Tag Archives: chicago

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: 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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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: Common Responds To Trump Comments on Chicago

Earlier this week Donald Trump took to Twitter to make some statements about Chicago. He said that if the city doesn’t fix the “carnage” i.e. the killings going on, then he would send in the Feds. Chicago- native Common responded to the threats saying that the city doesn’t need Trump’s ‘type of mentality’. He said that there are enough people ...

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New Music: Tink – Million

Timbaland‘s 20-year-old protege, Tink, pays homage to Aaliyah with her latest offering ‘Million.’ The Chicago native shows her versatility as she raps and sings on this new version of one of Timbaland’s most celebrated tracks. In Tink’s interview with “The Breakfast Club,” (she killed that freestyle) she detailed how much she admired not only Timbaland, but every artist he was ...

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New Music: Vic Mensa Ft. Kanye West – U Mad

Vic Mensa has brushing shoulders with fellow Chi-town native, Kanye West, quite a bit and it has the hip-hop community wondering what will happen next. We saw a new side to the Save Money front-runner when he performed ‘Wolves,’ with ‘Ye during their SNL 40 performance. Not long after we received some footage of a new collaborative effort between the ...

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