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Chicago rapper Matty Rico shares 'Cheap Champagne' -- exclusive

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Recently Chicago’s become a launching pad for smart but crossover-friendly rappers, and there’s currently a whole field of them looking to become the next Kanye, Lupe, or Chance. Matty Rico is still in the process of laying a foundation for his career, but he’s already moving toward the front of that pack. His latest single, “Cheap Champagne,” mixes harsh electronic sounds and party-friendly chanting. It’s like the friskier, more party-friendly cousin to Kanye’s “New Slaves,” and it persuasively suggests that Rico’s someone to keep an eye on.