Chancelor Bennett, known professionally as Chance The Rapper, is an American hip hop recording artist from the West Chatham neighborhood of ChicagoIllinois. In 2013, he began to gain major recognition following the release of his second mixtape, Acid Rap. Chance is also a member of the Chicago collective Save Money with frequent collaborator Vic Mensa, and he experimented as the lead vocalist for the band The Social Experiment.