The Chicago bop king has a new viral hit, and it’s racked up millions of YouTube views in a little more than two months.
“Big Sexy Slide” by DJ Maine @maineofficial In late 2013, bop kings Dlow and Lil Kemo combined their wild, euphoric dancing with the sort of party rap that’s made for it, releasing songs of their own with videos designed to teach you their moves. “The Dlow Shuffle” and “Kemo Step” were both regional hits, but […]
Take a listen to the exclusive premiere of an homage to this city’s bop scene by the dude behind last year’s New Wavey mixtape.
WGCI on-air personality DJ MoonDawg just dropped a compilation mixtape of some of the best local rap songs to bop to, and you can watch a dude dressed as Elmo dancing to one of the tracks.
The talk-show host gives Chicago’s hot dance style a try with a little help from bop kings Dlow and Lil Kemo.
If your New Year’s resolution is to strap on some dancing shoes and learn how to bop then you should be playing Sicko Mobb’s Super Saiyan Vol. 1 on repeat.
It’s been a fantastic year for Chicago hip-hop, and there are more ways to remember it than simply listing great albums; these are five details that, in some small way, helped make 2013 such an outstanding year in local rap.
Lil Kemo and Dlow recently dropped a couple songs-slash-videos with instructions on how to bust a move like a bop king.
The K-Town rapper behind the regional hit “Fe Fe on the Block” is one of the faces of bop’s rap sound; he headlines Reggie’s Rock Club tomorrow night.
Cicero’s Olympic Theatre hosts an all-star lineup of rappers who make happy tracks for bopping—here’s hoping west-side trio S.B.E. get added to the bill.
One of the key players in the west-side bop scene drops his debut mixtape.
Bopping has already swept the Chicago hip-hop scene—all the dance needs to break nationwide is a crossover hit.