Former First Lady Michelle Obama pays tribute to Chance the Rapper at BET Awards

In case you missed it, Chance the Rapper was awarded the BET Humanitarian Award during the nationally televised BET Awards 2017 event.  24-year-old Chancelor Bennett who goes by the stage name Chance, is a secular hip-hop recording artist but is known for passionately giving props to Jesus whenever he is given accolades.  Chance is also well know for his social activism and philanthropy having donated a million dollars to the Chicago public schools, led a  campaign to give clothing to the homeless and led efforts to get people to the polls on Election Day Last fall.

The former First Lady said in a video played during the event, “We are so incredibly proud of you.  We have known Chance and his family since he was a wee little baby rapper and it has been a thrill watching him come into his own in so many ways.”