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Chance the Rapper

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Chance the Rapper
Chance the Rapper performin live in November 2013
Background information
Birth nameChancelor Johnathan Bennett
Forby kent asChano[1]
Born (1993-04-16) 16 Aprile 1993 (age 31)[2]
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
  • Rapper
  • sangster
  • sangwriter
  • record producer
  • actor
  • Vocals
  • piano
  • sampler
Years active2011–present
Associate acts

Chancellor Johnathan Bennett (born Aprile 16, 1993), kent professionally as Chance the Rapper, is an American rapper, sangster, sangwriter, actor, an record producer frae the Wast Chatham neighbourhuid o Chicago, Illinois.[3] In 2013, he began tae gain recogneetion follaein the release o his seicont mixtape, Acid Rap.[4] Apairt frae his solo career, he is an aa a member o the Chicago collective Save Money (alang wi frequent collaborator Vic Mensa), an haes wirked as the lead vocalist for the baund The Social Experiment. Thay released the widely laudit album Surf in Mey 2015.

In Mey 2016, Bennett released the mixtape Coloring Book tae further creetical acclaim. This is Bennett's third mixtape, which haes received three Grammy awairds, includin Best Rap Album. Coloring Book wis the first streamin-anly album tae ever receive a Grammy nomination.[5]


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  1. Kyle Kramer (10 December 2013). "Listen to Two Recently Unearthed Mixtapes of Early Chance the Rapper Material". Complex. Retrieved 28 October 2014.
  2. Josephs, Brian (16 Apryle 2015). "Happy Birthday, Chance the Rapper!". The Boombox. Retrieved 11 Januar 2016.
  3. Weiss, Jeff (7 Mey 2013). "Chance The Rapper: Acid Rap". Chicago: Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 27 October 2015.[deid airtin]
  4. Alexis, Nadeska (14 Mey 2013). "Chance The Rapper Remembers Talking White And Fighting Black On Acid Rap". MTV.com. Archived frae the original on 30 October 2013. Retrieved 16 Mey 2013.
  5. "Chance The Rapper Makes History With Grammy Nomination". Forbes. 17 December 2016.