Chance the Rapper and The Weeknd will be featured on the covers for February’s GQ magazine! The two had an explosive 2016 with Chance releasing his third mixtape, Coloring Book and The Weeknd released his studio album Starboy, which all of the 18 songs appear on the billboard chart, the second-best after Drake’s 20 in May.
Read some of Chance’s interview below. The Weeknd GQ interview is set to release tomorrow.
GQ: You should be proud to say: I’m a rapper.
Chance: I’m a rapper! You should be able to say that shit and, like, make someone scared in a good way. Like, “Oh shit, you might know the president!” It should feel that way.
GQ: Why the cap?
Chance: I used to always rock a cap when I was in high school and get them taken away. It was an excessive amount. Like, so often that at the end of each school year, there would be a box of all the confiscated caps. After they gave back a few caps to other kids, they would just give me the box because the rest were all my hats. So I think, in one part, it’s a rebellion. There are a few things that I have because I’m a man-child. Like I don’t eat vegetables at all. Never. I hate eating vegetables. The only vegetables I eat are lettuce on a burger.
GQ: What’s the downside of being a celebrity? The limitations that come with notoriety?
Chance: That’s the main thing. I don’t consider being a musician the same thing as being a celebrity. Celebrity is strictly the fact that if I go somewhere, to a…frozen-yogurt shop
Read the full interview at GQ.com