Chance The Rapper recently made his UK debut with an impressive performance at the XOYO in London alongside G.O.O.D. Music's Mr. Hudson. While across the pond Chance spoke with R&R Productions about being successful without a record deal, handling fame, and making his parents proud with his music.
While Chance realizes the benefits of signing with a major label, he doesn't believe that would be the right choice for his career. "I think about signing a deal all the time," he says. "I want my people to eat and I want to get money. But it's not that sweet. It's not that simple." The 20-year-old Chicago MC put his independent success into perspective, which includes countless sold out shows across the U.S., a BET Hip-Hop Awards nomination for "Best Mixtape," and a cover story with Complex. "Do I believe that I have the power and the energy and the hunger to do it by myself, or am I a person that needs someone else as help?" So far, so good for Chance.
Watch the full clip above where Chance performs "Everybody's Something" and "Chain Smoker" with Mr. Hudson. He also shares a special moment with a big fan from the UK.
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