Tag Archives: Chance The Rapper

News: Chance the Rapper Teams Up With Starbucks and Spotify

Chance the Rapper has teamed up with Starbucks and Spotify to give back this holiday season. Starbucks is selling Chance, Lady Gaga and Metallica-themed gift cards in an effort to raise money for their respective charities- the goal is $1 million each. People who put at least $25 on the card will get a Spotify Premium trial membership. Chance’s charity ...

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News: Chance The Rapper Bought Out Theaters So People Could Go See ‘Marshall’

Chance the Rapper really wants people to get see the movie ‘Marshall’. Over the weekend he tweeted out that he had purchased all of the tickets for the film at a theater in Chicago. He encouraged people to go see it for free and even showed up after one showing to sit on a panel with the movie’s cast. ‘Marshall’ ...

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News: Chance The Rapper Teams Up With Lyft For Chicago Public Schools

Chance the Rapper is teaming up with Lyft to raise money for schools in Chicago. His charity Social Works is partnering with Lyft’s “Round Up & Donate” program which rounds up a rider’s fare to the nearest dollar donating the difference to charities. Users can go into their Lyft settings and turn on “Round Up & Donate” and select “CPS: ...

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Watch: Donald Glover & Chance The Rapper Mixtape Could Be On The Way

After taking home two Emmys on Sunday, Donald Glover answered some questions- including some about upcoming music. When he was asked about new music in general he said that he doesn’t want to do anything that feels forced. But without being asked, he said that he feels like he has to make a mixtape with Chance The Rapper or else ...

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Watch: Barack Obama Congratulates Chance The Rapper During Free Concert

Over the weekend Chance the Rapper held a free concert in Chicago and had several guest appearances. During the show a special video message from Barack Obama was played. Obama congratulated Chance for serving as the Grand Marshal of the Bud Billiken parade- an African American celebration in Chicago. Other guest appearances included Future and Jeremih who both performed. A ...

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Watch: Chance The Rapper Accepts Humanitarian Award At BET Awards

Yesterday Chance the Rapper accepted the Humanitarian Award at the BET Awards. He was recognized for his $1 million donation to Chicago Public Schools and his many efforts in the social justice space. During his acceptance speech he spoke from the heart and spoke on a number of issues including the legalization of marijuana and the state of Chicago Public ...

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News: Chance the Rapper & New Edition To Recieve Major Honors at the BET Awards

The BET Awards are coming up and the network has announced two major awards for the evening. Chance the Rapper will be awarded with he Humanitarian Award for his social activism efforts both in Chicago and nationwide. R&B group New Edition will be presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award for their success over the past almost 40 years. This year’s ...

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News: Chance the Rapper Responds to Requests to Run for Mayor

As Chance the Rapper continues to rise to dominance both in music and on the social activism scene, natives of his hometown Chicago are pleading with him to run for mayor. During a recent interview with Ebony magazine, Chance broke hearts when he confirmed that he was not interested. He said that he would never run for any office or ...

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News: Chance the Rapper, Lebron James & More Make TIME’s Most Influential List

TIME has released their list of the 100 Most Influential People in the World. Those who made the cut had a short piece written about them by someone who is inspired by their work. Chance the Rapper made the list with an intro written by Common along with Donald Glover whose blurb was penned by Tina Fey. Others who were ...

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