Chicago-based hip hop artist, Chance the Rapper brought the Gospel during his performance at the 59th Grammy Awards this year.
Joined by fellow award winners Tamela Mann and Kirk Franklin, the Colouring Book Mixtape rapper opened his performance with the popular worship song “How Great is Our God”, sang by his cousin Nicole. Chance dipped in and out with sections of “No Problem”, “Blessing” and “All We Got” whilst accompanied by the two leading Gospel artists. And just to give it that real Gospel sound, a full Gospel choir was on hand to ensure we got the authentic Gospel feel we’re used to.
Chance went home that night with 3 Grammy awards. Franklin won best gospel album for Losing My Religion earlier in the night and Mann also won best gospel performance/song for their collaboration “God Provides.”
Aside from repeating what some would class as a “swear word”, Chances maintained his acknowledgement of a great God in his acceptance speech when he said, “I love my family, I love God and I love music”. Well, what more can we ask for eh?
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