Chance the Rapper

Chance the Rapper Previews a Potentially Fire Collaboration With Future

Chance the Rapper dropped a Presidents' Day gem on his Instagram account. The three-time Grammy winner previewed a new collaboration with Future, who appeared on Coloring…
Brian Josephs / February 21, 2017

Recording Academy President on the Grammys: “I Don’t Think There’s a Race Problem At All”

Adele's win over Beyoncé for Album of the Year drew criticism from a swath of viewers and artists, including Adele herself. Herbie Hancock, who won the…
Brian Josephs / February 14, 2017

Grammys 2017: Watch Chance the Rapper Perform “How Great” and “All We Got”

Chance the Rapper—who won awards for Best Rap Performance, Best New Artist, and Best Rap Album—took the stage to perform Coloring Book's "How Great" and "All…
Brian Josephs / February 12, 2017

Grammys 2017: Watch Chance the Rapper’s Best New Artist Acceptance Speech

Chance the Rapper is performing at the Grammys later tonight, but before that he picked up his first major award, beating artists like The Chainsmokers and…
Jordan Sargent / February 12, 2017

Grammys 2017 Winners: Adele Beats Beyoncé for Record, Album of the Year

The 2017 Grammy Awards took place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles tonight. Adele was this year's big winner, taking home Album of the Year and Best…
Anna Gaca / February 12, 2017

Bon Iver Releases Lineup For Eaux Claires Festival: Chance the Rapper, Paul Simon, Wilco, and More

Today, the lineup for this year's installment of the Justin-Vernon-run Eaux Claires festival in rural Wisconsin was leaked via pamphlets passed out to advance ticket…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 8, 2017

Watch Dave Chappelle Offer Advice to High School Students at Chance the Rapper’s Talent Showcase

Last night, Dave Chappelle appeared at "Open Mike,"  the bi-monthly talent showcase for teenagers in Chicago organized by Chance the Rapper. The appearance was apparently a surprise for…
Taylor Berman / January 31, 2017

New Music: KAMI – “Scene Girl”

Chicago had a noticeably strong 2016 with a string of releases from newer and established artists. KAMI, who's part of the SaveMoney collective (Vic Mensa, Joey…
Brian Josephs / January 27, 2017

Watch a Short Film by Chance the Rapper’s Brother Taylor Bennett

Days after coming out as bisexual, Taylor Bennett has released a short film based on his 2015 album, Broad Shoulders. The 13-minute clip was directed…
Taylor Berman / January 25, 2017

Chance the Rapper’s Brother Taylor Bennett Comes Out as Bisexual

Chicago rhymer Taylor Bennett came out as bisexual through a brief series of tweets on Wednesday afternoon. Bennett, who is Chance the Rapper's brother, said…
Brian Josephs / January 18, 2017

Chance the Rapper and Jeremih Just Dropped a Surprise Christmas Mixtape: Hear Merry Christmas Lil’ Mama

Not content to merely drop a single Christmas song, the Chicago tag-team of Chance the Rapper and Jeremih released Merry Christmas Lil' Mama this morning, an entire nine-track…
Andy Cush / December 22, 2016

Chance the Rapper Is Now Big Enough to Be an Answer on Jeopardy!

To say Chance the Rapper blew up this year is an understatement. He's now big enough to be the answer to a Jeopardy! question. Chance…
Brian Josephs / December 21, 2016

Hearing the Holy Ghost in 2016

No matter the election cycle, there comes a moment when the campaign bus pulls up in front of a church in a predominantly African-American neighborhood…
Andy Beta / December 21, 2016

Chance the Rapper Will Speak at a Post-Inauguration NAACP Event in D.C.

The Youth and College division of the NAACP has announced a "People's Inauguration" rally on January 21 in Washington, D.C., and named Chance the Rapper…
Winston Cook-Wilson / December 14, 2016

The 101 Best Songs of 2016

When the history books are written, music will probably not be the first thing anyone remembers about 2016. Nevertheless, the music was excellent—memorable and meaningful enough…
SPIN Staff / December 13, 2016
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