Yesterday, Chance the Rapper tweeted a paraphrase of his line "they were shouting at Chano for mayor, I'm thinking maybe he should" before revealing that he was holding a Press conference in the city hall of Chicago. Ad? She is backing Amara Enyia as mayor of Chicago, reports WLS-TV. (So no, Chance does not run for mayor).
It is worth noting that Chance's father, Ken Bennett, is supporting the Cook County Board president, Toni Preckwinkle. Ken Bennett was a former adviser to the outgoing mayor of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel. He also served as Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of Presidential Personnel in the Obama Administration. In addition, he was Director of the State of Illinois when Obama was in the Senate.
See Chance's press conference:
Chance has been constantly working to give back to his hometown in recent years. He has raised millions of dollars for the city's public schools and mental health services. In a new song, he revealed that he revived the defunct local news publication Chicagoist. He is the host of regular Open Mike events, usually with big guest stars, for high school students in the city. He has been praised by Barack and Michelle Obama.
Recently, Chance has been joking with new music with Kanye West and Childish Gambino.