Sparring is Training
If you just need intellectual stimulation and a great beat to listen to, it is highly encouraged that you listen to 'Sparring is Training'. This song references the Old Testament's story of Jacob. Chance speaks on the sparring match that occurred between Israel and the being. There is a sparring with a angel/God it is relating it back to the fight he puts up in his life; with the album cover appropriately depicting Israel’s fight. Chance the Rapper really has a playful aspect to his writing while still sending a powerful message. Sparring is Training has neo-classic soul feel to it which is not used lately. Listen! you will not regret it.