Any future history of Chicago hip-hop would be incomplete without a chapter about rapper Lucki. Starting with his startling 2013 debut, Alternative Trap, he’s been shaping and tightening a distinctive style built on forlorn storytelling and a languorous flow. His zonked-out affectations can make his songs seem tossed off, but when you listen deeper, the […]
Come November, the music press will start churning out “decade in review” pieces. Though I can’t predict their contents (and frankly don’t want to), I anticipate there’ll be several listicles ranking Chicago rappers—and any such roundup would be incomplete without Lucki Camel Jr. He dropped his debut mixtape, Alternative Trap, in 2013, and though he […]
This member of Lucki Ecks’s Outsider Clique crew has released only a handful of songs in the past year, but every one of them slays.
The local rapper’s colorful new mixtape just might be the thing you need to get through the winter.
Lucki Ecks isn’t the only member of Outsiders Clique pushing rap in strange and fascinating directions.
Tonight Fake Shore Drive hosts a listening party for the rising 17-year-old rapper; get to know a little more about him.
The latest from the Evanston-reared rapper with the Flubber-like flow is packed with local talent.
Local rapper Lucki Ecks is prepping a mixtape called Alternative Trap, but he’s not the only one who has been toying with the southern-raised rap genre.