Chance the Rapper’s technicolor dreamcoat mixtape Acid Rap has taken 2013 by storm, pushing the artist from cult adoration in his native Chicago to out and out national fame: Despite its independent release, the album is polished enough to invoke the names of Kanye, Kendrick, and Andre 3000. Expect a rap show that features as much squawking, grinning, and tooth-and-nail rhyming as it does slowed-down introspective cultural critiques.
Thu., June 20, 8 p.m., 2013
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