- Mon Feb 20, 2017, 6:38 AM GMT
The 23-year-old Chicago rapper would rather stay independent as he never wanted to sell his music because 'it inhibited me from making a connection.'READ MORE
Chance the Rapper was born Chancelor Bennett on April 16, 1993. Hailing from West Chatham neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois, he considered a career in music throughout his high-school years. He used a ten-day suspension during his senior year to record his debut mixtape, "10 Days", which was uploaded in 2012 and was well received locally.
The mixtape helped Chance make connections with producers such as Chuck Inglish, Kenny Jame$ and Blended Babies. It also grabbed the attention of Forbes magazine, which featured it in the publication's Cheap Tunes column, and Childish Gambino who then asked Chance to join his 2012 tour as opening act.
The 23-year-old Chicago emcee will embark on an extensive 37-date trek, which will kick off on April 24 in San Diego and wrap up on October 3 in Los Angeles.READ MORE
The 23-year-old Chicago rapper took an opportunity to unveil his remix of the Future-assisted song at an afterparty after he took home three Grammys, including Best Rap Album.READ MORE
The 23-year-old rapper becomes the first black hip-hop artist to win the award since 1999.READ MORE
The Chicago native performs a duet with a life-size female puppet in the Jake Schreier-directed visuals, which was premiered via Facebook Live.READ MORE
The 'No Problem' rapper proves his love for 'Arthur' as he performs the kid show's theme song on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert' with Ziggy Marley and the host, Stephen Colbert.READ MORE