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Chevy Woods, The Cookout

Playing second fiddle to a rap star has always been a delicate predicament. The benefits that come with a big name co-sign are juxtaposed with the shadow cast by the star, so many artists struggle to pave their own separate lane aside from big brother. With Wiz Khalifa playing sous chef throughout Chevy Woods’s latest mixtape, The Cookout, the Pittsburgh rapper looks to find his place in the quandary that is being a rapper’s No. 2. The Cookout is aptly titled, and for appropriate consumption should be played outside on a sunny Sunday afternoon with burgers, red cups, and paper planes ...

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