Chance the Rapper Biography
Chance the Rapper real name:Chancellor Johnathan Bennet born in West Chatham neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois on April 16, 1993 and is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and philanthropist.His father Ken Williams-Bennett, worked for the city’s mayor and later for Barack Obama when he was a senator. Young Chance began rapping under the name Chano and formed the group Instrumentality with a friend, J-Emcee.
Chance the Rapper Education
Chance the Rapper attended Jones College Prep High School and it is here that he began nurturing his talent by forming the hip-hop duo Instrumentality with a friend.
Chance the Rapper Music Career
While at Jones College Prep High School, some of his teachers ridiculed his aspirations to become a musician. Following a 10-day suspension in early 2011 during his senior year for possessing marijuana on campus, Bennett recorded his first full-length project, a mix tape titled 10 day.
In December 2011, he released a song titled Windows and publicly announced his 10 project.Chance then released the mix tape on April 3, 2012 and it has since received massive downloads, that is over 300,000 times.
The album got a good reception locally and this helped Bennett make connections with producers such as Chuck English and Blended Babies.After a successful appearance on Childish Gambino’s album on the track-They don’t like me-, Chance released his second mix tape ‘Acid rap on April 30, 2013.The album got a very good reception that it was nominated for Best Mix tape at the 2013’s BET Hip Hop Awards.
The album led to Chance being featured in many commercials and also awards.
It was on May 28, 2015 that the album Surf was released for free on the American iTunes store and it received high acclaim from music critics, receiving an aggregate score of 86 on review site Metacritic, which indicates “universal acclaim,” based on 17 reviews.
On July 19, 2015, Chance and Lil B announced that both of them had recorded a collaborative mix tape and they released it on August 5, titled Free Based Freestyles Mix tapes.On October 27, 2015, Chance premiered a new song, titled “Angels” featuring Saba.
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The third free mix tape from Chance, dropped in May 2016. Again, an eclectic range of guests accompanied him, among them Kanye West, Lil Wayne, 2 Chainz, T-Pain and Justin Bieber. The single “No Problem” was an instant hit and the album became the first ever to chart on the Billboard 200 just from streaming after receiving 57.3 million in its first week alone.
Chance the Rapper Wife
In terms of relationship Chance was said to date Kirsten since 2013 however during the couple of years that Chance and Kirsten were together, their relationship was constantly on and off and by May 2016, they had stopped living together.
Chance the Rapper Children
Though separated at the moment Chance the Rapper and his former girlfriend Kirsten have a daughter together who was born in September 2015.
Chance the Rapper Awards
Chance the Rapper got nominated in four BET Awards categories in 2017 and managed to win two of them, that is the Best New Artist and Best Collaboration
In 2016 BET Hip Hop Awards he managed to win Best New Hip Hop Artist category and Best Mix tape.
In Grammy Awards 2017 Chance the Rapper got 7 nominations where he won three of them.
Other than this awards,the rapper has also received many others from various organisations with most of these awards credited to his Colouring Book album.
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