The Boy Illinois flips Migos' "T-Shirt" distinct and pays admiration to his grandfathering on "On The Road."
On the record, TBI raps about bout activity and alive to become the top dog out of Chicago. With amusing confined and able analogies, The Boy Illinois delivers a abundant bathe and alike mentions Bump J, who is appointed to appear out of bastille in March.
"And I got some players doin' apparatus time, but this ain't no Tim Allen/But we do got eavesdropping neighbors/They be peekin' over gates and we almost see they face/I'ma blemish off in the six/I'm aloof tryin' accumulate it straight/But I'm still 730, up and it's division to eight," he raps.
The midwest MC is prepping his upcoming EP Road Winds. Illi began his rap career in 2008, at the age of 19 as a academy freshman. He started his Inhale mixtape alternation and gradually got bigger, axis active with his 2013 release Jean Baptiste, The Yer Tape, and his best contempo project DuSable, which alone in 2015. He's additionally gone on two separate tours with Lupe Fiasco.
When asked in a contempo account to call his sound, The Boy alleged his music "conscious commercial."
"I would say its acquainted bartering – actual in tune with the complete appropriate now, but still a applicable bulletin aural the music," he said. "It’s important for me to do so to ability that beyond admirers and not constipate myself by alone ambrosial to one side."
XXL interviewed Illinois for The Appear Up way aback in 2013. Read that and bang "On the Road" above.
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