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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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News: Chance the Rapper Raises $100,000 At Birthday Party

Last week Chance the Rapper celebrated his 24th birthday and simultaneously raised big money for charity. He hosted a sold out event at a Chicago night club with guest appearances from Ludacris, T-Pain and Big Bird from Sesame Street. He was able to raise $100,000 that will go to his non-profit organization Social Works which has a goal of empowering ...

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News: Chance The Rapper Helps Secure $2.2 Million For Chicago Public Schools

During a press conference on Friday, Chance the Rapper announced that he’s helped to secure another $2.2 million for Chicago Public Schools. The funds came from the Chicago Bulls, who matched Chance’s $1 million donation, Scooter Braun, and comedian Hannibal Bures. Chance promised to continue providing funds to the city’s school system through the revealed New Chance Arts and Literature ...

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News: Chance the Rapper Is Looking For An Intern

Yesterday Chance the Rapper took to Twitter to confirm that he is looking for an intern. He tweeted that he wants someone who is experienced at putting proposals and decks together. It’s no surprise that many people jumped at the opportunity to share their work experience with Chance in hopes of being selected. If you’re interested you must format your ...

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News: Chance the Rapper Makes Fortune’s World’s Greatest Leaders List

Fortune has released their World’s Greatest Leaders list and Chance The Rapper made the cut. Chano came in at number 46 and was cited for his ongoing efforts to improve Chicago Public Schools including his recent $1 million donation. He was also recognized for his efforts to reduce gun violence in Chicago and his donations to other service based charities. ...

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News: Chance the Rapper Might Charge For His Next Album

Chance the Rapper might charge for his next album. Up until now Chance has always made his music available for stream but during an interview with Complex he confirmed that might be changing. He said that it’s difficult to chart when your music is only available for streaming and it’s not fair. Chance said that there’s no album as of ...

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News: Chance the Rapper Turns Down $10 Million Deals

Since pulling in three Grammy wins, labels have been knocking on Chance the Rapper’s door with numerous deals. According to an inside source, Chance is turning down $10 million deals in order to stay independent. Chance has long been a proponent of being an independent artist and has said that ‘if you put effort into something and you execute properly, ...

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