Ric Wilson came up in the Chicago rap scene through Young Chicago Authors, the same creative writing and poetry program that helped launch the careers of artists including Chance The Rapper, Vic Mensa, Jamila Woods, Saba, and former Artist To Watch Kweku Collins. Later this month, he’s following up his 2017 EP … More »
We made Illinois rapper Kweku Collins an Artist To Watch last year, and seeing him perform at SXSW this year really validated that decision for me. He’s a magnetic, physical presence on stage, and his voice is all his own. On new single “Home Tree,” he continues exploring the artfully moody aesthetic he advanced … More »
Directed by Bridges
Using footage shot during his 2016 Nat Love European Tour, Kweku drops off his latest visual for “The Outsiders,” featuring the young gunner’s globe-trotting ways. The Closed Sessions fam was definitely getting it in across the pond, and the vibe of this clip matches the track perfectly.
Nat Love’s vinyl release is set for 12/16 (pre-order available now). Watch the vid below now.
19-year-old Illinois Artist To Watch Kweku Collins is rightfully enjoying the biggest year of his career. After inking with budding Chicago imprint Closed Sessions, he dropped the excellent Nat Love this past spring. Since then he’s embarked on his first European tour, and the video for the twinkly, S.E. Hinton-referencing “The Outsiders” chronicles … More »
Directed by Cody LaPlant
Yesterday we got the song, today we get the video. How’s that for service? You gotta love it. You know Kweku always has dope videos, and “jump.i” carries on tradition. From the pickup trucks to the house parties, Kweku’s name rings out.
Check out a day in the life below, and buy his recently released album Nat Love on vinyl right now. Yep, they did that. Cop it will supplies last.