Chance The Rapper Influence

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Chance the Rapper is one of the most prominent hip-hop artists today. In his third mixtape, Coloring Book, Chance the Rapper notes that one of his biggest influences for the mixtape was gospel music. From the sounds of the gospel choir in the album to the God-praising lyrics, this mixtape has gospel influences permeated within it. He cites Kirk Franklin, one of the biggest names in Gospel music, as one of his leading influences. The gospel influences are especially evident in songs such as “How Great” and “All We Got”. Considering that faith is a significant element of Chance’s character, he expresses it so gracefully in his mixtape. One remarkable thing that Chance does in the Coloring Book is that he uniquely channels an emotional call to
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