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Ill Gordon


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For hip-hop to reach its 50 th Anniversary, ILL Gordon is beyond honored to be part of such a rich legacy culturally foremost musically. His contributions to the genre including crafting timeless upbeat rap music with a touch of soulfulness that soothes the ears of listeners that savor eclectic and enlightening playlists.


Born and bred in Chicago, Illinois, ILL Gordon is popular and active
in the local independent music scene. It is his artistic inventiveness, penning lyrical ascendancy, and precision in song delivery that makes for a tout de suite in captivating listeners’ attention
crowning him a music genius.


The versatile musician began his musical journey by picking up
drumsticks at the age of three. Later, his love for words developed and his career in rap began at the age of nineteen. Overtime, ILL Gordon displayed mastery in moving the crowd by lifting the
energy of show attendees in upheaval to presenting impelling performances.


Delivering powerful performances in front of packed show crowds both locally and abroad afforded him to open for
mainstream hip-hop acts including The Lox, Mobb Deep, Talib Kweli, Black Milk, Yo-Yo, to Slum Village. ILL Gordon also has European tours in his bag ranging from the United Kingdom,
France, and Germany that garnered him an avant-garde and vast fanbase.


His discography is praised for its cinematic storytelling, clever and witty wordplay, and commanding presence on the microphone the aura of hip-hop and its origins vibrates to the masses flava in their ears.


The rapper applies the adage of prioritizing creativity and consistency to produce original music that resonates with his listeners without chagrin.

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