Chance The Rapper working with Purity Ring and Jeremih?
With 2013's Acid Rap mixtape making waves, Chance the Rapper is still on the rise. The Chicago based hip-hop artist was recently caught in the studio working on new music, collaborating with Canadian electronic duo Purity Ring as well as producer Jeremih. After meeting Purity Ring at a Kendrick Lamar show a few months back, the band met Chance at Chicago's Soundscape Studios with Jeremih working on something Closed Sessions describes as "very dope, melding the styles of all three acts."
Chance the Rapper is set to embark on an extensive tour with Mac Miller, before turning to Europe for gigs with Macklemore. [via Potholes]
Awwww. It seems that Chance the Rapper and James Blake are such great friends that they're becoming roommates. Chance will be relocating from Chicago to Los Angeles, and the two will continue to make music together. [read more]
"Getting something for free is always nice. Free samples of Leerdammer in Asda? Awesome. Free pint left on the bar by some generous/haphazard soul? Even better. Chance The Rapper's Acid Rap mixtape? Probably the best free thing you'll ever get your grubby little mits around." Larry Day takes a lok at the producers behind Chance The Rapper's Acid Rap Mixtape. [read more]
A combination of tonsillitis and the flu are what put Chance the Rapper in the hospital this weekend, forcing him to cancel his Coachella set. He's also had to cancel some more dates due to surgery and recovery time. [read more]