Chip Tha Ripper is back with newest self-titled album, “The ‘Charles Worth’ LP.”

Chip Tha Ripper’s music has an important piece of my journey into hip-hop, with his collaborations alongside Kid Cudi in the early 2010s standing out as some of my favorite memories of my early experiences listening to the genre. His work has been a constant companion, marking the beginning of my fascination with hip-hop during those formative years.

Chip, hailing from Cleveland, Ohio, and now residing in Los Angeles, has earned legendary status as an independent artist. Internationally recognized for the double platinum hit “Just What I Am” with Kid Cudi, Chip’s influence has only grown. His track ‘Interior Crocodile Alligator’ went viral, amassing billions of views across platforms. Now, he’s released his latest project, The ‘Charles Worth’ LP, hosting a slew of remarkable features and dipping into a wide variety of sound.

This self-titled project is not only a showcase of his talents but is also a significant release as it marks his first body of work since the passing of his mother. With an energetic and eye-opening vibe, the album features standout tracks like “Cleveland Hustlers,” “Original Man,” “Magic,” “Have Fun,” and “Kitty Show,” boasting a refreshing and lyrical sound. Collaborations with Layzie Bone, Guapdad 4000, Smoke DZA, The Game, Curren$y, and others highlight Chip’s versatility and ear for phenomenal musicianship. It’s a musical journey that encapsulates the essence of Chip Tha Ripper’s varied career. From the energetic and fun vibe to the more introspective moments, the album reflects the artist’s ability to seamlessly blend different styles into a cohesive whole. The inclusion of notable musicians adds depth and diversity, showcasing Chip’s lasting impact on the hip-hop scene.

In the larger context of Chip Tha Ripper’s legacy, this album is poised to be a significant chapter. As an independent artist, he continues to set an example for others, proving that impactful music and a lasting influence can be achieved without the backing of a major label. The ‘Charles Worth’ LP not only adds another jewel to Chip’s discography but solidifies his role as a trailblazer. Released on Thanksgiving, it serves as a poignant reminder of gratitude for the artistry he brings to the industry, promising a lasting presence for Chip Tha Ripper in the world of hip-hop. Check it out below!