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Chance the Rapper On Running For President: ““I Think When You’re In My Position As An Artist, I Can…”

Currently one of the biggest acts in the world and most recognizable humanitarian of Chicago, many have foreseen Chance the Rapper as the leader of the free world in the future. During a recent interview, Chance took the opportunity to answer if he will compete with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in the running for United States President in the next 4 to 8 years. In 2017 alone, Chance the Rapper has met with the Governor of Illinois to speak on the Chicago Public School System, donated one-million dollars to the CPS, and even encouraged fellow recognizable Chicago franchises like the […]

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Get Ready For The Next TRVPPED Show ft. Bad Royale and Gent & Jawns With This Mix From Bad Royale

React Presents in Chicago has been killing it with their branded shows lately.  Their Bass Kitchen and Trance Arena shows have already brought out big crowds to venues like The MID and Concord Music Hall. Spring Awakening Music Festival is even hosting a Bass Kitchen and Trance Arena stages this year. Their TRVPPED series is […]

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Chance the Rapper Remixes Francis and The Lights’ “May I Have This Dance”

Recently linking up with Kanye West for their song, “Friends”. Francis and the Lights connect with another Chicago superstar in Chance the Rapper for a remix treatment to their new song, “May I Have This Dance”. The song is from Francis and the Lights 2016 release, ‘Farewell Starlite!’. Identified as the sequel to the Kanye West-featured, “Friends”. Following up “Friends”, Chance appearances give the 2016 album cut a rejuvenated awareness to fans of both acts. On the remix, Chance speaks on his undying love for his baby girl on his touching guest spot. A visual for the song also featuring […]

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Chance the Rapper Remixes Francis and The Lights’ “May I Have This Dance”

Recently linking up with Kanye West for their song, “Friends”. Francis and the Lights connect with another Chicago superstar in Chance the Rapper for a remix treatment to their new song, “May I Have This Dance”. The song is from Francis and the Lights 2016 release, ‘Farewell Starlite!’. Identified as the sequel to the Kanye West-featured, “Friends”. Following up “Friends”, Chance appearances give the 2016 album cut a rejuvenated awareness to fans of both acts. On the remix, Chance speaks on his undying love for his baby girl on his touching guest spot. A visual for the song also featuring […]

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CONTEST : Win Two Tickets to Mamby On The Beach in Chicago

Attendees of the young beachside music festival will lovingly tell you that Mamby is much more than a festival – it’s a state of mind. For those with an open mind and a curious heart, Mamby On The Beach is an opportunity to escape the monotony of our daily routines and explore the most precious […]

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CONTEST: Win Tickets to Spring Awakening Music Festival 2017 ft. Diplo, Excision, Griz + More

  Spring Awakening Music Festival is right around the corner. For the second year in a row – the festival will be calling Addams-Medill Park in Chicago its home. It’s already shaping up to be huge. June 9, 10 and 11 we will see headliners by the likes of Diplo, Excision, Griz and Snails descend […]

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Chance The Rapper Launches Rapper Radio To Level Playing Field For Independent Artists

Chance the Rapper continues to create avenues for independent artists to flourish in today’s music without major label loans. His latest invention is the new song placement radio request website known as Rapper Radio. In a series of tweets, Chance from 79th shares the concept behind Rapper Radio and how it plans to be the tools every independent will depend on to get their popular tracks to radio without major label backing. In the tweets he shares: We’ve been working the past few months to expand https://t.co/FsWqemvBOB We’ve added leaderboards for supporters and other artists’ singles — Lil Chano From […]

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Barack Obama Adds Recording Studio to Presidential Library, Invites Chance The Rapper Over

Back in Chicago, former-President Barack Obama is currently developing a new Library on the Southside to cement his legacy. While building a living, working center for good citizenship, Obama reveals that the library will also feature a recording studio. The Presidential Library will be a part of a new campus under development known as the Obama Presidential Center. A three-building campus in the heart of the Southside of Chicago. The place that Obama calls home as it was the first place he landed when he originally moved to Chicago. According to a CNN report, Obama issued the following statement about […]

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Whethan and Charli XCX Team Up For Summery Song ‘love gang’

Chicago producer Whethan, has attracted a lot of attention this past year for his signature happy sounding tunes and he makes his return to your ears today. This time he is joined alongside Charli XCX for this radio-ready track ‘love gang’. The song has the perfect combination of Whethan and Charli that sounds lovely coming through your

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Chance the Rapper Disses All Major Labels During First Tour Show

First, Chance the Rapper made a hit single that bewared major record labels to not mess with him or suffer the consequences with the Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz-featured, “No Problems”. The Chicago-native, who is the first Grammy award-winning independent recording artist, further elaborates on that statement on his first tour date by clowning all major labels with redesigns of major label logos with negative messages. On his first tour stop of the Spring Celebration Tour in San Diego, California. Chance the Rapper, with the Social Experiment behind him, performed his biggest hit to-date in “No Problems” to an arena […]

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North Coast Music Festival Releases 2017 Lineup ft. Eric Prydz B2B Deadmau5

If you are in Chicago – then you already know that North Coast music Festival is the best way to end your summer. It has lovingly called Union Park its home the past eight years – always taking place over Labor Day weekend. Day one will be headlined by Atlanta hip-hop legend Gucci Mane and […]

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North Coast Music Festival announces 2017 lineup led by deadmau5 & Eric Prydz

Chicago’s North Coast Music Festival has announced an eclectic lineup for 2017, led by deadmau5 b2b Eric Prydz. The event will take place September 1-3.

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GOLDHOUSE’s Contagious “Sex On Me” Single Is A Must Hear

Grant Harris, better known by his moniker GOLDHOUSE, returns with an infectious house tune “Sex On Me.” If you are familiar with his productions, you will know Grant is no stranger to well produced feel good records. Hailing from Chicago, he reminds us that summer is fast approaching and that those summer playlists aren’t complete without a taste of GOLDHOUSE. His single “FeelGood” was used on the promotional campaign for TV show “Dancing With The Stars.” He has officially remixed acts including Lady Gaga, Sam Smith, Katy Perry, Zara Larsson, Niall Horan, J-Lo and more. GOLDHOUSE has seen air play […]

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Bleep Bloop Revives Old School Hip-Hop and Maintains Status as Bass God

The Subterranean isn’t exactly where you would expect a bunch of bass heads to coalesce in downtown Chicago. However, that is just what happened on Friday March 31 when the hole-in-the-wall bar opened its doors to rising producer Bleep Bloop. The artist, who has been gaining steady momentum over the years, has attracted the attention

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Chance The Rapper is Being Nominated For Mayor of Chicago 2019

Highly-successful Chicago independent recording artist Chance the Rapper has become not only the most-sought after artist in today’s music but a highly-publicized activist in his city of Chicago’s public school system. After doing so much good for the CPS, many of the public are currently campaigning for the “No Problems” hitmaker to become Mayor of Chicago. Fans of the recording artist, inspired by his many acts of helping his local community, have developed a new website called, chano4mayor.com. Creators of the site speak highly of Chano in a issued statement and encourage him to run in the 2019 election; saying, […]

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Chance the Rapper Launches Chance Arts and Literature Fund, Receives $1 Million Dollar Donation from Chicago Bulls

Wow, Chance is definitely building up quite the portfolio for a future seat in Chicago politics as he announced today that he has officially started up his own scholarship fund, known as the, Chance Arts and Literature Fund. Helping kick-off the funding is a very positive gestured donation from the Chicago Bulls. During a press conference held today (March 31st), in Chicago, Chance reads a student’s letter written to him from the Chicago Public School system in thanking of Chance’s one-million dollar donation to the CPS a week ago. While speaking, Chance noted that his Social Works non-profit organization raised […]

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Wanna Be Chance the Rapper’s Intern?

Helping the City of Chicago’s public school system, speaking to inner-city youth, touring, and making hit, after hit, after hit. Chance the Rapper needs some help and is currently searching for an understudy to help him with day-to-day business. Monday evening, the “No Problems” hitmaker tweeted out to fans that he is currently accepting applications for an intern. Here is the official request from Lil Chano himself via twitter with the following: I’m looking for an intern, someone with experience in putting together decks and writing proposals — Lil Chano From 79th (@chancetherapper) March 27, 2017 Not much more was […]

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Lollapalooza Releases 2017 Lineup

Well it’s finally here – the Lollapalooza 2017 lineup. After extending to four days in 2016, the festival will once again be Thursday – Sunday. Grant Park will be transformed into the music festival August 3-6. As reported yesterday – Chance The Rapper, Arcade Fire, Muse, and The Killers will be handling headlining duties. Each of these […]

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Lollapalooza Announces Stellar 4-Day Lineup

As always in record fashion, Lollapalooza has managed to sell out of weekend(4 Day) wristbands in just minutes time. This year Lollapalooza takes place August 3rd-6th and is always located at beautiful Grant Park in the heart of downtown Chicago. First of all, massive shout out to Chance The Rapper making it as the first […]

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Spring Awakening’s Full Lineup Is Next Level

Chicago’s premiere electronic music festival has done it once again folks. This year boasts 6 different branded stages along with two main stages for this massive festival. This is the second year the fest will be held at Addams/Medill Park as well. With so many massive names on this list it’s hard to even tell if […]

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