Chance the Rapper Enlists UTA for Global Touring Representation

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Nolis Anderson
Chance the Rapper

The deal covers all areas, outside of touring in the U.S. and Canada.

Chance the Rapper is now represented by UTA in all areas and for worldwide touring outside of the U.S. and Canada, which will continue to be covered by booking agent Cara Lewis with CL Group.   

UTA will work with Chance across his entire business, focusing on global touring, brand partnerships, acting, producing, licensing and synchronization, speaking engagements, books, charity work and more. 

The Chicago rapper, who is managed by Pat Corcoran, released his second album The Big Day in July, hitting No. 2 on the Billboard 200 album chart. Three songs from the album — “Hot Shower” featuring MadeinTYO & DaBaby, “All Day Long” featuring John Legend and “Do You Remember” featuring Death Cab for Cutie — all charted on the Billboard Hot 100. Chance has charted 12 songs on the Hot 100 in his career

Chance is a high demand touring headliner who has played some of the biggest stages in live music, but earlier this month delayed his arena tour in support of The Big Day until January. When he announced the delay, Chance explained he wanted to spend more time with his family.

"I need to be as helpful and available as possible to my wife in these early months of raising Kensli and Marli," he said. 

Chance has won three Grammys for his third mixtape Coloring Book, including best rap album, best new artist and best rap performance for his single “No Problem.” Coloring Book was the first streaming-only album to win a Grammy and in the same year, Chance became the first unsigned artist to ever host and perform on Saturday Night Live.

Chance has headlined Lollapalooza in both Chicago and South America, Life is Beautiful in Las Vegas, Sasquatch near Seatle, London's LoveBox and Summer Sonic in both Chiba and Osaka, Japan. In 2016, Chance produced his own festival, Magnificent Coloring Day, in his native Chicago. The sold-out festival at the White Sox’s Cellular One Field set an attendance record with over 47,000 attendees. He's also appeared in several films, voicing a character in The Lion King, acting in the film Slice and appearing in and executive producing the Cartoon Network movie Steven Universe: The Movie. 

Chance is the founder of SocialWorks, a charity aiming to create programs to empower and educate youth and he has donated $2 million to Chicago Public Schools and mental wellness access, and through SocialWorks has raised over $7 million for youth oriented charities.


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