Chance the Rapper Seeking Chicago Students to Help Direct His 'LSD' Video

Chance The Rapper attends The 59th Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Feb. 12, 2017 in Los Angeles.
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Chance The Rapper attends The 59th Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Feb. 12, 2017 in Los Angeles. 

After giving $1 million to Chicago public schools, Chance the Rapper is finding more alternatives to help students in his hometown prosper. The Coloring Book MC launched a contest for promising filmmakers to help direct Jamila Woods' upcoming video "LSD," featuring the rapper himself. 

On Tuesday (May 23), Chance announced the news via Twitter, writing: “ATTENTION CPS STUDENT FILMMAKERS,” before revealing the contest details. Students interested in participating must submit their works over to before the June 2 deadline. The lucky winner will then shadow the directors and production crew on set. The runner-ups will have the opportunity to assist various teams to further elevate their knowledge on filmmaking. 

On the music front, Chance hasn't missed a step. Not only is he currently on his Be Encouraged Tour, he's also slated to headline a bevy of festivals including Governor's Ball and Life is BeautifulDJ Khaled's star-studded single "I'm the One", which features Chano alongside Lil Wayne, Quavo and Justin Bieber, also topped the Billboard Hot 100 and currently sits at No. 3.

As for Woods, "LSD" marks her third collaboration with her Chicago contemporary. She appeared on Chance's 2016 Coloring Book standout "Blessings" and Donnie Trumpet & the Social Experiment's "Sunday Candy."

Take a look at Chance's post below (and get to filming!). 


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