Chancellor Johnathan Bennett, known professionally as Chance the Rapper, is an American hip hop recording artist from the West Chatham neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois.
Hip hop is a Cultural art movement that was formed during the early 1970s primarily by African-American and Hispanic youths residing in the South Bronx in New York City.
Illinois is a state in the midwestern region of the United States, achieving statehood in 1818.
Chicago is the third-most populous city in the United States.
Chance the Rapper ft. 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne - No Problem ... by Chance The Rapper
In 2013, he began to gain recognition following the release of his second mixtape, Acid Rap.
A mixtape is a home-made compilation of music recorded in a specific order, traditionally onto a cassette tape, though later replaced by CD or MP3 playlist formats.
Acid Rap is the second official mixtape by American hip hop recording artist Chance The Rapper; it was released on April 30, 2013 as a free digital download.
Chance The Rapper - Juice (Official Video) by Chance The Rapper
Apart from his solo career, he is also a member of the Chicago collective Save Money, and has worked as the lead vocalist for the band The Social Experiment.
They released the widely lauded album Surf in May 2015.
In May 2016, Bennett released the mixtape Coloring Book to further critical acclaim.
This is Bennett's third mixtape, which has received three Grammy awards, including Best Rap Album.
Coloring Book was the first streaming-only album to ever receive a Grammy nomination.