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The Come Up: Lil Herb

Lil Bibby and Lil Herb are the next wave of young Chicago talent to gain widespread acceptance in hip-hop. While Bibby is riding high after the release of Free Crack, his partner-in-rhyme and childhood friend Lil Herb has been patiently waiting his turn...

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The Come Up: Joey Fatts

To meet the lofty expectations of his debut album, Harlem’s A$AP Rocky called upon some of the biggest names in hip-hop to help on the project, from megastar rapper Drake to pop hit-maker Jim Jonsin...

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The Come Up: Black Cobain

Living a balanced lifestyle was always stressful to Black Cobain as a young man. Early in life, the DMV native was exposed to many different styles of music, as his grandparents had a palette for a wide range of sounds...

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The Come Up: Skeme

Young California is thriving. Home to Nipsey Hu$$le, YG, Dom Kennedy, Iamsu! and Sage The Gemini, the West is making its way back into the top spot in hip-hop...

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The Come Up: Boldy James

“Cities like L.A. and New York, even down south in cities like New Orleans, the wild cities where a lot of murder, drug trafficking go on, that's basically what Detroit has been all my life," says Boldy James...

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The Come Up: Vic Mensa

Photography By: Stephanie Koch

It’s been a banner year for coming up Chicago rappers as young acts like Tree, Alex Wiley, and of course Chance The Rapper have gotten national attention...

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The Come Up: Young Dolph

Young Dolph isn’t quite a household name yet, but he’s on a mission to change that. The Memphis native is gaining momentum in his city, coming off the heels of rappers such as Three 6 Mafia and Yo Gotti...

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The Come Up: Isaiah Rashad

In May, there were murmurs of TDE signing their next artist. Tennessee rapper Isaiah Rashad was already a buzzword in the industry before he even dropped a full project to back it up...

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The Come Up: Alex Wiley

This June, just as Chance The Rapper's star was beginning to become blinding off the strength of his off-the-wall Acid Rap mixtape, another young kid from Chicago released his own project that existed outside of what had become the new normal of Chicago drill music...

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The Come Up: Ag Da Coroner

Growing up in East New York, rapper A.G. Da Coroner has had plenty experience with death, he says. That may be why he’s so comfortable around dead bodies, whether they’re the MCs he kills figuratively on the rap battle circuit – or the actual ones lying stiff in the hospital morgue, where he worked for eight years...

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