Grammy-winning recording artist Chance the Rapper is adding another major appearance to his whirlwind tour schedule. Chance is joining the all-star lineup scheduled to perform at this year’s Essence Music Festival. Chance will be appearing as a headliner on the festival’s roster that will include other Grammy winning recording artists including Motown legend Diana Ross and Solange. Chance will be performing on the Mainstage along with Mary J. Blige, John Legend and India.Arie.
Chance the Rapper made history at the Grammys this year as a streaming artist landing wins in the categories of Best Rap Album and Best New Artist. The Essence Music Festival is scheduled to kick off in New Orleans from June 30 through July 2.
Chance is on the move and currently preparing to hit the stage in May on his current tour. He will be appearing on May 14 in St. Louis and May 16 in Columbus, Ohio. He is also set to appear at the Hangout Music Festival on May 19 and 20 with Mumford and Sons, Twenty One Pilots and Frank Ocean in Gulf Shores.