Chicago has a very special crop of musicians. Jamila Woods and Chance The Rapper are two of them. In May, the two let students in the Chicago Public School system shadow the team behind their “LSD” video. That video is here now, and it features beautiful, colorful shots of Chicago neighborhoods. Watch the Vincent Martell . . .
Chance The Rapper joined NPR for their ongoing Tiny Desk Concert series with the help of The Social Experiment. The Chicago-based star delivered a jazzier rendition of Coloring Book standout track “Juke Jam,” complete with some soulful backup vocals that really add a new dimension to the track. After that, he dove into a heartfelt, . . .
Francis and The Lights and Chance The Rapper worked together on a remix of “Dear Theodosia,” from the Hamilton mixtape. They’ve teamed up again to remix “May I Have This Dance,” from Francis’s 2016 album, Farewell, Starlite!. The remix has a more uptempo feel to it. Stream the “May I Have This Dance” remix below.
Over the weekend Montreal producer Kaytranada unveiled “They Say,” featuring Chance The Rapper on Pharrell’s OTHERtones radio. Chance scats along to rich piano keys that flip in and out over glitchy drum patterns. This record was created during the early phases of the recording process for Coloring Book. Though the song missed the final cut for the . . .
Celebrate life, success, and blessings with DJ Khaled in the “I’m the One” music video DJ Khaled has done it once again. He is back to take over the summer as he aligns the stars to drop his latest track, “I’m the One.” Along for the ride are Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper, and Lil Wayne. . . .
Taylor Bennett is doing more than just being Chance the Rapper’s younger brother. He’s gearing up for the release of his project Restoration of An American Idol, set to drop February 24. The project is nine tracks long and of course features the big bro, Jeremih, Lil Yachty and Luke Tennyson, to name a few. Friday . . .
It was an action-packed night in the world of music last night. That’s right, the 59th annual Grammy Awards went down. The crowd at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California witnessed performances by Beyoncé, A Tribe Called Quest and Anderson. Paak with Busta Rhymes and Consequence, Katy Perry, The Weeknd and Daft Punk, Alicia . . .
Chance the Rapper took to Facebook live today a little after 4:00 pm to premiere the video for his song “Same Drugs” off of his critically acclaimed 2016 mixtape Coloring Book. It was a special moment for anyone who tuned in because he deleted it soon after. Luckily, he made it available on his personal . . .
Illroots, Daniel Klutznick You could easily say that 2016 was one of the best years for hip-hop in recent memory, but who had the BEST year? The contributors at Artistic Manifesto submitted their pick of which artist had the biggest 2016, and wrote a speech from that artist’s perspective. Now it’s up to you, the . . .
You can now add Chance the Rapper onto the list of rap artists who have been answers to clues on Jeopardy!, the American quiz competition game show. On Wednesday nights airing of the show Alex Trebek gave this clue: In 2016 this disciple of Kanye West released his Coloring Book mixtape. This clue took special note . . .
Last night, a pleasant surprise came our way in the form of a surprise mixtape from fellow Chicagoans Chance The Rapper and Jeremih, Merry Christmas Lil’ Mama. The project is full of vibrant, soulful sounds that serve as the perfect addition to your holiday soundtrack. Guest features include Noname, Hannibal Buress, and Lud Foe. Stream . . .
“Living Single” originally appeared online back in July as a Chance The Rapper track, but we now get a final CDQ under Big Sean‘s catalog. The previous version also featured Chicago artist, Smino, but is not included on this single cut. Listen below and download “Living Single” via iTunes. I wanna drop something special tonight . . .
To say that this project is “star-studded” might actually be an understatement. Broadway play The Hamilton is given a new set of wings by its newly released mixtape, which includes guest appearances from the likes of Nas, The Roots, Usher, Alicia Keys, Common, Wiz Khalifa, Sia, Miguel, Chance the Rapper, Busta Rhymes, Ashanti, Ja Rule, . . .
John Legend and Chance The Rapper have been in some of the same circles, musically speaking, for years. They join forces for John’s new single, “Penthouse Floor.” The result is a rich, enticing sound that suits both of their styles well. Stream “Penthouse Floor” below via Spotify.
Chance the Rapper shared the video for “How Great” from latest, extremely popular mixtape, Coloring Book. According to Chance, the video was shot on an iPhone. However, quality wasn’t sacrificed. It’s raw and simple, and the visuals focus heavily on the singers – one being Chance’s cousin Nicole. The video also features the Social Experiment, Jay Electronica, and . . .