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Events: Pygmalion Music Festival 2013 Lineup

3 May

The 9th annual Pygmalion Music Festival’s lineup for the 2013 edition has been announced. While the 3-day festival won’t be taking place until September 26 (-28), our neighbors down in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois will be hosts to live sets from Major Lazer, the Breeders, Youth Lagoon, and Chance the Rapper among others.

Other artists slated to appear are: Foxygen, the Head & the Heart, Dawes, Warpaint, Daughter, Perfume Genius, METZ, Damien Jurado, Kishi Bashi, Psychic Twin, Jenny Hval, Murder By Death, Caveman, K.Flay, Saturday Looks Good to Me, On An On, Nat Baldwin, Common Loon, PHOX, Detective, Justin Walter, Grandkids, the Dirty Feathers, Elsinore, the Struggle, and Sun Stereo. More performers will be announced in June.

Pygmalion 2013 tickets go on sale Tuesday, May 7 at noon CST here



Mixtape: Chance The Rapper-Acid Rap

30 Apr

Chance The Rapper Acid RapChance The Rapper has just released his highly-anticipated sophomore project, Acid Rap. Chance has come a long way from 10 Day, but this is only the beginning.  Chance will definitely be blowing up after this project. The new 13-track mixtape features Ab-Soul, Action Bronson, Childish Gambino, Twista, BJ The Chicago Kid and more artists.  You can download the new mixtape after the jump. Pick up tickets to Chance’s Acid Rap Live show at Metro in Chicago on May 26th here.
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Event: Chance The Rapper Live at Metro on May 26th (Acid Rap Live)

30 Apr

While we patiently wait for Acid Rap to drop, Metro has made Chance’s Acid Rap Live show on May 26th public.  Tickets are only $12 in advance, so definitely purchase those tickets ASAP because it will be selling out quick! You can purchase tickets here. Update: Download Acid Rap here.

Source: Eva Hall & Metro Chicago

Video: Chance The Rapper Recording “Chain Smoker” Off Of Acid Rap

30 Apr

Elevator has just released some footage of Chance working with Nate Fox on the track “Favorite Song” “Chain Smoker” he debuted at Acid Rap Live show back in November last year.  Check out the behind the scenes footage above and be on the lookout for Acid Rap later today!

Video: Chance The Rapper Gives Out A Dozen Roses on Michigan Avenue

29 Apr

Chance The Rapper hit Michigan Avenue with Red Eye’s Lenny Gilmore and Ernest Wilkins as a part of their Red Eye Tracks series for his track “Juice.” Check out the clip up above and check back tomorrow for Acid Rap.


Video: Chance The Rapper feat. Ab-Soul-Smoke Again

28 Apr

The folks over at ILLRoots handled the directing duties for Chance The Rapper’s “Smoke Again” track featuring Black Hippy’s Ab-Soul. Blended Babies went in on the production of this track. This is a very dope collaboration and after reading some tweets from people at the secret listening session this past Friday, there are a few more dope collaborations on Acid Rap. Acid Rap will be available this Tuesday (4/30). Check out the video up above.

Event: Chance The Rapper’s Acid Rap Listening Party at Jugrnaut

28 Apr

Chance The Rapper AcidRap Listening PartyWhile we wait for Chance The Rapper’s “Smoke Again” video to drop, be sure to make plans to stop by Jugrnaut this upcoming Tuesday (4/30) for the official Acid Rap listening party. Not sure what time the actual tape will be dropping, but this is sure to be a pretty awesome event even if the tape is made available earlier in the day. The event will take place from 5pm to 7pm.


Chance The Rapper: AcidRap (Trailer)

27 Apr

Chance The Rapper has released a new trailer for his forthcoming project, AcidRap. The animation in the video was done by ProbCause and the clip was produced by Austin Vesely and Colin Grimm. Check out the clip with Z-Money’s “Want My Money” playing in the background above. AcidRap will be available on iTunes this upcoming Tuesday (4/30).

Chance The Rapper-Juice (Live at Double Door)

21 Apr

Chance The Rapper made a special appearance at the Closed Sessions event during the CIMM Fest at Double Door on Friday. Davy Greenberg was on hand to get some footage during his performance of “Juice.” Be on the lookout for more footage from the show soon.

Video: In The Lab with Vic Mensa

18 Apr

DJ Damage of Heart of The City was on hand with Vic Mensa and Chance The Rapper during the recording of his latest track, “Orange Soda.”  Go behind the scenes with Vic and HOTCtv up above.