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The scale in rap is balancing out, if talent is your sole barometer. As Drake’s star continued to rise, Kendrick Lamar seamlessly blended jazz with funk and soul music on a major label album, and Future evolved into the street’s favorite trap star, many of rap’s most compelling narratives of 2015 lived in the underground.

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Wiz Khalifa didn’t have a humble bone in his body the day he recorded his braggadocios new cut “King of Everything.”

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Comeback season is in full effect for legendary songstress Janet Jackson, who returns with her latest single “BURNITUP!,” featuring fellow legend Missy Elliott.

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It’s all systems go for The Game, who’s readying The Documentary 2 for an October 9 release date.

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OVO Sound Radio has provided plenty of gems in just two episodes, exposing listeners to material from OVO newcomer Roy Wood$’ upcoming Exis EP in the process.

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XXL magazine has their specific criteria on what constitutes a Freshman or not–and that’s perfectly fine. But that doesn’t always mean their selections don’t result in polarizing discussion that highlight a lot of questionable picks.

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Chief Keef orchestrates a posse cut of epic proportions on the “Faneto (Remix),” which features fellow Chicago rappers Lil Bibby, Lil Herb, and King Louie.

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It’s a movie whenever Chicago rappers, and more importantly friends, Lil Bibby and G Herbo (aka Lil Herb) connect on wax. Today, the duo deliver a clip for “Ain’t Heard Bout You.”

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A$AP Ferg and YG made use of their time together on the BestCoast Tour, as a visual for their collab track “This Side” arrives today.


Chicago’s own G Herbo (aka Lil Herb) sports some fly apparel in streetwear brand Rocksmith’s 2015 spring collection.

Hip-Hop Wired spoke with Chicago’s own G Herbo (aka Lil Herb) in wake of a major 2014, which concluded with the Pistol P Project mixtape. In part two of our discussion, the rising rapper chimes in on the recent GBE reunion and working with Nicki Minaj.

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Chicago’s Lil Herb aka G Herbo returns with a new visual in tow for “Man Down”