Chief Keef

Noisey News

Right, Here's Chief Keef Playing Three Songs with a Goddamned Orchestra

Keef played "Faneto," "Love Sosa," and "Belieber" for Audiomack's 'Trap Symphony' series. It ruled.
Alex Robert Ross
11.8.18
Holy Shit

Chief Keef's 'Mansion Musick' Is Out Now, and It Has Ballads

The Chicagoan's sixth (!) project of 2018 came out this morning.
Alex Robert Ross
7.14.18
New music

Surprise! Playboi Carti's Released A New Album!

'Die Lit,' announced a few hours ago, features collaborations with Skepta, Lil Uzi Vert, Pi’erre Bourne, Nicki Minaj, Travis Scott, Bryson Tiller, Chief Keef, Gunna, Red Coldhearted, Young Thug and Young Nudy.
Shaad D’Souza
5.11.18
Essays

Fredo Santana's Influence Is Immeasurable

Calling Fredo a "rapper" sells him short, not because the title can't be a worthy honorific in the right hands, but because Fredo's notoriety came as much from the character he played as the music itself.
David Drake
1.26.18
RIP

Fredo Santana, Raucous Chicago Rapper, Dead at 27

The news was confirmed Saturday by the rapper's family and the Los Angeles County coroner's office.
Alex Robert Ross
1.22.18
New music

Listen to Chief Keef’s New Mixtape, ‘The W’

The Chicago rapper’s third mixtape of the year dropped late on Friday night.
Alex Robert Ross
9.3.17
Essays

Chief Keef Changed the Way Rap Videos Look Forever

Keef showed that rappers didn’t need lots of money or the eyes of gatekeepers like MTV and BET to have a hit video.
David Turner
5.1.17
Deep Ass Questions

What Do Rappers Know About Tofu That We Don't?

An investigation into bean curds and rhymes.
Phillip Mlynar
2.16.17
Holy Shit

Chief Keef Storms Into the New Year with ‘Two Zero One Seven’

The 17-track mixtape is his first new release since 2015.
Alex Robert Ross
1.1.17
festivals 2016

Day N Night Was a Disaster but It's Still Our Best New Rap Festival

A six-hour traffic jam, officers in riot gear, and reports of a gunman on site raised serious questions about personal space, but couldn't stop us from having a great time.
Paul Thompson
8.18.16
Holy Shit

Views from Where? Gucci Mane Just Released a New Tape Called 'Meal Ticket'

It's 36 songs long and features some standout tracks from his previous EP, 'Views from Zone 6.' Wink, wink.
Kyle Kramer
4.29.16
vic mensa

NOISEY Chicago: The City Speaks - Watch the Trailer for Our VICELAND Special

We return to Chicago for an emotional townhall meeting to screen their episode for residents and community leaders.
Noisey Staff
4.22.16
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