Looking At The Three Elements Of Chicago’s South Side
In Episode Two, VICE follows Chief Keef and his crew to New York where the rappers are swarmed by paparazzi
The episode features the Chicago Police Department and rap crews MGS and Global Gangstas Entertainment debating economic and social challenges plaguing the city’s South Side
Watch Episode Two of Noisey’s Chiraq here: http:// noisey.vice.com/chiraq/ep-2
NEW YORK, NY (January 29, 2014) - Noisey, VICE’s music channel, today presents Episode Two of an all-access pass to Chicago’s rap music scene, titled Chiraq. In the episode, Chief Keef and his crew head to New York while we catch up with Chicago rap collectives MGS and Global Gangstas Entertainment, 14-year-old rapper Yung Trell, and the Chicago Police Department to discuss the social and cultural challenges faced by the community.
Watch Episode Two of Noisey’s Chiraq here: http://noisey.vice.com/chiraq/ ep-2
Shot over several months, the eight-part series is the most in-depth documentation of the personalities, controversies, and social forces shaping the current Drill music movement emerging from Chicago’s South Side; offering extensive interviews with hometown rappers and producers Chief Keef, Young Chop, Lil Durk, and SaveMoney.
As the music scene is often plagued by violence and competing politics, Chiraq also meets with the 3Hunna and its rival gangs, the Chicago Police Department, and the Nation of Islam.
Watch additional episodes of Noisey’s Chiraq here: http://noisey.vice.com/chiraq
Take a closer look at Chiraq here: http://noisey.vice.com/blog/ portraits-of-chiraq- documentary-and-narritive-in- chicago
The series will roll out in eight parts each Wednesday through March 12th exclusively on Noisey.
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