Rasaan Khalil is a rapper, producer, and spoken word artist from Chicago’s Westside. The hook for “Engine Engine” was originally conceived during a freestyle with fellow emcee Eric The Sage but the concept came full circle after taking the blue line downtown with a friend to complete a project for a History of Chicago class at UIC. As they rode the train, he imagined what it would be like to throw an extravagant party on the train with people of all backgrounds dancing and having fun. The bouncy, melodic Dougy produced track is an ode to the beloved city of Chicago with a title paying homage to De La Soul’s legendary “The Choice Is Yours.”

Rasaan’s debut project is slated to drop in the fall. 

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