“I’m so excited to not just work hand in hand with the African American History Museum, but we want to build it up,” he said. “We want to make it a staple of African American history. And that’s why I’m proud to announce that I’ll be donating my hip-hop album of the year award, the first one to a black independent artist, to the DuSable.”
American rapper Chancelor Johnathan Bennett popularly know as “Chance the rapper’ has said he will donate his Grammy trophy for the best rap album to the DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago.
The 24-year-old rapper, was named to the more than half-century old museum’s board of trustees in January, along with his father Ken Bennett, who is a Chicago tourism executive. He made the announcement last weekend during his acceptance speech at the “Night of 100 Stars” while receiving his Trail Blazer Award from the Museum;