+the news


Chance the Rapper curating free music festival

Chance The Rapper is curating a free music festival for teenagers in his hometown of Chicago, Illinois.

The Confident hitmaker is organising Teens in the Park at Northerly Island on 24 June (15), which will be free for youths between the ages of 13 and 24.

The hip-hop star's frequent collaborator Donnie Trumpet, bop artist DLow and others will perform at the musical event.

Organizers from The Art Institute and Donda's House, Kanye West's charity foundation, will also be offering opportunities for youngsters to try out graffiti art, breakdancing, jewelry making and fashion design.

Taking to Twitter.com, the 22 year old writes, "I'm organizing Chicago's first T.I.P festival. . . SO YOU KNOW ITS (sic) GON BE FREE."

Error! Unable to retrieve any Images!