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Ava DuVernay And Chance The Rapper Land On 'World's Greatest Leaders' List

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 03.24.2017 | Black Voices

Ava DuVernay is among the several black influencers who have been named on Fortune magazine’s annual “World’s Greatest Leaders” list. Now in i...

Chicago Students Thank Chance The Rapper In Heartfelt Letter: 'You Are An Inspiration'

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 03.15.2017 | Black Voices

Three Chicago high school students wrote a heartfelt open letter to Chance the Rapper thanking him for his service to the community and praising him f...

Michael Bennett, Inspired By Chance The Rapper, Is Investing In Inner Cities

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 03.09.2017 | Black Voices

NFL player Michael Bennett said he was so inspired by Chance the Rapper’s $1 million donation Monday to Chicago Public Schools that he decided to ma...

Chance The Rapper Isn't Too Happy About His Meeting With Illinois Governor

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 03.03.2017 | Black Voices

Last month, Chance The Rapper requested a meeting with Illinois governor, Bruce Rauner, to discuss a funding bill for Chicago’s Public Schools. In D...

Chance The Rapper Bought A Lot Of ‘Get Out’ Tickets So Fans Could See It

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 02.28.2017 | Entertainment

Chance the Rapper really liked Jordan Peele’s new horror movie, “Get Out.” He liked it so much that he very excitedly tweeted about the film, a ...

"I Speak to God in Public": A Message From Chance to the Church

Devon J. Crawford | Posted 02.16.2017 | Religion
Devon J. Crawford

His name is Chancelor Bennett, a 23-year-old, vibrant personality from the Southside of Chicago. To his millions of fans across the world, he is affec...

Chance The Rapper: I'm 'Tired' Of Chicago Being Seen As A 'Third World Country'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 02.16.2017 | Black Voices

Chance the Rapper has a few thoughts regarding President Donald Trump’s plans to fix the “horrendous situation” in Chicago. During a joint inter...

Chance The Rapper Took Us To Church Last Night. Here's Why That Matters.

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 02.13.2017 | Black Voices

Chance the Rapper thanked God like a trillion times in his acceptance speech for Best New Artist at Sunday night’s Grammys. Then he took the Grammys...

Chance The Rapper Finally Won A Grammy. Then He Won Another One.

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 02.12.2017 | Black Voices

Chance The Rapper scored big at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night. The 23-year-old Chicago rapper won his first ever Grammy award for Best Rap Perform...

The Gospel According to 'Ye: Kanye West, The Life of Pablo, and Authentic Christianity

Timothy N. Welbeck, Esq. | Posted 12.21.2016 | Religion
Timothy N. Welbeck, Esq.

"Kanye's best prodigy/He ain't signed me, but he's proud of me" -Chance the Rapper Blessings (Reprise) "I made Jesus Walks, I ain't never goin' ta he...

9 Black Empowerment Anthems That Helped Define 2016

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 12.16.2016 | Black Voices

From the fatal police shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile in July to the string of hate crimes that have taken place since the election o...

Chance The Rapper Leads Chicago Residents In A 'Parade To The Polls'

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 11.07.2016 | Black Voices

Chance the Rapper hosted a “parade to the polls” in Chicago on Monday to help get out the vote. The Chi-town native led the march, which began at...

POTUS Names Drake, Chance The Rapper Among Today's Hottest MCs

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 10.28.2016 | Black Voices

President Barack Obama has officially declared his hottest MCs list for 2016. The commander in chief called into SiriusXM’s “Sway in the Morning...

Kaleidoscope Of Meaning: Chance The Rapper's 'Coloring Book' And Making Religious Meaning In The Intersection

Sharde' Chapman | Posted 10.12.2016 | Entertainment
Sharde' Chapman

This album is the thing that religion nerd dreams are made of: A complex telling of how one navigates a black body and makes meaning. In this case the foundation is the black Christian church.

Chance The Rapper: 'Racism Don't Stop When You're A Musician'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.31.2017 | Black Voices

Chance the Rapper isn’t shy about raising awareness about social-political issues. In this week’s “2017 Grammys Preview” issue of Billboard m...

What It's Like To Finally See Kanye West After Waiting A Lifetime

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 11.14.2016 | Entertainment

The dot blinked in and out of view behind a haze of black and white smoke. The dot brought pure bliss. Few dots have ever made me so happy ― perhaps...

Chance The Rapper Inspires Men To Show Off Their #BlackBoyJoy

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.31.2016 | Black Voices

Kanye West dubbed Chance the Rapper as “the future” during MTV’s Video Music Awards on Aug. 28 ― and the rapper’s latest act doesn’t fall ...

Chance The Rapper Is Anything But Chill When Bey Crashes His Interview

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 08.29.2016 | Entertainment

Chance the Rapper is proof that it’s impossible to keep your cool around Beyoncé. While the rapper was being interviewed by MTV backstage at the Vi...

Obama Gave Chance The Rapper This Career Advice

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 08.24.2016 | Politics

President Barack Obama gave hip-hop artist Chance the Rapper a bit of career advice during a recent White House event. In an August interview with GQ ...

Chance The Rapper Addresses Chicago's Gun Violence, Police Brutality

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.13.2016 | Black Voices

Chance the Rapper is not afraid to speak his mind when it comes discussing the issue of gun violence in his hometown of Chicago. In the Aug. 20 issue...

MJM Made The Best R&B Album Of The Year

Rebecca Bohanan | Posted 08.09.2016 | Entertainment
Rebecca Bohanan

A few tracks into my first listen of MJM's latest record, MJM Parables Part 1, an EP released by the artist last month, my only thought was, "What?! How is this guy not already insanely rich and famous?"

Bud Light Creates a Moment in Chicago Sports Music History: The Newest Chicago Bull Dwyane Wade, Plus, Chance The Rapper, and Former Destiny's Child member Michelle Williams Steal The Stage At Lollapalooza 2016

RaVal Davis | Posted 08.04.2016 | Entertainment
RaVal Davis

"It feels good to be home Chicago," shouted an excited Dwayne Wade, who was hinting at not only being back in his hometown but also coming home to his favorite childhood team, the Chicago Bulls. Of course the news wouldn't be official until the following day, but for the crowd of local Chicago natives and visitors, they will never forget this iconic moment in sports and music history.

Kind Of Obsessed With This Dance That Chance And Steph Curry Are Doing

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 07.14.2016 | Sports

Emotional night at the ESPY Awards. No one’s disputing that. Over and over, athletes and people within and around the world of sports honored heroes...

Daily Meditation: Blessings

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.02.2016 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Chance the Rapper's Coloring Book: A Coming to Age Story of a Young Black Chicagoan

Rasheena Fountain | Posted 05.18.2016 | Black Voices
Rasheena Fountain

In one of Chicago's most violent times in recent years due to gun violence, Chance the Rapper's recently released mixtape, Coloring Book, gives many C...