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Acid Rap
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Mixtape by Chance the Rapper
Released April 30, 2013
Recorded 2012–2013
  • Soundscape Studios
  • Force One Seven Studios
  • Classick Studios
  • (Chicago)
Genre Hip hop
Length 53:52
Label Self-released
Chance the Rapper chronology
10 Day
Acid Rap

Acid Rap is the second official mixtape by American rapper Chance the Rapper. It was released on April 30, 2013, as a free digital download. In July 2013, the album debuted at number 63 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, due to bootleg downloads on iTunes and Amazon not affiliated with the artist.[1] The mixtape has been certified "diamond" on mixtape site Datpiff, for garnering over 1,000,000 downloads.[2]

Critical response[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Review scores
About.com4/5 stars[4]
The A.V. ClubA−[5]
Chicago Tribune3.5/4 stars[6]
Consequence of Sound4/5 stars[7]
MSN MusicA−[8]
Rolling Stone4/5 stars[11]

Acid Rap was met with universal acclaim from music critics. At Metacritic, the mixtape received an average score of 86, based on 21 critics, which indicates "universal acclaim".[3] It was also nominated for Best Mixtape at the 2013 BET Hip Hop Awards.[14] The mixtape was ranked at number 2 on SPIN Magazine's list[15] and number 26 on Rolling Stone's list of the 50 best albums of 2013, and first on their list of best mixtapes of 2013.[16] It was the second most downloaded mixtape on[17] It was also ranked at number 12 on Pitchfork's Top 50 Albums of 2013.[18]

Track listing[edit]

1."Good Ass Intro" (featuring BJ the Chicago Kid, Lili K., Kiara Lanier, Peter Cottontale, Will of the O'mys and JP of Kids These Days)Peter Cottontale, Cam O'bi, Stefan Ponce3:59
2."Pusha Man / Paranoia" (featuring Lili K. and Nate Fox)Ceej for Two-9, Nosaj Thing7:24
3."Cocoa Butter Kisses" (featuring Vic Mensa and Twista)Cam O'bi, Peter Cottontale5:08
4."Juice"Nate Fox3:35
5."Lost" (featuring Noname Gypsy)Nate Fox3:04
6."Everybody's Something" (featuring Saba and BJ the Chicago Kid)DJ Ozone4:37
7."Interlude (That's Love)"Ludwig Göransson2:29
8."Favorite Song" (featuring Childish Gambino)Nate Fox3:05
9."NaNa" (featuring Action Bronson)brandUn DeShay3:20
10."Smoke Again" (featuring Ab-Soul)Blended Babies4:32
11."Acid Rain"Jake One3:36
12."Chain Smoker"Nate Fox3:30
13."Everything's Good (Good Ass Outro)"Cam O'bi5:33
Total length:53:52

Production personnel[edit]

  • Brandon Breaux – artwork
  • OJ Hays – "Acid Rap" typeface
  • Elton "L10mixedit" Chueng – engineering, mixing, mastering
  • Nael Shehade – engineering
  • Alex "PapiBeatz" Baez – engineering


Chart (2013) Peak
US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[19] 26
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[20] 63


  1. ^ "Chance the Rapper, with 'Acid Rap' Mixtape, Meets the Legal Black Hole Around Unsigned Artists (From the Magazine)". Billboard. 2013-08-14. Retrieved 2013-10-13.
  2. ^ "Datpiff Acid Rap". Datpiff. 2014. Retrieved 2015-08-21.
  3. ^ a b "Reviews for Acid Rap by Chance the Rapper". Metacritic. Retrieved October 13, 2013.
  4. ^ "Chance the Rapper - Acid Rap Review". 2006-06-10. Archived from the original on 2014-01-16. Retrieved 2013-10-13.
  5. ^ Rytlewski, Evan (May 14, 2013). "Chance The Rapper: Acid Rap". The A.V. Club. Retrieved October 13, 2013.
  6. ^ Kot, Greg (May 12, 2013). "Chance the Rapper album review; Acid Rap reviewed - Chicago Tribune". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved October 13, 2013.
  7. ^ Kivel, Adam (May 8, 2013). "Album Review: Chance The Rapper – Acid Rap". Consequence of Sound. Archived from the original on 2013-06-03. Retrieved October 13, 2013.
  8. ^ Christgau, Robert (June 2013). "Chance the Rapper/Homeboy Sandman". MSN Music. Retrieved June 27, 2016.
  9. ^ Weiss, Jeff (May 7, 2013). "Chance the Rapper: Acid Rap". Pitchfork. Retrieved October 13, 2013.
  10. ^ Tryneski, John M. (June 20, 2013). "Chance the Rapper: Acid Rap". PopMatters. Archived from the original on August 22, 2013. Retrieved June 27, 2016.
  11. ^ Rosen, Jody (May 8, 2013). "Acid Rap". Rolling Stone. Retrieved October 13, 2013.
  12. ^ Soderberg, Brandon (May 2, 2013). "Chance the Rapper, 'Acid Rap' (Self-Released)". Spin. Retrieved October 13, 2013.
  13. ^ C. M., Emmanuel (May 13, 2013). "Mixtape Review: Chance the Rapper, Acid Rap". XXL. Archived from the original on 2013-06-07. Retrieved October 13, 2013.
  14. ^ "Here Are The BET Award Nominees". Complex. 2013-08-22. Retrieved 2013-10-13.
  15. ^ "SPIN's 50 Best Album's of 2013".
  16. ^ "50 Best Albums of 2013". Rolling Stone. December 2, 2013.
  17. ^ "MixtapeMonkey Charts".
  18. ^ "The Top 50 Albums of 2013". Pitchfork.
  19. ^ "Chance the Rapper Chart History (Heatseekers Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved May 24, 2016.
  20. ^ "Chance the Rapper Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved May 24, 2016.

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