On Monday, it was reported that Chance the Rapper would be releasing a new album by the end of the week. According to an interview with The Chicago Tribune
, Chance hinted at a possible immediate release while expressing his excitement for the fans to finally hear his highly anticipated album. The new sophomore album was projected to drop just days before he is set to headline at the 50th anniversary of the Special Olympics this Saturday (July 21). By Tuesday, those rumors came swirling down when Chance the Rapper announced on Twitter that his album would no longer drop this week.
However, just a few days after reports surfaced of a new Chance album coming out this week and one day after he retracted the claim — the Chicago rapper has dropped four new surprise tracks. The singles titled, “Wala Cam,” “Work Out,” “I Might Need Security,” and “65th& Ingleside” mark Chance’s first releases since his mixtape Merry Christmas Lil Mama: Re-Wrapped with Jeremih last year. In addition, they’re his first solo releases since is 2016 recording breaking mixtape Coloring Book, which became the first album to peak at No. 8 on the Billboard 200 solely based on streams.
Check out Chance The Rapper’s latest singles below:
Chance’s upcoming performance for the Special Olympics’ 50th anniversary will take place July 21 on Chicago’s Northerly Island. The concert will feature performances from Usher, Jason Mraz, Francis and the Lights, Smokey Robinson and more. All proceeds will be donated to the Special Olympics and Chance’s youth empowerment charity, Social Works.
As for now, stay tuned for the release of Chance’s upcoming album and a collaborative album with Kanye West.
By Brionna Taylor
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