The LA-based DJ/producer Nosaj Thing will be releasing his album Fated on May 5th and today he’s sharing “Cold Stares” featuring Chance the Rapper. These two have collaborated in the past and “Cold Stares” is a welcome return to the two working together. Listen to “Cold Stares” after the jump.

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March 31st can’t get here any faster. Mr. Wonderful is already shaping up to be a great debut album from Action Bronson and we’ve only been treated to one official single with the 40 produced “Actin’ Crazy.” And here we have Bronsolino teaming up with Chicago’s Chance the Rapper for the Mark Ronson (yes, thee Mark Ronson who produced smash radio hit “Uptown Funk”) produced “Baby Blue.” Check it out after the jump.

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Chance the Rapper’s highly-anticipated follow-up to his successful Acid Rap mixtape is on its way and today Chance shares “Sunday Candy” which is slated to appear on the forthcoming Surf project. Surf isn’t merely credited to Chance but to Donnie Trumpet and his band The Social Experiment. The band features Chance, Donnie Trumpet, Peter Cottontale, and Nate Fox. “Sunday Candy” features vocals from Jamila Woods. Listen after the jump.

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Seeing how we shared a Chance the Rapper featured track earlier today in Lil Herb’s “Fight or Flight” remix it’s only fitting that we unveil a new solo effort from the Chicago wunderkind. “No Better Blues” is a collaborative effort with The Social Experiment. Listen and vibe out to new Chance after the jump.

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Chi-Town what up?! Three of the finest rappers out of the Windy City join forces on one solid track. Lil Herb’s Welcome to Fazoland gets a facelift with Common and Chance the Rapper jumping on the remix. Peep the visuals after the jump.

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What a way to start a Monday. Chance and Cole World team up for this tribute to …creative loving females. This is more in Cole’s lane in terms of juvenile approaches to dating and girls with low self-esteem. In any case, the performance bumps and Chance revives the stage line by line, as J. Cole waits for some momentum to infect him. Watch after the jump.
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This is too much. Not in a bad way either. Musical duo Octave Minds, a hybrid of Boyz Noise and Chilly Gonzales’s instrumental work, gave Chance the right backdrop to caterwaul all crazy on a song. Chance proves he too is a piano — melody and percussion as a fierce two-for-one. Between this piece and the new Arthur theme, Chance The Rapper may be hip hop’s best new theme songwriter. Check it after the jump.
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Lil Herb, like Lil Bibby, Lil Durk and Lil Reese, is a Chi-town hustler rapper. Where he lacks in finesse, he makes up for in pulp. On this one, Common and Chance add the touches of subtlety and sobriety. Com just needs to rap a little faster so he doesn’t give the song such an obvious belly. After the jump.
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Chance premiering the “Arthur” theme song that Wyclef shaped for him and Elle Varner. He also positions himself as a soul man more than a rapper. On display: a versatile voice box with pointy songwriting tools. He makes ‘everyday wonderful’ possible, and better, typical. Watch the performance after the jump.
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It’s no secret that Childish Gambino and Chance The Rapper are more than friends…they are exceptional collaborators.  Such is evident from the tracks “They Don’t Like Me” (from Gambino’s Royalty mixtape), “Favorite Song” (from Chance’s Acid Rap project), and the most recent “The Worst Guys” (from ‘Bino’s Because The Internet album).  After revealing Chance’s ‘lost’ verse from “The Worst Guys,” at this weekend’s Governors Ball festival, ‘Bino took to Twitter to announce the pair’s plans to release a collaborative EP.

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On Sunday May 25, 2014, the annual Soundset Festival took place at Minneapolis’ Canterbury Park. The event featured an eclectic blend of hip-hop performances such as sets from Atmosphere, Wiz Khalifa, Nas, 2 Chainz, Chance the Rapper, EarWolf (Tyler, the Creator & Earl Sweatshirt), Cypress Hill, Roc Marciano, Flatbush Zombies, Shad, Snow the Product & more. Click through this slideshow to check out exclusive photos from this year’s event. All photos by Crave Club.

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