Chance The Rapper & Social Experiment - "I Am Very Very Lonely" | New Music

Despite a brief spell in the hospital that made him miss his performance on the second weekend of the 2014 Coachella festival, Chance The Rapper gets back to business and delivers something fresh for his fans in the form of the very relatable "I Am Very Very Lonely".Read more

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SZA - "Sweet November" | New Music

There's not long to go now until SZA's new EP Z debuts next week, and smoothly boosting anticipation a delicious new song surfaces from the New Jersey residing TDE songstress.

"Sweet November" is a classy concoction to swoon over, drawing on the sounds of '70s soul for its dreamy soundbed as SZA huskily coos "Remember me for who I was, not who I am..." over the lush instrumentation of Marvin Gaye's "Mandota" [and crediting the late soul icon as 'producer']. Read more

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SZA f/ Chance The Rapper - "Childs Play" | New Music

As we patiently await the April 8 release of her Z project, today brings us something new from SZA's eagerly anticipated opus in the form of the Chance The Rapper assisted "Childs Play".

Following on from the release of the captivating DJ Dahi produced "Babylon", the TDE signed New Jersey hailing songbird keeps the ethereal vibes going over the soundscape crafted by XXYYXX and Dae One, with the Chi-Town hailing emcee delivering an almost spoken word off-kilter vocal performance which perfectly compliments the song. Press play below...

Chance The Rapper & The Social Experiment – "Home Studio (Back Up In This B*tch)" | New Music

Chance The Rapper continues his raw and uncut, straight to the fans approach with releases and follows up the unveiling of his cutting room floor James Blake collaboration "Save Yourself First" with today's release "Home Studio (Back Up In This B*tch)".

The new cut from the Chicago raised and now L.A. residing emcee, which was recorded in his new home studio (duh, eddie!) is fun and raw affair over a funky, soul inspired backdrop cemented by live instrumentation, which you can wrap your ears around below...

"Produced by Social Experiment. Sox. Made in my Home Studio. Who gon stop me hah?" - Chance The Rapper

Chance The Rapper reveals previously unreleased James Blake collaboration

Chance The Rapper reveals previously unreleased James Blake collab "Save Yourself First"

The Chance The Rapper featuring remix of James Blake's "Life Round Here" has been in steady rotation round here at SC:HQ but moments ago the Chicago rising star gave us a glimpse of what their first collaboration could have sounded like.Read more

Justin Bieber f/ Chance The Rapper - "Confident" | Music Video

Justin Bieber's "Confidence"

Amid arrests and allegations surrounding DUIs and drag racing, Justin Bieber steers the internet's water cooler chatter back to the music by dropping a new video for his "Confident" collaboration with Chance The Rapper. Read more

Coachella 2014 festival lineup announced, Outkast to headline


The lineup for this year's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has been announced - with the gleeful confirmation that esteemed Hip Hop duo Outkast will be reuniting to headline two days of the event in April. Read more

Justin Bieber f/ Chance The Rapper - "Confident" | New Music


Pop phenomenon Justin Bieber drops the final instalment in his #MusicMonday series with the Chance The Rapper featuring cut "Confident."
The Soundz produced track has the Bieber proclaiming his admiration for females with high self-assurance with the Chi-Town MC delivering what could be the best guest verse of his career so far.

"Confident"s release also comes as Bieber wraps up his world tour at Australia's Perth Arena. Listen below and let us know what you think in the C-Section...

Listen To: Justin Bieber f/ Chance The Rapper - "Confident"

Vic Mensa f/ Chance The Rapper - "Suitcase" | New Music

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Chi-town hailing future superstars Vic Mensa and Chance The Rapper reconnect again for another enjoyable lyrical excursion.
This time the extremely talented emcees combine their addictive bars and flows over a hypnotic soundbed provided by Cam Osteen to bring us a soundtrack to our journeys titled "Suitcase".Read more

Childish Gambino f/ Chance The Rapper - "The Worst Guys" | New Music

As the days draw closer to the release of Childish Gambino's eagerly anticipated LP Because The Internet, the steady stream of impressive cuts from the album continues to arrive and today we get to wrap our ears around the Chance The Rapper featuring cut "The Worst Guys" in full.Read more

James Blake f/ Chance The Rapper - "Life Round Here" (dir. Nabil) | Music Video

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We got the audio a few days ago, now James Blake unveils the official video for the Chance The Rapper featuring remix of "Life Round Here", directed by the incredible Nabil Elderkin.

The monochromatic visual takes us on a journey with Blake and Chance as they cruise in a lowrider through an eerie forest inhabited by stallions and Somalian pirates, so just a normal day in England.

"I love juxtapositions," says the video's award-winning director Nabil, "so I thought I'd bring an old school lowrider to the countryside in England, and bring the two together in a way that makes people question things."

Press play below...

Mr. MFN eXquire f/ Chance The Rapper – "Untitled" + 'Kismet: Blue Edition' Mixtape


To support his Kismet mixtape re-release yesterday, Kismet: Blue Edition which includes an additional 16 tracks, NY rapper Mr MFN eXquire not only delivered a music video for one of the tracks from the project titled "Orbz a.k.a. Some Wise Quote Drake Never Said" he also shared on the tape's highlights, the Dot Da Genius produced "Untitled" featuring man of the moment, Chicago hailing emcee Chance The Rapper. Check out the track and video as well as the full mixtape below...Read more

Vic Mensa - INNANETAPE [Mixtape] | Stream/Download


Vic Mensa has been an 'I've seen your face before' kind of guy through such appearances as Kids These Days and a friendly rivalry (and features) with Chance the Rapper, but over the past 6 months we've now been properly introduced to the Chicago up-and-comer.

The culmination of this fruitful encounter is Vic's highly anticipated INNANETAPE that he finally dropped today to a frenzied clamor of hands curious to know what Chicago's newest talent has to offer. And hopefully some indication as to what they're feeding those kids over there.

The project itself  features previous releases such as "YNSP" and "Time Is Money" while harboring acts like Ab-Soul, BJ The Chicago Kid, Chance the Rapper and Thundercat in a solid body of work displaying plenty of end product to justify the hype that’s been heaped upon him lately.

It's time to make your own mind up though and we're on hand to help as you can stream INNANETAPE in its entirety down below and if you're feeling especially kind to your iTunes library, here's the download link too.

Elli Ingram - "Canna Butter Kisses" | New Music

Elli Ingram: Canna Butter Kisses

Brighton-born singer Elli Ingram puts a soulful, jazzy twist on Chance The Rapper's "Cocoa Butter Kisses." Read more

James Blake f/ Chance The Rapper - "Life Round Here (Remix)" | New Music

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I can honestly put my hands up and admit I could never have predicted this collaboration happening, but the end result is all kinds of outstanding. Enigmatic genre-blurring British singer, songwriter and producer James Blake joins forces with one of the most exciting voices in Hip Hop today, the Chicago-hailing Chance The Rapper for a remix of "Life Round Here" which originally appeared on Blake's sophomore album release Overgrown.

The duo first connected in Texas during the SXSW festival and after unveiling the audio today, they are set to shoot a music video for the track in somewhere in Europe soon. Stay locked for updates, but until then get addicted to the track below...

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Rapsody ft. Chance The Rapper & Big K.R.I.T. - “Lonely Thoughts” | New Music


Rapsody has already stirred the music world with the release of her DJ Drama-hosted mixtape, She Got Game. Her label, the 9th Wonder-helmed JAMLA, is getting ready to share the No DJ version of the tape next week and decided to share a new and improved version of the fan-favorite "Lonely Thoughts."

Rapsody's single, produced by Mr. Porter, originally featured Chance The Rapper and now includes an added verse, a Southern flow courtesy of Big K.R.I.T. In "Lonely Thoughts," each of the artists take turns revealing internal ramblings that would otherwise never be said out loud. What better way to release it than in your art? The DJ Drama-free version of She Got Game will hit iTunes September 17.

[life + times]