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

Towkio- Hot Shit

Towkio- Hot Shit Towkio has been dropping some great high energy music recently and Hot Shit is another addition to the list. Vibrant, uptempo production sets the mood for Towkio’s catchy hook and verses where he employs what might be his best flow yet. The last few songs Towkio has dropped have all been impressive … More Towkio- Hot Shit

Young Jasper ft. Tylor Fakie – Bussin (prod. Kid Keva)

Young Jasper ft. Tylor Fakie – Bussin (prod. Kid Keva) Young Jasper and Tylor Fakie are on the brink of bringing Katana X Mob to the forefront of the Chicago Hip-Hop scene in large part due to their latest video Bussin. Jasper and Fakie bounce verses off each other over an intoxicating beat produced by … More Young Jasper ft. Tylor Fakie – Bussin (prod. Kid Keva)

Windy City Sounds: Jofred

There are plenty of artists in Chicago but not many put in the same amount thought or time as Jofred. Part of the PVTSTCK crew, Jofred has been dialing in his craft for years and is also part of the Grammy nominated group Chinza Fly where he first staked his claim as the world’s best Asian rapper. The talented MC has been working on a solo project, TULPA, for a little bit now and has cultivated a focused and captivating aesthetic to go along with his unique music. After hearing singles such as Yellow Boy and Ring Ring, it was hard not to be excited about Jofred’s future. We got the chance to ask him a few questions and he really gave some great answers that touch on Asian culture, his vision for his music and some of his biggest influences. … More Windy City Sounds: Jofred

Morimoto- It’s Late

Morimoto- It’s Late Morimoto drops a 20 minute project full of some of Chicago’s most interesting and organic music. It’s Late features some tracks we’ve already heard such as Lake Wyola but there’s plenty of new material to sift through as well. Vivid and creative instrumentation is this tape’s hallmark and it’s a great example of … More Morimoto- It’s Late