When you’re a fan of Lil Durk and the late King Von, you’ve greater than probably heard them each rap about their upbringing rising up in Chicago’s Parkway Gardens, aka ‘O Block.’ O Block is understood for being certainly one of Chicago’s greatest and most infamous inexpensive housing complexes, and housing a number of the greats we all know in the present day. Along with Von and Durk, former First Girl Michelle Obama additionally lived within the O. In accordance with information reviews from The Chicago Solar-Occasions, the complicated is at present up on the market and on the lookout for a brand new proprietor. At this time, Durk stunned followers by responding to a tweet from the weblog Kollege Kidd, asserting that he hopes to change into the brand new proprietor.
Kollege Kidd tweeted, ”Chicago’s Parkway Gardens aka O Block Listed For Sale.” Durk responded, “I’ll purchase it, don’t matter how a lot it’s.” O Block is a large property that would make a distinction within the low-income neighborhood with the best proprietor. The neighborhood can be identified for its gun and gang violence, and with Durk as a possible proprietor, he might deliver a optimistic affect into the world.
At the moment, O Block has 694 flats which might be unfold throughout shut to 3 dozen buildings. Not solely that, however the 13-acre complicated stretches from 63rd (the road Von all the time rapped about) to sixty fifth streets, which is between Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Calumet Avenue.
The Reasonably priced Housing Advisors don’t have an asking worth listed, and there’s no phrase but on if Durk has made contact with them to make the acquisition. We like to see rappers purchase again their block!
Roomies, we’ll hold you posted if Durk does launch any extra info!
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