Early reports had Chance The Rapper releasing a new album. Instead, the Chicago native released for standalone songs.
Those four new songs — “I Might Need Security,” “Wala Cam,” “Work Out,” and “65th & Ingleside” — haven’t been packaged as an EP or anything.
There aren’t any guest features on the new tracks. In fact, the only guests are Chicago rapper/producer Supa Bwe and the unknown-to-me Forever Band (presumably not the Kiss tribute band), both of whom appear on “Supa Cam.” Chance’s regular collaborator Francis & The Lights adds backing vocals to “Work Out,” and Jamie Foxx gets a co-production credit on “I Might Need Security”.
On “I Might Need Security”, Chance confirms that he bought the newspaper outlet the Chicagoist.
“I bought the Chicagoist just to run you racist bitches outta business,” Chance raps on “I Might Need Security.”
Chance also released a statement on the move.
“I’m extremely excited to be continuing the work of the Chicagoist, an integral local platform for Chicago news, events and entertainment,” Chance said, according to Gothamist. “WNYC’s commitment to finding homes for the -ist brands, including Chicagoist, was an essential part of continuing the legacy and integrity of the site. I look forward to re-launching it and bringing the people of