Chance the Rapper

Lollapalooza 2017 Lineup: Lorde, Chance the Rapper, Arcade Fire, Blink-182, and More

Lollapalooza's 2017 lineup was announced this morning. This year's festival, as it was last year, is four days long instead of the typical three. It will…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 22, 2017

Chance the Rapper’s Child Support Case Has Been Resolved

Days after coming clean about his business relationship with Apple, Chance the Rapper has finally resolved his child support case. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that Chance and his…
Brian Josephs / March 21, 2017

Chance the Rapper Reveals Apple Paid Him $500,000 For Coloring Book

Chance the Rapper has long branded himself as an independent rapper, because he's never signed to a major label and has released all of his…
Jeremy Gordon / March 17, 2017

Chance the Rapper Is Thinking About Selling His Next Album

Chance the Rapper's Coloring Book was notable for being the first streaming-only project to win a Grammy, taking the trophy for Best Rap Album. His…
Brian Josephs / March 13, 2017

Chance the Rapper to Donate $1 Million to Chicago’s Public Schools

Today, Chance the Rapper held a press conference at Chicago's Westcott Elementary School, where he announced that he will donate $1 million to Chicago Public Schools. The…
Brian Josephs / March 6, 2017

Chance the Rapper’s Meeting With Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner Did Not Go Well

Earlier this week, Chance the Rapper announced he was getting a sit-down meeting with Bruce Rauner, the Republican governor of Illinois, in order to discuss…
Jeremy Gordon / March 3, 2017

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
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