Chance the Rapper

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Chance the Rapper Channels 'Hope' for Debut Musical Movie

The artist, philanthropist and activist is making a film about art, community and Chicago.

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Chance the Rapper Purchases Chicago-Focused News Website

In his new song “I Might Need Security,” the rapper confirms that he purchased Chicagoist “just to run you racist bitches out of business.”

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Chance The Rapper Drags Heineken, Company Pulls 'Lighter is Better' Ad

Colorism sells, huh?

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Chance the Rapper Confronts Batman's Racist Policing, Dedicates Slow Jam to Barack Obama on 'SNL'

The Chicago artist and philanthropist hosted the late-night sketch program for the first time.

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WATCH: Jamila Woods and Chance the Rapper Showcase Beauty of Windy City in 'LSD' Video

The video—which depicts friends of color enjoying a chill BBQ—was written by Chicago Public Schools students.

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Must-Read Roundup: 3 Boundary-Pushing Black Artists Spill on Creativity and Politics

Kendrick Lamar, Donald Glover and Chance the Rapper each discuss their work and influence in a trio of new interviews.

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Chance the Rapper Premieres New Poem, Covers Stevie Wonder for 'Tiny Desk' Show

The Chicago rapper and philanthropist broke up his semi-acoustic performance for NPR’s concert series by reciting the just-written “The Other Side.” 

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Chance's Speech, Prodigy Shout-outs and More 2017 BET Awards Awesomeness

Comedian Leslie Jones hosted the ceremony, which featured social and racial justice-minded awards, a tribute to Prodigy and a joint performance of New Edition and the actors who played them in their BET biopic.

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Chance the Rapper and Jamila Woods Want Chicago Students to Create Their Next Music Video

The native Chicagoans are collecting “LSD” video treatment submissions from local high school students.

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Beyoncé Tops 2017 BET Awards with 7 Nominations

Solange, Bruno Mars, Chance the Rapper and Migos also earned multiple nods.

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Chance the Rapper Donates $1 Million to Chicago Public Schools

The Chicago native’s plan to fight the district’s funding deficit includes a donation match program via his nonprofit.

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Chance the Rapper and Jimmy Butler Say Trump Doesn't Know Chicago

The Grammy-winning musician and Chicago Bulls player discuss Chicago stereotypes and celebrity activism in a new interview for ESPN The Magazine and The Undefeated.

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How Artists of Color Put Race and Politics Center Stage at the Grammys

From Beyoncé to Chance the Rapper, here are the performances, speeches and moments that made last night’s Grammy Awards ceremony as socially relevant as ever.

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Chance the Rapper, A Tribe Called Quest and 23 Other Artists to Honor Prince and George Michael at Grammys

The performers involved in the highly anticipated Grammy tributes to the deceased artists will span genres and generations.

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Year-End Goodness: The Best 2016 Movies, Music, Hashtags and More

Brilliant art, media and pop culture gave us something to celebrate in 2016. Here are Team Colorlines’ favorites, from music videos to podcasts.

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WATCH: 'SNL' Honors Obama with 'Christmas in Hollis' Parody

Keenan Thompson, Leslie Jones and musical guest Chance the Rapper dropped bars in “Jingle Barack.”

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Beyoncé, Kanye West and More Artists of Color Score Grammy Noms

Beyoncé leads the pack with nine nominations, including three in the song, record and album of the year categories.

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In Trying Times, Some Songs for Healing and Persevering

From Run the Jewels to Solange, we offer our favorite artists’ work to help process the rage and hopelessness you might be feeling right now.

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ICYMI: Chance the Rapper Leads Hundreds of Fans to an Early Voting Spot

In his Chicago hometown Chance the Rapper hosted a free concert and then marched with hundreds of people to vote early.

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Breaking Presents: Samora Pinderhughes, a Jazz Composer Writing Scores for the Movement

The pianist and composer offers a cathartic affirmation of Black humanity and resistance on “The Transformation Suite.”