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

Willie Main Introduces Himself With Interview & New Project, “Y”

Willie Main Introduces Himself With Interview & New Project, “Y“ Willie Main, formerly known as Swill, has been an artist on my radar for sometime now so I was excited to talk to him about his new project Y. Full of catchy melodies and introspective lyrics, Y is an excellent tape that highlights Willie’s vocal … More Willie Main Introduces Himself With Interview & New Project, “Y”

[Premiere] YourFrends Gets Us Prepared For the Week on Their First Tape, “Just Mondays”

[Premiere] YourFrends Gets Us Prepared For the Week on Their First Tape, “Just Mondays” When it comes to soulful, authentic music coming out of the Windy City, YourFrends is a must-listen to group. Consisting of Thee Unique, Franchika and Tyler, they’re back this time with a project, Just Mondays, that highlights the trio’s kinetic chemistry … More [Premiere] YourFrends Gets Us Prepared For the Week on Their First Tape, “Just Mondays”

Smoke Break Shay Drops Thoughtful New Video For “Prescriptions”

Smoke Break Shay Drops Thoughtful New Video For “Prescriptions“ Smoke Break Shay is another Chicago artist you should be on the lookout for in 2018 and he’s back this time with a solid video for his track Prescriptions. The track is a more introspective one than usual from Smoke Break but it’s dope nonetheless and … More Smoke Break Shay Drops Thoughtful New Video For “Prescriptions”

Marcus Nogood Prepares For 2018 With “Bleu Faces” Video

Marcus Nogood Prepares For 2018 With “Bleu Faces” Video Marcus Nogood is definitely a name to be on the lookout for in 2018 and he ends 2017 on a high note with his new video for Bleu Faces. The nonchalant, confidently brooding track is matched with some excellent visuals from Lonewolf who has been making … More Marcus Nogood Prepares For 2018 With “Bleu Faces” Video

Willie Main, fka Swill, is Back With Catchy Melodies on “Divine”

Willie Main, fka Swill, is Back With Catchy Melodies on “Divine“ Willie Main, formerly Swill, is back with some more smooth sounds on his new track Divine. You can always count on Willie to hit some unique, catchy melodies and he does so this time over some excellent production that shifts and flows to match … More Willie Main, fka Swill, is Back With Catchy Melodies on “Divine”

[Premiere] Angry Blackmen Set a Confidently Angry Tone on “Riot!”

[Premiere] Angry Blackmen Set a Confidently Angry Tone on “Riot!“ You can always expect something a little different from Angry Blackmen and Riot!┬áis another unique song to add to their repertoire. While Angry is in their name, this is the first actually heated song from the duo but they bring a ton of energy and … More [Premiere] Angry Blackmen Set a Confidently Angry Tone on “Riot!”

Emone Quadeem Brings Precise Flows to “Get It Straight” Video

Emone Quadeem Brings Precise Flows to “Get It Straight” Video Emone Quadeem has been making music for a few years now, but it looks like he’s starting to make some big moves on the Chicago scene. His video for Get It Straight is a glowing example of Quadeem’s precise flows and brooding style, coming in … More Emone Quadeem Brings Precise Flows to “Get It Straight” Video