Z107.3  wants to take the time to give you a little more information about the artists that you hear all day, everyday on Bangor's #1 Hit Music Station.

This week we put the artist spotlight on Chance the Rapper.

REAL NAME:  Chancelor Jonathan Bennett

BIRTH DATE: April 16, 1993

WHERE FROM: Chicago, Illinois

MUSICAL LINKS: Childish Gambino, Kanye West, Macklemore, Skrillex, Cardi B, Backstreet Boys, Ed Sheeran

TO THE POINT POINTS:

  • Chance has won 3 Grammy Awards in 2017 for: Best New Artist, Best Rap Performance for "No Problem" featuring Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz, and Best Rap Album for Coloring Book
  • Chance's dad was once an aide to President Obama when Obama was mayor of Chicago
  • The first rap album he ever listened to was Kanye West's The College Dropout

All information obtained by artist's Facebook page and Wikipedia.

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