Chance the Rapper and the moment when you’re thisclose to superstardom
SAN FRANCISCO — This is Chancelor Bennett’s moment.
At just 23 years old, the rapper known as Chance has already released his third free album, Coloring Book, to critical and popular acclaim. He kicked off his biggest tour yet here on Sunday, where the unmistakeable feeling that musician was on the cusp of superstardom was palpable. He’s accomplished all that without the help of a music label.
That makes this a unique point in time for the rapper from Chicago, who got his start during a productive 10-day suspension from high school that eventually resulted in his first mixtape, cheekily named 10 Day. He’s not yet a household name, but gives the impression he soon will be. Read more…