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Chance the Rapper will pursue a stand-up comedy career

The Chicago native is chasing his dreams.

Chance the Rapper on The Breakfast Club

Chance The Rapper will live life to the fullest, so much so, he will pursue his dreams of becoming a comedian.

While making an appearance at Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Tuesday night (Sept. 17), the Acid Rap spitter revealed his dreams of telling jokes effortlessly to an audience. “I believe that one day I will be a world-famous comedian,” Chance said. “So I have jokes in my phone...I’m a comedic guy.”

Elsewhere, Chance recalled spending time at a comedy club in Chicago, which helped stem his appreciation for the art. “I used to spend a little time at this little improv spot called Thunderdome in Chicago,” Chance said. “I like the comedy scene, I like to hang out, and so I went to the club, got wasted and I wouldn’t say that my girl encouraged me to go on stage but I would say she let me, she gave up because I was really bent on getting on stage that night and I just felt that it was my time.”

Back in June, Chance seized the opportunity to try out a few of his jokes at Chicago’s Laugh Factory. In the video, Chance made it through his set and received positive feedback from the audience.

“White people know me as the black guy who does stuff for schools,” he begins. “What do I do for schools? You guys don’t f--king know. Nobody knows what I do for schools. I’ll tell you what I do. I go to all of your kids’ school and I fart in their desks and I wait for the weekend to be over to see if it’s still stale in there.”

In other Chance The Rapper-related news, the father-of-two postponed “The Big Day” tour to spend time with his family. The tour will begin early next year.

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