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Chance the Rapper on Ellen: Rapper talks not signing to a label

The rapper also explains why he didn’t sign to a label

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Chance the Rapper made his first visit to the Ellen DeGeneres Show when he, Lil Wayne, and 2 Chainz performed their hit “No Problem,” off Chance’s Coloring Book.

Running into a corporate office dubbed “Generic Records,” the rappers trash a faux label office, throwing papers all over the place, disrupting general “work,” while Chance sings about not signing to a major label, a move he also spoke about with Ellen DeGeneres during an interview right after the performance.

“I’m just trying to be an example for all the young artists that are becoming artists everyday and working on their craft and trying to help them avoid the pitfalls of the upper management in music and the non music side of music,” Chance explained. “When it’s in your hands you’re just self motivated and have all the tools that are there. I just want people to avoid the convo.”

They also took a selfie.

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See Chance’s performance and interview below.