Chicago rapper Twista was one of the first rap artists from his hometown to cross over into the mainstream, almost simultaneously with superstar Kanye West, and a few years behind Common. While they are still at the top of their game, a new crop of Chicago artists have infiltrated the music scene and are making national waves themselves.
AllHipHop.com hung out with Twista and got him to run down his favorite rappers from the Windy City. The only problem is, there are so many bubbling artists in Chicago, that Twista couldn't contain his list to just five artists.
From Chief Keef to Lupe Fiasco (yes, they're both on his list), Twista name's his Top Chi-Town Spitters: