Chance the Rapper Confirms Collaborations with Kanye West and Childish Gambino

Two of the biggest names in the rap game—Kanye West and Childish Gambino—are working on album collaborations with Chance the Rapper.

Jul 18, 2018
Chance the Rapper looks out at a crowd from the Lollapalooza stage in Brazil in March. Now he has his sight set on two new collaboration albums with Kanye West and Childish Gambino.

Chance the Rapper performs live on stage during the first day of Lollapalooza Brazil at Interlagos Racetrack on March 23, 2018 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Mauricio Santana/Getty Images)

Chance the Rapper will be the next big name to get some TLC from ‘Ye himself. 

Chance confirmed on Windy City Live that Kanye West will be producing his seven-track album in Chicago later this month. During the interview, Chance cited West as one of his major influences.
Kanye West is my first image of a free black man in the industry, and I just always loved him for that,” said Chance. He added how exciting it was that West reached out to him personally to produce his new album in their hometown of Chicago.  Last March, Chance donated $1 million to the city’s public schools.
The upcoming album adds another heavy hitter to the albums released through West’s label, G.O.O.D Music, including Pusha T’s Daytona, and Kanye’s latest, YeChance’s 2016 Coloring Book was met with critical acclaim, winning Best Rap Album at the 2017 Grammy Awards.
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Kanye West and Chance the Rapper at the Magnificent Coloring Day Festival at Comiskey Park in Chicago, Illinois, September 24, 2016. (Photo by Paul Natkin/Getty Images)

In a separate interview on Peter Rosenberg’s Out Late, Chance announced he is also working with Childish Gambino on an albumChance admitted that while the project with Childish has a long way to go, he is excited about the quality of the six tracks produced to date and anticipates a fourteen-track album once complete. 

There are currently no release dates for the West or Childish collaborations.
Jul 18, 2018