Chance The Rapper to release new album ‘in the next week’ and hints at Kanye West collaboration

The Chicago native is due to follow up critically-acclaimed 2013 mixtape 'Acid Rap'

Chance The Rapper has reportedly claimed that his debut album will be released within a week.

The Chicago native allegedly announced the surprise release of his forthcoming LP ‘Surf’ during a concert at Michigan State University, Fact report. The record will be a collaboration piece with Donnie Trumpet and The Social Experiment.

Meanwhile, Chance has also hinted at an upcoming collaboration with Kanye West, posting a picture of the pair to Instagram and citing possible lyrics, “When I dream of Heaven I don’t see sharp edges”. See an image of the two artists below.

"When I dream of Heaven I don't see sharp edges"

A photo posted by Chance The Rapper (@chancetherapper) on

Speaking about the other collaborators he has worked with recently, Chance recently revealed: “We worked with Migos. We worked with J. Cole. We did some work with Emily King just last week. Somebody who helped us out a lot with just getting into the project was Rick Rubin. And Frank Ocean. There’s been a lot of just people in the studio watching us work almost like a house band. People come in just to watch us jam out.”

Chance The Rapper released the critically-acclaimed ‘Acid Rap’ mixtape in 2013 and has gone on to collaborate with Lil Wayne, James Blake, Vic Mensa and Jessie Ware among others.