Best Drill Music Producers in Chicago

Best Drill Music Producers

These are some of the best drill music producers and hip-hop producers from Chicago helped launch the careers of rappers like Chief Keef, Lil Durk, G Herbo, Lil Bibby, and more. Learn more about the top music producers from Chicago, and how they have influenced the drill music scene.

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  • Smylez – One of the pioneers of drill rap music who tragically passed away in October of 2016.
  • Young Chop – Produced many famous songs for Chief Keef, Fredo Santana, and more.
  • DJ Kenn – A Japanese music producer who produced some of Chief Keef’s earliest hit songs.
  • DJ Shon – Now the official DJ for the popular Chicago Artist, Famous Dex (Formerly Black Migo Dex).
  • DJ Bandz – The official DJ for Lil Durk.

Smylez: Chicago producer and rapper

Smylez, born Izerrick Aigbokhan, was a rapper and music producer was from 69th Street, in Chicago, IL. Smylez quickly earned a reputation as the go-to beat maker amongst Chicago artists – regardless of their gang-affiliations.