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FSD Feature: Just How Popular Are Your Favorite Chicago Artists? We Consult Google

Words by Ryan Chandler (@NayrRyChi)

It goes without saying that technology has changed the world in many ways. Music, in particular, has seen several advances in the past 15 years, having shifted from physical culture to download culture to streaming culture. The shift in technology has made it easier for artists to create their own platforms and fanbases, with eliminating the long-looming middleman.

Fans can give an artist’s name a quick Google search and immediately connect to their entire catalog. Finding information on your favorite musician is literally a double click away. Good or bad, it’s also broken down the walls of regionalism, making local sounds and scenes harder and harder to distinguish. Trap in Atlanta influenced Drill in Chicago, which has spread to NYC artists who now make a blend of the two (see: Bobby Shmurda.)

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Preview: Lil Durk f/ Lil Wayne, Jeremih & Fetty Wap “Like Me (Remix)”

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Fresh off the release of his Def Jam debut, Remember My Name, Lil Durk is already planning to drop a brand new mixtape, 300 Days and 300 Nights. The project is slated for an October 19th release, and Durk has big plans for the rollout. The biggest being his official remix of his single “Like Me,” which is set to feature Lil Wayne, Fetty Wap and Jeremih.

Last night, Durk took to IG to preview Wayne’s verses, which is incredibly Chicago-centric. So yeah, this remix is the real deal. And we can’t wait to hear it. Hit the jump for a sneak peek courtesy of Durk. More details as they become available…

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Chief Keef & Lil Durk – Young & Reckless

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I guess that #GLOTF project from Durk and Keef just might be a reality. Could it really be happening? It sure looks like it as this is their third or fourth leak from the rumored project. These two stars both got their starts by being young and reckless, so it’s only right that they wrote a song about it. It’s a way of life out here, so enter their mind state below.

Is #GLOTF on the way? We’ll see.

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