This is a show for fans of lyrical-based, socially conscious MPLS hip-hop. Emcees Chance York, Niles and D Mills will perform individual sets comprised of creative beats, dynamic rapping abilities and feel-good vibes.
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Chance York (Slim Chance) is a Minneapolis-born writer, and emcee. Work with his bands, Crunchy Kids and Eric Mayson's Detail, brought much attention to Chance as he launched as a solo act. He first released the "Fed and Famished EP", in April 2016, that spurred an abundance of local and regional shows, including opening for Chance the Rapper, DRAM, Saba, Chester Watson and more.
Chadwick "Niles" Phillips was born and raised in Lansing, MI as the son of legendary jazz and symphony orchestra bassist Sam Gill. Being a renaissance man within the world of the arts, he is a hip-hop artist, producer, director, event host, motivational speaker, teacher of his own curriculum entitled Hip-Hop, History and The Arts, and the CEO/Founder of The Avant Garde, LLC. Upon graduating from Michigan State University in 2006, Niles moved to New York City to pursue a career in music, film, and education.
Diane Miller is a Minneapolis-based rapper, singer, songwriter, beatboxer and talent buyer. She’s primarily known as the D Mills of the Fargo-based hip-hop D Mills & The Thrills. She's been described by critics and fans as "unexpected" and "inspirational" for her wild ability to rap and sing from a poetic, engaging voice. It's unexpected in that Diane is a quiet, unassuming person off stage. It's inspirational in that Diane's abilities are bold, creative and strong while maintaining an appealing raw quality.