Chance Is That Really You? Rapper in Short Film

Chance the Rapper stood out to hip-hop lovers across the country when he dropped his mixtape “Acid Rap” in 2013. As many wait for the drop of his next album, Surf, the rapper gave us a little treat: A short film.

Though there has not been much promotion, Chance revealed to Twitter as well Instagram about his role in short film “Mr. Happy” directed by Colin Tilley. The film is about a boy named Victor who battles depression and is on the road to taking his own life.

Tilley spoke to Pitchfork on working with the rapper and his overall interest in getting involved in the film industry.

Chance is like one of the most down-to-earth people I’ve ever met and right away I was like, This dude is really special. We talked about film and he was telling me how he wanted to get more involved in it.” 

Will Chance ‘wow’ you with his acting skills? Watch the short film below!