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Chance The Rapper continues to make it very clear that he’s not fucking around on the topic of Chicago politics and civic life; fresh off his donations to the city’s schools, his critiques of mayor Rahm Emanuel, and his purchase of local news site Chicagoist—once a mainstay of street-level city reporting, back before…

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  Just when we thought every form of music competition series had been done to death, Netflix has announced plans to launch its first one next year and the streaming service has enlisted some heavy-hitters to find new talent. Chance the Rapper, T.I., and Cardi B have signed on to be the main judges for […]

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Netflix’s first original competition show, Rhythm + Flow, has a star-studded lineup on board as we move closer to its 10-part fall 2019 debut.

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He’s best known for hit songs, industry independence, entrepreneurship and philanthropy, but the ever charismatic Chance the Rapper is about to add a new title to his growing list of credits, as producer of an original musical for Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures (MGM).

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Kanye West was stumping for Chicago Mayoral candidate Amara Enyia on Tuesday afternoon along with Chance the Rapper. —Former president Jimmy Carter asks Brian Kemp to step down as secretary of state amid accusations of voter suppression— During a campaign event, Chicago native, Chance The Rapper, who recently announced plans to campaign for Enyia extensively, spoke to the crowd […]

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The rapper, designer and superhero whose resumé for a post-Thanos substitute Avenger claims his “Make America Great Again” hat gives him superpowers, made an appearance with a Chicago mayoral candidate but bounced after five minutes because he probably got a call to save a child from a burning building or wanted to…

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  Kanye West just put his money where his mouth is not. The rapper who has been championing Donald Trump donated $73,540 to the campaign of Chicago Mayoral candidate Amara Enyia on Monday, according to the Illinois State Board of Elections. The generous contribution is the exact amount Enyia was fined for failing to file documents properly during […]

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As the resident Chicagoan on The Root’s staff, it’s safe to say I keep an eye on the city’s resident talents—including Chance the Rapper and problematic prodigal son Kanye. Now, I’m thinking I need to get out more—or, at least, take a Lyft—since apparently, hip-hop’s favorite number-wearing philanthropist has been…

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Hours after the release of a podcast in which Chance the Rapper speculates that rap collaborator Kanye West does things for attention, the two were seen out in Chicago with their children. Kanye took his son, Saint, back to Chicago, over the weekend and Chance was with his daughter, Kensli, when the two visited the […]

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Chance the Rapper is committed to helping his hometown. On Thursday, he promised the city of Chicago $1 million for mental health services for its citizens.

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While our heads were turned by the melee at the Harper’s Bazaar party on Friday night, there was another star-studded New York Fashion Week event that went off without a hitch, honoring a fashion legend in timelessly elegant style.

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Community activist Ja’Mal Green has announced plans to run for mayor of Chicago in 2019, and one of his top concerns is holding every police officer accountable

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In an answer to the highly criticized sting operation that used “bait trucks” full of […]

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Wedding bells are in the air for Chance the Rapper and his fiancée Kirsten Cooley. The "Blessings" rapper proposed to his girlfriend of five years on Thursday at a 4th of July bbq party.

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Chance The Rapper held his annual Open Mike Event in Chicago and the High School kids went crazy when surprise guest Childish Gambino came out to perform “This Is America.” A moment the kids won’t forget! Chance the rapper is known for his community work in his city and it was great to see Gambino […]

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Graduations at America’s historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are underway, with most of them running from this weekend through the end of May. The headliner is Howard University graduate Chadwick Boseman, who will deliver the commencement address Saturday at his alma mater. The Black Panther star will also receive an honorary Doctor of Humane […]

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This week has been a particularly busy one on Black Twitter, mostly due to the antics of one Kanye Omari West. Since the resurrection of Yeezy there have been devastating declarations, questionable philosophical musings, a few gems of wisdom and some flat out offensive tirades. And now in the wake of that instantly viral TMZ meltdown, […]

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Chance the Rapper posted an apology on Twitter for his word choice and timing when he defended Kanye West's MAGA meltdown earlier this week.

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The Grammy Award-winning artist has been asked to deliver this year’s commencement address to graduates of Dillard University in New Orleans.

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Over the weekend, Chance the Rapper called out Heineken for having a “terribly racist” advertisement, and the company has has apparently heard him and decided to pull it. The 24-year-old rap star called out Heineken for a commercial that ends with the slogan ‘Sometimes lighter is better’ which he believes is a subliminally racist message, […]

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Unless you have been living under a rock, you know how impactful the final scene of Black Panther is to those of us who are concerned about the growing technology gap. Watching T’Challa and Shuri commit to opening a Wakanda Center in Oakland with the intentions of empowering the youth through introducing new technology to […]

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Hip hop artist Chance the Rapper called out Heineken for a commercial which he believes crosses into dangerous territory just for the sake of creating clickbait

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A U.S. president, a superstar basketball player and a young top-charting rapper all have something in common. They are passionate about and committed to providing opportunities for young people. Every young person deserves a fair shot at success in life and former President Barack Obama, Stephen Curry and Chance the Rapper want to help spread […]

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What’s up, gang? We’re on a short week because of Thanksgiving, but we’re going to power through anyways. By the way, I linked up with the 30 for 30 gang to talk about their first episode of season two. You can listen here! can we talk about serena williams giving out replicas of her trophies […]

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