Chance the Rapper teamed up with Joey Bada$$ for a new single, titled “The Highs & the Lows.” Fans and critics alike are lauding the track as a return to Chance’s roots, with melodies and flows comparable to 10 Day or Acid Rap.
A Busy Year So Far
Chance’s fans have been treated to a lot of music this year, with “The Highs & the Lows” being his fourth single released in 2022. The Chicago native dropped “Child of God,” “Wraith” featuring Vic Mensa and Smoko Ono and “A Bar About a Bar.” Of all these tracks, “The Highs & the Lows” is the most nostalgic.
Chance The Rapper Returns “The Highs & the Lows”
Sprightly raps over a simplified beat are signature of Chance’s older discography. In his newest track, we see him return to his roots as he speaks of his struggles and triumphs. Chance sings a smooth hook, ended by Joey Bada$$’s entry. The rap veterans compliment each other well, with Joey adding an upbeat verse on an already airy song. “The Highs & the Lows” is a refreshing return to what Chance does best – simplicity. Fans are raving over his verses, which are reminiscent of those from 10 Day or Acid Rap (long praised as fan favorites).
Joey Bada$$ Album Delay
Joey Bada$$ has a new album on the way, though it’s been delayed. Titled 2000, the album was set to release on June 17th. ON Twitter, Joey explains the reasons for its delay. He writes, “My album won’t be coming out tonight due to sample clearance issues. Right now, it’s unclear how long I’ll have to postpone it but my hope is no more than 2 weeks. I wanted to have a new date before I told you guys but it’s out of my control.” Though fans are disappointed in the delay, they are still excited for its eventual release.
Man I got some terrible news, my album won’t be coming out tonight due to sample clearance issues 🤬. Right now, it’s unclear how long I’ll have to postpone it but my hope is no more than 2 weeks. I wanted to have a new date before I told you guys but it’s out of my control 😞
— BADMON (@joeyBADASS) June 16, 2022
Chance the Rapper’s Possible New Album
Fans are hopeful that Chance the Rapper’s sophomore studio album includes “The Highs & the Lows”, but Chance hasn’t given official word. Fans are busy speculating over the title, release date, features, and number of tracks. However, if the album is anything like his latest single, fans are sure to love it.
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