By Rob Markman with reporting by Ade Mangum
Headliner: King L
Representing: Chicago, Illinois
Real Spit: King L plays the ambassador role pretty well. While the rest of the country is still catching up to Chicago’s next-gen hip-hop scene, Louie proudly puts the city on his back. His upcoming mixtape Drilluminati is the proof. “I decided to name the mixtape Drilluminati due to the new trend in Chicago, which is drill,” King L told Mixtape Daily. “The drill trend. We call it drill-hop out there in Chicago, so that’s why I decided to name it that and run with that for the title of the mixtape.” Check out the video above or read the full story at MTV News.