by James Hill
March 7, 2017
Last week, we applauded Chance the Rapper when he literally gave away free tickets to Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” to anyone following him on Twitter.
Even then, we wrote “imagine Chance doing this same thing with library books,” and then this happened:
— Corbin Reiff (@CorbinReiff) March 6, 2017
BOOM! After a meeting with Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner that left Chance disappointed in the state of public education, the rapper announced his plan to donate $10k to ten different Chicago Public Schools’ arts education programs.
“This isn’t about politics, this isn’t about posturing. This is about taking care of the kids. Everybody and their mama knows about what’s going on in Chicago, it’s constantly talked about. But we’re about to enhance the conversation,” said Chance according to the Chicago Tribune.
TELL US: What other celebrities do you think should follow Chance’s lead?