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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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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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