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Live review: Chance the Rapper trips out at Club Nokia

Live review: Chance the Rapper trips out at Club Nokia

During a run-through of his loopy, lusty song “Lost,” Chicago MC Chance the Rapper got a little lost himself. He fell off the stage at Club Nokia.

That’s what it looked like, at least, when the 20-year-old abruptly disappeared from view mid-verse, only to be lifted back to his feet by a few tense security guards seconds later. 

The rapper seemed fine afterward, but it was an apt metaphor for his sometimes-enthralling but often halting show on Thursday night. One of hip-hop’s finest new talents is, quite literally, finding his footing as a live performer.

The MC born Chancelor Bennett is a leading light of today’s young, Internet-centric...

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