Chance the Rapper to perform in Singapore in August


Chance The Rapper, whose real name is Chancelor Jonathan Bennett, is set to perform in Singapore for the first time at Zepp @ Big Box on Aug 25.
Chance The Rapper, whose real name is Chancelor Jonathan Bennett, is set to perform in Singapore for the first time at Zepp @ Big Box on Aug 25. PHOTO: FACEBOOK/CHANCE THE RAPPER

SINGAPORE - Chicago's Chance the Rapper is coming to Singapore for the first time with a gig at Zepp @ Big Box on Aug 25.

Tickets go on sale on June 22, but ticket prices have yet to be announced.

The concert is part of an Asian tour announced on Monday (June 11), that includes stops in Manila as well as Osaka and Tokyo, for the Summer Sonic Festival.

Chance, whose real name is Chancelor Jonathan Bennett, rose to fame with his 2016 mixtape Coloring Book.

The streaming-only release won him three Grammy Awards - Best New Artist, Best Rap Album and Best Rap Performance for No Problem with fellow rappers Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz.