It’s been an extremely trying year for the city of Chicago. Yes, the city’s murder rate and gang violence has been an issue for years, but with a slew of young rappers breaking out from the Windy City this year, hip-hop has really taken notice of the problems going on in the Chi. BET recently ran a special titled “Murder to Excellence: Life & Hip Hop In Chicago.” They hit the streets of South Side, Chicago and investigated the lives of the youth and their lifestyles. Locals rappers L.E.P. Bogus Boys, Sasha GoHard, Katie Got Bandz, King Louie and others all speak in this mini-doc.

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