Chance the Rapper: Independent Rap Star and Festival Host
Discover Chance the Rapper, one of the biggest independent breakout stars in the rap industry. Know about his latest performances, collaborations, and upcoming festival in Ghana.
Chance The Rapper: The Independent Breakout Star
Meet Chancellor Jonathan Bennett, aka Chance the Rapper, the American artist who’s been making waves in the rap industry as one of the biggest independent breakout stars in recent years.
In 2022, Chance the Rapper took the stage at the Way out West festival in Gothenburg, Sweden, where he left fans wanting more with his new music and collaborations with artists like Vic Mensa, DJ Khaled, and Smino. He also hosted a Juneteenth barbecue at the DuSable Museum in Chicago, because who doesn’t love a good barbecue?
Looking ahead to 2023, Chance the Rapper is set to host the Black Star Line Festival in Accra, Ghana, alongside rapper Vic Mensa. The festival will feature panels, brunches, and a free concert with performances by Chance, Mensa, Erykah Badu, T-Pain, Jeremih, Sarkodie, and Tobe Nwigwe. And as if that wasn’t enough, Chance also released an alternate video for his single “YAH Know” to celebrate Black revolutionaries during Black History Month.
So, if you’re looking for some fresh, independent talent in the rap game, Chance the Rapper is your guy. And if you’re lucky, you might even get an invite to his next barbecue.
How old is Chance the Rapper?
Chancellor Johnathan Bennett was born on April 16, 1993, making him 30 and an Aries.
How tall is Chance the Rapper?
He stands at 5 feet and 10 inches tall.
What nationality is Chance the Rapper?
He is an American professional rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer, and philanthropist from Chicago, Illinois.
What is Chance The Rapper most famous for?
In 2017, Chance the Rapper won three Grammy awards. It was a historic win since his third mixtape Coloring Book was the first album to win a Grammy based solely on streaming.
Chance the Rapper with his hit single The Heart and the Tongue
What is Chance The Rapper’s net worth?
As of 2020, his net worth is estimated at 33 million USD.
Is Chance the Rapper married or single?
Chance became engaged to Kirsten Corley on July 4, 2018, and got married on March 9, 2019. He met Kirsten when they were only 9 years old while dancing at a Christmas party. They were childhood friends before starting to date officially in 2013. However, the couple briefly split up a year after they had their daughter. They got back together and despite the ups and downs their relationship has gone through, they are still going strong to this day, as we can see in one of his latest Instagram posts, as of today, where his partner of life complimented the artist.
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Does Chance the Rapper have his own children?
The couple welcomed a baby girl named Kensli Bennett in 2015. They had their second child on August 29, 2019, named Marli Grace Bennett.
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Chance the Rapper has collaborated with a lot of rappers and singers throughout his career. He has featured Kanye West, Childish Gambino, Justin Bieber, Savemoney, Francis and the Lights, Taylor Bennett, and Vic Mensa, among others in some of his songs.
What are Chance the Rapper’s hobbies?
Not only is Chance the Rapper a talented and award-winning artist, but he is also a known philanthropist. He was named Outstanding Youth of the Year by the 2014 Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
This award was given in response to his speech on creating equal opportunities for young people at the White House for the My Brother’s Keeper Challenge. Apart from that, in 2017 he pledged $1 million of his own money for the anti-violence initiative in Chicago–the #SaveChicago campaign.
Chance the Rapper has also founded a charity called SocialWorks with the goal of empowering youth through music and art in order to combat issues in mental health, education and homelessness.
What Does Chance the Rapper’s ‘3’ hat mean?
Chance the Rapper has been known to always sport a baseball cap with the number 3 on it. He said in an interview that the 3 stands for his third mixtape Coloring Book. But that’s not all. He also said, before his second daughter was born, that the number 3 symbolized his own Holy Trinity: his family consisting of himself, his daughter, and his wife.