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CNN iReport Music Spotlight: Chicago is a beautiful and vibrant city that has spawned many superstars in the world of Hip Hop such as Kanye West, Common and Twista. Another Chicago rapper aspiring to reach superstardom is newcomer Dirty. Hip Hop phenom Dirty AKA Yung Di is a head strong rapper from Chicago determined to leave an impact on the music game. He is one of the most prolific and talented rappers to emerge from the Chicago scene. His music is colossal and cinematic. Dirty exemplifies the true meaning of the term "Boss Status."
The rapper is currently impacting the music world with his new single entitled "Spittin." The song is brash, bold and gritty. It's head nodding Hip Hop at it's best. DJ's are raving about the song and it is receiving accolades from notable mixshows. The song has been featured on InflexWeTrust.com, YoRaps.com, Coast2CoastMixtapes.com and more.
In addition, the video of the the song debuted on WorldstarHipHop.com to much fan fare. Dirty's unique selling proposition is that he actually lived the life he raps about and he has survived a "roller coaster" existence with many hardships. He keeps it authentic. His music incorporates an element of realism and rawness.
Moreover, much has been stated about Chicago's gang problem. However, Yung Di is trying to steer the youth in an opposite direction. "I tell the youth not to go the negative route. I tell them to stay in school," states the rapper. Although his music is hardcore he feels that it is positive. According to Dirty, "Hip Hop has saved many lives in Chicago. People don't talk about that. It keeps our minds focused, occupied and out of trouble. I don't glorify the streets. I just take folks on a journey into my world. I show them the highs and the lows. I make music for the underdogs."
Dirty is on a mission to take Chicago Hip Hop to new heights. He is currently in the studio working on his next mixtape and he is preparing for major upcoming profiles in XXL and Hip Hop Weekly magazines. Follow this young emcee on his journey to greatness. And reach out to Dirty on Twitter @Dirty773
*Photo credit: Amari Dixon