50 Best New Chicago Rappers/Artists

Chicago is full of talented artists pumping out some of the world’s best music on a daily basis. The music scene is one of the best in the country and its impact has been clear with the rise of artists such as Chance the Rapper, Chief Keef, Mick Jenkins, Famous Dex, Vic Mensa and many others. While these artists have shown what Chicago is capable of, they are only the tip of the iceberg of the excellence Chicago holds. The city has literally hundreds of artists making quality music daily and the next wave out of Chicago is sure to solidify the Windy City as a hub for new hip hop talent. With the amount of great music to be found, it was hard to boil down this list to only 50 names and there’s many more artists also deserving of attention, but I had to stop somewhere. Check out the best the city has to offer below. Did I miss someone? Comment below to let me know! This list is in no particular order. … More 50 Best New Chicago Rappers/Artists

Afro-Kitty Jones Q+A: Get To Know This New Chicago Artist

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King Syed Q+A: How Hard Work Is Helping This Chicago Artist

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New Chicago Hip Hop Playlist: 5/14/18-5/20/18

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Chicago Hip Hop Playlist: 5/7/18-5/13/18

Chicago Hip Hop Playlist: 5/7/18-5/13/18 Another week, another Chicago hip hop playlist. This week’s list features 15 tracks from some of Chicago’s most talented hip hop artists including Dally Auston, Kahrion, Jose Franco and more. Be sure to check in every week for a new playlist with the best Chicago has to offer. Mobile: https://soundcloud.com/4thshore/sets/chicago-hip-hop-playlist-5-7

Care For Me Tour Playlist: Saba, Jean Deaux, Joseph Chilliams, and More

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Underground Chicago Playlist 4/30/18-5/6/18

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Vagabond Maurice Brings Eclectic Knowledge To His Musical Journey

Vagabond Maurice Brings Eclectic Knowledge To His Musical Journey Chicago’s underground hip hop scene is as vibrant as any city’s in the country and that is thanks in part to artists such as Vagabond Maurice. The Slumpgang777 affiliate has been making a name for himself through reflective music that has been inspired by the likes … More Vagabond Maurice Brings Eclectic Knowledge To His Musical Journey

Nuru The Chief Discusses His Music, The Future And Nwotchi

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The Bombay Boyz Bring Chicago’s Lyrical Masters To Forefront With “Sapphire Syphers” Series

The Bombay Boyz Bring Chicago’s Lyrical Masters To Forefront With “Sapphire Syphers” Videos With hip hop expanding and innovating on a daily basis, it can be hard to forget the basics sometimes. The Bombay Boyz are helping keep that classic hip hop flavor alive with their Sapphire Syphers video series which highlights Chicago’s best lyricists and … More The Bombay Boyz Bring Chicago’s Lyrical Masters To Forefront With “Sapphire Syphers” Series