[RH First Glance] John Walt: “Liu Kang”

Pivot Gang has been making some noise out of Chicago lately, with the rise of artists like Saba and a well-formed project in Jimmy, the crew is beginning to put its foot firmly in the door of Midwest hip-hop. Today, we get the latest from Pivot Gang member John Walt, “Liu Kang” produced by Saba and featuring an X-Files sample. The track is a solid entrance to an emerging artist part of one of the young up and coming collectives doing their thing in Chicago. Check out the track below and keep it posted to Ruby Hornet for John Walt’s full debut project, Get Happy 2.0, due out December 17.

Jake Krzeczowski

Jake Krzeczowski is a writer based in Chicago. Since graduating from the University of Iowa in 2012 he has written for the likes of The Chicago Sun Times, Complex Magazine, and Elevator Magazine.

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