Chance The Rapper Will Donate Grammy Award To Chicago Museum Of African American History

Well if you didn’t have enough of a good reason to love Chance the Rapper, here’s another.

Chance took home three Grammy awards for Best New Artist, Best Rap Performance, & Best Rap Album. As a way of celebrating and advancing culture, Chance will donate his Best Rap Album award to the Chicago’s DuSable Museum of African American History.

via Page Six:

The Chicago Sun-Times reports that the rapper’s announcement at the museum’s gala Saturday surprised officials. He said during his speech that he wants to make the museum “a staple of African-American history” and received a standing ovation.


The best rap album Grammy is one of three Chance won in February, including best new artist. His album “Coloring Book” was the first streaming-only album to win the award. He also won best rap performance.

The 24-year-old Chicago rapper, whose name is Chancelor Bennett, was named to the more than half-century-old museum’s board of trustees in January, along with his father Ken Bennett, who is a Chicago tourism executive.

Go ahead Young Chano, go ahead.

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