john chuck & the class EPK

Rapper JC "John Chuck" Stroebel and producer Henry "The Class" Donato have been making music together since childhood. Growing up in the northern suburbs of Minneapolis, they've modeled their talents and ambitions after the vibrant musical culture around them. Their latest project, John Chuck & The Class, aims to bring fresh new sound and perspective to the local music scene. "Grow Up", their debut EP, released in August 2016. They have been working hard on their next project which will be released in 2018.



  • 5,158 avg. monthly listeners

  • 313,037 spotify streams

  • 27,119 business as usual VIDEO VIEWS




  • won out of 150+ bands in go96.3's Battle of the bands and opened for bastille, banks, judah & the lion, and coin

  • #19 pick college music journal charts (ranking higher than schoolboy q, chance the rapper, young thug, and frank ocean)

  • top 40 for 4 consecutive weeks on cmj charts

Radio Coverage

debut ep Grow Up out now!

After winning Humans Win! recording studio's demo contest last year, John Chuck & The Class recorded and released their debut EP, "Grow Up" in Fall 2016. They are working hard on the next EP, expected to drop in late 2018.

Grow Up Album Cover
“Business as Usual” combines brash 808’s, a distorted snare with glitchy synths and Nile Rodgers-esque guitar with witty, creative lyrics.
— 101.3 KDWB

Upcoming shows

may 11th ... 7th st. w/ step rockets

February 8th ... Fine Line w/ sir sly


Go96.3 MNKDWB / rapzillakickstarterCITIES 97 / alt 93 / MUSIC IN mn / HM MAG / twin cities media  / rift magazine


Updated 1/25/2018.