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Chance The Rapper To Star In Murder Mystery Slice

After starring in the short film Mr. Happy earlier this year, Chance The Rapper is returning to acting with a starring role as “Dax” in Slice, a new feature-length mystery film about the murder of a pizza delivery driver. As Complex reports, Austin Veseley — who previously directed Chance in the great “Sunday Candy” videoMore »

By: Peter Helman / June 25, 2015 - 11:14 pm

Watch Kendrick Lamar Join Chance The Rapper At TIP Fest

Chance The Rapper put on his free Teens In The Park (TIP) Festival for 13-24-year-olds at Chicago’s Northerly Island today. Chance’s buddy Donnie Trumpet was scheduled to headline, but of course Chance also came out to perform some of their collaborative album Surf, one of the best albums of the year. The part that wasMore »

By: Peter Helman / June 24, 2015 - 10:54 pm

Watch Jon Hamm, Zach Galifianakis, Chance The Rapper, & Jack Antonoff Cover The ’80s At Bonnaroo’s SuperJam

SuperJam is a unique late-night tent destination at Bonnaroo at which disparate artists take turns knocking out a set of classic covers. There are two SuperJams this year, a Sunday bluegrass one and last night’s main ’80s-themed “throwback” party led by Pretty Lights with DMC, Rob Trujillo (Metallica), Jack Antonoff, Chance The Rapper, Reggie Watts,… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 14, 2015 - 1:20 pm

Watch Kendrick Lamar & Chance The Rapper Join Earth, Wind & Fire At Bonnaroo

There can definitely be some not-so-great things about music festivals, but that sort of charged, overcrowded atmosphere can also lead to some very cool things that really would never happen anywhere else. For example: At Bonnaroo last night, Kendrick Lamar and Chance The Rapper joined legendary funk act Earth, Wind & Fire on stage. Festival… More »

By: Peter Helman / June 13, 2015 - 11:16 am

Chance The Rapper Announces Free Festival For Teens

Chance The Rapper and his group Donnie Trumpet And The Social Experiment just released Surf, one of the year’s best albums, and gave it away for free. And now Chance is continuing to give things away for free, curating and helping to organize a free festival for teenagers in his embattled hometown of Chicago. A… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 10, 2015 - 12:40 pm

Watch The Making Of Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment’s “Sunday Candy” Video

If you haven’t already watched Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment’s video for Surf’s debut single “Sunday Candy,” then you should do that right now. Chance The Rapper’s ode to his grandma is accompanied by what looks like a high school musical theater production, and Jamila Woods, who sings the insanely catchy chorus, co-stars. It’… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / June 8, 2015 - 5:09 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

This weekend, New York City plays host to Governors Ball. More »

By: Stereogum / June 5, 2015 - 3:49 pm

Premature Evaluation: Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment Surf

I worried about Surf. It made sense to worry. Acid Rap, the last mixtape from Chance The Rapper, just burst with promise, but it was so itchy and giddy and full of ideas that it was easy to imagine its creator flying off the rails and losing all focus. Based on the frequently muddled random… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 1, 2015 - 5:12 pm

Watch Miguel Bring Out Chance The Rapper & A$AP Ferg At Surprise Chicago Show

Last night, Miguel took to Twitter to announce a last-minute surprise show at Joe’s On Weed St. in Chicago, and he brought a few more surprises along with him. As Fake Shore Drive points out, the R&B singer’s set featured appearances from Chance The Rapper and A$AP Ferg. Ferg did a few tracks first, and… More »

By: James Rettig / May 31, 2015 - 4:53 pm

Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment’s Surf Is Out Now

Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment’s long-awaited Surf mixtape has finally arrived. It, of course, features contributions from Chance The Rapper and the rest of his band, the Social Experiment, and contains previously released single “Sunday Candy,” though the rest of the tracks are brand new. A look at the credits shows that it contai… More »

By: James Rettig / May 28, 2015 - 11:58 pm

Bonnaroo Reveals Throwback SuperJam 2015 Lineup

Full-blown festival season is fast-approaching, and we’ve already seen artist portraits from Shaky Knees and Sasquatch! and heard Tom’s stories from Coachella. Bonnaroo will go down in Tennessee starting on 6/11, and this year’s lineup is overflowing with huge names. Kendrick Lamar, Belle & Sebastian, the War On Drugs, Florence + The Machine, Jamie xx,… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / May 28, 2015 - 4:30 pm

The Social Experiment’s Surf Is Finished

UPDATE: And it’s out now.

For what feels like forever, Chance The Rapper and his band, Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment, have been working on the forthcoming free album Surf. A month ago, Chance told a Michigan State University audience that the album would be out in less than a week. That… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 27, 2015 - 3:07 pm

Chance The Rapper – “Hiatus”

Chance The Rapper promised that Surf would be coming next week a few weeks ago, so who knows what’s going on with that, but he did share a track yesterday to tide us over for a little bit longer. It’s a short one called “Hiatus,” named after the sample that he raps over, which i… More »

By: James Rettig / May 24, 2015 - 11:34 am

Towkio – “Reflection” Video

Towkio is the latest member of Chicago’s SaveMoney crew to pop off. His new mixtape .Wav Theory is a turbulent mix of cascading, joyful tracks and tense downers. “Reflection” is one of the latter, as I noted when the song itself dropped, and now it’s gotten a video to further explore all that sadness. Directed… More »

By: Caitlin White / May 21, 2015 - 3:38 pm

Watch Kanye West And Vic Mensa Perform At Chance The Rapper’s OpenMike In Chicago

Even though Chance The Rapper moved out to the West Coast, one of the ways he and the Social Experiment still support Chicago is their series of Open Mike events for local high school students. The fifth installment went down today at the Reva & David Logan on the South Side, and as Fake ShoreMore »

By: Chris DeVille / May 11, 2015 - 10:27 pm

Chance The Rapper Says Surf Will Drop Within A Week

Looks like we’ll finally be getting the long-awaited Surf sometime soon. As Pigeons & Planes points out, Chance The Rapper apparently announced at his Michigan State University show last night that his mixtape with Donnie Trumpet & the Social Experiment is coming out sometime within the next week. We’ve heard a bunch of tracks from… More »

By: James Rettig / April 29, 2015 - 11:02 am

Stream Towkio .Wav Theory Mixtape

Towkio is the next on for Chicago’s Save Money crew that gave us Chance The Rapper and Vic Mensa. We’ve heard the jubilant gospel-jingle of “Heaven Knows” and post-cocaine downer “Reflections” and today his mixtape .Wav Theory is available to stream in full. Save Money always rolls deep, so there’s a Vic Mensa cameo o… More »

By: Caitlin White / April 28, 2015 - 12:23 pm

Kehlani – “The Way” (Feat. Chance The Rapper)

Kehlani provided backup vocals on Chance The Rapper & The Social Experiment’s track “Lady Friend” earlier this year, and now Chance is returning the favor by adding a verse to her solo track “The Way.” It’s a smooth R&B track taken from her forthcoming album You Should Be Here, and Chance provides a seductive verse… More »

By: James Rettig / April 27, 2015 - 6:10 pm

Jeremih – “Planes (Remix Feat. Chance The Rapper)”

Chance The Rapper has shared a remix of Jeremih’s “Planes” that he made with his band the Social Experiment, which incorporates the heavily jazz-inspired vibes of their other songs. The track, which originally featured J. Cole, has a new verse from Chance that borrows some elements from Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory’s “I’ve Got… More »

By: James Rettig / April 25, 2015 - 3:54 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

If you were some kind of underground artist making a video this week, it was hard to compete. A few big stars on big labels (or with big cable networks backing them) made videos so goofy and fun and entertaining that no indie type could afford to compete. And yet this week’s best video still… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 17, 2015 - 12:35 pm
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