There’s no denying Chance the Rapper’s “old soul” approach to hip-hop has an uplifting effect. The 23-year-old rapper has surpassed many of his peers in his illustrious career thus far with tracks such as “Angels” and “Family Matters,” yet a clip of him performing during a YOUmedia open mic at 17 years old really gives us a new perspective on just how talented he is. The footage shows him performing “Nostalgia” from his 10 Day mixtape, with an amazing energy and impressive flow that resembles the quality of his current material. A stunning look into Chance’s artistic development, check out the short above.
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