Dionne Warwick on her Twitter fame, tour plans and collaborating with artists like Chance the Rapper
The legendary singer tells Wesley Lowery her niece pushed her onto the social media platform, where her tweets have become a sensation. See Lowery's profile of Warwick on 60 Minutes Plus, streaming now on Paramount Plus.cbsnews.com
Chance the Rapper says Chicago singer Jeremih is being released from the hospital
When news broke on Nov. 14, Chance the Rapper, among other musicians, took to social media to ask for his fans’ support, writing: “Please if you can, take a second to pray for my friend Jeremih. He is like a brother to me, and he’s ill right now. I believe in the healing power of Jesus, so if you can for me, please please say a prayer over him.”chicagotribune.com
King of Comedy, Cedric the Entertainer, heads to Detroit's Sound Board
click to enlarge DFree / Shutterstock.comBefore Tyler the Creator or Chance the Rapper, there was Cedric the Entertainer one ofActor, voice actor, game show host, and comedian Cedric the Entertainer has been telling it like it is since he first appeared as the host ofon BET in 1993. When hes not teaming up with funny friends Ice Cube, Anthony Anderson, and Steve Harvey, hes musing on hypothetical Black NASCAR sponsors . No, our cars are not sponsored by, you know, Home Depot and Verizon. Our cars get sponsored by Lionels Check Cash, Lisas House of Nails, and Fade to Black Barbershop, he joked during a 2018 HBO special. Sign up for our events newsletter.metrotimes.com
Chance the Rapper postpones tour to raise family
CHICAGO - Chance the Rapper is pushing back his tour until next year. But, before you freak out, he has a really, really good reason: his family. The rapper became a father to another baby girl, Marli, just last week, in a revelation posted on Instagram by his wife Kirsten Bennett. Chance's "The Big Day" tour was scheduled to kick off September 14 in San Francisco, hitting 34 cities. Now, the tour will kick off January 15, though the Chicago show and his festival commitments are still on.
Kanye West brings Sunday Service to his hometown of Chicago
Jerritt Clark/Getty Images via CNN(CNN) - Kanye West decided to grace his hometown of Chicago with Sunday Service this weekend. The rapper held his signature hip-hop and gospel pop-up event on Chicago's Northerly Island for a crowd of eager fans. For those who missed it, you can watch a replay of the Chicago event on the Sunday Service website. For the unacquainted, West has been taking Sunday Service on the road in performances across the country. Chicago's Sunday Service comes just weeks ahead of an anticipated new album from West.
'Chance the Snapper' Finds New Home in Florida
"Chance the Snapper," the alligator that hid out in a Chicago park and evaded authorities for a week, has found his new home in Florida. "We are doing everything we can to make Chance the Snapper feel at home. "Chance the Snapper" evaded capture for days before a wrangler from Florida was called in to finish the job. Frank Robb said that "Chance" was the first gator he ever caught outside of Florida, and it was his first time to Chicago, Illinois. RELATED STORIESMeet Chance the Snapper, Chicago's Beloved AlligatorFamily Finds Baby Alligator in Their Garage After Louisiana FloodMeet Wally the Emotional Support Alligator Who Loves Being Kissed and Hugged
Malia Obama rocks out at Lollapalooza music festival
Malia Obama rocks out at Lollapalooza music festival After turning 16 last month, the president's oldest daughter made new friends at the Lollapalooza Music Festival in Chicago. Accompanied by the Secret Service, Malia stayed through Chance the Rapper's finale. Gayle King reports.cbsnews.com