11 Songs, 38 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

G Herbo’s tough, tenacious street-rap style is laid out in brutal detail on his potent fourth mixtape, Strictly 4 My Fans. On “Run It Up,” he rides some tenement-sized riffs, booming bass, and heavy percussion, offering a rattling, pavement-crumbling encapsulation of Chicago drill music. The rapper switches things up on the Auto-Tuned “Control,” its ugly-beautiful synthetic vocals and horror-movie piano keys helping Herb recall a doomed romance with bitter vehemence.

EDITORS’ NOTES

G Herbo’s tough, tenacious street-rap style is laid out in brutal detail on his potent fourth mixtape, Strictly 4 My Fans. On “Run It Up,” he rides some tenement-sized riffs, booming bass, and heavy percussion, offering a rattling, pavement-crumbling encapsulation of Chicago drill music. The rapper switches things up on the Auto-Tuned “Control,” its ugly-beautiful synthetic vocals and horror-movie piano keys helping Herb recall a doomed romance with bitter vehemence.

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About G Herbo

Also known as Lil Herb, G Herbo relates his experiences in coarsely grained, urgent, and often pained form as one of Chicago's noted drill artists. He represents his city's South Shore neighborhood -- more specifically, an area nicknamed Terror Town. Active since the early 2010s, the rapper born Herbert Wright appeared on a pair of tracks off Free Crack, a release by close associate Lil Bibby, in 2013. The next year, Common, Young Chop, and Earl Sweatshirt sought him out for verses, and he also issued his first two mixtapes: Welcome to Fazoland and Pistol P Project. Wright subsequently signed with Cinematic Music Group and made his debut there in 2015 with a mixtape, Ballin Like I'm Kobe, titled in tribute to a friend who had been murdered two years prior. The following year, Wright appeared on the Lil Yachty track "Up Next 3." In 2017, he delivered his full-length studio album, Humble Beast, featuring the singles "Red Snow," "I Like," and "Everything." The album cracked the Top 20 of the Billboard 200. ~ Andy Kellman

  • ORIGIN
    Chicago, IL
  • GENRE
    Rap
  • BORN
    October 8, 1995

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