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About Chance the Rapper
About Chance The Rapper
Chancellor Bennett, aka Chance The Rapper, is one of the latest to take the hip-hop world by storm, with his 2013 full of high times and wild nights. And his ride is just getting started.
Bennett, who hails from the Windy City of Chicago, is known for his gray hoodies, black skinny jeans, mismatched shoes and wicked sense of humor. Or at least he was. Now, fans cram into venues not to critique his fashion choices or hear him crack jokes, but instead to perform clever rhymes and dance moves. Their rowdy approval is voiced at every show, fueling the man whose debut mixtape (2011's #10Day) made the world sit up and pay attention.
Bennett has told the story of how that aforementioned mixtape was written over a 10-day suspension from high school for smoking weed. It raised his profile, and wet the appetite of fans for the follow-up "Acid Rap," which combines a number of genres, including jazz, ghettotech juke and soul. The title track, along with songs like "Good Ass Intro" and "Everybody's Something," have landed him business meetings and sit downs with music industry label heads. But he still has yet to put his name on anyone's dotted line.
Behind a grassroots following, Chance the Rapper has sold out the 500-capacity Chicago club Lincoln Hall, toured nationally with Childish Gambino, and in 2013 rolled through 23 European cities with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis. He recently embarked on his Social Experiment Tour that ran from October 25 to December 19, 2013.
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Chance the Rapper to Headline Verge Campus Tour '14
Chance the Rapper will headline this year's Verge Campus Tour. The fall tour will take place at 18 colleges and universities over the course of a month, and includes Young & Sick, Sweater Beats, Travis Scott, and Jason Derulo at varying dates. Luckily, despite the "campus" label, only two of the shows are closed to the…Read more
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Chance the Rapper Tour Dates 2015
date city state venue 05/02/2015 Madison WI Revelry Music and Arts Festival 04/19/2015 Amherst MA Mullins Center 04/17/2015 Nashville TN Vanderbilt University Alumni Lawn 04/16/2015 Louisville KY Louisville Palace
Chance the Rapper Tour Dates 2014
date city state venue 11/15/2014 West Hollywood CA House of Blues Sunset Strip 10/29/2014 Bloomington IN Indiana University Auditorium 10/26/2014 Morgantown WV WVU Coliseum 10/19/2014 Kingston RI Ryan Center 10/16/2014 Bethlehem PA Stabler Arena 10/14/2014 Blacksburg VA Burruss Auditorium 10/13/2014 Lexington KY University of Kentucky 10/09/2014 Indiana PA Ed Fry Arena 10/08/2014 Ypsilanti MI Eastern Michigan University 10/04/2014 St. Louis MO Chaifetz Arena 08/31/2014 Los Angeles Los Angeles Grand Park 08/30/2014 Los Angeles CA Grand Park 08/23/2014 Bloomington IN Indiana University Auditorium 08/15/2014 Toronto ON Fort York National Historic Site 08/10/2014 Boston MA Blue Hills Bank Pavilion 08/08/2014 Philadelphia PA Festival Pier at Penn's Landing 08/03/2014 Chicago IL Grant Park 08/01/2014 Chicago IL Grant Park 07/15/2014 London Lnd The Forum 06/20/2014 Dover DE Dover International Speedway 06/07/2014 New York NY Randalls Island 05/23/2014 George WA Gorge Amphitheatre 05/23/2014 George WA Gorge Amphitheatre 05/03/2014 New Braunfels TX Whitewater Amphitheatre 05/03/2014 New Braunfels TX Whitewater on the Horseshoe 04/18/2014 Indio CA Empire Polo Field 04/17/2014 Las Vegas NV Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas 04/16/2014 Denver CO Ogden Theatre 04/14/2014 San Francisco CA The Warfield 04/11/2014 Indio CA Empire Polo Field 03/22/2014 Ann Arbor MI Hill Auditorium 02/27/2014 Gainesville FL Stephen C. O'Connell Center
Chance the Rapper Tour Dates 2013
date city state venue 12/19/2013 Los Angeles CA Club Nokia 12/18/2013 San Francisco CA The Regency Ballroom 12/16/2013 Vancouver BC Commodore Ballroom 12/15/2013 Seattle WA Showbox SoDo 12/14/2013 Garden City ID Revolution Center 12/12/2013 Missoula MT The Wilma Theatre 12/10/2013 Fargo ND The Venue at the Hub 12/09/2013 Minneapolis MN First Avenue 12/08/2013 Saint Louis MO The Pageant 12/05/2013 Columbia MO Jesse Auditorium 12/04/2013 Indianapolis IN Old National Centre 12/03/2013 Oberlin OH Oberlin College 11/30/2013 Milwaukee WI The Rave/Eagles Club/Eagles Ballroom 11/29/2013 Chicago IL Riviera Theatre 11/27/2013 Chicago IL Riviera Theatre 11/26/2013 Nashville TN Cannery Ballroom 11/25/2013 Atlanta GA The Loft 11/23/2013 Houston TX Warehouse Live 11/22/2013 Dallas TX Trees 11/20/2013 Albuquerque NM Sunshine Theater 11/19/2013 Tempe AZ Club Red 11/18/2013 Santa Ana CA The Observatory 11/17/2013 Los Angeles CA El Rey Theatre 11/14/2013 Tucson AZ Rialto Theatre 11/12/2013 Boulder CO Fox Theatre 11/10/2013 Lawrence KS Liberty Hall 11/08/2013 Oxford OH Brick Street Bar 11/07/2013 Buffalo NY The Waiting Room 11/04/2013 Toronto ON The Danforth Music Hall 11/03/2013 Montreal QC Club Soda 10/30/2013 New York NY Sob'S 10/30/2013 New York NY Sob'S 10/29/2013 New York NY Sob'S 10/27/2013 Silver Spring MD The Fillmore Silver Spring 10/26/2013 Pittsburgh PA Altar Bar 10/25/2013 Champaign IL University of Illinois 10/02/2013 Oslo 03 Sentrum Scene 09/27/2013 Koln North Rhine-westphal Underground 09/13/2013 Glasgow Glg O2 Academy Glasgow 09/13/2013 Glasgow Glg The Arches 08/26/2013 London London XOYO 08/11/2013 Santa Barbara CA Velvet Jones 08/09/2013 Phoenix AZ Celebrity Theatre 08/08/2013 Las Vegas NV House of Blues Las Vegas 08/07/2013 Los Angeles CA Hollywood Palladium 08/06/2013 Santa Ana CA The Observatory 08/04/2013 San Francisco CA The Warfield 08/03/2013 Sacramento CA Social 08/02/2013 Chicago IL Reggies Rock Club 08/02/2013 Reno NV Knitting Factory Concert House 07/30/2013 Denver CO Ogden Theatre 07/28/2013 Saint Louis MO The Pageant 07/27/2013 Milwaukee WI The Rave/Eagles Club/Eagles Ballroom 07/26/2013 Indianapolis IN Egyptian Room at Old National Centre 07/25/2013 Toledo OH Headliners 07/24/2013 Cleveland OH House Of Blues Cleveland 07/22/2013 Toronto ON The Hoxton 07/20/2013 Clifton Park NY Upstate Concert Hall 07/17/2013 Wallingford CT The Dome at Oakdale Theatre 07/16/2013 New York NY Hammerstein Ballroom 07/12/2013 Pittsburgh PA Stage AE 07/11/2013 Stroudsburg PA Sherman Theater 07/10/2013 Silver Spring MD The Fillmore Silver Spring 07/06/2013 Orlando FL Hard Rock Live 07/05/2013 Saint Petersburg FL Jannus Live 07/03/2013 North Myrtle Beach SC House of Blues Myrtle Beach 07/02/2013 Atlanta GA The Tabernacle 07/01/2013 Nashville TN Marathon Music Works 06/28/2013 New Orleans LA The Howlin' Wolf 06/27/2013 Houston TX Warehouse Live 06/26/2013 Dallas TX South Side Ballroom 06/20/2013 New York NY Sob'S 06/15/2013 Brooklyn NY Club Europa 05/26/2013 Chicago IL Metro 05/25/2013 Chicago IL Metro 03/26/2013 Detroit MI The Shelter 03/25/2013 Columbus OH The Basement 03/23/2013 Chicago IL Tonic Room 03/16/2013 Austin TX Suite 101 02/02/2013 Chicago IL Bottom Lounge
Chance the Rapper Tour Dates 2012
date city state venue 11/23/2012 Chicago IL Metro 11/10/2012 Iowa City IA Gabe's 09/29/2012 Chicago IL Tonic Room 09/21/2012 Chicago IL Bottom Lounge 09/09/2012 Chicago IL Reggies Rock Club 08/31/2012 Chicago IL Cobra Lounge 07/27/2012 Charlotte NC Uptown Amphitheatre at NC Music Factory