When this week’s issue of the Reader hits the streets, Chance the Rapper, aka Chancelor Bennett, will be on the B Side cover. The 20-year-old MC is days away from releasing his second mixtape, Acid Rap, and I prepared for it by tracing his life and career in a lengthy feature.

The story is a bit longer than 2,000 words, but while I managed to get in plenty of details, there were many others that I just couldn’t fit into the piece. Some of them were so great I decided to highlight them below. If you’ve already checked out the Chance feature and want to dig a little deeper into his world, read on: