Chance the Rapper Takes Home Three Grammys, Makes History
Because good things come in threes
Chance the Rapper took home three Grammy awards last night, making him the first rapper to win Best New Artist since Lauryn Hill won the award back in 1999. Chance scored a total of seven Grammy nominations after the Recording Academy loosened their rules regarding albums released via streaming platforms.
The 23-year-old Chicago rapper even beat out his mentor Kanye West, securing the award for Best New Album for his acclaimed Coloring Book. This is the first time a streaming-only album has ever receive a Grammy nomination. As if that wasn’t enough Chance also snatched up the win for Best Rap Performance for “No Problem.”
Watch the music video for the award winning single below.