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Grammy-winning artist Chance the Rapper hasn’t forgotten his Chicago roots. He continues to be an influential voice for his hometown. He’s donated $1 million to the school system and hosted voter registration drives for the 2016 Presidential election. Our partners over at The Root met with Chicago residents who regard Chance the Rapper as one of the most important figures to ever come out of the South Side.

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