Tag Archives: Chance the Rapper

SZA brought out Chance the Rapper at Irving Plaza (watch)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

After making her SNL debut with a gospel choir and a woodwinds/brass ensemble, SZA brought her tour to NYC’s Brooklyn Steel on Sunday (12/10) and Irving Plaza last night (12/11), which had both sold out way in advance…

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The 54 Best Songs of 2017

Source: New York Times » Music

Our pop music critics share their favorite tracks, from Jay-Z to Cardi B, Father John Misty to Sam Hunt.

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Questlove and Common make cameos in SNL skit about Soundcloud rappers

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Questlove and Common make cameos on a skit where old school rap group “Soul Crush Crew” (featuring host Chance the Rapper) are not to happy with Soundcloud rapper “Lil Doo Doo.”

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Chance the Rapper sings “Come Back Barack” in Boyz II Men-inspired SNL skit

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Chance also said “I wanna become the Mariah Carey of Thanksgiving” in his monologue, and starred in a handful of other skits. Watch them here.

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BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU: Playlist for November 1, 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

For our first SiriusXMU Blog Radio show of November, we played a bunch of brand new songs from the likes of US Girls, Fever Ray, Protomartyr, King Krule, Bjork, Julien Baker and more, plus songs ripped from BV headlines (Nick Cave, Sonic Youth, Chance the Rapper, Mazzy Star, and more)…

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Torres, Lenny Kaye, Kevin Devine & more participating in Brooklyn Rock Lottery 8

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

As in years past, 25 hand-picked musicians will gather early that Saturday morning, put their names in a hat which will then be drawn to form “bands” who then must write songs, rehearse and perform them that night.

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The National release “I’ll Still Destroy You” video

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The video was directed by Allan Sigurðsson and Icelandic performance and installation artist Ragnar Kjartansson, the latter of whom also appears in the video. Ragnar previously collaborated with The National at their six-hour MoMA PS1 performance A Lot of Sorrow.

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ACL Fest Weekend 2 Saturday pics: Chance, RHCP, Ice Cube, Spoon & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The second weekend of the 2017 Austin City Limits Festival continued on Saturday (10/14), pretty much just like it did the Saturday before, with headlining sets from Chance the Rapper, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ice Cube, and Spoon, plus performances by Angel Olsen, The Black Angels, Tove Lo (who flashed the crowd as she’s done before)…

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ACL Fest Weekend 1 Saturday pics (Chance the Rapper, Spoon, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The second day of Austin City Limits Weekend 1 saw set from headliners Chance the Rapper, local heroes Spoon, and Red Hot Chili Peppers, as well as Angel Olsen, Ice Cube, Car Seat Headrest, Thundercat, Tove Lo and more.

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Las Vegas killer reportedly had a room over Life is Beautiful fest too

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Las Vegas festival Life is Beautiful was headlined by Gorillaz, Chance the Rapper, Muse, Blink-182, and Lorde.

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Las Vegas killer reportedly had a room over Life is Beautiful fest too

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Las Vegas festival Life is Beautiful was headlined by Gorillaz, Chance the Rapper, Muse, Blink-182, and Lorde.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Hear Beyoncé Join ‘Mi Gente,’ Plus 9 More New Songs

Source: New York Times » Music

Listen to the songs that caught our critics’ attention this week, from a track Chance the Rapper debuted on “Colbert” to the finale of Torres’ new album.

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Chance the Rapper played Forest Hills, does again tonight (win tickets!)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Chance the Rapper played his first of two Forest Hills Stadium shows last night (9/26). The show was one night after he debuted a new song, “First World Problems,” on Colbert (with help from Daniel Caesar), and he gave that song its live debut at the Forest Hills show…

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Dave Chappelle wrapped up his Radio City run on his birthday

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Dave Chappelle celebrated his 30th anniversary as a comedian with a 16-show residency at Radio City, which wrapped up last night (8/24). The final night was a double celebration, as it was also Dave’s birthday party. As announced, the guests were Ali Wong, John Mayer, and a DJ set from Lil Jon

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Jon Stewart calls out Fuckface Von Clownstick (aka Trump) for racism at Chappelle’s Radio City show

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Jon Stewart was a surprise guest at the show that also included Chance the Rapper, Hannibal Buress, John Mayer, and Mo Amer.

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ACL Festival announces 2017 set times

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Austin City Limits Music Festival is coming up, happening October 6-8 and and again on October 13-15. They’ve just announced the daily set times, which means figuring out schedule conflicts…

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Lollapalooza 2017 Saturday pics (Chance the Rapper, Mac DeMarco, The xx & more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Hometown hero Chance the Rapper headlined the penultimate day of Lollapalooza 2017 that also saw sets from Mac DeMarco, The xx, alt-J, Warpaint, Sylvan Esso, Alvvays and more.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Linkin Park Pays Tribute to Chester Bennington

Source: New York Times » Music

Hear 13 of the week’s most important new tracks from Romeo Santos, Chance the Rapper, PVRIS and more.

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Chance the Rapper, Run the Jewels, Passion Pit, Geoff Rickly & more pay respects to Chester Bennington

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Also: Best Coast, Pusha T, Chuck D, Rihanna, Dam-Funk, Nikki Sixx, The Mountain Goats, and more.

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