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With a rad Stevie Wonder Cover, Chance the Rapper brought the tiny house down at his Tiny Desk Concert

chance the rapper stevie wonder cover npr tiny desk concert

Damn, Chance the Rapper is such a dude. Since the release of his debut album Colouring Book last year he’s done nothing but straight-up good, proving himself as not only a musician, but a humanitarian too.

Plus, he pulls off a cap harder than anyone else on the planet. What a boss.

chance the rapper stevie wonder cover npr tiny desk concert

Poetry, comedy and a Stevie Wonder cover. Chance the Rapper showed us what a Tiny Desk Concert should be all about yesterday.

After declaring that he has been a longtime fan of the Tiny Desk series, Chance went on to explain he wanted his performance to be different. That it definitely was.

Kicking off with Juke Jam, a cut from his album, the mood was already electric. His band, despite looking like Chance picked them up on the way to the concert, seem like a seriously chill collection of musos.

Chance followed it up with a left-field choice, some poetry he wrote on the way to the concert. For a last minute stitch job, it’s pretty spectacular. He called it The Other Side.

Finishing with a bang, the band started up a downplayed rendition of Stevie Wonder’s 1974 jam They Won’t Go When I Go, apparently an exclusive listen for the concert.

Via NPR.

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July 6, 2017

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