The first to record a video freestyle for the publication, Chance The Rapper is arguably the most recognized member of this year’s XXL Freshman Class. Chancelor’s freestyle surprisingly involved more singing than rapping, followed up by a combination of poetry and spoken word. If for some reason you haven’t listened to Chance’s Acid Rap, I’d suggest you do so now.

Brian Farmer is Highsnobiety's Managing Editor and is based in New York City.

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