This is the second time that Chance the Rapper has come out with vague news for his fans, who were so excited to see him live during “The Big Tour.” He postponed the tour once earlier this year after the birth of his second daughter, Marli, in late August.
Now, he’s shared on social media that he plans to cancel “The Big Tour” once and for all. No postponing, no teasing new dates…just no tour at all.
Chance the Rapper, whose real name is Chancelor Jonathan Bennett, 26, has two kids with his long-time partner and recent wife, Kirsten Corley. Their love story is pretty adorable, to be honest.
Despite his fame and fortune, Chance has only ever really been with one woman – Kirsten. The two met when Chance was just 9 years old, and he said in an interview after their wedding that he told her after he saw her dancing that he wanted to marry her.
He also said in that same interview that “since before I was successful, she was my girlfriend. If I’m successful now then yes, pre-success.” Chance clearly doesn’t forget where he came from, and who he came up with.
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In August, the two welcomed their second daughter, Marli. They also have a four-year-old together, a little girl named Kensli that was born in September of 2015.
Look, we can’t be mad, alright? Chance is no longer just a dude with a lady, but a husband and a father of two. These are big roles, and he’s trying to do the best he can.
That said, after postponing “The Big Tour” earlier this year after the birth of his daughter, Chance took to social media with news that is crushing fans everywhere: he won’t be touring at all this year, and “The Big Tour” is canceled completely.
His reasoning is that he wants to spend more time with his growing family and work on some new music.
“I know it sucks,” he said on Instagram this week. “I’m gonna take this time to be with family, make some new music and develop my best show to date.”
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Hey guys I’ve decided to cancel the Big Tour. I know it sucks and its been a lot of back and forth with reschedules and rerouting, but it’s for the best. I’m gonna take this time to be with family, make some new music and develop my best show to date. I’m deeply sorry to anyone with a ticket who has supported me this past decade by coming to a show and rocking out with me and I feel even worse for anyone who was planning on making this their first Chance concert. Thank you all for an amazing year, and a huge thanks to my team and family for being so strong through this whole year. I promise to come back much stronger and better in 2020 and hope to see some of you guys there. I truly love you and God bless.
“The Big Tour” was set to showcase his latest album, The Big Day, which dropped in July of this year.
Refunds are available for fans who already shelled out the big bucks to see their favorite rapper, so if you’re disappointed and holding a useless ticket, you can go to the venue you purchased it at for your money back.
Hopefully Chance takes this time to make some new music and come back stronger than ever, because career delays like this truly could ruin a promising career.