Chance The Rapper Teases "Chance 3" Artwork
Chance The Rapper is getting ready to drop his official follow-up to Acid Rap, and while we still don't know all that much about it, he gave us a clue that the effort will be arriving soon on Twitter today.
DJ Khaled & Chance The Rapper Film Music Video In Miami
DJ Khaled scored a gig opening for Beyonce on the "Formation" tour, which kicked off yesterday in Miami. It looks like Khaled may have earned himself a (temporary) position as Chance the Rapper's hypeman in one of Chance's upcoming videos.
Chance The Rapper Redesigned The White Sox Hats
Chance the Rapper's ever-present hat "Sox" hat double as convenient shorthand for his music collective, the SOcial eXperiment, and a symbol of his hometown pride. Chance has teamed up with hat manufacturer New Era to create three new alternate designs to the classic "Sox" logo.
J. Cole, Chance the Rapper, Kehlani & More To Perform At Outside Lands 2016
Outside Lands announced its 2016 lineup Tuesday morning. The lineup isn't as hip hop-heavy as some other festivals (headliners = Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem, Lionel Richie, and Lana Del Rey), there are still some pretty big names. J. Cole, Chance the Rapper, Kehlani, Vince Staples, Anderson .Paak and Big Grams (Big Boi + Phantogram) will all be making appearances. Also of potential interest for hip hop fans: Hiatus Kaiyote, Major Lazer, Lettuce, Ibeyi, Kamasi Washington, Tokimonsta, and The Knocks.
Summer Jam Festival Stage Line-Up Includes Chance The Rapper, Tory Lanez & Desiigner
This morning Ebro In The Morning announced the line-up for the Festival Stage at HOT 97's annual Summer Jam concert. The big event goes down at the MetLife Stadium every year, and acts as a way to kick off the summer months.
20 Hip Hop Artists Who Threw Out The Ceremonial First Pitch
The pitcher's mound is a stage, a very different stage from the one rappers and singers are accustomed to standing upon. The ceremonial first pitch is ostensibly a celebration, and throwing the ball 60 feet in a particular direction may not seem like much of a challenge. But much can go wrong. From Kendrick Lamar to Snoop Dogg to MC Hammer to 50 Cent (!), here are 20 hip hop artists who took the mound for the ceremonial first pitch.
Chance The Rapper Reportedly Dropping New Mixtape This Month
Even though he’s been featured on a ton of new songs these past few months, most notably on the intro for Kanye’s latest album The Life Of Pablo, Chance The Rapper hasn’t released a solo project in a hot minute. But good news fam, that may be changing here later this month.
Chance The Rapper To Throw Out First Pitch At Chicago White Sox Home Opener
Chance the Rapper will throw out the first pitch at the Chicago White Sox' home opener on Friday, April 8th, reports the Chicago-Sun Times. The White Sox take on the Cleveland Indians. Gametime is 3:10 PM local time; tickets are sold out.
Chance The Rapper Responds To Spike Lee's "Fraud" Comments; Calls Him A Liar & Lame
Late last week, director Spike Lee was in Chicago at Northwestern University where he hosted a screening & Q&A for his new independent film “Chiraq.” Well during his time with the students, Spike decided to brush people the wrong way when he called out local music hero, Chance The Rapper, for being a “fraud” because of his father's close ties with the Mayor.
Lil Wayne Reveals New Song With Chance The Rapper In The Works
While we excitedly wait for Lil Wayne's collaborative project with 2 Chainz, Collegrove, for which Kanye West announced the release date and cover art earlier today, we've just received word of some more Lil Wayne music to get excited about.
Chance The Rapper Gets Quizzed On Saran Wrap On NPR
Last August, days before the release of Free Based Freestyles, Chance the Rapper joined popular NPR quiz show "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!" for an outdoor taping at Chicago's Millennium Park.
Chance The Rapper Appears On Alternate Version Of Kanye West's "Waves"
One of the hottest tracks on Kanye West's The Life of Pablo is undoubtedly "Waves." Well guess what, there's an alternate version of "Waves," and it features Chance the Rapper. Chance shared snippets from the alternate "Waves" on his Snapchat. He sings a simple, Fetty Wap-esque melody line over the chorus -- which is sung by someone other than Chris Brown, which would imply that this is an early draft of the track.
Chance The Rapper Shares Annotations To Kanye West's "Ultralight Beam" On Genius
Kanye West's "Life Of Pablo" has inspired many a hot take (and quite a few full length reviews) since dropping less than 48 hours ago, and while opinions have run in all different directions, most fans and critics have agreed that "Ultralight Beam" is pretty damn awesome. Chance The Rapper's verse has been one of the more talked-about aspects of the LP, and thanks to Genius, Chance has now given us a bit of insight into certain lines and the making of the song.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Announce "This Unruly Mess I've Made" Tracklist
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis will release their sophomore album This Unruly Mess I've Made on February 26th. Mack has now shared the tracklist... The standout features are YG, Chance the Rapper, Idris Elba (!!), & the gawd Anderson. Paak. Macklemore recruited several OGs for the project, notably Melle Mel, Kool Moe Dee & Grandmaster Caz, KRS-One, & DJ Premier.
Kanye West Shares New Tracklist, Rips Into MediaTakeOut On Twitter
We know Kanye West was in the studio with Chance The Rapper last night, which he explained was to put the finishing touches on the song "Waves". Now, he's made it official.Once the title track on the album, "Waves" was removed post-name change, but via an edited version of the tracklist that popped up on Chance The Rapper's Instagram account last night, it looks like Ye has snuck the track in between "I Miss The Old Kanye" and the Weeknd-assisted "FML". Chance captioned the photo "Done," so we're hoping this will be the final delay of the album.
Kanye West Blames Chance The Rapper For The Delay Of “The Life Of Pablo”
Well it looks like we can blame Chance The Rapper for the delay of The Life Of Pablo. Early Saturday morning, Kanye took to twitter to inform us that it’s Chance’s fault the album isn’t out yet.
Kanye West's "The Life Of Pablo" Features Are Incredible
Last night, Kanye West revealed the final The Life of Pablo tracklist. Now, we have the features. They are: Chance the Rapper, The-Dream, Travi$ Scott, Rihanna, Young Thug, Kid Cudi, Post Malone, The Weeknd, Ty Dolla $ign, Frank Ocean, Desiigner. Relive the madness that was Yeezy Season 3 here and checkout the tracklist below.
Chance The Rapper Announces His New Beats 1 Radio Show
Now that Drake, Pharrell, and most recently, DJ Khaled have their own Beats 1 Radio shows, Chance The Rapper has decided sign on with Apple for his own segment.Announced on Skateboard P's OTHERtone today, Chance has a new show -- most likely called WorldWideChicago -- coming to the fast-growing network, and while we have no info on what the SURF emcee will be focusing on in his new venture, it seems it may revolve around the music of his hometown.
Kendrick Lamar Appears On The Cover of Billboard Magazine
The stage is set for Kendrick Lamar to dominate the Grammy Awards in a way few hip hop artist have been able to. His 11 nominations are the most for a hip hop artist in a single year, and publications like Billboard have taken note. He appears on this month’s cover of Billboard magazine.
Behind The Beat: C-Sick
C-Sick has been one of Chicago's hardest working producers for quite a few years now, and within the last little while, his name has begun to catch up with his impressive body of work. Recently working with artists like Meek Mill, Lil Durk, and Chance The Rapper, as well as keeping up relationships with longtime collaborators King Louie and Logic, the producer is more recognized than he's ever been, but his work ethic has remained the same throughout.