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Doe Boy f/ Lil Bibby – For My Team

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Produced by Will A Fool.

Another new joint from Doe Boy, but this time around, he’s joined by Lil Bibby. This newest joint from the Cleveland native and Freebandz Gang representer comes to us from the latest Real Trap Shit mixtape from Trap-A-Holics’, which features Doe on hosting duty and is currently available on LiveMixtapes.

Listen to Doe Boy and Lil Bibby’s “For My Team” below.

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The Case of Chicago Artists and the XXL Freshman Cover — How Will We Fare This Year?

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Words by Quentin Yarolem (@QuentinYarolem)

XXL just released their list of potential 2016 freshmen candidates, and Chicago is represented very nicely. Of the roughly 150 candidates, 10% are repping the Chi. To put that into perspective, only two cities have more and that’s Atlanta with 15% and Brooklyn with 10.5%. If a Chicago artist is selected for the XXL freshmen class of 2016, they will join the ranks of Tink, Chance The Rapper, Vic Mensa, Chief Keef, Lil Bibby and Lupe Fiasco as the only Chicagoans to ever land on the cover.

Historically, Chicagoans have made up a very small portion of the XXL Freshman recipients. Only six of the total 74 freshmen have been from Chicago — but that number has been on the rise over the past few years. From 2007-2012 there was only one Chicagoan chosen to be on the XXL list (Lupe Fiasco). That’s one out of 51 total freshmen. A dismal 2%. From 2013 on however, there have been five of a total 33 which comes out to be roughly 15%.
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