Monster Energy Presents: G Herbo Live from The Studio
Also known as Lil Herb, G Herbo relates his experiences in coarsely grained, urgent, and often pained form as one of Chicago’s noted drill artists. He represents his city’s South Shore neighborhood–more specifically, an area nicknamed Terror Town. Active since the early 2010s, the rapper, born Herbert Wright, appeared on a pair of tracks off Free Crack, a release by close associate Lil Bibby, in 2013. The next year, Common, Young Chop, and Earl Sweatshirt sought him out for verses, and he also issued his first two mixtapes: Welcome to Fazoland and Pistol P Project. Wright subsequently signed with Cinematic Music Group and made his debut there in 2015 with a mixtape, Ballin Like I’m Kobe, titled in tribute to a friend who had been murdered two years prior. The following year, Wright appeared on the Lil Yachty track “Up Next 3.” In 2017, he delivered his full-length studio album, Humble Beast, featuring the singles “Red Snow,” “I like,” and “Everything,” The album cracked the Top 20 of the Billboard 200.