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39. RP Boo – I’ll Tell You What!

Footwork is such a sick genre of music. It’s meant to dance to but at almost inhuman speeds. I sadly missed seeing RP Boo in Chicago in 2017, but from the stories Patch told me, I knew it was an … Continue reading

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25. SABA – CARE FOR ME

The best story teller of 2018, I found myself more than once getting caught by SABA’s intricate stories while at work and zoning out for minutes at a time, trying to figure out what was going to come next. Chicago … Continue reading

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18. Noname – Room 25

This was easily one of my most anticipated albums of 2018. Noname hit so hard in 2016 with “Telefone” and I knew she could come back even better with an official release. From the moment I heard her proclaim, “y’all … Continue reading

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8. Joey Purp – QUARTERTHING

Joey Purp came on my radar last year as a Chicago rapper that Chance the Rapper had taken notice of. I enjoyed his mixtape a lot last year and QUARTERTHING really just blew that mixtape out of the water. I … Continue reading

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40. Joey Purp – iiiDrops

A creative rap release that was clearly influenced by Chance the Rapper and one I returned to more than I thought I would.

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13. Noname – Telefone

I have always loved Noname Gypsy ever since I heard her featured on Chance the Rapper songs and her own music, without the weight of Chance is just as impressive.

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16. Donnie Trumpet and the Social Experiment – Surf

I really love Chance the Rapper. I didn’t realize it until this year, when he released two more free projects and I saw him live in his home city closing out Pitchfork but God damn, Chance has so much talent … Continue reading

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