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Chance the Rapper spearheads #SaveChicago campaign to fight gun violence

Chance Rapper LollapaloozSaturday Aug. 3 2013. | AlisGreen~for Sun-Times Media

Chance the Rapper at Lollapalooza, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013. | Alison Green~for Sun-Times Media

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On Chancellor Bennett’s sophomore mixtape, “Acid Rap,” he rhymes on “Paranoia”: “It just got warm out/this the s— I been warned about/I hope it storm in the morning/I hope it’s pouring out.” For those in-the-know about Chicago summers, it’s a nod to the dramatic uptick in gun violence that tends to follow the rising temperatures.On Chancellor Bennett’s sophomore mixtape, “Acid Rap,” he rhymes on “Paranoia”: “It just got warm out/this the s— I been warned about/I hope it storm in the morning/I hope it’s pouring out.” For those in-the-know about Chicago summers, it’s a nod to the dramatic uptick in gun violence that tends to follow the rising temperatures.

Last week, Bennett, better known as Chance The Rapper, tweeted cryptic messages: “#May23”, “Save Chicago this Friday” that had the Internet buzzing: debating if he was dropping a new album or playing a surprise show.

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