Winning: Chance The Rapper Named ‘Chicagoan Of The Year’ And Next Up On ‘SNL’

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Hats off to Chancelor Bennett, who might just be having the best year ever. Just a short while ago, Chance The Rapper—who’s currently touring the nation on his Family Matters Tour—debuted his brand new song “Angels” on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

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To continue the string of late night talk show appearances, the new father was just announced as Saturday Night Live’s next crop of musical guests, alongside Leon Bridges and Bruce Springsteen.

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To make the moment more special, Chance will be making history as the show’s first major indie act. 

Things get even sweeter for Chano. The 23-year-old is the new cover star for Chicago Magazine, rocking the shiny new title of Chicagoan of the Year.

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He spiffed up quite nicely for the moment, which was fittingly photographed at the White Sox stadium. Congrats all around, Chance!