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10.10.19

Netflix's 'Rhythm + Flow' Shows Hip-Hop Has Been Long Overdue for a Competition Show

The show is fresh, energetic, and has an unstoppable roster of judges in Cardi B, Chance the Rapper, and T.I.

7.29.19

Chance The Rapper Isn't the Underdog Anymore

His debut album 'The Big Day' is massive and messy, but the Chicago standard-bearer is still having fun.

7.17.19

Chance the Rapper Finally Details New Album 'The Big Day' on 'Fallon'

The Chicago hip-hop artist's first official studio LP, which he is selling instead of streaming, is out on Friday, July 26.

3.20.19

Jay-Z, Janelle Monae, and Other Reasons Woodstock 2019 Might Not Be Disastrous

The festival's 50th anniversary has a lot of past chaos to make up for, but is starting out strong with a stacked lineup.

3.7.19

Rappers Are Defending Their Right to Anti-Cop Lyrics in the Supreme Court

Chance the Rapper, Meek Mill, 21 Savage, Killer Mike, and others filed a brief in support of rapper Mayhem Mal, breaking down the poetics of rap lyrics.

2.14.19

Spend Valentine's With Peter CottonTale’s Wholesome "Forever Always" Video

The Chance the Rapper-bandleader enlists the rapper and an all-star cast of Rex Orange County, Daniel Caesar, Yebba Smith, Madison Ryann Ward, and others on the first taste of his debut album.

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1.14.19

R. Kelly's career continues to go up in flames

RCA won’t put any money behind his projects, and an Illinois concert event won't go on with him as host

12.21.18

From Fuzz Boxes to AI

Six decades of psychedelics and music in harmony.

12.12.18

Chance the Rapper's "Sunday Candy" Is a Window into a Less Shitty America

The Christmassy, slowed-down, gospel-heavy version Chance debuted on 'SNL' three years ago today—and reprised at the White House a year later—became a small, but important, moment in American history.

12.8.18

Run-DMC's "Christmas in Hollis" Is a Wholesome Alt-Holiday Classic

The trio didn't want to touch a Christmas song at first, but their 1987 single blew up. Part of that was down to its focus on a real good family meal.

11.30.18

Listen to Two Highly Enjoyable New Chance The Rapper Songs

Generous Chance has released "The Man Who Has Everything" and "My Own Thing" feat. Joey Purp just in time for the weekend!

10.16.18

Chance the Rapper Was Never Going to Run for Mayor of Chicago

Inside the press conference during which the Chicago rapper endorsed progressive activist Amara Enyia for mayor.

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