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Chance The Rapper’s sappy wedding album (Podcast)

Chance The Rapper’s sappy wedding album (Podcast)


The Big Day has arrived. Andrea and Niall discuss the “debut album” from Chicago’s Chance The Rapper, Is his fourth full-length release embarrassing like a drunk uncle at a wedding or is it a defining 21st century album about love, family and God?

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Songs up for discussion
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Bat For Lashes – Feel For You
DJ Shadow & De La Soul – Rocketfuel

Album of the week
Chance the Rapper – The Big Day

77 minutes. 22 songs. A dozen of guests. The Chance album is inspired by his wedding day. Is it too sappy, does it have heart, has his celebratory style become a shtick?

Closing track:
Double Screen with Blakkheart – ‘Blood Stream’

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