Chance The Rapper must be on cloud nine right now. Just last weekend, he performed with his idols at his very own festival at the home of the White Sox. And now, he’s taking his hip-hop sermon to an even bigger stage.
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According to the Chicago Tribune, Chance has been booked to perform at the White House’s National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony alongside Kelly Clarkson and Yolanda Adams on December 1. The event is free, and tickets are awarded via an online lottery taking place between October 7 and 10. Don’t worry if you miss out, because the ceremony will be aired on the Hallmark Channel on December 2.
Proud to announce I’ll giving a private performance at the @WhiteHouse Christmas Tree Lighting. One of the biggest honors as an artist.
— Lil Chano From 79th (@chancetherapper) September 28, 2016
This won’t be the first time Chano has been up at the White House this year. He attended the My Brother’s Keeper Initiative alongside the likes of Pusha T, Common and J. Cole before nabbing an invite to Obama’s birthday party last month (Chance’s father used to work for Obama, plus he’s a fan).