Chance the Rapper is thankful to his wife.
The 25-year-old rapper has praised Kirsten Corley — with whom he already has 3-year-old daughter Kensli — for allowing him to give his upcoming album all his attention, even though that means him working in the recording studio away from their family home in Chicago.
He wrote on Instagram: “I’ve been really happy the past few weeks. My wife gave me the go-ahead to put everything else on hold and really go to work on my debut album. Its been a lil hard at times, I obviously miss Chicago and family and working on other stuff, but there truly is no joy like making a project.
“Somehow I always forget that I’m so, so good at this. And every night I surprise myself again.”
Chance admitted releasing the album in the summer will be “bittersweet” because he enjoys recording so much but he urged his fans to thank his wife for letting him focus on the LP while coping with her pregnancy and their daughter with “so much grace.”
Chance and Kirsten tied the knot last month in a star-studded ceremony attended by the likes of Kanye West and his wife Kim Kardashian West and comedian Dave Chappelle.