Chance The Rapper Covers GQ, Top Billing at Bonnaroo 2017
It's starting to feel like everyday, some new accomplishment or accolade comes Chance The Rapper's way. The 7-time Grammy nominee is on front cover of GQ's February issue, with a full interview and photo spread with it. In the interview with writer Mark Anthony Green, Chance talks about those Grammy nominations, his relationship with Kanye, fatherhood, success and more. The interview takes place as Chance is wrapping up his collaborative Christmas album with Jeremih, 'Merry Christmas Lil Mama' - that dropped during the holidays this past year. The full interview can be found here. An additional version of Feb. issue features The Weeknd on it's cover. Chance The Rapper was previously featured in GQ for a fashion spread in January 2015. An additional piece was written and featured in August 2016. Chance was on the cover of Complex Magazine in May 2013 and for the June/July 2016 cover alongside Hamilton star Lin Manuel Miranda.
Bonnaroo 2017's lineup has been announced with Chance at top billing alongside U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Weeknd. The 4-day festival held June 8-11th in Manchester, TN is one of the most prestigious North American music festival lineups of the year. Additional acts include Major Lazer, Flume, Lorde, The XX, Travis Scott, Marshmello and more. Chance's musical collaborator Francis & The Lights will also be performing. Chicago-based DJ duo Louis The Child will hit the the stage. Chicago rockers The Orwells add Bonnaroo to their already busy 2017 touring and festival season. This is Chance The Rapper's 2nd Bonnaroo billing, he also played in 2014. He was a surprise guest during sets from J. Cole, Miguel and Macklemore's at 2016's fest. Tickets are on-sale now at Bonnaroo.com.