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About Chance The Rapper
Chancelor Bennett, better known by his stage name Chance The Rapper, is an American hip hop recording artist from Chicago, Illinois. In 2013, he began to gain major recognition following the release of his first two mixtapes.
Chance The Rapper released his second mixtape Acid Rap, on April 30, 2013. On DatPiff it has been certified platinum after being downloaded over 250,000 times. The mixtape features guest appearances from Twista, Vic Mensa, BJ the Chicago Kid, Action Bronson, Childish Gambino and Ab-Soul. Acid Rap was well received by music critics and fansalike. At Metacritic, the mixtape received an average score of 86, based on 21 critics, which indicates “universal acclaim.” It was also nominated for Best Mixtape at the 2013 BET Hip Hop Awards.
On May 6, 2013, after previously being featured as the hidden track on Acid Rap, a song titled “Paranoia”, produced by Nosaj Thing, was released as a contribution to Yours Truly and Adidas originals “Songs from Scratch” series. In June 2013, Chance The Rapper was featured in a commercial for MySpace as part of their relaunch, alongside fellow American rappers Mac Miller, Pharrell and Schoolboy Q, among others. In early July 2013, Acid Rap debuted at number 63 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums due to bootleg downloads on iTunes and Amazon. In August 2013, Chance The Rapper performed at the Chicago music festival Lollapalooza.
Chance The Rapper embarked on his Social Experiment Tour, in Champaign, Illinois on October 25, 2013, lasting until December 19, 2013. He was also a featured artist on a track on Childish Gambino’s album Because the Internet, which was released on December 6, 2013.
In March 2014, Chance The Rapper appeared in a shoppable online video for Dockers, promoting the brand’s spring line, in which he talks his style, love for creating music, and how it feels to live in Los Angeles. – Wikipedia