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Chance the Rapper and Donnie Trumpet Share Unheard ‘Surf’ Bonus Material

One year ago Saturday, Chance the Rapper's associates in Donnie Trumpet & the Social Experiment released Surf, the collaborative album that boasted major support from Chance and an instant…
Anna Gaca / May 29, 2016

Chance the Rapper Hangs Out With Famous Friends in ‘No Problem’ Video

What's almost as impressive as Chance the Rapper's lyrical ability is his rolodex. The video for "No Problem" doesn't show any dreadhead brothers laying siege…
Brian Josephs / May 27, 2016

Chance the Rapper Played ‘Waves’ and ‘Famous’ Demos During Zane Lowe Interview

Chance the Rapper notably had a big role in the making of Kanye West's The Life of Pablo. He had a stunning verse on "Ultralight Beam" and…
Brian Josephs / May 24, 2016

Chance the Rapper’s ‘Coloring Book’ Becomes First Album to Chart From Streaming Alone

Chance the Rapper's new album mixtape Coloring Book is the first to debut in the top ten of the Billboard 200 via streaming alone, Billboard reports. The follow-up to Acid Rap debuted at…
Anna Gaca / May 22, 2016

Joey Purp Calls in a Chance the Rapper Verse for Flirtatious ‘Girls @’

Chance the Rapper's gospel and Kanye West's daytime talk show sermons have put Chicago at the center of the conversation again. So, now is a pretty…
Brian Josephs / May 19, 2016

Review: Chance the Rapper Turns Atheists Into Believers on ‘Coloring Book’

Give praise for Chance the Rapper’s refusal to conform. Whereas a bounty of other rappers lean into the continued proliferation of druggy trap or transglobal…
Britt Julious / May 18, 2016

Chance the Rapper’s ‘Coloring Book’ Is Proof That ‘Views’ From the Top Ain’t So Bad

There’s a point where the leathers are so Italian, the bank accounts balloon so big, and the sheets’ thread count run so high that they’re…
Brian Josephs / May 16, 2016

Chance the Rapper’s ‘Coloring Book’: SPIN’s Impulsive Reviews

After a three-year wait, we have finally been graced with Chance the Rapper's proper follow-up to 2013's Acid Rap. Below, SPIN staffers and contributors share their…
SPIN Staff / May 13, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: Chance the Rapper, Alice Bag, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from a feminist-punk pioneer, celebrated Chicago rappers, and more.
SPIN Staff / May 13, 2016

Download Chance the Rapper’s ‘Coloring Book’ Now

It's been a long three years since Chance the Rapper put out his breakthrough solo project, 2013's Acid Rap, but we finally have the proper follow-up. Tonight,…
Brennan Carley / May 12, 2016

Chance the Rapper Brings Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz Along for ‘No Problem’

Chance 3 is still dropping tonight after a pneumonia scare forced him to cancel an NYC show earlier this week, and a few hours prior to…
Brian Josephs / May 12, 2016

Chance the Rapper Debuts ‘Blessings’ on ‘Tonight Show’

Chance the Rapper often saves the big stuff for late night shows. He premiered "Angels" on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert and performed "Somewhere in Paradise"
Brian Josephs / May 6, 2016

The Wait for ‘Chance 3′: A Compendium

Chance the Rapper's Acid Rap is a very, very good mixtape that catapulted him to national acclaim when it dropped on 2013. And as with most things…
Brian Josephs / May 5, 2016

Chance the Rapper Further Hints at ‘Chance 3′ Album, Releases Likely Cover Art

Speculation has long been running about Chance the Rapper's upcoming third album/mixtape/Grammy-ineligible collection of recorded music, particularly since he first alluded to Chance 3 on…
Andrew Unterberger / April 30, 2016

DJ Khaled and Chance the Rapper Were Filming a Video in Miami Last Night

DJ Khaled's latest gig, opening up for Beyoncé on The "Formation" World Tour, kicked off yesterday in Miami. Khaled brought out Future, Lil Wayne, and Rick Ross during…
Brian Josephs / April 28, 2016

Musicians and Artists Mourn Prince’s Death on Twitter

Update: Sheila E. has issued a brief statement on Prince's death. My heart is broken. There are no words. I love you!
Anna Gaca / April 21, 2016

President Obama Met With Nicki Minaj, Chance the Rapper, Common, and More to Talk ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Initiative

President Barack Obama met with a number of prominent musicians yesterday to discuss an initiative called "My Brother's Keeper." According to ABC News, the initiative…
Rachel Brodsky / April 16, 2016

Chance the Rapper Rides Chicago’s L Train in His New ‘Angels’ Video

Chance the Rapper has unveiled a new video for "Angels," his 2015 song featuring Saba. In the clip, Chance is an angel, descending onto the Chicago skyline from on high, alighting…
Anna Gaca / April 7, 2016

Chance the Rapper Headed to the Big Leagues, Is Reportedly Signing to the Chicago White Sox

Chance the Rapper has managed a meteoric rise to hip hop and pop royalty without a label deal, but he's close to singing on as club ambassador for the Chicago…
Anna Gaca / April 7, 2016

Skrillex Recruits Chance the Rapper, Moses Sumney, Robin Hannibal for Hundred Waters’ ‘Show Me Love’ Remix

Skrillex has shared a low-slung remix of Hundred Waters' lilting "Show Me Love," which you may recall from Coca-Cola's anti-bullying ad during last year's Super…
Harley Brown / March 22, 2016
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