MP3: ProbCause – “I Feel U” (prod. ProbCause & Dro)

Live Horns Guide the First Single From the Chicago Rapper’s Forthcoming Drifters EP, Premiered by Consequence of Sound


ProbCause - I Feel U

Critical Praise for ProbCause:

“ProbCause nimbly rides fusion-friendly hip-hop tracks; there’s the DJ Screwed-up dubstep buzzer ‘Ego Trip’ and the ecstatic rap-rock track ‘Neon Dreams.'” – SPIN

“He’s a great rapper who you can imagine killing it at open mics, cyphers and old-school styled club nights.” –  PotholesInMyBlog

“You’ll find WAVES incorporates several different genres within it’s overall hip-hop vibe– electronic, rock, and blues are some of the other elements tapped…” – HotNewHipHop

“The rising rapper […] has continued to dominate his own lane… Prob will have you locked in.” – XXL

“…just one conversation with ProbCause is enough to make you realize that he’s deeper than even his most serious lyrics suggest.” –

“The lanky MC’s vocal gymnastics have an elastic flow… he raps like a fan in the crowd hollering at the DJ to pump up the volume.” – Chicago Reader

“It’s diverse, veering from slower flows erring in the sub-genre of jazz-rap to hard-hitting, hard-spitting electro-rap. It’s a perfect summer project…” – HillyDilly

“In Chicago and beyond, ProbCause is one to watch. His skills, creativity and persona are refreshing and unlike much else. There is a spin on everything that sounds and feels distinctly his. In both the rap game and the art world he is changing the rules.” –

The Song:

Announcing the August 4th release date for his Drifters EP, Chicago rapper ProbCause today shared the project’s first single, “I Feel U.” Debuted by Consequence of Sound, horns played by Will Millerscream atop glimmering keyboard taps, deep bass booms, and thumping percussion that lay the groundwork for the track that was co-produced by ProbCause and DRO. As for the rhymes, ProbCause is in his comfort zone with loose-lipped, carefree raps stating “if I concerned myself with all the nonsense and gossip I’d already be sleeping inside of a fuckin’ tomb” before making his way back into the song’s uncannily empathetic, boastfully dismissive chorus. “It’s about as Chi-Town as it comes, with every beat ringing like a testament to ProbCause and the scene’s history,” Consequence of Sound explained in their premiere post.

ProbCause’s Drifters EP is the followup to last years WAVES, which featured Chance the Rapper,Donnie Trumpet, and Twista, and the collaborative ZRO FOX EP with fellow Chicago rapper Psalm Onethat released earlier this yearThe project displayed a range of hip-hop, trap, and wavy electro-spirited cuts, showing a musical chemistry that reached new creative heights. “The EP offers plenty of thought-provoking rhymes and intense production for fans of alt-leaning hip-hop,” said Consequence of Sound in their premiere post. Following a tour with Lil Dicky that concluded last month, ProbCause will be headlining several tour dates of his own in September. Tickets are available here.

Listen to “I Feel U”:

Check out the Consequence of Sound premiere:

ProbCause tour dates:
9/8 – The Canopy Club – Champaign, IL
9/9 – The Bishop – Bloomington, IN
9/10 – The Frequency – Madison, WI
9/11 – The Maintenance Shop – Ames, IA
9/12 – Rose Music Hall – Columbia, MO
9/13 – 7th Street Entry – Minneapolis, MN

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ProbCause Background:

ProbCause is a prolific rapper and a painter too. Between performing at SXSW, North Coast, Costa Rica, and tour dates nation-wide, ProbCause is keeping busy and inspiring fellow students at the School of the Art Institute in Chicago. His sound, which jumps from hip-hop, to electronic, to RnB, and then back to a classic boom-bap gritty rap, helped get him signed to high-profile booking agency Paradigm. With stories that make you reminisce and a percussive delivery that highlights his versatile production skills, ProbCause is at the head of the pack of promising new Chicago artists.

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“I Feel U (prod. ProbCause & Dro):

“Tilt Mode” – Exmag ft. Gibbz (Manic Focus and ProbCause Remix):


“Might Not” ft. Sasha Go Hard: //


“Chicago Style”: //

“LSD” (Hood Internet Remix):

“LSD” (feat. Chance the Rapper): //


“Three Course Meal” ft. Action Bronson & Chance the Rapper:

Bio, photos, and streams available here: