Music·Posted on Dec 25, 2016The 16 Best Chance The Rapper Moments Of 2016Our lil Chano is all grown up.by by April SaludBuzzFeed Staff, by Christopher HudspethBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. When he released his third mixtape, Coloring Book. Chance The Rapper While Coloring Book was an exclusive Apple Music stream for its first two weeks, Chance still hasn't made any of his music available for retail meaning it's all still FREE FREE FREE. It also broke records being the first ever streaming-exclusive album to chart on Billboard. 2. When he threw his own music festival. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @chancetherapper The lineup included Alicia Keys, John Legend, and a surprise appearance by Kanye West. 3. When he bought back tickets from scalpers to sell to fans at face value. Lil Chano From 79th @chancetherapper I took back almost 2k #MCD tix from fuckboy scalpers and made them into physicals. And these are just floor seats 02:40 PM - 09 Sep 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @chancetherapper 4. When he told Kanye West to put "Waves" back on The Life Of Pablo. KANYE WEST @kanyewest It’s Chance's fault the album not out yet… he really wanted Waves on that Bitch… we in the lab now... 06:35 AM - 13 Feb 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite 5. And we were ALL thankful for it. KANYE WEST @kanyewest 03:37 PM - 14 Feb 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite 6. When he attended the VMAs and we got this gem. Black People Vines @BlackPplVines Chance really pretending to be those floaties that be infront of car washes lmfaooo 03:17 AM - 29 Aug 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite 7. And this one. Jamie Mccarthy / Getty Images 8. And of course this one. View this vine on Vine vine.co 9. When he developed a bromance with President Obama. View this photo on Instagram Obama called Chance of his favorite rappers, invited him to his last state dinner, and they also sang "Jingle Bells" together at the White House tree lighting ceremony. “He’s a good man. Even if he wasn’t president, if his ass worked at, like, Red Lobster, he’d be just a good man working at Red Lobster,” Chance told GQ. 10. When he made this Kit Kat commercial. View this video on YouTube youtube.com 11. When he became a Halloween costume. Twitter: @chancetherapper 12. I mean...c'mon. Fill Werrell 🎄 @FillWerrell Chance The Rapper 😂😂 01:07 AM - 01 Nov 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite 13. When he endorsed this petition to allow free music to be eligible for the Grammys. Lil Chano From 79th @chancetherapper National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences : Allow free music to be eligible for Grammy nominati... https://t.co/qgcVIgzFLw via @Change 11:34 PM - 08 May 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite 14. And then put out this ad in Billboard. Frank DiGiacomo @frankdigiacomo Like everything he does, @chancetherapper's Grammy consideration ad in the new @billboard is not like the others 08:54 PM - 06 Oct 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite 15. And then made history by being the first streaming-only album to ever be nominated. Lil Chano From 79th @chancetherapper Glory be to God. I'm nominated for 7 #grammys. Thank you to everyone who worked on Coloring Book, I love you. 04:57 PM - 06 Dec 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite 16. When he was the last musical guest on Saturday Night Live for 2016. View this video on YouTube youtube.com He performed earlier in the year on the show when he joined Kanye for "Ultralight Beam" but he ended it on his own terms performing "Finish Line/Drown" with fellow Chicago rapper Noname and "Same Drugs." He also bid farewell to Obama with a Run DMC inspired sketch. Congrats on the amazing year, Chance. Here's to 2017! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF MTV / Via giphy.com For more Best of 2016 content, click here!