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Top 5 Chicago artists to check for in 2016

2. Saba

Source: Instagram @sabapivot

Saba is a young rapper/producer from the west side of Chicago. His skillful wordplay and production is an example of how rap can transcend genres and still remain true to the essence. In 2013, Saba was featured on a song with Chance the Rapper with a standout guest verse on the highly acclaimed track “Everybody’s Something.” His most recent project, Comfortzone, is an introspective work that provides some insight into a different side of Black youth in Chicago.

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  1. Tay600 on December 17, 2015 at 12:05 pm

    Landon Battles should be number 6

  2. Yaz on December 18, 2015 at 10:38 am

    Valee should’ve been on this list hands down!