BY TER STAFF
Chicago native Chance the Rapper is set to celebrate the 10th anniversary of his iconic mixtape, Acid Rap, in style this August. To kick off the festivities, Chance has announced the release of one of the project’s most popular tracks, “Juice,” on streaming services this Sunday, April 30th. Produced by Live Nation, the Acid Rap 10-Year Anniversary Show will take place at the United Center in Chicago on August 19th, and will be Chance’s first performance at the arena since 2019.
Acid Rap is widely regarded as a seminal hip-hop mixtape, featuring collaborations with Childish Gambino, Action Bronson, Twista, Ab-Soul, Vic Mensa, and more. Along with “Juice,” the mixtape features hit tracks like “Cocoa Butter Kisses” and “Favorite Song.” Tickets and VIP packages for the Acid Rap 10-Year Anniversary Show will be available for purchase starting April 28th at 10 a.m. on the Live Nation website, with an artist presale set for April 26th at 10 a.m.
In addition to his Acid Rap anniversary show, Chance is currently working on his new album, Star Line Gallery, which he has described as an immersive experience that blends music, art, and cinematography. Speaking on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in March, Chance revealed that he has been collaborating with visual artists to create a unique, tangible piece of art to accompany each song on the album.
The Grammy award-winning artist has already released “Yah Know” in 2022 and a corresponding music video. He also bought a painting from Chicago-based artist Mia Lee that ties in with the record, saying that he was inspired by her immense talent and the conversations they had during their travels together to Ghana.
Overall, Chance the Rapper is a multi-talented artist who continues to push boundaries and explore new creative avenues, making him a beloved and highly respected figure in the music industry.