Pretty soon, Chance the Rapper is going to have to change his name to Chance the Really Good Dude Who Seems to Take Every Opportunity to Do the Right Thing, Giving Hope to People Like Me Who Think This World Is Cold, Cruel and Filled With People Who Would Put a Puppy in a Blender and Crush an Infant’s Windpipe With…
Meet Jan Shedd. Jan is an angry white woman from Dallas who is offended that black women have shapely bodies that fill a dress nicely. Jan is so upset by this that she felt it her duty to write a post on Facebook criticizing a traffic anchor from her local ABC station, WFAA-TV, Channel 8.
Twenty lucky students in Chicago were treated to British and American (well, at least for us) royalty as Prince Harry and Michelle Obama came through with a surprise visit to a South Side high school located across from the future site of the Obama Presidential Center.
Chance the Rapper continues to break all types of molds, stereotypes and boundaries with his unique blend of God and guts, the nontraditional distribution of his music and his conscious philanthropy.
Marshall, the new movie about the first black U.S. Supreme Court justice, Thurgood Marshall, opens nationwide Friday. Chance the Rapper is eager for everyone to see it, so he bought out all the shows at two Chicago movie theaters, affording fans the opportunity to see the film for free.
After consuming a sickening amount of “black death porn”—that is, black folks being killed by police on video—one could deduce that it is a precarious situation whenever an African American gets pulled over by police—regardless of social standing, celebrity, or the size of his or her bank account.
I’m not good at being a Christian … at least not the kind of Christian I was raised to be.
Chance the Rapper is looking for a college to further his education, and one simple tweet from the rapper Sunday night got two colleges in the Atlanta University Center Consortium vying for his application.
Chance the Rapper paid a visit to NPR in June for his Tiny Desk Concert, and the footage is finally available.
If you want to meet the next breakout music artist or poet, look no further than the corner of Milwaukee Avenue and Division Street in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood.
Chance the Rapper celebrated his 24th birthday Sunday, but, of course, he also made sure that he did something good for his Chicago community.
Chance the Rapper is just days shy of his 24th birthday, and he’s already regarded as one of the most important figures to ever come out of Chicago.
Chance the Rapper is no stranger to politics, especially when it comes to the goings-on in Chicago. And he may have learned a lot from his father, Ken Bennett, who worked as the deputy chief of staff for current Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Even before he became a Grammy-winning rapper, Chance was heavily involved in his…
Earlier in March, Chicago native Chance the Rapper met with Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner to discuss the Chicago Public School system. Although the meeting didn’t go as well as Chance would have liked, he walked away from it with one mission in mind: to give back to students in need.
Last week, Chance the Rapper met with Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner to discuss the Chicago Public Schools system and its current disarray. But the Grammy Award-winning rapper wasn’t pleased with the meeting and has decided to take matters into his own hands.
Whether they were showing us how magical black women can be, making political statements, paying homage to a GOAT or taking your ass to church, the black artists who performed at Sunday night’s Grammys gave the world something to talk about.
Stuck between the Golden Globes and the Academy Awards, the Grammys have always seemed like the red-headed stepchild of the awards season. But I always look forward to the Grammys because the show always seems less uptight than awards shows that focus on movies and TV, and it’s also a chance to see some of my favorite…
Chance the Rapper and his black-boy joy just doesn’t quit. And this time he’s using his notoriety and fan base to pay tribute to the Obama family with a new clothing line.
Young M.A., a gritty rap phenom who channeled the swagger of Brooklyn and the heart of ’90s East Coast hip-hop, slid onto radio airwaves across the nation in the throes of Drake’s Summer Sixteen Tour.
Who would have thought that we would make it to 11 episodes? We sure didn't. But nevertheless, here we are, back at it again, and this time I won't waste your time telling you that I sing a cappella on this show. That's right—I bring my dove tonsils out of retirement to give you guys the treat of your life. Patti "I'm…