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Chance The Rapper Writes Foreword For Poetry Anthology

The rapper, who is credited with his real name Chancellor Bennett, has contributed the foreword to activist Kevin Coval's A People's History of Chicago, which takes inspiration from American historian Howard Zinn's influential tome A...

Chance The Rapper Cancels Tour

Chance The Rapper has cancelled his tour. The 'No Problem' hitmaker - whose real name is Chancellor Bennett - was meant to perform in Dublin, Ireland, and Manchester, England, this month for his 'Magnificent Coloring...

Chance The Rapper Cancels European Tour

The hip-hop star was scheduled to hit the stage in Dublin, Ireland and Manchester, England for his Magnificent Coloring World Tour, but he will reportedly not perform in the cities until next year...

Chance The Rapper Leads Huge March To Vote In Chicago After Free Concert

Chance The Rapper has led a massive crowd of people to an early voting site late on Monday night, following a huge free concert he put on in Chicago’s Grant Park ahead of the presidential...

Chance The Rapper Leads Parade Through Chicago Streets To The Polls

The hip-hop star hosted and headlined a special pre-election concert called Parade to the Polls at the Petrillo Music Shell in Grant Park, which was organised by non-profit group Social Works to encourage...

Chance The Rapper To Star In Futuristic Thriller

The hip-hop star, real name Chancellor Bennett, took to Twitter to share a trailer for the futuristic thriller on Monday (31Oct16). Slice was shot by director Austin Vesely in Chance's native Chicago,...

Chance The Rapper Tackles Stage Invader

The No Problem hitmaker was performing at the Fillmore Miami Beach when a male devotee managed to evade security and rush the platform, grabbing Chance from behind mid-way through a song. In...

John Legend Unveils New Single 'Love Me Now'

John Legend has unveiled his new single 'Love Me Now'.The 37-year-old musician first teased the single earlier on Thursday (06.10.16) when he took to Instagram to share a snippet of love song in a video...

Chance The Rapper Dismisses Albums As 'Obsolete'

The American hip hop artist gained major recognition following the release of his second mixtape Acid Rap in 2013 and the critically acclaimed follow-up Coloring Book in May (16). Since his debut, Chance has been...

Chance The Rapper To Perform At White House Christmas Gig

The hip-hop star is set to make his White House debut performance at the National Christmas Tree Lighting in Washington, D.C. on 1 December (16). Clarkson and gospel star Yolanda Adams have performed...

Alicia Keys Recruits Chance The Rapper And Salt-n-pepa For Black Ball

A$AP Rocky and Patti Smith will also hit the stage at Alicia's Keep A Child Alive charity event, now in its 13th year. The star-studded concert will take place at the Hammerstein...

Kanye West Surprises At Chance The Rapper's Festival

The event, held at the U.S. Cellular Field on Saturday (24Sep16), featured special performances from Young Thug, Lil Wayne, John Legend, Alicia Keys, Skrillex, and Tyler the Creator. But it was...

Chance The Rapper Teams With Naacp To Encourage Voter Registration

The hip-hop star is currently on the road for his Magnificent Coloring World Tour trek, and he has now announced plans to partner with bosses at civil rights group the National Association for...

Chance The Rapper Serenades Birthday Girl Beyonce

The birthday girl spent her special day with her husband Jay Z at his annual two-day music gathering in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and the couple's friend Chance didn't let the occasion pass him by...

Jay Electronica Causes Chaos At Made In America Festival

The 39-year-old played during the first day of the two-day event in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but he reportedly became annoyed after hometown rapper and fellow performer Lil Uzi Vert walked by the area, causing...

Chance The Rapper Screams In Excitement Over Beyonce Encounter

The Chicago, Illinois native was chatting to MTV News reporter Meredith Graves behind the scenes at the Madison Square Garden prizegiving in New York, when the Formation superstar walked up to her friend...

Britney Spears And Alicia Keys Among Apple Music Festival Headliners

The legendary festival will be returning to the Roundhouse venue in London, England, next month (Sep16), and will mark its 10th anniversary with a huge celebrate of live music. The line-up was announced on Thursday...

Chance The Rapper: 'Obama Gave Me Career Advice'

Chance, real name Chancelor Bennett, joined the likes of Nicki Minaj, DJ Khaled and Alicia Keys at the presidential home in April (16) to talk about criminal justice reform and the My Brother's Keeper initiative,...

Chance The Rapper Launches Independent Music Campaign

The 23-year-old Chicago native has launched RapperRadio.com, which enables fans to request Chance's songs, and other independent music artists, on their local radio stations. He announced the new campaign on Twitter...

Chance The Rapper Honours Us Olympic Basketball Team

Chance the Rapper has penned a track for the USA Olympics basketball team.The 23-year-old hip hop star has teamed with Nike, who have designed the side's kit, on the song as part of their Nike...

Chance The Rapper Pens Basketball Anthem For Team USA

The hip-hop star will perform the new song, Unlimited Together, in an upcoming ad for Nike, the manufacturers of Team USA's Rio gear. The track cleverly incorporates elements of the American national...

Chance The Rapper Makes Surprise Appearance At Lollapalooza

The hip-hop star is not featured among the line-up for the annual music festival in his hometown of Chicago, Illinois, but he still showed up to rap with the musical duo. He...

Chance The Rapper Upset Over Song Leak

Living Single, which also features Smino, surfaced on the Internet early on Wednesday (20Jul16), but the hip-hop star has since taken to Twitter to make it clear he did not authorise the release....

Fka Twigs Holds Free Dance Workshop In Baltimore

The Water Me singer announced she, her choreographers and dancers would be hosting the workshop on her Twitter account on Monday night.British singer twigs - real name Tahliah Barnett - revealed she will be selecting...

Chance The Rapper Closes Espy Awards With Muhammad Ali Tribute

The Chicago-born musician, real name Chancelor Bennett, announced earlier in the day that he would be honouring the late boxing legend, who died aged 74 on 3 June (16), but hadn't given any details of...

Chance The Rapper To Honour Muhammad Ali At The Espy Awards

The No Problem star revealed on Twitter that he would be part of a special tribute to the late boxer and activist, who died on 3 June (16) aged 74, at the annual...

Chance The Rapper's 'Coloring Book' Enters Billboard Chart On Streaming Alone

Chance the Rapper’s Coloring Book has entered the Billboard 200 chart at number eight this week, despite not selling a single copy. The album secured a top 10 spot thanks to streaming alone, making it...

Chance The Rapper Still Starstruck Around Idol Kanye West

The Stronger hitmaker recruited fellow Chicago, Illinois native Chance to co-write with him on his latest album The Life of Pablo, and together they created five tracks, including Ultralight Beam, on which Chance...

Chance The Rapper Designs New Chicago White Sox Logo

He unveiled the redesign, which will appear on a series of baseball hats from New Era, on Wednesday (06Apr16). Chance, who frequently wears his Sox gear in public, is so pleased with...

Chance The Rapper Hits Back In Spike Lee Feud

The pair's war of words began in December last year (15) after the hip hop star criticised the way Spike's latest film, Chi-Raq, depicted his hometown of Chicago. In comments made last...

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