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This week, the unavoidable question must be addressed: What is 5 Best Songs in a post-Art Angels world? (We found ourselves in a similar position earlier this year, when faced with 5 Best Songs in a post-E•MO•TION world.) So what is it? It is, in part, a world in which other artists pay tribute to… More »

Happy Halloween! The best thing about working in online media (as opposed to broadcast) is you get to sit at your desk and blog all day about Meow The Jewels’ “Pawcumentary” or Pope Francis’ hot new track and readers have no fucking clue that you’re dressed like a minion:… More »

On the list of history’s greatest, most important rap producers, you will probably never find one with less ambition than Madlib. When I talk about ambition, I don’t mean the drive to push one’s own ideas, to test and exceed the things that one has done in the past. Madlib has that. He’s made entire… More »

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Vic Mensa Among Protestors Clashing With Chicago Police Over Laquan McDonald Shooting

In October 2014, a white Chicago police officer shot a black 17-year-old named Laquan McDonald sixteen times, killing him. On Tuesday, Officer Jason Van Dyke…
Peter Helman | November 25, 2015 - 12:21 am

Taylor Bennett – “Broad Shoulders” (Feat. Chance The Rapper)

Taylor Bennett has been releasing music under his own name for a while now, but he's probably best known as the little brother of Chance…
James Rettig | November 19, 2015 - 3:40 pm

SNL’s December Musical Guests: Leon Bridges, Chance The Rapper, & Bruce Springsteen

For the most part, Saturday Night Live's musical guests this season have been pretty solid, even as the show around it crumbles, and it looks…
James Rettig | November 17, 2015 - 1:49 pm

Snakehips – “All My Friends” (Feat. Tinashe & Chance The Rapper) Video

Last month, the London production duo Snakehips came out with "All My Friends," an excellent pop lament about constantly being around fucked-up people. The track…
Tom Breihan | November 16, 2015 - 9:26 am

Watch Chance The Rapper Perform With Migos And K Camp In Atlanta

Chance The Rapper's Family Matters Tour came through Atlanta yesterday for the first of two nights at the Tabernacle, and he brought out locals Migos…
James Rettig | November 3, 2015 - 3:11 pm

Chance The Rapper & The Social Experiment – “Juke Or Treat”

Chance The Rapper has teamed up with his band the Social Experiment to release a six-minute Halloween megamix. Uploaded to SoundCloud by the Social Experiment…
Peter Helman | November 1, 2015 - 9:44 pm

Chance The Rapper – “Angels” (Feat. Saba)

As promised, Chance The Rapper is performing a new track on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert tonight. It's called "Angels," and it features Saba,…
Peter Helman | October 26, 2015 - 11:57 pm

Chance The Rapper & Stephen Colbert Song Coming Soon

Chance The Rapper stopped by New York for his Family Matters tour yesterday, and he took some time to sit down with Ebro and Laura…
Peter Helman | October 24, 2015 - 10:59 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

We published our 50 Best New Bands of 2015 list this week, which is exciting! We love to debate things here at the 'Gum, and…
Stereogum | October 23, 2015 - 3:48 pm

Snakehips – “All My Friends” (Feat. Tinashe & Chance The Rapper)

Snakehips are a production duo from London, and their new single "All My Friends" might be the all-time second-best track with that title. The Snakehips…
Tom Breihan | October 21, 2015 - 1:20 pm

Chance The Rapper – “Family Matters” Video

Last month, Chance The Rapper debuted a cover of Kanye West's "Family Business," complete with new lyrics and the distinctively Chance sentimental touch. Today, he's…
James Rettig | October 14, 2015 - 9:38 am

Watch Chance The Rapper Perform A Song From His Next Mixtape In Austin

Chance The Rapper has been riding the crest of his new collaborative mixtape Surf for most of this year, but it seems like the tireless…
Caitlin White | October 12, 2015 - 10:20 am

Nosaj Thing – “Cold Stares” (Feat. Chance The Rapper + The O’My’s) Video

LA whisper-beat producer Nosaj Thing released his third studio album Fated earlier this year. One of the best songs off that record was a new…
Caitlin White | October 8, 2015 - 10:44 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

So last Friday, everyone was all amped on that pope single, but come balloting time for this week's 5 Best Songs, @Pontifex doesn't get a…
Stereogum | October 2, 2015 - 5:17 pm

The Week In Pop: 23 Artists Who Should Make Their SNL Debut This Season

Saturday Night Live's 41st season premieres this Saturday with Miley Cyrus holding down joint duties as host and musical guest. (Joint, get it? Because Miley…
Chris DeVille | October 1, 2015 - 2:37 pm

Kyle – “Remember Me” (Feat. Chance The Rapper)

Chicago's preeminent rap music hub Fake Shore Drive has pointed our attention toward a new song by Kyle -- you remember, the dude who helped…
Caitlin White | September 29, 2015 - 11:30 am

Watch Chance The Rapper Cover Kanye West’s “Family Business” At Summer Ends Fest

Chance The Rapper and Kanye West both performed at Tempe, Arizona's Summer Ends festival last night. As Pitchfork points out, Chance took the opportunity to…
Peter Helman | September 28, 2015 - 9:16 pm
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