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Chance The Rapper: Journey From Mixtape To Grammy

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Chance the Rapper Birthday

The contemporary rap sensation Chancelor Jonathan Bennett, popularly known as Chance the Rapper is a singer, songwriter and music director based in Chicago, USA. The rapper turned 30 today, on the 16th of April. Having his debut in 2012, the rapper has earned massive stardom within the last 10 years. His following is evident across social media platforms. 

So, here is what you need to know about him on his 30th birthday. 


Born on 16th April 1993, Chance embarked on his musical career with his first mixtape release ’10 Day’ in 2012. From the very first release, he started attracting new-age fans of rap music. The engagement grew more with his release ‘Acid Rap’ in the following year. It was downloaded more than 1.5 million times. Billboard ranked it 63 on Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. It also secured a place in NPR Music’s 50 Favourite Albums of 2013.

Winner of Three Grammys:

The rapper reached the summit of his career in the first three years of his music career. His album ‘Coloring Black’ released in 2016, was exclusively released on Apple Music before any other platforms. It was the first album ever to rise to the top of the Billboard 200 chart by streams only.

Later, in 2017, the album won him the first Grammy. Moreover, it was the first steam-only album to win a Grammy in history. 

Debut Studio album:    

 Chance the rapper’s debut studio album released in 2019 is The Big Day. His fans were happy to see him start his studio album but they also found him struggling with his newly found dad raps. It was great but not up to the level of Chance. However, the theme of love and family has been well-appreciated by his fans. 

Christian influence in his songs:

Chance the Rapper has shaken the music industry right from his first mixtape 10 Day. The rapper has been often outspoken about being a Christian and the influence of Christianity in his songs. The Christian influence is even evident in his one track from Coloring Book, where the hook goes- “And my heart will sing how Great is our God, name above names, worthy of all praise.”

The Voice:

Now Chance the Rapper is the judge of one of the top music shows The Voice along with Niall Horan and Kelly Clarkson. His love and passion for all sorts of music led him to chair the show. Although it is his first time he proves to be a tough competition to others. He really seems to be one of the skilled judges on the red chair. 

Chance the Rapper hat:

Hip-hop superstar chance the rapper hat number is 3. Why is the number so special to him? The rapper explained that he wanted to put something else in the hat but he went with the number 3 because it was his third project of him. The rapper often shows up with their cap and hat or other signature wearing. His fans are really fond of his hats. Chance even sells his signature hats through his e-commerce as well. So, now you know the answer the number 3 on his hat speaks of his third mixtape, ‘Coloring Book’ released in May 2016.

Chance the Rapper wife:

Despite being a high-profile figure, Chance the Rapper has kept one aspect of his life very private. He has been with his wife for 10 years. The name of chance the rapper wife is Kirsten Corley. They met first when they both were kids. The couple started dating back in 2013 and got married after six years in 2019 in Newport Beach, California. 

Chance the Rapper net worth:

One aspect that fans are eager to know about their favourite celebrities is how much is their net worth. In 2023, chance the rapper net worth is approximately $40 million. His salary is around $3 million or more. In the past few years, he has proven how deserving a rapper he is to get such a high paycheque. 

Chance the Rapper Brother:

Maybe, very few of you know that chance the rapper brother is Taylor Mathew Bennett who is five years younger than him. Both brothers are two of the established hip-hop celebrities ruling the hearts of millions. 

So, Global Music Times wishes Chance the Rapper a Very Happy Birthday, It wishes Chance all the very best for all his future projects. It looks up to him for more entertaining and inspiring projects in future.

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