My Beyoncé” (Feat. DeJ Loaf) Video

Lil Durk released his romantic ballad "My Beyoncé" last November, which featured a cameo from his girlfriend DeJ Loaf (who we named one of the…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 11, 2016 - 12:39 pm

Download Lil Durk 300 Days 300 Nights Mixtape

Chicago drill rapper Lil Durk released his debut album Remember My Name back in June, and now he's followed it up with a new mixtape…
Peter Helman | December 15, 2015 - 8:14 pm