Kanye West has a committed superfan in fellow Chicago native Probability the Rapper. “I’m basically Kanye’s largest fan,” the increasing hip-hop act boasts in this week’s Billboard cover story.
Likelihood the Rapper Is A single of the Hottest Acts in Music, Has a Best ten Album, and Forced a Grammys Rule Change — All Without a Label or Bodily Release Chance wrote parts of five songs on West’s newest album, The Lifestyle of Pablo.
observing how his idol rented out an entire studio and acted as ringmaster, concurrently directing different rooms populated by writers, engineers, producers, seamstresses, even magicians. “I watched him knock out 6, 7 songs that way,” says Probability. “I stole that.” To finish his new album Coloring Guide. Opportunity rented out the Chicago studio and with his team slept there overnight on inflatable mattresses. The tough get the job done paid off.
Coloring Guide not only grew to become the initially streaming-only album to chart on the Billboard 200, it opened in the leading 10 and prompted the Grammy Awards to rewrite their rules to make streaming-only albums and songs eligible for awards. In addition to functioning on The Lifestyle of Pablo. Likelihood also acquired nationwide Tv publicity by appearing alongside West on Saturday Night Dwell earlier this year to deliver a guest verse on “Ultralight Beam.” It was hailed as a poetic knockout. (The verse went, in portion, “You can feel the lyrics, the spirit coming in Braille/Tubman of the underground, come and follow the trail.”) Read through the full Chance the Rapper cover story here.