Nas Offers Praise To Chicago Rappers (VIDEO)

(AllHipHop News) The city of Chicago has become one of the hottest locales in Hip Hop over the last few years. New faces like Lil Bibby, Chance The Rapper, Chief Keef, Lil Durk, Rockie Fresh, Tink, Vic Mensa, and others have played a role in reigniting the Windy City rap scene.

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One East Coast legend has taken notice of Chicago’s movement and acknowledges the new breed have made a mark in the culture and beyond. Nas spoke with Revolt about Chitown’s current Hip Hop representatives shining a light on what is happening in the country’s third largest city.

“Chicago is speaking where other people ain’t talking – they’re talking for themselves, they’re giving us what’s going on,” said Nas. “If it wasn’t for the rap artists, the whole country would not know the state of emergency that’s going on in the hood out here. So thank God we’ve got rappers from Chicago enlightening the whole world about what’s happening, because nobody else wants to talk about it.”

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