Chancelor Bennett, better known as Chance The Rapper is notorious for supplying the world with free music. He has continuously proven his dedication to improving the streets of Chicago through donations, raising awareness, and supplying the youth with inspirational Gospel Rap (mostly through his latest album; Coloring Book) . His unique style of rapping has also earned him features with artist such as Kanye West, Kehlani, and Skrillex. Chance even helped produce multiple songs on Kanye’s The Life of Pablo.
So what is The Rapper’s net worth today?
Well, the release of his new album, Coloring Book, definitely created lots of buzz in the rap community. But as I mentioned above, Chance The Rapper is known for releasing music to the general public for free. And although Coloring Book was supposed to be a Apple Music exclusive, many people, such as myself, still managed to download the album/mixtape for free from music sites such as Datpiff. Chance supplying his music for free makes a large portion of his revenue being earned from live performances and the sale of merchandise. Resulting in him missing out on a lot of capital.
Chance The Rapper Net Worth as of 2019: $5 Million
So how did Chancelor get there? We take a look…
A 10-day suspension during his senior year of high school sparked his musical career. While serving his suspension, Chance worked on a series of songs which he later released as a mixtape appropriately titled 10 Day. The 14 song mixtape featured popular tracks such as “Windows”, “Juke Juke” and my personal favorite, “Hey Ma”.
In late-March of 2013, Chance released arguably his greatest project titled Acid Rap. The mixtape featured well-known artist such as Vic Mensa, Childish Gambino, Action Bronson and many others. That year, Chance also performed at Lollapalooza and was featured in “The Worst Guys” on Childish Gambinos’ Because the Internet.
Musically, 2014 was a relatively quiet year for the Chicago based rapper. Rather than being active in the booth, Chance took to the streets. The rapper spent the majority of his time cleaning the streets of Chi Town, eventually awarding him the title “Outstanding Youth of the Year” by Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Summer ‘15 brought to us the release of Surf; a free mixtape exclusive available in the iTunes store. Chance collaborated with artist such as J. Cole, B.o.B., and Big Sean to create songs which still hold a spot in my “Top 25 Most Played” playlist.
Earlier this year, Chance was featured in Kanye’s “Ultralight Beam”, and as mentioned before, he also helped produce other tracks on The Life of Pablo. Less than a week ago, Chance released his third mixtape titled Coloring Book.
Coloring Book, Chance The Rapper’s third mixtape, was released on May 13, 2016, exclusively on Apple Music.
Chance racked up seven 2017 Grammy nominations, winning three Grammys for Best New Artist, Best Rap Album, and Best Rap Performance for ‘No Problems’.
On Monday, March 6, 2017, Chance donated over $1 million to the Chicago Public School district.
American Hip-Hop Singer and rap artist, Chance the Rapper will step foot into the South American land to wow his ever-growing audience.
In an interview with culture critic Jamilah Lemieux, Chance declared Making a song with R. Kelly was a mistake and he does not stand by their old collaboration.