Chicago rapper-producer Kilt Karter often unloads his terse verses in a salacious whisper, and many of his songs don’t even last two minutes—both of which should remind you of Valee, the idiosyncratic local MC and GOOD Music signee who’s also Karter’s older brother. In a July interview with Illanoize Radio, Karter said Valee has offered […]
Each of these reissues helps unfold a different chapter in the rich narrative of the Chicago hip-hop scene.
Young Chicago production duo New Trash have made an asset of a low budget on shoots with Valee, Avantist, Mother Nature, and many more.
Tickets go on sale Tuesday, September 25, for Red Bull Music’s sprawling November festival of concerts, showcases, and lectures.
You probably already know what you think of Kanye’s eighth album—if only because it’s recently become almost impossible not to have an opinion about Kanye himself.
This Friday, GOOD Music drops the first album the former Hollywood Holt is releasing in his postpunk incarnation Hxlt.
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