Articles tagged: Chance the Rapper

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The Weekly List: Seven songs to help you embrace those main character vibes

While I may not be able to do very much right now, there’s still one thing that I’ve found that coronavirus hasn’t ruined: listening to music on a rainy day... Read more

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“Old Town Road” Signals a Shift in the Music Industry

The music industry has a new reason to worry, and it’s all because of a certain country-rap meme song. Lil Nas X, a 19-year-old singer-songwriter who was virtually unknown a... Read more

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The Weekly List: Music Perfect for the Movies

I don’t know if it’s just me, but there are songs that I listen to and immediately think would be perfect in a film. Whether it’s a coming-of-age comedy or... Read more

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The Weekly List: 10 Best Hip-Hop Verses of 2016

2016 was one of the best years for hip-hop in recent memory. There was also a lot to sift through. In a year with so many great projects, so many... Read more

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Artist Spotlight: Noname

On the track “Forever” from her debut mixtape Telefone, Noname describes her musical influences saying, “Miss Nina Simone, Jimmy Jones/Missy Elliott musically were my relatives/Never forget my Andre.” When listening... Read more

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Riding an Ultralight Beam: Chance the Rapper, Kanye West, and the Story of Chicago Gospel

When Chance the Rapper’s third solo mixtape, Coloring Book, dropped, the internet was abuzz. The young rapper already had an expansive catalogue of two solo mixtapes, a collaborative free- jazz... Read more


Critical Voices: Chance the Rapper, Coloring Book

When Kendrick Lamar’s album To Pimp a Butterfly was released in March of last year, it was immediately apparent that the music world was witnessing something extraordinary and revolutionary. Already, Chance... Read more

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The Weekly List(en): The Tourist, Chance the Rapper

Welcome back to another edition of The Weekly List, a place to discover some of our favorite music of the week. This week on the List, we have a selection... Read more