Electrifying Hip Hop based
in the Windy City.
Wilhelm Duke is a true original - born in Omaha Nebraska to a Swedish immigrant father and an Irish American mother, he wasn't exactly adjacent to the culture. Duke being in a musical and theatrical family proved to be the catalyst; later falling in love with basketball and hip hop music.
With his extremely quick, lyrical, raw, and upbeat sound, Wilhelm Duke aims to inspire his listeners to think, read, listen, love, and dance. His music is a true reflection of his personality - genuine, passionate, and full of life. Whether you're a fan of hip hop, or just great music in general, you owe it to yourself to check out what Wilhelm Duke has to offer. He is a truly unique artist who is destined for greatness.
Totally Thru (Directed by Maveric Media)(Official Video)
The Swedish American Rapper, Founder of Corps Aagesen Records, born in the O, flow forged in the Chi.
Meet Wilhelm Duke - a Swedish American rapper from Omaha, Nebraska, now based in Chicago, Illinois. With three full-length LPs (The Robber Baron, Elixir, Berserker), 3 EPs (Resistance, Swedish Pancakes, Free Energy), and an impressive 27 singles under his belt, Wilhelm Duke has been making waves in the industry with his uniquely ranged voice, explosive sound, and captivating lyrics.
In 2021-2022, Wilhelm Duke had the incredible opportunity to apprentice under one of his all-time favorite rappers, Twista. This experience proved to be a valuable one, as Wilhelm Duke continued to grow and evolve as an artist. His hard work and dedication paid off when he went viral on Facebook in early 2022 with his Yo Gotti Open Verse Challenge, which garnered over 1.4 million views, and over 2 million total views on Facebook Reels.
Wilhelm Duke has received nods of approval from industry heavyweights such as Twista, Papoose, and even Tech N9ne, who follows him on Instagram. With his highly anticipated 7th project on the horizon - which will be his fourth full-length LP - Wilhelm Duke is poised to make a major breakthrough and capture the attention of the mainstream.
Join the thousands of fans who have already discovered Wilhelm Duke's music and follow him on Instagram (@wilhelmduke), Twitter (@wilhelmduke7), YouTube (Wilhelm Duke), and Facebook (Wilhelm Duke).