Watch Chance The Rapper Perform At White House Tree Lighting Ceremony
By Stephen Gossett in Arts & Entertainment on Dec 2, 2016 3:23PM
Chance the Rapper performing at Magnificent Coloring Day / Photo: Tyler LaRiviere
Something tells us this probably won't happen again when Donald Trump is in office, so take an extra moment to savor this one.
Chicago's own hip-hop wunderkind Chance the Rapper performed on Thursday night at the National Christmas Tree Lighting, the last one, of course, under President Barack Obama. Chance performed "Sunday Candy," joined by a band and choir. The First Family is seen in the clip below bopping merrily along.
Obama has known Chance since the rapper was a young pup, of course. Chance's father, Ken Williams-Bennett, is a longtime Chicago political figure who once worked with Obama when he served as Senator. More recently, Obama tipped his hat to Chance with the inclusion of his "Acid Rain" on the (quite good) presidential summertime playlist.