NEW ORLEANS — Chance the Rapper will speak to Dillard University graduates at their commencement ceremony May 12, and judging by their reactions in a video posted to Twitter, they’re pretty excited.
Dillard President Walter Kimbrough made the announcement in a Dillard classroom today, then posted the video to Twitter.
Chance is a famous rapper and songwriter from Chicago who’s won three Grammy awards since he hit the spotlight in 2013.
He’s also known for his charitable givings, having donated $1 million to Chicago public schools last year.
This is how it all went down today! See you at Commencement #2018 Saturday, May 12, 8 a.m. on The Oaks! #MyDU #DillardGrad18 #hbcu @KweilynWDSU @CaresseJ @TamicaLee @dcarterII @The_Gambit @KColemanFox8 @NOLAnews @theadvocateno @notribune @tomjoynerfound @HBCUBuzz @HBCUrising pic.twitter.com/4jqWEfkEBl
— Dillard University (@du1869) April 5, 2018