Chance The Rapper - American rapper
Chance The Rapper (real name Chancellor Johnathan Bennettt) was born on 16 April 1993 in Chicago. His father was mayor’s aide and for some time worked with Barack Obama. Bennettt attended a private school. While studying, Chancellor and one of his friends created a hip-hop duo Instrumentality.
In 2011, when Bennett was suspended from school for 10 days for smoking weed, he recorded his first mixtape and called it according to the situation 10 Day. At the end of the year, Bennett took on the pseudonym Chance The Rapper and presented a single, “Windows”. He also announced the release of an upcoming album.
The mixtape 10 Day came out in April 2012 and was uploaded to DatPiff. The album was downloaded more than 500,000 times. Thanks to the success of his first album, Chancellor met such producers as Kenny Jame$, Blended Babies, and Chuck Inglish.