Emergency Room – [Lil Nuu]

Chicago has been seeing a bit of a revival related to the drill scene, and I am all here for it. A little more than a decade ago during the “golden era” of drill, countless emcees were stating their claim for the crown, and even though it seems like there are fewer up-and-comers now than there were then, I think it could also be the fact that only the best rising spitters actually get the attention they rightfully deserve.

I also love that iconic drill trailblazers like Lil Durk, G Herbo, Lil Bibby, and even Chief Keef are all showing love to the new era of rappers, helping mentor them as well as collaborating to assist in exposing them to a larger audience. For example, G Herbo’s guest verse on the song “Wicked Inna RaQ 2” is how I first found out about local talent Lil Nuu, but as soon as I listened, I knew he was someone that was going to go places.

Most recently, he dropped a brand-new visual single called “Emergency Room” produced by Nemii and Ceeto, and it’s yet another insanely energetic hit. If you’re not tapped in with Nuu quite yet, you might want to start here because it’s a high-octane banger filled with so much enthusiasm, aggression, and passion, some of the very traits that I often use when referring to the legendary drill artists who paved a trail for musicians like Lil Nuu.

I even knew the Sergio Esparza-directed music video was going to be great as soon as I pressed play and saw the No More Heroes logo pop up. In the visual, Nuu wakes up in a hospital in a blur as he lies in a blood-covered gown. Instead of obeying the doctor’s orders, the rapper gets up and walks out of the hospital, getting picked up in a car to continue on with his priorities in the streets that we see as the video plays out.

All in all, I feel like Lil Nuu is seriously going to make some massive noise in Chicago, and I believe that he’s got more than enough talent to take his music even further than the confines of the Windy City. Only time will be able to tell, but I’m excited to see what else Lil Nuu has in store for us as he continues to blow up in popularity with every new release.