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Chance The Rapper Just Got The Most Important Award He'll Ever Receive

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel awards Chance with an Outstanding Youth of the Year Award.

By Andres Tardio

Chance the Rapper has been recognized for more than just his rhymes. The MC, who’s worked with everyone from Justin Bieber to Skrillex, shared this awesome accomplishment on Twitter Sunday (November 9) after being recognized with an Outstanding Youth of the Year Award.

The Acid Rap MC also posted this photo of himself with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Instagram and detailed just how important this award is to him. "I received The most important award I will ever win today,” he wrote in the post's caption.

Chance has been involved in several efforts to raise awareness about violence in Chicago, including his #SaveChicago campaign. He’s also spoken openly about how violence in the city has impacted his life, detailing an incident in which his friend was killed in a street brawl. Industry awards are one thing, but the opportunity to impact his community is what matters most to Chance.