As of late, Chicago has lived in infamy for its gang violence and high murder rates. With the emergence of the drill scene in hip hop, young kids such as Chief Keef, Lil Durk and Lil Reese have found a formula, allowing them to make money by creating authentic music describing the street life of a Chicago gang member. Noisey sent Thomas Morton into the city to investigate the intriguing situation. Unfortunately, the day Noisey arrived Keef was facing legal troubles and was sentenced to two months in Juvenile Hall. However, Morton and his team were still able to speak with Young Chop, Lil Durk, Lil Reese and Peeda Pan, the manager of Glory Boyz Entertainment, in an attempt to get a full understanding of the situation.
Video | January 22, 2014
Noisey – Chiraq Pt. 1 (Documentary)

As of late, Chicago has lived in infamy for its gang violence and high murder rates. With the emergence of the drill scene in hip hop, young kids such as Chief Keef, Lil Durk and Lil Reese have found a formula, allowing them to make money by creating authentic music describing the street life of a Chicago gang member.

Noisey sent Thomas Morton into the city to investigate the intriguing situation. Unfortunately, the day Noisey arrived Keef was facing legal troubles and was sentenced to two months in Juvenile Hall. However, Morton and his team were still able to speak with Young Chop, Lil Durk, Lil Reese and Peeda Pan, the manager of Glory Boyz Entertainment, in an attempt to get a full understanding of the situation.