Hailing from Chicago, everyone knows Chance the rapper as a cool, hipster-esque rapper. But, did you know that Chance the Rapper is also very politically involved and once worked for President Barack Obama when he was still a senator? The Chicago lyricist recently sat down with BBC radio deejay, DJ Semtex and expressed his thoughts on President Barack Obama and racism in today’s world. Check out more from Chance the Rapper’s sit down with DJ Semtex here. Also, check out a quote from the interview below.
“I think Barack Obama achieved a lot. There’s a lot of monumental establishments that have come from him being in office, but I think the problem of systematic racism and second class citizens – it’s something that’s perpetual through history. Especially with darker people. It doesn’t just stop in America. I don’t think it’s necessarily something you put the first Black man in office to change.”
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Chance the Rapper reveals that he once worked for President Barack Obama before he became famous.