Donnie trumpet & the social experiment

Nico Segal Abandons “Donnie Trumpet” Stage Name Following Donald Trump’s Election

Nico Segal, the trumpeter from the Chance the Rapper-affiliated Social Experiment, has decided to leave behind his stage moniker of Donnie Trumpet. The reason? Donald Trump's…
Brian Josephs / November 11, 2016

Chance the Rapper’s Newest Song Remembers Muhammad Ali at the ESPY Awards

Chance the Rapper paid tribute to the late Muhammad Ali with an original song to close out last night's ESPY Awards. The champion boxer known as the Greatest…
Anna Gaca / July 14, 2016

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

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

The 50 Best Albums of 2015

If you're reading this, it's late 2015. To complement our list of the year's 101 Best Songs, we've collected the 50 Best Albums from the…
SPIN Staff / December 1, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Arca, Dux Content, Leon Bridges, and More

Welcome to SPIN‘s Singles Mix! SPIN staffers have rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from London glitch-pop pros,…
SPIN Staff / June 2, 2015

Review: The Social Experiment Bury Their Lead on the Disarmingly Joyous ‘Surf’

He tried to tell us, but we wouldn't listen. Despite his repeated insistence to the contrary, many fans of Chance the Rapper's first two mixtapes…
Andrew Unterberger / June 1, 2015

Q&A: Chance the Rapper’s Vocalist Friends Talk ‘Surf”s Overstuffed Chicago Sessions

Chance the Rapper and his band the Social Experiment finally released their long-anticipated full-length Surf on Thursday night. The release boasts an incredibly star-studded crew of…
Colin Joyce / May 29, 2015