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The 21-year-old Chicago rapper Vic Mensa made a name for himself last year with the Innanetape mixtape, and he's been building on that momentum in the months since; his house-flavored "Down On My…   Read Story »
I recognize this is an issue of taste, but Governors Ball 2014 was a little bit of a mixed bag for me. There were two headliners I loved, and they conflicted, and I had no interest in the subsequent…   Read Story »
During his Governors Ball set on Saturday, Childish Gambino was joined onstage by his friend and frequent collaborator Chance The Rapper. They performed two songs together, "The Worst Guys" (off…   Read Story »
XXL's annual Freshman Class issue is always a sketchy proposition, but it always includes at least a handful of genuine talents. Five of the most interesting guys on this year's list have joined…   Read Story »
Chance The Rapper is now a big enough star that he got the chance (ha) to throw the first pitch at last night's White Sox game against the Padres. It wasn't great, but it was much better than 50…   Read Story »
Chance The Rapper took some time out of his set at last weekend's Sasquatch Festival to have some fun and perform the theme song to Arthur, the classic aardvark-starring PBS cartoon (which is,…   Read Story »
Chance The Rapper is arguably the most prominent member of this year's XXL Freshman class, and he's the first to record a video freestyle for the magazine. Interestingly enough, though, Chance's…   Read Story »
Bonnaroo has announced the lineups for a trio of Superjams at this year's festival. The annual improv sessions have previously featured D'Angelo's return to the public eye and the one-time-only…   Read Story »
The rap magazine XXL finds its biggest moment, culturally, when it unveils its not-quite-annual "freshman class" cover, grouping together a crew of up-and-coming rappers earmarked for stardom. Some…   Read Story »
Lately, while he's been all over the summer-festival circuit, Chance The Rapper has shared a handful of new tracks: "Home Studio (Back Up In This Bitch)," "The Writer," the untitled one. These songs…   Read Story »