Stream: Lil Bibby, “Dead Or In Prison”

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Free Crack, last November’s great debut mixtape from baby-faced old soul Lil Bibby, represented a subtle but important shift in young Chicago street rap, not only defying the city’s reputation as anti-lyrical, but also tweaking drill’s themes to be just as bitter and remorseful as they are proudly nihilistic. He recently announced a follow-up EP, The Book; its first look, the C-Biz produced “Dead Or In Prison,” continues his tradition of balancing tough-guy flexing and world-weary contemplation, countering his recent success with his childhood assumptions that he’d end up dead or in prison. The Book is expected to drop before summer; if you missed it, watch Bibby perform one of his best songs, “Water,” at The FADER FORT in Austin last month.

Stream: Lil Bibby, “Dead Or In Prison”

POSTED April 7, 2014 4:55PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,

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