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Chicago Hip Hop

Vic Spencer and Chris Crack: Who the F**k Is Chris Spencer??

Jonah Sollins Devlin | Posted 02.12.2016 | Entertainment
Jonah Sollins Devlin

On Who the Fuck Is Chris Spencer??, Chicago Rappers Chris Crack and Vic Spencer team up for a weird, awesome album that is influenced equally by '90s boom bap and Chicago Trap.

Ryan Kristobak

Alex Wiley Gets Dark & Beautiful On 'Top Of The World'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 12.09.2014 | Entertainment

Alex Wiley caught the attention of the hip-hop world after the summer release of his "Village Party" album, proving himself to be one of Chicago's mos...

Psalm One Talks Oprah, Hot Dogs & 'Child Support'

The Huffington Post | Joe Erbentraut | Posted 01.24.2013 | Chicago

For Chicago rapper Psalm One, a.k.a. Cristalle Bowen, 2013 has already gotten off to a smashing start. Last year saw the release of "Child Support,...

Lil Reese Under Fire Over Video Of Attack On Woman

Posted 10.26.2012 | Chicago

A South Side rapper affiliated with the controversy-prone fellow Chicagoan Chief Keef is under fire after a video showing him brutally attacking a wom...

WATCH: Rapper Serengeti's Chicago-Centric New Music Video

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Oh, Chicago stereotypes. Da Bears, da mustaches, da accents, da hotdogs. A new video from Chicago rapper Serengeti has it all. Serengeti (or David C...

Hip-Hop Piano: Kenny Keys At Darkroom

Centerstage | J. Min | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The name implies it, but not many people realize the talent of Kenny Keys until he lets loose on the piano....

Kansas City Hip-Hop: Mac Lethal At Abbey Pub

Decider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Kansas City rapper Mac Lethal was added to the roster a few years ago and in 2007 produced his label debut, 11:11, which delivered on the underground ...

Expand Your Hip-Hop Horizons: Royce At Darkroom

Centerstage | J. Min | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Most hip-hop bands follow the standard percussion heavy boom-bap style, popularized by the Roots over a decade ago. Thankfully, this sextet breaks awa...