A new collaborative project between Boys Noize (legendary German electro / techno DJ and producer) and Chilly Gonzales (Singer / songwriter / producer who's worked with Daft Punk among others) has recently established itself under the moniker Octave Minds! The group has a debut full length self-titled album set to release September 15th through Boys Noize Records and today we get our hands one of the most exciting tracks from the album, a collaboration with Chance the Rapper and his band The Social Experiement. "Tap Dance" is filled with an endless amount of organic and electronic instruments and sounds coming perfectly. Chance ranges from singing to rapping some verses setting the song off just right. Listen below to the song in full and make sure to pick up your copy of the album September 15th. Enjoy!
Octave Minds (Boys Noize & Chilly Gonzales) – Tap Dance feat. Chance The Rapper & The Social Experiment | Stream Only
[TSIS PREMIERE] Massappeals – U.G.L.Y is my name (Chance The Rapper Freestyle) : Chill Hip-Hop [Free Download]Posted in Bangin, Chill, Premieres by Bryan | Tags: Chance the Rapper, Chill Bass, Free Download, Hip-Hop, Massappeals, Remix
Say hello to UK producer Massappeals as he flips Chance the Rapper's recent XXL freestyle into a new track "UGLY is my Name". Massappeals lays down a chilled out bass structure with downtempo vibes for the smooth lyrics to work their magic. It's easy on the ears from start to finish, so enjoy the premiere and grab an exclusive free download for our readers! Enjoy
Massappeals – U.G.L.Y is my name (Chance The Rapper Freestyle) | Free Download
Chance the Rapper made a legendary return to his home city of Chicago after gaining a monstrous global following as he played a huge set at the trend setting Lollapalooza music festival. This Sunday's set was a very special one for the rapper as him and his Social Experiment band went through an impressive collection of all the favorites from his popular mixtapes and even managed to slip in a few unreleased new tracks. This was truly something special as the love for his home city resulted in some unreal chemistry. Enjoy!
Chance The Rapper | Lollapalooza Live 2014
Chance the Rapper Releases Cover Of “Arthur” Theme Song Wonderful Everyday With Jessie Ware, Wyclef Jean and morePosted in Bangin by nick | Tags: Arthur, Chance the Rapper, Jessie Ware, The Social Experiment, Wycle Jean
Chance the Rapper is closing in on playing one of his biggest performances in his career, at the iconic Lollapalooza in his home city of Chicago this weekend. To blow out the occasion he has dropped off a brand new song themed after the iconic children's classic "Arthur". The song features some very special guests, UK rising star singer Jessie Ware and Eryn Kane Allen, classic American reggae singer / rapper Wyclef Jean, and one time fictional charcters Peter Cottontale & Donnie Trumpet, all tied together with Chance's symphonic band The Social Experiment. The result comes together very nicely with all three artists' chemistry leaving us with something extra special. You can listen to the song below in full and take advantage of the free download available now. will keep you posted on release details. Enjoy!
Produced and Performed by Chance The Rapper, Peter Cottontale, Nate Fox, Donnie Trumpet & Stix for Social Experiment
Additional Keys by: Francis Farewell Starlite
Additional Vocals from: Wyclef Jean, Francis & The Lights, Jesse Ware, Elle Varner, Eryn Allen Kane, The O'my's, Peter Cottontale & Donnie Trumpet
Also, those who have never been able to see Chance perform live will be happy knowing they can tune into the Lollapalooza live stream and watch his set this weekend as he plays on Sunday evening.
Chance the Rapper – Wonderful Everday: Arhtu | Free Download
Vic Mensa is easily one of the most exciting rappers on the come up who's been the world's radar since his infectious single "Down On My Luck". Well today we have the music video for a completely different sounding single "Feel That". The video starts off with Vic taking some variation of acid through his ear, then things get weird. From tripped out collages of him, to a neon trampoline party and even a cameo from Chance the Rapper and Chanel West Coast, the video lives up to the song. I have a feeling this is the start of pushing "Feel That" as a single, which I have no problem with. No details on a release date yet, so watching the video will have to do in the mean time. Enjoy!
Vic Mensa – "Feel That" (Official Music Video) | Stream Only
Exclusive Behind The Scenes Footage Of Skrillex & Friends Rehearsing Before Bonnaroo “SuperJam” [FULL SETLIST]Posted in Bangin, Events, Video by nick | Tags: Big Gigantic, Bonnaroo, Chance the Rapper, Fatman Scoop, Janelle Monáe, Mickey Hart of The Grateful Dead, Robby Kreiger of The Doors, Skrillex, Superjam, Thundercat, Warpaint, Zedd
Bonnaroo is possibly one of the most diverse music festivals across the globe and one of the things that makes it so special is the unique "SuperJam" sets where musicians from all styles of music collaborate for once in a lifetime performances.
We reported a few months back about the announcement of Skrillex's SuperJam bringing out Big Gigantic to help set the tone just right. This is also the first ever SuperJam in Bonnaroo's history to be focused around electronic music with rappers, R&B singers, and live musicians filling out the spaces. The occasion called for Skrillex to meet with his star studded cast of band mates the week leading up to the festival to rehearse their set. In the exclusive behind the scenes footage below, we see Skrillex jaming out with the likes of legendary New Orleans rapper Mystikal, comedian / pianist Craig Robinson, both Dominic Lalli and Jeremy Salken of Big Gigantic, Fatman Scoop and many others.
The actual SuperJam took place on Saturday night at the festival and damn it was legendary. Ring leaders Skrillex and Big Gigantic's list of "friends" included so much raw musical talent we hope we aren't missing anyone. The list of friends includes Zedd, Robby Kreiger of The Doors, Mickey Hart of The Grateful Dead, Damian Marley, Chance the Rapper, A$AP Ferg, Layrn Hill, Janelle Monae, Warpaint, Thundercat, and the surprise of Fatman Scoop, Mystikal, and Craig Robinson on the keys.
The set itself included countless covers of music outside of electronic foundations with a new set of artists coming in every 3 – 4 songs and the entire jam lasting close to three hours in length. In the truest of ways, it was the first ever Super Jam with an electronic focus to happen in front of a live audience and those who were lucky enough to witness the spectacle were treated to the rawness of creative expression in todays modern form. Those who were lucky enough to be there watching the pefroamnce with us are the only ones lucky enough to ever experience this once in a lifetime "Jam". You can view the video below of some of the madness that took place and the photo's taken. Enjoy
Full Skrillex & Friends "SuperJam" Set List After The Jump
Skrillex and Big Gigantic Will Be Having a Superjam at Bonnaroo With Damien Marley, Zedd, Robby Kreiger of The Doors, Chance the Rapper & Many MorePosted in Bangin, Events by nick | Tags: 2014, Big Gigantic, Bonnaroo, Chance the Rapper, Damian Marley, Skrillex, Superjam, Zedd
Bonnaroo is one of the largest and most legendary music festivals in the world and is infamous for it's once in a lifetime "Superjams" between some of the most amazing live acts in music. With electronic music truly making it's mark in America they have switched things up and built excitement letting it be known that Skrillex and Friends would be this year's "Superjam".
Well now we have the info and Skrillex has brought out Big Gigantic to help run the superjam, which is fitting giving their hybrid approach to electronic and live music. They list of friends includes Zedd, Robby Kreiger of The Doors, Mickey Hart of The Grateful Dead, Chance the Rapper, Janelle Monae, Warpaint, Thundercat and we can expect to see much much more during the actual appearance.
This sounds like the recipe for one of the most epic fusions of both electronic and live music, ever. If you can't make it out to Bonnaroo this year then you might just have to hope this is included in the live stream of the festival.
Chance the Rapper and his band Social Experiment are turning out new songs like it is nothing. They just let loose a chilled out ballad appropriately titled "I Am Very Very Lonely". We have Chance singing like no other with virtually no rapping. It shows a completely different side to Chance and what he's capable of as an artist. No download for now, stream only. Enjoy!
Chance The Rapper & Social Experiment – I Am Very Very Lonely | Stream Only
Chance the Rapper can't stop the flow of music and has dropped off the brand new track "The Writer", which is a bonus cut from a mixtape by the Chicago production collective THEMpeople. The song is produced by Apollo Brown and packs some solid production along with Chance's signature flow. You can stream the song below and pick up the rest of the mixtape featuring Vic Mensa, Joey Purp and more for free download. Enjoy!
Chance the Rapper – The Writer | Download Mixtape
ProbCause – LSD Ft. Chance The Rapper (The Hood Internet Remix) : Hip-Hop / Chill Bass [Free Download]Posted in Chill by Bryan | Tags: Chance the Rapper, Electro Soul, Free Download, Hip-Hip, LSD, Probcause, R&B, Rap, the hood internet
It's an all out windy city affair as infamous mash-up producer duo The Hood Internet provide a breathe of fresh air into a newly created remix. Using emerging Chicago rapper ProbCause double entendre filled single describing his native cities most iconic strip of road and the performance enhancing supplement that shares the same name, the duo reconstruct the original beat of "LSD" with a vast collection of filter cuts, snare adjustments, and samples from two iconic songs paying tribute to both references. Combine this with the signature acid rap flow of prominent lyricist Chance the Rapper and the end result is a lucidly soulful release to vibe out with from start to finish. Stream the remix below and grab a free download as well. Enjoy
ProbCause – LSD Ft. Chance The Rapper (The Hood Internet Remix) | Free Download
Hands down one of the biggest summer music festivals in the world takes place August 1st – 3rd as Lollapalooza submerges the city of Chicago in three incredible days of live music while boasting a diverse lineup similar to Electric Forest, Coachella, and Bonaroo. The 2014 edition will bring 130 artists to the massive Grant Park grounds as over 300,000 concert goers will have access to seeing performances from Skrillex, Chromeo, Eminem, Outkast, Kings of Leon, Foster The People, Chance The Rapper, Cut Copy, Zedd, Calvin Harris, Flosstradamus, Krewella, Chase and Status and more. Three day festival passes have completely sold out, but single day tickets are available now and we highly recommend grabbing some sooner rather than later! Enjoy
Lollapalooza 2014 | Tickets
Full Lineup By Day After The Jump
The experiment continues on in 2014 as our top breakout hip-hop artist from last year, Chicago native Chance the Rapper, brings his bubbling acid rap style and Social Experiment band to singer / songwriter Mapei inspiringly fresh single "Don't Wait". With the original lyrics still left intact, Chance's verbal addition is as smooth as ever with sexual references, weed related undertones, and witty puns about life on tour on display. Though release details for the remix are still unknown, you can stream this fresh hip-hop track below and check back here for more info when it becomes available! Enjoy
Mapei – Don't Wait (Chance The Rapper & The Social Experiment Remix) | Stream Only
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