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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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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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Organizers forced to shut down day one of Lollapalooza

Taking an unfortunate hit from Mother Nature’s latest precipitation blitz, the organizers behind Lollapalooza made the call to pull the plug on first day of the event. Initially given a glimmer of hope, festival-goers were told to make their way towards the nearest exits, however it was shortly made clear that the event would not […]

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Organizers forced to shut down day one of Lollapalooza

Taking an unfortunate hit from Mother Nature’s latest precipitation blitz, the organizers behind Lollapalooza made the call to pull the plug on first day of the event. Initially given a glimmer of hope, festival-goers were told to make their way towards the nearest exits, however it was shortly made clear that the event would not […]

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Stream Vic Mensa’s New Album, ‘The Autobiography’ A Week Early

Originally scheduled for July 28th release, Vic Mensa and NPR gives a early gift with the release of his highly-anticipated debut album a week early. Featuring recent released “Wings” and “Rage”. The Chicago GRAMMY-nominated artist’s debut album, The Autobiography, features Weezer, The-Dream, Pusha T, Ty Dolla $ign, SYD, Chief Keef, Joey Purp, Dreezy, Saul Williams, […]

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Pokémon Go’s’s Next Big Event Asks Players Worldwide To Work Together For Rare Prizes

When Pokémon Go Fest was announced for the city of Chicago, many players were bummed that they might miss out on the first live event for the game. Turns out, July 22nd is going to be a worldwide spectacular where everyone can participate.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Pokémon Go’s’s Next Big Event Asks Players Worldwide To Work Together For Rare Prizes

When Pokémon Go Fest was announced for the city of Chicago, many players were bummed that they might miss out on the first live event for the game. Turns out, July 22nd is going to be a worldwide spectacular where everyone can participate.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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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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Benasis – Ground Shake

Chicago DJ/producer Benasis is roaring to the top of music right now as a up-and-coming hotshot. Fans get an intriguing new release in anticipation of the forthcoming new project with the new track, “Ground Shake”. “Ground Shake” is a three-minute thrill ride of hard-hitting bass and infectious catchy bounce. Like a rollercoaster, Benasis’ build up […]

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Towkio shares official music video for Lido-assisted ‘Drift’ [Watch]

Chicago is currently experiencing a golden moment in the city’s already legendary hip-hop history, largely behind the work of young up-and-coming figures like Chance The Rapper, Vic Mensa, and Towkio, among others. Preston Oshita, better known as Towkio, is staking his claim in the current hip-hop space with his dexterous lyrical hopscotching and adventurous flow, and he’s no […]

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Watch Vic Mensa’s Pharrell & Pusha T-Featured Video, “OMG”

It’s been a while since we’ve receive new music content in the headlines for Chicago recording artist/Jay-Z-protege Vic Mensa. Today, we get new video from the Roc Nation-signee featuring star-studded Virginia recording artists Pusha T and Pharrell Williams, properly-titled, “OMG”. Directed by Vic Mensa and talented Shomi Patwary, “OMG” shows Mensa and the goons riding […]

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Watch Vic Mensa’s Pharrell & Pusha T-Featured Video, “OMG”

It’s been a while since we’ve receive new music content in the headlines for Chicago recording artist/Jay-Z-protege Vic Mensa. Today, we get new video from the Roc Nation-signee featuring star-studded Virginia recording artists Pusha T and Pharrell Williams, properly-titled, “OMG”. Directed by Vic Mensa and talented Shomi Patwary, “OMG” shows Mensa and the goons riding […]

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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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Francis and The Lights & Chance the Rapper Share “May I Have This Dance” Remix

Recently linking up with Kanye West for their song, “Friends”. Francis and the Lights connect with another Chicago superstar in Chance the Rapper for a remix treatment to their new song, “May I Have This Dance”. The song is from Francis and the Lights 2016 release, ‘Farewell Starlite!’. Identified as the sequel to the Kanye […]

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Chance The Rapper Launches Rapper Radio To Level Playing Field For Independent Artists

Chance the Rapper continues to create avenues for independent artists to flourish in today’s music without major label loans. His latest invention is the new song placement radio request website known as Rapper Radio. In a series of tweets, Chance from 79th shares the concept behind Rapper Radio and how it plans to be the […]

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Barack Obama Adds Recording Studio to Presidential Library, Invites Chance The Rapper Over

Back in Chicago, former-President Barack Obama is currently developing a new Library on the Southside to cement his legacy. While building a living, working center for good citizenship, Obama reveals that the library will also feature a recording studio. The Presidential Library will be a part of a new campus under development known as the […]

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Chance the Rapper Disses All Major Labels During First Tour Show

First, Chance the Rapper made a hit single that bewared major record labels to not mess with him or suffer the consequences with the Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz-featured, “No Problems”. The Chicago-native, who is the first Grammy award-winning independent recording artist, further elaborates on that statement on his first tour date by clowning all […]

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