Chicago sports figures celebrate Chance the Rapper winning his first Grammy

Chance The Rapper receives the Grammy for Best new Artist as Jennifer Lopez (R) looks on during the 59th Annual Grammy music Awards on February 12, 2017, in Los Angeles, California.  / AFP / VALERIE MACON        (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)

Rapper Chance the Rapper won his first Grammy award for best new artist shortly added another for his rap performance of “No Problem” with 2 Chainz and Lil Wayne.

Athletes took to Twitter to congratulate Chance the Rapper and share their excitement:

The 23-year-old rapper from Chicago was nominated for seven Grammy's.

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