The Boy Illinois Releases New Album: Pointe: New Age Colonialism

Top Quote Gilbert Gaston a.k.a. The Boy Illinois taps into his Haitian roots and pays tribute to a Chicago great and fellow Haitian Jean Baptiste Pointe Du Sable with his forthcoming mixtape Pointe: New Age Colonialism. Illi will use his raw unabashed eloquence to go beyond the run of the mill hip hop subject matter and explore deeper themes affecting society. End Quote
  • Chicago, IL (1888PressRelease) May 15, 2014 - Thus far, Illi's next level flow has earned him features on,, and several appearances on Sway in the Morning, in addition to a spot opening for Lupe Fiasco on his Tetsuo and Youth tour.

    The aptly named Pointe is just the tip of the iceberg of what is sure to be a long and successful career for the emcee as he continues to push boundaries and creatively challenge the status quo.

    Click here to download The Boy Illinois's latest mixtape: Jean Baptiste
    Click here to watch the video to his latest single: Jean Baptiste

    If you have any request or questions please contact:
    Briahna Gatlin: b.gatlin ( @ ) swankpublishing dot com

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