Chance The Rapper News

  • "SURF" Got You Feeling Like What? Fans Rejoice On Twitter
    "SURF" Got You Feeling Like What? Fans Rejoice On Twitter
    May 29, 2015 at 03:07pm
    Fans were pleasantly surprised at Midnight when Chance The Rapper tweeted that  SURF, the long-awaited collaborative album with Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment, was available for free on iTunes. It turns out, it was well worth the wait.
  • Chance The Rapper & Social Experiment Drop "SURF" On iTunes; Available For Stream
    Chance The Rapper & Social Experiment Drop "SURF" On iTunes; Available For Stream
    May 29, 2015 at 12:00am
    The surprise trend continues tonight as Donnie Trumpet and The Social Experiment just dropped off their brand new album SURF with Chance The Rapper.
  • Chance The Rapper's "SURF" Is Complete, Full Of Guest Appearances
    Chance The Rapper's "SURF" Is Complete, Full Of Guest Appearances
    May 28, 2015 at 02:30pm
    Chance The Rapper's newest musical offering, officially billed as Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment's SURF, has to be one of the most mysterious albums in some time. First of all, the fact that Chance is not billed as the lead artist left many confused, while details of the project have remained scarce.
  • Where Is "Surf"? Fans Inundate Chance The Rapper & Donnie Trumpet's Twitter
    Where Is "Surf"? Fans Inundate Chance The Rapper & Donnie Trumpet's Twitter
    May 20, 2015 at 04:57pm
    Chance The Rapper and his musical collective, The Social Experiment, have been keep their compilation project Surf under lock and key. The project, which is really helmed by Donnie Trumpet and The Social Experiment, was announced back in October. During an interview for the album announcement, Chance alleged the first Social Experiment project would drop before the end of 2014.
  • The Top 10 Hip-Hop Performances On David Letterman
    The Top 10 Hip-Hop Performances On David Letterman
    May 20, 2015 at 03:51pm
    When you closes your eyes and thinks about hip-hop, it’s safe to assume you are not envisioning David Letterman.  
  • Kanye West & Vic Mensa Put On Surprise Performance At Chance The Rapper's "Open Mike" Event
    Kanye West & Vic Mensa Put On Surprise Performance At Chance The Rapper's "Open Mike" Event
    May 11, 2015 at 10:53pm
    Over the past few months, Chance The Rapper has been hosting "Open Mike" nights for High School students in Chicago, getting kids off the streets and into poetry/music. Well for the students who decided to attend Monday night’s event were treated to quite the surprise.
  • Chance The Rapper Discusses Meeting Kanye, "Wack" Streaming Services At Harvard Lecture
    Chance The Rapper Discusses Meeting Kanye, "Wack" Streaming Services At Harvard Lecture
    May 7, 2015 at 06:56pm
    It's becoming more commonplace for rappers to be granted University lectures, but if your name isn't Kanye West or Lil B The Based God, it might be hard to land a gig at one of the more elite institutions. Chance The Rapper recently broke that barrier, speaking at Harvard University's Hip-Hop Archive & Research Institute, which will surely host plenty of more musicians in the future. 
  • 10 Hottest Singing-Rappers Right Now
    10 Hottest Singing-Rappers Right Now
    May 7, 2015 at 04:31pm
    Nowadays the lines are becoming blurred as to who is a rapper and who is a singer. Not only are genres being bent in different directions, so that it's not uncommon to find an EDM influence (or folk, if it's Yelawolf) in a rap song and vice versa, but vocals are being bent in every which way as well. Rappers are experimenting with flows and voices, like Kendrick Lamar, and they're also pushing the boundaries when it comes to being a singer.
  • Rap Industry Recap: April
    Rap Industry Recap: April
    May 1, 2015 at 09:17am
    Business moves quick, and that's no exception for the rap world. From the hottest new signings, to movie deals, to album pushbacks, the industry is constantly in motion. It can be hard to keep up with at times, so we've consolidated all of the must-hear information from the past month, all in one place. Be on the look out for this monthly recap of news-worthy items you may have missed to stay afloat with the industry.
  • Possible Artwork For Chance The Rapper & The Social Experiment's "Surf" Revealed
    Possible Artwork For Chance The Rapper & The Social Experiment's "Surf" Revealed
    Apr 30, 2015 at 11:23am
    Today marks exactly two years since Chance The Rapper dropped Acid Rap, a mixtape that took his popularity to unprecedented heights and made him an icon for indie and conscious-minded fans everywhere.
  • Chance The Rapper Says "Surf" Is Coming Out Within The Week
    Chance The Rapper Says "Surf" Is Coming Out Within The Week
    Apr 29, 2015 at 12:04am
    More good news for Chance The Rapper fans. After being spotted in the studio with Kanye West earlier, Chance decided to reveal some very exciting news Tuesday night during a live show.
  • Chance The Rapper & Kanye West Hit The Studio
    Chance The Rapper & Kanye West Hit The Studio
    Apr 28, 2015 at 05:38pm
    Chance The Rapper first met Kanye West at Jay Z's Made In America festival last September, and wasn't shy in letting the world know that he finally got to meet one of his idols, calling himself Ye's "#1 fan."
  • Chance The Rapper Cancels Tour Dates Following Illness
    Chance The Rapper Cancels Tour Dates Following Illness
    Apr 24, 2015 at 03:46pm
    Chance The Rapper hasn't had good luck with his health over the last couple of years. One year ago (nearly to the day, actually), the Chicago emcee announced that he would be cancelling some shows after suffering symptoms of tonsillitis and the flu. Today, he's once again out for a few shows following a bout of sickness.
  • The 10 Most Ridiculous Scenes In Action Bronson's "Mr. Wonderful"
    The 10 Most Ridiculous Scenes In Action Bronson's "Mr. Wonderful"
    Mar 23, 2015 at 01:48pm
    The cover to Action Bronson's new album, Mr. Wonderful, shows an illustration of Bronson spread-eagle perched atop a golden staircase. It's inspired by a scene from the 1988 American kung-fu film Bloodsport, in which the main character sits in the same pose overlooking Hong Kong as he prepares for battle. Indeed, much of Mr. Wonderful is inspired by cinema.
  • Stream Action Bronson's New Album "Mr. Wonderful"
    Stream Action Bronson's New Album "Mr. Wonderful"
    Mar 23, 2015 at 11:55am
    Today (March 23) marks the release of Action Bronson's latest album Mr. Wonderful. After a slew of highly successful mixtapes, Mr. Wonderful is Bronson's first album on a major label, Vice Records via Atlantic. The release was preceded by three singles, "Easy Rider", "Actin Crazy", and "Terry", and we also heard a leak of "Baby Blue", featuring Chance the Rapper. 
  • Chance The Rapper Is Releasing A Short Film Tomorrow
    Chance The Rapper Is Releasing A Short Film Tomorrow
    Mar 19, 2015 at 04:53pm
    Chance the Rapper is a busy man these days. As we await the release of Surf, his upcoming album with his band The Social Experiment, Chance has just notified us that he's releasing a short film, "Mr. Happy", tomorrow (March 20). There hasn't been much promotion, but since it's Chance (real name Chancelor Bennett), we'll expect something fascinating. The film is directed by Colin Tilley, a close friend of Chance's, who has directed music videos for Chris Brown, Rick Ross, and Nicki Minaj, among many others. 
  • 10 Essential Chance The Rapper Tracks
    10 Essential Chance The Rapper Tracks
    Mar 14, 2015 at 02:33pm
    Chancelor Bennett is only 21 years old, but most of us know him as Chance The Rapper. It's through this moniker that he's brought his artistry to the world over the past few years.
  • Top Tracks of The Week:  February 10- February 17
    Top Tracks of The Week: February 10- February 17
    Feb 17, 2015 at 06:49pm
    If it weren't for the weird for-pay nature of Drake's new "mixtape" then all five of these tracks would come from the 6 God. That's not to say the rest of the week was terrible. Our Top 100 chart contained a number of notable tracks.  Standouts this week included Migos, Big Sean, Chance The Rapper and OT Genasis. Take a look at the list and feel free to suggest your own top tracks in the comments.
  • Pitchfork Music Festival 2015 Taps ILoveMakonnen, Chance The Rapper, Run The Jewels & More
    Pitchfork Music Festival 2015 Taps ILoveMakonnen, Chance The Rapper, Run The Jewels & More
    Feb 13, 2015 at 10:53am
    Festival season approaches, and today we've received yet another line-up this time for the annual Pitchfork Music Festival that goes down in Chicago. 
  • Chance The Rapper Auditioned For The Dr. Dre Role In The N.W.A. Biopic
    Chance The Rapper Auditioned For The Dr. Dre Role In The N.W.A. Biopic
    Feb 11, 2015 at 07:23pm
    At this point, the N.W.A. biopic, "Straight Outta Compton", is pretty much under wraps. An extended trailer was just released this week, with actor Corey Hawkins playing the all-important role of Dr. Dre. Generally, the cast is pretty low-profile, with Ice Cube's son, O'Shea Jackson Jr., being the only instantly-recognizable name in the group of actors playing the five members.
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