Chance The Rapper Schedules News Conference On Mayor's Contest

March 20, 2019 - 6:48 pm

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Chicago's Chance the Rapper, who backed an unsuccessful mayoral candidate in the Feb. 26 election, announced on Twitter that he'll hold a news conference at City Hall Thursday.

The musician said his appearance will have something to do with the mayoral contest.

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Chance the Rapper's candidate, Amara Enyia, did not show strongly in a crowded field of 14 candidates, even after he put money into her campaign. The top two vote-getters, Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle, advanced to the April 2 runoff.

The musician's real name is Chancelor Jonathan Bennett.