Rappers From Illinois

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Juice WRLD
(Rapper)
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Birthdate: December 2, 1998
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: December 8, 2019
Rapper Juice Wrld is best remembered for his tracks Lucid Dreams and All Girls Are the Same. He was also part of the collective Internet Money. He died due to a drug-induced seizure at the age of 21. His posthumous album Legends Never Die topped the Billboard 200 chart.
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Ludacris
(Rapper & Actor Known for His Album ‘Incognegro’ and His Role in 'Fast & Furious' Series)
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Birthdate: September 11, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Three-time Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris soared to fame with his second album, Back for the First Time. Fans also loved him as Tej Parker in The Fast and the Furious franchise. He owns a label, a line of headphones, and a restaurant. His Ludacris Foundation is associated with many youth initiatives. 
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Chance the Rapper
(Rapper Known for His Mixtapes "Acid Rap," "10 Day" and "Coloring Book")
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Birthdate: April 16, 1993
Sun Sign: Aries
Chance the Rapper is best known for his Billboard-charting mixtape Coloring Book, which was the first streaming-only album to earn a Grammy. An avid social activist in Chicago, he owns the non-profit SocialWorks. He is known for his signature style of wearing a cap with the number "3" on it.
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Common
(Rapper)
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Birthdate: March 13, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Chief Keef
(Rapper)
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Birthdate: August 15, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo

Chief Keef is a hip-hop sensation who has revolutionized the drill and trap sub-genres. His track I Don’t Like was remixed by Kanye West and was featured on the Billboard Rap Top 20. He was dropped by the label Interscope for several legal issues and then formed his own label.

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Soulja Boy
(Rapper)
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Birthdate: July 28, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Soulja Boy is best known for his Billboard Hot 100-topping track Crank That. Named to the 2010 Forbes list of Hip-Hop Cash Kings, he revolutionized the art of promoting music through social media, especially through YouTube. He is part of a deal with the World Poker Fund.
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Lil Durk
(Rapper)
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Birthdate: October 19, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra

Lil Durk is an American singer-songwriter and rapper. He is credited with founding a rap collective and record label called Only the Family (OTF). Over the years, Lil Durk has faced many legal issues, including his arrest for unlawfully carrying a weapon. He has also been involved in feuds with other rappers, such as Tyga, The Game, and Tay600.

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Polo G
(Musician, Rapper)
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Birthdate: January 6, 1999
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Polo G is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, and record executive. Polo G, who became famous for his Chicago drill sound, gradually adopted a more melodic style. Renowned for his vivid storytelling, Polo G's lyrics often reflect on subjects, such as mental health and racism. In 2020, he announced the launch of ODA Records, his own record label.

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Kel Mitchell
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Birthdate: August 25, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo

Kel Mitchell is an American actor, musician, singer, stand-up comedian, and rapper. He is known for his work in TV series like All That and Kenan & Kel. Over the years, Kel Mitchell has also been working towards bettering the lives of black people; he was honored by the Carson Black Chamber for his show, The Back House Party.

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Earl Sweatshirt
(Rapper - Member of Hip Hop Group 'Odd Future')
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Birthdate: February 24, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces

Rapper and record producer Earl Sweatshirt was previously known as Sly Tendencies. He was part of the hip-hop collective Odd Future. Following the release of his debut mixtape, his mother sent him to a Samoa boarding school. He went back to Los Angeles soon and began making music again.

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Young Dolph
(Rapper)
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Birthdate: August 11, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: November 17, 2021
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Lupe Fiasco
(Rapper)
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Birthdate: February 16, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Da Brat
(Rapper)
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Birthdate: April 14, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Rapper Shawntae Harris, better known as Da Brat, is best known for her debut album, Funkdafied, which made her the first solo female platinum certified rapper. The two-time Grammy nominee soared to fame with her hits such as Loverboy. She has also served prison time for assaulting a waitress.
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Fredo Santana
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Birthdate: 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: January 12, 2018

Fredo Santana was an American rapper whose debut studio album peaked at number 45 on Billboard 200 chart. Santana suffered from drug addiction throughout his life and attributed his addiction to trauma experienced in his childhood. Eventually, his addiction took a toll on his health and he died in 2018 at the age of 27, joining the dreaded 27 Club.

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SmokePurpp
(Rrapper & Pproducer)
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Birthdate: May 15, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus
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G Herbo
(Rapper Known for His Mixtapes ‘Welcome to Fazoland,’, ’Pistol P Project’ and ‘Ballin Like I'm Kobe’)
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Birthdate: October 8, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra
Rapper Herbert Randall Wright III, initially known as Lil Herb and now known as G Herbo, became famous for his collaborations with rapper Lil Bibby. He has contributed to various philanthropic ventures, too, and had once launched a campaign to safeguard the mental health of Black youngsters.  
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Jeremih
(Singer-songwriter, Lyricist, Record producer, Rapper, Singer)
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Birthdate: July 17, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Cupcakke
(Rapper)
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Birthdate: May 31, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Lil Bibby
(Rapper)
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Birthdate: July 18, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Vic Mensa
(Founder of the hip-hop collective Savemoney)
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Birthdate: June 6, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Lil Reese
(Rapper)
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Birthdate: January 6, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Famous Dex
(Rapper)
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Birthdate: September 6, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Twista
(Rapper)
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Birthdate: November 27, 1973
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Boots Riley
(Musician)
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Birthdate: April 1, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
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No I.D.
(Disc jockey)
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Birthdate: June 23, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Noname
(Rapper)
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Birthdate: September 18, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Tink
(Rapper)
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Birthdate: March 18, 1995
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Montana of 300
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Birthdate: March 3, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Shawnna
(Rapper)
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Birthdate: January 3, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Futuristic
(Rapper)
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Birthdate: June 2, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
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SahBabii
(Rapper)
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Birthdate: February 24, 1997
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Chali 2na
(Rapper)
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Birthdate: June 26, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Ice JJ Fish
(Rapper)
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Birthdate: July 30, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo
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Kid Sister
(Rapper)
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Birthdate: July 3, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
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LA Capone
(Rapper)
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Birthdate: September 18, 1996
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Nia Kay
(Rapper)
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Birthdate: December 8, 2001
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Shaquon Thomas
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Birthdate: May 9, 1995
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: May 29, 2015
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Queen Key
(Rapper)
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Birthdate: June 6, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Lud Foe
(Rapper)
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Birthdate: July 15, 1996
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Tadoe
(Rapper)
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Birthdate: July 14, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Illinois has produced a number of Rappers who have made it big. These include Juice WRLD, Lil Durk, Ludacris, Young Dolph, Chief Keef and others.