Monday, December 4, 2023

Chance The Rapper Donates His Grammy Award Statuette To Chicago Museum

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Earlier this year, it was announced that Chancelor Johnathan Bennett popularly known as Chance the Rapper along with his father Ken Bennett, a Chicago tourism executive, had been named to the “DuSable Museum of African American History” board of trustees. And while giving his speech during the “Night of 100 Stars” gala at the museum, he announced that he was donating his 2016 Grammy Award for Best Rap Album to the museum.“I’m so excited to not just work hand in hand with the African American History Museum, but we want to build it up,” he said. “We want to make it a staple of African American history. And that’s why I’m proud to announce that I’ll be donating my hip-hop album of the year award, the first one to a black independent artist, to the DuSable.” This announcement surprised officials present at the event. Watch the moment below.

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