August 18 2016 – Dreezy – Close To You

Dreezy was born and raised on the South Side of Chicago, Illinois, where she studied fine arts as a distraction from her home life. During this time she began dancing, writing, and singing. As her skill as a songwriter grew she began rapping and in 2014 was named as the “Princess of Chicago Rap” by Noisey via Vice Magazine. Later that year, she signed a recording contract with Interscope Records.

In April 2014, she released her remix of “Chiraq” which was originally performed by Nicki Minaj and Lil Herb. Dreezy received good feedback for the remix, with many fans claiming that it was better than Nicki Minaj’s version. The remix lead to her performing a collaboration with rapper Common on his tenth studio album Nobody’s Smiling.

In December 2014, it was announced that Dreezy signed a recording contract with Interscope Records, who dropped fellow Chicago rapper Chief Keef a few weeks prior. On July 28, 2015, Dreezy released her debut EP titled Call It What You Want.

On December 25, 2015, Dreezy released another EP titled “From Now On” to digital retailers and streaming via Interscope Records.

Her debut album, No Hard Feelings, was released on July 15, 2016.

This week’s featured song is from the No Hard Feelings Album – it’s Dreezy featuring T-pain – Close To You

Cammo

Cammo and Kristy host Swift Impulse Thursday nights from 10PM onward on 88.3 Southern FM. The show comprises of various segments, with an RnB and Urban music theme, with frequent songs from local and international artists.

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