Chance The Rapper News

 
  • Cover of Chance The Rapper Helps Chicago Students Celebrate The Inaugural Get Schooled, Get Connected Challenge
    Chance the Rapper and an all-star team of celebrities helped Get Schooled and 3000 Chicago public high school students celebrate the raising of $100,000 for six Chicago high schools and six Community Based Organizations which earned the most points in the "Get Connected Challenge."Get Schooled, a non-profit organi
  • Cover of Chance The Rapper, Nas, Mike Tyson Featured On Madonna's "Rebel Heart" Album
    Madonna had the inconvenience of having demo versions of half of her album leak late least year, causing her to rush release 6 tracks well before the release of the album. At the time, Madge had not even secured a final tracklist, but today, she's released the official selection.
  • Cover of ASAP Rocky, Chance The Rapper, Jhene Aiko Make Forbes "30 Under 30" List
    Making the Forbes list in an honor often romanticized in rap, and if the latest "30 under 30" list is any indication, more and more hip hop and R&B artists will find themselves in the Forbes tax bracket.
  • Cover of Top Tracks of the Week: December 22-30
    Welcome to the final Top Tracks of 2014. For the new readers, TTOTW is our weekly rundown of what's new and notable at the top of our charts.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: Dec 9. - Dec. 16
    This is our weekly rundown of what's new and notable at the top of our charts. The charts were absolutely stacked with worthy contenders this week, including new tracks from Fabolous, Chief Keef, Kanye West and Chance the Rapper.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: Nov. 24- Dec. 2
    Here it is, our weekly rundown of what's new and notable at the top of our charts.
  • Cover of Stream Taylor Bennett's New EP "Freshmen Year: 1st Semester"
    Last week, a few unreleased Taylor Bennett tracks showed up online courtesy of hackers, and after Bennett (the younger brother of Chance The Rapper) publicly admonished the thieves, he's shared all four as an EP on his SoundCloud.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (November 13)
    Did the Internet break? No, but we certainly got a lot of things to tweet about just because of the power of one ass. Kim Kardashian's booty was displayed in its full, majesty force — along with other lady parts — on the latest Paper Magazine cover.
  • Cover of City Of Chicago Names Chance The Rapper "Outstanding Youth of the Year"
    Although Chance included the title in his rap name, and asked you to "please say" it in one of his best-loved tracks, "The Rapper" hasn't been the only occupation that the 21 year old MC has taken on since rising to fame with acclaimed mixtapes.
  • Cover of On The Come Up: Alex Wiley
    HotNewHipHop's On The Come Up series profiles rising stars in the rap game that show strong promise and the will to succeed. Most of the time, they're new to the site but deserve some shine.
  • Cover of 10 Essential Vic Mensa Tracks
    Vic Mensa is barely old enough to drink, but that hasn't stopped this 21-year-old MC from livin' the life. After touring with Disclosure earlier this year, Mensa's popularity has been on the steady rise.
  • Cover of Drill Alternatives: The Other Side Of Chicago Rap
    Commercial rap conversation often revolves around the same dozen or so artists, with the spotlight constricting further in regional rap discussions. This is especially true of Chicago.
  • Cover of Chance The Rapper & The Social Experiment Announce New Project "Surf"
    The other day Chance The Rapper and his Social Experiment band hit us with a new jam "No Better Blues." As it turns out, Chance has been working on a lot more music, not to mention, a new album (or three).
  • 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. 
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