Chance the Rapper Says Apple Paid Him $500,000 USD for 'Coloring Book'

He’s just trying to bring transparency to the game.

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Chance the Rapper‘s story has become the gold standard for success as an independent artist, but one area of concern for some was the deal he secured to debut his 2016 project, Coloring Book, as an Apple Music exclusive. To support his resume as one of rap’s greatest free agents and clear the air, the Chicago rapper has taken to Twitter to break down the details of his professional relationship with Apple Music. “I wanna clear things up. @apple gave me half a mil and a commercial to post Coloring Book exclusively on applemusic for 2 weeks,” explained Chance. As Chance also noted in today’s tweets, he’s revealing this information in order to be completely transparent with his fans.

You can read through Chance’s entire stream of tweets regarding his Apple Music connection below.

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