For many rap fans, The Cool Kids defined an era. The Chicago-based duo of Sir Michael Rocks and Chuck Inglish rose to prominence at a time when your Myspace song said everything about how you were feeling that day and your Top 8 could make or break real life friendships. On songs like "Black Mags," Inglish and Sir Michael combined old-school sensibilities with late-aughts swagger for the internet generation. Shortly after their 2011 debut studio album - When Fish Ride Bicycles - the duo split ways to pursue solo endeavors.
Today, Chuck Inglish and Sir Michael Rocks have announced that they are getting their seminal group back together. In a press release shared today, Chuck Inglish wrote, "I called Mikey and realized nothing would feel better than us being the originators again.The Cool Kids are back forreal."
Sir Michael Rocks added on Twitter: "Everything else can wait. The world is fuckin trippin right now I just want shit to feel good again."
Representatives for Chuck Inglish and Sir Michael Rocks confirmed the news of the reunion to The FADER.
I called Mikey and realized nothing would feel better than us being the originators again.— CHUCK INGLISH 20/3 (@Chuckisdope) July 13, 2016
The Cool Kids are back forreal.
The Hiatus is over. We missed being us.— CHUCK INGLISH 20/3 (@Chuckisdope) July 13, 2016
We refuse to let people down and not be the actual group. We been through too much.
So prepare for things to go back to they were suppsosed to be.— CHUCK INGLISH 20/3 (@Chuckisdope) July 13, 2016
The Cool Kids together is what is right in the world. It's on. P
I can't say I've felt more complete as an artist than to be back with my brother to give the world what we started.— CHUCK INGLISH 20/3 (@Chuckisdope) July 13, 2016
I'm not saying it to pump fake. I've felt incomplete.. I needed to bring us back for our sanity... And to give you that feeling is golden— CHUCK INGLISH 20/3 (@Chuckisdope) July 13, 2016
I had really lost my mind this summer.— CHUCK INGLISH 20/3 (@Chuckisdope) July 14, 2016
I was losing motivation. All I wanted to do was being back The Cool.
This is only way.