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Watch a Recap of Chance The Rapper’s ‘TIP Fest’ with Donnie Trumpet & Kendrick Lamar

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, then you surely heard about Chance The Rapper’s Teens In The Park Fest (or TIP Fest) that took place earlier this week in tandem with the mayor’s office and parks department. Well, it was one to remember and a great event for local youth. Mayor Rahm Emanuel was on hand, as was Kendrick Lamar, Donnie Trumpet, DJ Oreo, Chante, DJ Oreo, DLow, Malcolm London and many more.

Well, in case you missed it, we have our official FSD recap of the evening courtesy of Seante Lackey. It’s now available above with some accompanying pictures below. See how they did it out in the park…

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Chance The Rapper to Star In ‘Slice,’ the Debut Feature Film From Austin Vesely

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Greetings from Ghost Town.

Chance The Rapper will be returning to the small screen soon as ‘Dax Lycander,’ a Chinese food delivery driver who happens to be a werewolf (Lycander, lycanthrope — get it?) in director Austin Vesely’s upcoming debut feature film — SLICE.

Here’s what we know so far via IMDb:

When a pizza delivery driver is murdered on the job, the city searches for someone to blame: ghosts? drug dealers? a disgraced werewolf?

Sounds like Kingfisher is quite the city. The film is due out sometime next year, but you can check out the first character poster for the film, featuring Chance as ‘Dax,’ above. While you do that, we’ll be over here patiently waiting to enter Ghost Town.

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Chance The Rapper Brings Chicago Out For First Annual TIP Fest

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Kendrick Lamar. Donnie Trumpet. Those are just a few of the names who came out in support of Chance The Rapper’s first annual Teens In The Park (or T.I.P.) Festival this evening, which he hosted alongside the Mayor’s office, the Parks Department and the City of Chicago. Chance was in charge of curating the event, and the results are so dope this will have to now be an annual endeavor.

Thousands of teenagers lined the gates and filled FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island for a fun-filled event that boasted music, food, art and dancing for the youth of Illinois. Local organizations such as Chance’s #OpenMike, Rhymefest & Kanye West’s Donda’s House, YCA and The Happiness Club were all on hand representing and showing solidarity. While artists such as DJ Oreo, Chante, DLow and Logan all rounded out the bill.

Chance spoke to the crowd numerous times throughout the evening, and even brought Mayor Rahm Emanuel to the stage who showed support of Chance and the Festival. Donnie Trumpet closed out the show, and during his set brought out Chance to perform select songs off their freshly released Surf project. But the true icing on the cake was when Chance introduced Kendrick Lamar, who did a short set for the surprised crowd. Seriously, no one saw that coming.

As usual, hats off to Chance for pulling off the impossible and using his power and influence for good. We all should take notes. Hit the jump for additional photos and videos of the event, and we hope to see T.I.P. Fest again next year.

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FSD Giveaway: Passes to Chance The Rapper’s T.I.P. Fest – June 24th @ Northerly Island

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TOMORROW NIGHT (June 24), Chance The Rapper returns with more goodness for the youth of the Chi, as he’s working with the City of Chicago, the Chicago Park District and the Mayor’s Office to bring us the first-ever Teens in the Park Festival — or T.I.P. Fest.

The festival takes place tomorrow night, Wednesday, June 24th, at Northerly Island, and is free for Illinois residents who are 18 and under. The event will feature live performances from some of Chicago’s finest (Donnie Trumpet, DLow and Logan are scheduled), and will feature breakdancing, live art and many more surprises from Chano.

The event will take place from 4:00p – 7:30p and is completely sold out at this time. However, today we’ve partnered with Chance to giveaway one pair of tickets to one lucky FSD reader. Don’t say he never did anything for you! Again, you must be an Illinois resident and 18 or under to attend, so jump below to find out how these tickets can be yours. Good luck, and see you tomorrow at what we hope to be the first of many T.I.P. Fests.

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FSD Giveaway: Passes to Chance The Rapper’s T.I.P. Fest – June 24th @ Northerly Island

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TOMORROW NIGHT (June 24), Chance The Rapper returns with more goodness for the youth of the Chi, as he’s working with the City of Chicago, the Chicago Park District and the Mayor’s Office to bring us the first-ever Teens in the Park Festival — or T.I.P. Fest.

The festival takes place tomorrow night, Wednesday, June 24th, at Northerly Island, and is free for Illinois residents who are 18 and under. The event will feature live performances from some of Chicago’s finest (Donnie Trumpet, DLow and Logan are scheduled), and will feature breakdancing, live art and many more surprises from Chano.

The event will take place from 4:00p – 7:30p and is completely sold out at this time. However, today we’ve partnered with Chance to giveaway one pair of tickets to one lucky FSD reader. Don’t say he never did anything for you! Again, you must be an Illinois resident and 18 or under to attend, so jump below to find out how these tickets can be yours. Good luck, and see you tomorrow at what we hope to be the first of many T.I.P. Fests.

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