Chance The Rapper released music sparingly between 2013’s Acid Rap and Donnie Trumpet’s album of the year candidate Surf, on which he provides major assistance. Since appearing on the latter, the buzzing MC blessed fans with a collaborative EP with Lil B and returns today with “Israel (Sparring),” featuring NoName Gypsy.

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Chicago rapper Lil Durk‘s new album, Remember My Name, is out today (June 2). Now the release day routine, you can check out the full album for the freeness. 

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Lil Durk represents for his hometown, Chicago, wherever he goes. The Def Jam rapper spoke on why there is much more to his hometown than violence, what he think of its cops, talking to local kids and much more for Streets Is Talkin’.

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Rick Ross digs into the stage and returns with a visual for “Quintessential” from his 2014 album Hood Billionaire.


Up and coming rapper Lil Durk‘s manager was shot and killed in Chicago early this morning (March 27). Reportedly, Uchenna Agina aka Chino Dolla was the 24-year-old victim. 

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Rap’s innovative and early adopting listeners became privy to Minneapolis’ own Allan Kingdom’s music during his successful 2014 campaign. Then came “All Day,” the monstrous Kanye West single that doubled as the newcomer’s coming out party.


“1500” is the golden number for Boosie Badazz on a new track featuring Atlanta’s Rich Homie Quan and PeeWee Longway.

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Closing out the week, Hip-Hop Wired packages videos from Lil Durk, Waka Flocka Flame, and more into today’s Daily Visuals.

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Following an arrest for gun possession, Chicago’s own Lil Durk candidly speaks about the situation on his new track “Big Ol’ Ni**a.”

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Fellow Chi-Town spitter Lil Jay accused Lil Durk of being a snitch after being released from jail on bond. In a video clip (below), Jay alleges Durk worked with police and warns viewers to be cautious of the rapper.

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Atlanta’s own Cash Out repackages “Juice” from his Let’s Get It into a proper singe, which now features Lil Durk.

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If you love rap videos that don’t masquerade as softcore porn, then the latest edition of The Wrap Up: Hip-Hop Wired’s Top 10 Videos Of The Week is just for you.