"Technology is a part of everyone's music movement," says Chance the Rapper. "The advancements of technology over time have made the music industry kind of a free-for-all. ...Everybody can do what they want to do." And Chance, for one, has taken that freedom and run with it, to help create his own unique career path.

But Chance's most-used technological tool is one that fits in the palm of his hand: his Boost Mobile smartphone. "I use my phone for everything that I do," he says, "especially music stuff: recording voice memos to remember music, writing music...keeping in contact with producers."

For more of Chance's thoughts on tech developments, and how his smartphone keeps his music moving forward, be sure to check out the videos below.