Chief Keef Storms Into the New Year with ‘Two Zero One Seven’
The 17-track mixtape is his first new release since 2015.
Alex Robert Ross
NOISEY Chicago: The City Speaks - Watch the Trailer for Our VICELAND Special
We return to Chicago for an emotional townhall meeting to screen their episode for residents and community leaders.
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The Story of FruityLoops: How a Belgian Porno Game Company Employee Changed Modern Music
Soulja Boy, Sonny Digital, 9th Wonder, and other producers discuss the influence of the program that went from a porn game company coder's side project to a building block of the sound of modern music.
Chicago's Young Chop Shares Gorgeous, Trance-Styled Single With Johnny May Cash and Lil Dave
"Drugs" is an ode that wears its heart on its sleeve.
Noisey and Distrolord Present Young Chop, Mike Dean, Large Professor, and Jim Jones for CMJ
Noisey on the beat.
Listen to Lil Durk and Chief Keef's New Song Together, "Decline"
There is no better way to bury the hatchet than over a Young Chop beat.
Introducing Jay Storm, the Charlotte-Based Beatmaker Who's Making Waves in Chicago
Good luck got him where he is now—but will it get him out of North Carolina?
Music to Fake Shore Drive By
Music to Fake Shore Driveby Volume 3: Give Thanks for Freddie Gibbs, Lil Durk, Alex Wiley, DeJ Loaf, and More
The one thing in your life that will never let you down is rap music.
The Best Rap Tunes of the Week: Grilled Cheeze, Vol. 5
All the new rap that's fit to stick into your earholes.
We continue exploring the Sosa phenomena, the segregation of Chicago, and the societal forces behind the violent lives of the young people on the South Side. Later, we catch up with Young Chop, who explains what he's done to succeed, and he introduces...
The Year In Hip-Hop Production - In Limericks!
When the streets give you lemons, make drill. / Then angrily threaten those lemon's good will.