Chance the Rapper Biography (Wikipedia)
Chancelor Jonathan Bennett (born April 16, 1993), known professionally as Chance the Rapper, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actor and activist.
Born in Chicago, Illinois, Chance the Rapper released his debut mixtape 10 Day in 2012. He began to gain mainstream recognition in 2013 after releasing his second mixtape, Acid Rap, which gained critical praise. He then released his third mixtape, Coloring Book, in 2016, which garnered further critical acclaim and attention. It earned him three Grammy Awards, including the award for Best Rap Album; upon winning, it became the first streaming-only album to win a Grammy Award, and peaked at number eight on the Billboard 200. His debut studio album The Big Day was released on July 26, 2019.
Alongside his solo career, Chance the Rapper is a member of the Chicago collective SaveMoney, and is the vocalist for the band the Social Experiment; they released the album Surf in May 2015, led by trumpeter Nico Segal. He is also involved in social activism in the Chicago community where he resides.
- Charlie Sloth talks to 1Xtra Live headliner Chance the Rapper!https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06fnwg6.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06fnwg6.jpg2018-07-27T11:24:00.000ZChance catches up with Charlie about headlining on his return to London!https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p06fvsrc
Charlie Sloth talks to 1Xtra Live headliner Chance the Rapper!
- ''Kanye - I cannot attribute it to any other person'' Chance the Rapper on the impact of Kanye West on his early careerhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04t9mnv.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04t9mnv.jpg2017-02-18T11:05:00.000ZDJ Semtex celebrates the greatness that is Chance the Rapper!https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04t9mpx
''Kanye - I cannot attribute it to any other person'' Chance the Rapper on the impact of Kanye West on his early career
- Christmas with Chance The Rapperhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04m42sp.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04m42sp.jpg2016-12-21T22:30:00.000ZChance the Rapper plays his favourite festive tunes and chats to Huw about his phenomenal breakout year, Barack Obama and why he gives his music away for free.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04m42tt
Christmas with Chance The Rapper
- Chance the Rapper on meeting Kanye Westhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04hy25f.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04hy25f.jpg2016-11-28T14:32:00.000ZChance talks to Semtex about meeting his idol for the first time and what it was like working with him.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04j7xwg
Chance the Rapper on meeting Kanye West
- Chance The Rapper – The DJ Semtex Interviewhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04hwtbq.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04hwtbq.jpg2016-11-25T14:00:00.000ZChance The Rapper talks Kanye, Obama, Trump and if music is all we’ve got with DJ Semtex.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04hwvjm
Chance The Rapper – The DJ Semtex Interview
- Chance the Rapper sends a prayer to Kanye Westhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04hd169.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04hd169.jpg2016-11-22T15:47:00.000ZChance the Rapper sends a prayer to Kanye West during his amazing Live Lounge performancehttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04hd16m
Chance the Rapper sends a prayer to Kanye West
- Chance The Rapper chaps with Semtexhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01g060v.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01g060v.jpg2013-09-01T14:51:00.000ZSemtex catches up with Chance The Rapper backstage at Reading.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01g060w
Chance The Rapper chaps with Semtex
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