With the growing success of Chance the Rapper and the SAVEMONEY crew, Chicago has transitioned from popularizing Drill music to a more eclectic Soul, Jazz, teklife, and original trap sound. Now leading the way is newly Roc Nation artist Vic Mensa and he’s bringing other crew members and affiliates to the center stage. Two members in particular that have taken the step further is the duo Leather Corduroys.
Comprised of members Joey Purp and Kami, the Chicago emcees follow up their debut mixtape Seasons with a heavy trap production “Have U Eva”. Produced by Ikaz Boi and Myth Syzer, the dark effected piano and bass driven instrumental creates a sinister platform for the Chicago artists to make their presence felt. Rapping about drug addiction and near death experiences, the ominous concept continues in the lyrics, a different sound and theme from Leather Corduroys past material but perhaps a new direction for future content. Possibly one of the most dynamic and talked about hip hop crews in the genre, SAVEMONEY continues to impress and looks to be just getting started.