Watch Barack Obama Congratulate Chance the Rapper at Free Chicago Show

Chance The Rapper performs at Lollapalooza 2017
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Chance The Rapper performs on day three at Lollapalooza in Grant Park on Aug 5, 2017 in Chicago. 

Chance the Rapper held a free concert Saturday night (Aug. 12) after the Bud Billiken Parade in Chicago -- and got a special thank you message from the former president.

Future and Jeremih made surprise appearances, but the biggest surprise appearance of the evening was Barack Obama, who recorded a special video message congratulating Chance on serving as the grand marshal of the parade, Pitchfork reports.

Watch the video below.


Heyyyy @chancetherapper bringing out the special performances!! ------------ #future @future #freebandz #mask off!

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