Chance The Rapper has had a long relationship with the financial press. While his was mostly a grassroots movement, the first bit of national press he enjoyed was in Forbes. Yesterday (Oct. 7), the XXL Freshman was profiled in The Wall Street Journal, for a story that focused on his decision to forego major label backing. When it came time to explain his train of thought, Chance didn’t shy away from the issue: “Label deals suck, that’s just the truth of it, People believe you have to be discovered by a higher power, who hires you and takes a percentage, but in reality, you have to garner a fan base on your own.”
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