Chance The Rapper News

 
  • Cover of Chance The Rapper's Brother, Taylor Bennett Charged With Aggravated Battery
    Taylor Bennett is an up-and-coming artist, but many still know him primarily as the younger brother of Chance The Rapper. The Chicago emcee was arrested on Thursday after turning himself in for the beating of a man at a college party last month.
  • Cover of Chance The Rapper Announces Fall Tour
    After having a whirlwind weekend at Jay Z's Made In America Festival, during which he met Kanye West, Chance The Rapper has announced a fall tour of college campuses with Young & Sick and Sweater Beats. View all 18 dates below, and head over to Chance's website for ticket info.
  • Cover of Chance The Rapper Meets Kanye West For The First Time
    Chance The Rapper is an outspoken fan of the one and only Kanye West, and the two Chicago natives finally had the chance to meet during this past weekend's Made In America festival.
  • Cover of Chance The Rapper Working On New Material With J. Cole, James Blake, Wyclef
    Chance The Rapper had a huge year 2013 with the release of his critically acclaimed mixtape, Acid Rap, and he's spent the majority of 2014 touring, and collaborating with a wide array of artists, including Skrillex and Justin Bieber.
  • Cover of Can Hip-Hop Stop The Violence In Chicago?
    Back in 2011 Kanye West rapped the chilling statistic "314 soldiers died in Iraq, 509 died in Chicago," in his verse from "Murder to Excellence" from the Watch The Throne album, and yet three years later 80 people were shot over July 4th weekend in the city that's come to be known as "Chiraq." Common even makes referen
  • Cover of Crew Love: Save Money
    The Save Money crew is still pretty young to the rap game, but if the successes of members Chance the Rapper and Vic Mensa are any indicator (both MCs have appeared on the new XXL Freshmen 2014 cover) it won’t take long for them to become a household name.
  • Cover of Childish Gambino Unveils Joint EP With Chance The Rapper
    After seeing Chance The Rapper's name on "The Worst Guys", from Childish Gambino's because the internet, it was assumed that the Chicago rapper would be dropping a verse. Unfortunately, all we got was a hook, but just today, Chance debuted his unreleased 16 from the track live at the Governor's Ball.
  • Cover of Chance The Rapper Asks Twitter To Help #SaveChicago
    Last week, Chance the Rapper tweeted "Save Chicago. This friday." Immediately, fans began to speculate what the tweet's cryptic message was intended to be.
  • Cover of Chance The Rapper Cancels Another Festival Performance Due To Illness
    Chance The Rapper was forced to cancel his second appearance at Coachella a few weeks back, after he was hospitalized due to "a combination of the flu virus and tonsillitis". A week or so later, he was ready to get back on the road, but has now cancelled yet another festival appearance due to illness.
  • Cover of Chance The Rapper, 2 Chainz, Danny Brown And More React To DJ Rashad's Death
    Though DJ Rashad was a more well-known figure in the dance music world, he had his fair share of friends and admirers in the hip-hop sphere. Yesterday, the 35-year-old DJ was found dead in his apartment, with narcotics and drug paraphernalia allegedly found near his body.
  • Cover of Chance The Rapper Recovers From The Flu & Tonsillitis; Cancels More Shows
     Just hours before his performance during the second weekend of Coachella on Sunday, 21-year-old Chicago rapper, Chance The Rapper, was forced to cancel his show due to an undisclosed illness.
  • Cover of Chance The Rapper Cancels Coachella Appearance After Hospitalization [Update: Chance Released]
    While Chance The Rapper delivered a memorable performance (complete with Justin Bieber) last weekend at Coachella, he was not able to perform today. 
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: March 10-16
    This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 10 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion.
  • Cover of "Divergent" Soundtrack To Feature New Music From Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky & Chance The Rapper
    You may know "Divergent" as that movie that kind of looks like a bootleg "Hunger Games", but what you likely didn't know is that its soundtrack hosts some exclusive new material from your favorite rappers.
  • Cover of Chance The Rapper & Tyler, The Creator Have A Studio Session
    Chance The Rapper has been busy in the studio as of late. The rapper was recently spotted with electronic producer Skrillex and Mike WiLL Made It, and his most recent studio session is with a rapper, Tyler, The Creator.
  • Cover of Skrillex Talks About Working With Chance The Rapper And Mike WiLL Made It
    If you caught Mike WiLL's instagram, you might have noticed a photo with him, Chance, and Skrillex, opening a flurry of speculation and rumors. XXL Mag caught up with Skrillex, and asked him about it to which he confirmed that the three of them were working on projects together. On the topic, Skrillex said:
  • Cover of Chance The Rapper Spotted In The Studio With Mike Will Made It & Skrillex
     It looks like Chance The Rapper is working on more new music. After performing a never-before-heard Jeremih track the other night, Chano was spotted in the studio with super-producers Mike Will Made It and Skrillex tonight.
  • Cover of Chance The Rapper Is Moving In With James Blake
    As Chance The Rapper continues to grow his fan base in 2014, he's making the big move from his home of Chicago to the West Coast, specifically, Los Angeles. However, as he's revealed in a new interview, he's not going at it alone. James Blake will be his roomie.
  • Cover of Troy Ave Thinks Chance The Rapper Is A "Drug Addict"
    Chance The Rapper has been vocal about his use of acid and its influence on his latest project-- fittingly titled Acid Rap.
  • Cover of Chance The Rapper Covers The Source
    Chance The Rapper had a huge year, topping plenty of lists both for his breakthrough as an artist, and the strength of his Acid Rap mixtape (HNHH gave him top spot for that as well).
  • Cover of Breakthrough Artists Of 2013
    As the Internet expands and social media continues to bring us all closer together, more and more artists are able to attain widespread exposure, for better or worse.
  • Cover of Justin Bieber & Chance The Rapper's Collaboration Is Called "Confident," Art Revealed
  • Cover of Madonna Hangs Out With Chance The Rapper
     These last twelve months have been monumental for Chance The Rapper. After releasing his breakout project, Acid Rap, Chano has been arguably the hottest up and coming artist out. He’s done everything from magazine covers, touring with Eminem and Kendrick Lamar to now hanging out with Madonna.
  • Cover of Chance The Rapper Announces "Social Experiment" Tour [Update: New Dates Added]
    Chance The Rapper dropped his much-hyped Acid Rap mixtape back in April, and has now announced a tour to promote the project.  The "Social Experiment" tour will consist of 28 North American dates, from October 25th to December 7th. 
  • Cover of Chance The Rapper Turned Down An Offer To Sign With TDE
    In a new interview with MTV's Rap Fix Live, Chicagoan emcee Chance The Rapper revealed that Top Dog Entertainment offered him a record deal, which he declined.
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