Born and raised on the Southside of Chicago, Yung Swerv is a 19-year-old independent artist to keep an eye on. In early 2020, he released his eagerly-awaited EP Before It’s Too Late, garnering the attention of many. Yung Swerv draws inspiration from the Chicago legends that came before him such as Lil Durk and Polo G. His sharp lyricism and melodies tie in with his bold persona perfectly.
In his latest visual effort, “Dreams,” the young rap emcee goes bar for bar about making strides and putting on for his fallen soldiers. “Real nigga, can’t forget the ones behind the walls / How we living, I still been grateful, we ain’t got it all,” he croons on the melodic beat. Directed by Cheech, the two-minute cut finds Yung Swerv putting forth his best work thus far.
“Dreams” arrives on the heels of “Road To Riches,” which amassed a whopping 127K YouTube views in two weeks. Yung Swerv is proving to be one to watch in hip hop, given his dynamic and versatile rap style, as well as his undeniable stage presence. There is certainly more exciting music to come from the independent artist who stamped his name through Mudd Bruddaz Empire. He shows no signs of slowing down and only has bigger moves ahead. Watch “Dream” below.