On September 29, Chicago rapper Brittney Carter posted a video of herself freestyling with a casual cool, rounding off her crisp verses precisely so that they’d blend with the instrumental’s glassy vibraphone melody and nimble, funky beat. Her synchronicity with the music could make you swear it’s an extension of her voice. The next day, […]
Brittney Carter thought she was just writing poems. Her classmates at Young Chicago Authors heard a great rapper in the making—and the rest of the city’s scene is starting to agree.
In June rumors spread that Kembe X had signed with TDE—and even though he didn’t, you should still listen to his new album, Talk Back.
Just a couple months after Village affiliate Isaiah Rashad signed a deal with Kendrick Lamar’s Top Dawg Entertainment local rapper-singer and Village member Jean Deaux appears on a tune from UK pop-rock band Glass Animals and makes the track her own.