Originally Published on TheBoombox.com.
Newcomer Chance the Rapper is a hot commodity — record labels want him but they just can’t seem to get their hands on him. The Chicago-born rapper is on everyone’s radar right now and he’s done it without a proper album out or record deal. A product of new age Internet fame, Chance boasts 12,600,000 views on YouTube and 423,000 followers on Twitter. But what has allowed this Windy City native to separate himself from every other unsigned rapper out there spamming social media with their song links to get put on?
For one, he’s the go-to novice MC for all of your favorite rappers, having opened tours for Eminem, Kendrick Lamar and Macklemore, among others. The whimsical artist has also been appearing on the bills for top festivals, gracing magazine covers and laying verses on tracks of music’s top artists — most recently Justin Bieber’s ‘Confident.’ It’s only a matter of time before his takeover.
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