This Sunday 30th of November, the US artists Joey Purp and Kweku Collins will give a special concert in the iconic Botanique.
Joey Purp is a 21 year old Chicago rapper who is a part of the SAVEMONEY crew (which includes rappers such as Vic Mensa and Chance The Rapper). He is also one half of the two man rap group called Leather Corduroys. You may have discovered him through this incredible track featuring Chance The Rapper:
Kweku Collins is a 19-year older rapper/producer/songwriter from Evanston, IL who has been making music for most of his life. Born into a musical family, Kweku joined his dad on-stage playing African drums as early as the age of 4. As a teenager,Kweku began making his own music, crafting bedroom classics throughout high school.
In 2015, just shy of his high school graduation, Kweku joined the Chicago’s indie rap outfit, Closed Sessions and shortly after released his debut EP, ‘Say It Here While It’s Safe’. The EP received critical praise and landed Kweku on Pigeons and Planes ’20 Rappers Under 20 List’.
In 2016, Kweku followed up with ‘Nat Love’ – a proper LP that garnered an 8.0 Pitchfork review, produced a Pitchfork ‘Best New Track’, and landed Kweku in publications such as The FADER, Billboard, Chicago Reader.
Special crush for this very deep song called “Kings”: