7 Rappers Giving Back to Their Hometowns
“Music is all we got,” the Chicago Children’s Choir sings on the opening tune of Chance the Rapper’s debut album. While the lyrics promote the power of music, Chance the Rapper is working to make sure his community can rely on more than a song.
The 23-year-old Chicago native is one of many hip-hop artists who have used their platform as artists to give back to their hometowns. From helping single moms pay for groceries to mending fences between police officers and people of color, here’s how seven rappers are making a difference in their communities.