Karmin, Chance the Rapper to headline Fall W.I.L.D.
Hip-hop artists Karmin and Chance the Rapper will perform at Fall W.I.L.D. on Oct. 11, Social Programming Board announced Wednesday.
Karmin is a musical duo from Boston that gained a following via YouTube. Its channel has more than 1.3 million subscribers and more than 225 million views and features artists Amy Heidemann and Nick Noonan performing original songs and covering other Top 40 hits.
Karmin’s single “Brokenhearted” went platinum and peaked at No. 16 in the United States, and the duo’s album “Hello” sold over 19,000 copies. Karmin’s first studio album, titled “Pulses,” is expected to release in the fall.
Chance the Rapper
Chance the Rapper is a 20-year-old artist from Chicago who rose to prominence after releasing a mixtape while a senior in high school. The mixtape, titled “10 Day” in reference to the 10-day suspension he served preceding the release, has more than 70,000 downloads to date.
Chance the Rapper, otherwise known as Chancelor Bennett, released his second mixtape, titled “Acid Rap,” on April 30, 2013. The mixtape has more than 250,000 downloads and more than 600,000 views online.
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