Chance The Rapper has been hip-hop’s hottest newcomer since he overloaded the Internet with his sophomore project, Acid Rap. It comes as no surprise to learn he’s been the apple of every record label’s eye, including Top Dawg Entertainment. Home to Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, Ab-Soul and Jay Rock, TDE has rapidly become one of the leading crews in music, recently signing Tennessee rapper Isaiah Rashad and New Jersey songstress SZA.
But Chance isn’t fazed by any offers, it seems. He recently sat down with Sway Calloway of MTV Rapfix Live to talk his contract offer from TDE, and why he turned it down to stay independent. Catch the Chicago rookie on tour now.