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King Louie & Katie Got Bandz, “IDK” MP3

It’s always good news when Lawless Inc. labelmates and first-wave drill mainstays Katie Got Bandz and King Louie join forces, and today they drop a new collaboration, the no-hook, no-nonsense “IDK” via Chicago’s DJ V-Dub. … read more »

POSTED March 25, 2014 6:26PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Download King Louie’s Drilluminati 2 Mixtape

A year almost to the day after he dropped Drilluminati, King Louie has delivered a sequel. Drilluminati 2 includes appearances from fellow Chicago rapper Lil Herb and Leek, as well as production from the likes … read more »

POSTED December 18, 2013 12:41AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,
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Video: Hitta Chee f. King L, “Drugs”

Chicago’s Hitta Chee, part of King Louie’s MUBU Gang, releases the suitably trippy video for “Drugs,” directed by Hi-Def. Hitta Chee’s track not only features Louie but steals a few pages from his book; Chee’s … read more »

POSTED September 23, 2013 6:56PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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What We Learned About Yeezus From Kanye West’s Listening Party

Last night in the street-level loading dock for New York’s Milk Studios, Kanye West presided over an “instantaneously” put-together listening of his upcoming album, Yeezus, just seven days ahead of its June 18th release. Here’s … read more »

POSTED June 11, 2013 6:42PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , ,
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Video: Katie Got Bandz f. King L, “Pop Out”

King L’s Lawless Inc., the crew which has wisely recruited Katie Got Bandz as one of its principals, is releasing a new song every day this month. “Pop Out,” a track which will probably appear … read more »

POSTED March 5, 2013 5:50PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , , ,
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Download King L’s Drilluminati Mixtape

Here’s King L’s long-awaited mixtape, Drilluminati. Pusha T and Juicy J appear, and there’s beats from J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League, Young Chop and Shawty Redd. L’s debut full-length for Epic is expected to follow next year. For … read more »

POSTED December 11, 2012 11:33AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , , , ,
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Footnotes: Chicago Rap

The reigning sound of rap in Chicago—with toughly detached deliveries and muddy beats as big as the Sears Tower—bears little obvious resemblance to the sound of just a few years ago, in part because some … read more »

POSTED August 22, 2012 12:45PM IN FEATURES Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , ,
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Chief Keef: Lost Boys

Chicago’s drill scene is rife with young talent, but Chief Keef seems poised to overtake them all. By the time of his arrest in December of last year, Chief Keef was already a household name … read more »

POSTED August 21, 2012 8:15PM IN FEATURES Comments (35) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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Interview: King L

A couple years back, King L, the upstart Chicago rapper formerly known as King Louie, was hit by a car. The impact broke his legs, bruised his lungs, and knocked out some of his front … read more »

POSTED July 12, 2012 11:45AM IN MUSIC TV INTERVIEWS TAGS: , ,
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Bubble Eye, “Drillin Hard” MP3

King L dropped a new video yesterday, for “Po Up Slow,” but a recent release by one of his associates also calls for some attention. Bubble Eye, a rapper from Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood who grew … read more »

POSTED June 29, 2012 11:45AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,