It Seems Like Chance the Rapper and His Manager Fell Out After ‘The Big Day’ Dud

Earlier this week, Chance the Rapper was hit with a $3 million lawsuit.

Back in April, the family of Chance the Rapper announced that they’d be parting ways with Chance’s former manager Pat Corcoran. Earlier this week, Corcoran filed a lawsuit worth over $3 million in damages due to their severed relationship. The lawsuit details Chance and Pat’s relationship, and its abrupt deterioration after the cancellation of The Big Day tour.

Corcoran outlines how he negotiated partnerships for Chance, such as the deal with Apple Music for the release of his 2016 mixtape Coloring Book. In the suit, Corcoran reveals that Chance’s plans to release The Big Day and get married within a month came as a surprise to him.

“Given the significant amount of work, care and attention needed to produce an album,” the suit reads, “Corcoran expressed serious concern with the projected release date [Chance] had unilaterally announced for the album.”

A demanding timeline for an album rollout, combined with “unproductive and undisciplined studio sessions” led to an album many fans were disappointed by. As a result, the follow-up tour ticket sales were so poor it resulted in its cancellation.

“Instead of acknowledging the numerous distractions and artistic compromises that inevitably resulted from time wasted in the studio,” the suit continues, “all of which contributed to a lacklustre album evidenced by historically low ticket sales.”

Since parting ways with Corcoran, Chance consults with his father Ken and brother Taylor Bennett over business affairs. The two allegedly began booking media appearances for chance, which Corcoran alleges “served only further to exacerbate the failure of The Big Day.

Ken has allegedly offered a lump sum of $350,000, while Corcoran is seeking the $3 million, the 15% share promised to him in the original contract.

Torry Threadcraft

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