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Chance the Rapper & The Social Experiment – Gimmie A Call (feat. Taylor Bennett) [Original Mix]

From singing songs about his daughter to providing support to his hometown of Chicago, Chance the Rapper is an artist who quite obviously values the relationships in his life. Keeping it in the family this time, Chance has enlisted his brother, Taylor Bennett, and longtime friends and collaborators The Social Experiment for his latest offering.In a […]

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Chance the Rapper is the youngest entry on Fortune’s 40 Under 40 list

From working with various initiatives to support the growth of education and music programs, to playing a pivotal role in saving Soundcloud from it’s demise, Chance the Rapper has captured the hearts of many and easily taken the unofficial title as Chicago’s sweetheart.All accomplished by the age of 24, the Chi-town native has maintained a high-profile and respectfully […]

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Louis The Child release Chance The Rapper remix and fall tour dates

Growing from Chicago-native bedroom producers to worldwide sensations, Freddy Kennett and Robby Hauldren have taken 2017 by storm. From traveling nationwide on their fall tour to releasing their debut EP, Love Is Alive, the duo, better known as Louis The Child, have worked tirelessly to not only make their mark in the dance music industry but keep a […]

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Watch Barack Obama make a special appearance at Chance The Rapper’s free show in Chicago

Chance The Rapper held a free concert in Chicago last night, August 12, and during the show the hip-hop sweetheart was congratulated by another notable Chicago icon and Chance fan.After serving as the Grand Marshal for Chicago’s annual Bud Billiken parade— the largest and oldest celebratory African American parade in the U.S—former U.S. President Barack Obama […]

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Hip-hop’s ultimate sweetie Chance the Rapper is hosting a free surprise concert in Chicago today

Chance the Rapper is officially music’s gift that keeps on giving.His compassion for his hometown of Chicago is genuinely heart-warming. After announcing that he’ll be hosting a free concert, today August 12, deemed #BBBash, Chance then proceeded to share in an on-camera interview with ABC 7 Chicago he would be handing out free tickets beforehand.FREE […]

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Benzi shares ninth summer installment of ‘Get Right Radio’

Among the east and west coast DJ circles, trading Benzi edits is almost like a right of passage. He gives his fans transparent access to an endless trove of personalized reworks and hand-crafted remixes, and throughout the year gifts fans with updates to his famous Girl Trapz mix series. Though, once a year since 2008, in the thick of […]

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Chance The Rapper Hypes Even “More Songs” With Childish Gambino

Chance The Rapper continues to be everywhere, gracing one of the summer’s biggest jams – DJ Khaled’s “I’m The One,” and just last week “saving” SoundCloud and dropping a Young Thug collaboration on the platform. But that’s all child’s play. Chance went live for a few minutes this week and gave fans the scoop on […]

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Chance the Rapper & Young Thug Share New Track, “Big B’s”

Chance the Rapper just gave Soundcloud a new lease on life and in-support of the new business venture, the Chicago recording artist drops a new collaborative track with Young Thug, titled, “Big B’s”. Reuniting after their work on the Coloring Book cut, “Mixtapes”. Thugger and Chano give fans a treat on the track filled with […]

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Chance The Rapper Has Apparently “Saved” Soundcloud So It’s “Here To Stay”

Is Chance The Rapper about to save SoundCloud from a seemingly inevitable demise? After laying off 400 employees and closing their San Francisco and London offices, the future seemed dim for Soundcloud and all the artists and fans that have thrived off the platform past and present. Sure, it may not be the same game-changing […]

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Chance The Rapper hosted a Tiny Desk Concert and damn it was beautiful

At the moment, Chance The Rapper may arguably be the single most important musician in hip-hop — if not American pop music altogether. He’s used his platform as an independent artist to not only change the landscape of how artists market and release their music, but he’s also grown into one of the country’s brightest forward-thinkers, […]

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Watch Chance the Rapper Perform the Best Tiny Desk Concert Ever

NPR’s popular Tiny Desk Concert series has featured several amazing acapella performances from the likes of T-Pain, Run the Jewels, and Anderson .Paak. NPR receives the instantly fan-favorite best performance from today’s guest, the Grammy award-winning, Chance the Rapper. During a recent visit to NPR, Chance and his band The Social Experiment lit up the […]

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Watch Towkio’s Tricked Out New Video, “Drift”

Chance the Rapper and Vic Mensa co-signed Chicago recording artist Towkio is making a lot of noise right now. Today, we get the release of his new full-throttled video, “Drift”. Paying homage to the car culture, The music video features the Save Money member riding around scenic Mexico City with professional drifters. It all showcases […]

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DJ Khaled taps Calvin Harris, Travis Scott and Jeremih for new track

DJ Khaled’s new album, Grateful, is completely star-studded. Khaled brings big names like Calvin Harris, Rihanna, Beyoncé and Chance the Rapper into his new album, guaranteeing it’s a sure summer hit.“Don’t Quit” with electronic music’s top-earner Calvin Harris also features contributions from Travis Scott and Jeremih. The feel-good summer jam steps back from Khaled’s usual intense rap and hip-hop vibes and takes […]

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DJ Khaled taps Calvin Harris, Travis Scott and Jeremih for new track

DJ Khaled’s new album, Grateful, is completely star-studded. Khaled brings big names like Calvin Harris, Rihanna, Beyoncé and Chance the Rapper into his new album, guaranteeing it’s a sure summer hit.“Don’t Quit” with electronic music’s top-earner Calvin Harris also features contributions from Travis Scott and Jeremih. The feel-good summer jam steps back from Khaled’s usual intense rap and hip-hop vibes and takes […]

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Chance the Rapper seeks to help Chicago youth in new $2 million initiative

Leading independent artist Chance the Rapper has initiated a new $2 million project in partnership with Chicago Beyond’s Go Innovation Challenge. The ongoing project invites applicants to submit a brief 90-second video with a pitch on how to strategically support Chicago’s youth by developing stronger communities through access to education, employment, and creative outlets.Candidates with […]

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Calvin Harris ranks as highest-paid electronic music artist in Forbes list

In the past year, the world’s 100 highest-paid celebrities pulled in $5.15 billion.Forbes’ annual list of top celebrity earnings puts Diddy at the very top of the list with $130 million, followed by Beyoncé with $105 million and Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling with $95 million. In the electronic music world, the top-earning artist appears slots in at #40: Calvin […]

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DJ Khaled taps Calvin Harris for new album ‘Grateful’ with Beyoncé, Rihanna, Chance The Rapper and more

Here comes anotha one.DJ Khaled’s much-hyped (and even more self-hyped) forthcoming album is finally ready to be heard, and with a first glance at the record’s newly announced tracklist, Grateful is looking to be stacked with star power. Like the 1992 Olympic Dream Team of hip-hop stacked. The album, supposedly produced by Khaled’s infant son Asahd, is due […]

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Chance the Rapper announces audio-mastering classes for youths

A breath of fresh air in the hip-hop community, Chicago-native Chance the Rapper has continued on his goal of giving back to the community by announcing audio mastering classes for youth.Working with his nonprofit organization Social Works, in partnership with audio engineering startup LANDR, Chance has announced the collaboration with intentions of helping 75 kids. Speaking […]

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Chance the Rapper On Running For President: ““I Think When You’re In My Position As An Artist, I Can…”

Currently one of the biggest acts in the world and most recognizable humanitarian of Chicago, many have foreseen Chance the Rapper as the leader of the free world in the future. During a recent interview, Chance took the opportunity to answer if he will compete with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in the running for United […]

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