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A Guide To Chicago’s Hip-Hop Scene
When XXL released its 2014 Freshmen Cover last month, one of the biggest talking points among hip-hop fans was the strong presence of Chicago rappers. With Chance The Rapper, Lil Bibby, Lil Durk and Vic Mensa all making our list this year, it marked the first time in the cover's seven-year history t…
Common Writes Tribute Letter In Honor Of Maya Angelou
Last week, Maya Angelou's death rocked the world. The exemplary author influenced a lot of poets, leaders, and also artists, especially in the form of Common. The Chi-Town rapper wrote a letter highlighting his first encounter with Maya Angelou, and the fond memories the two shared...
8 Rappers Trying To Save Chicago
The violence that's happening in Chicago is well documented. There have been countless documentaries, music releases and reports of what's going in the area, but some hip-hop artists are thinking bigger by fighting back and campaigning against the violence...
Dreezy Featuring Common And Ross Augusta “No Good”
Chicago's own Dreezy is quickly rising as a fresh-faced talent after her release of Schizo caught people's attention. For her first high-profile single, Dreezy grabs veteran Common and R&B crooner Ross Augusta for "No Good," which has a lot of potential to be a bi…
15 Hip-Hop Songs That Name Drop Maya Angelou
Check Out Our Beats Music Playlist Of Songs That Reference Maya Angelou Right Here
Previously: Twitter Reacts To The Death Of Maya Angelou
Common to Honor Dr. Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou Upset With Common’s Use of N-Word on “The Dreamer” Song

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