PICS: Chance the Rapper at Valley View Casino Center

Chance the Rapper lowered the drawbridge at Valley View Casino Center on Monday, April 24.

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Chance the Rapper is a Chicago-based rapper, producer and philanthropist.
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He was born Chancelor Johnathan Bennett on April 16, 1993.
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Yep, he's only 24 years old.
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Already, he is a prominent activist in the greater Chicago area.
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In March, he promised to donate $1 million to Chicago Public Schools.
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In 2014, he promoted the #SaveChicago Twitter campaign to end gun violence in his hometown.
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Also in 2014, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel named Chance the Outstanding Youth of the Year.
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A year later, he and his girlfriend gave birth to their daughter Kensli.
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Chance's most recent album, "Coloring Book," was the first streaming-only album to win a Grammy Award.
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But it wasn't just one Grammy -- Chance actually won three of 'em.
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Fun fact: Chance's father once worked for Barack Obama when he was a senator in Chicago.
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As such, Obama hosted a few meetings with the rapper and other artists.
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At just 24 years old, he's got quite a bright future ahead of him.
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