Chicago-born Chance the Rapper joins long line of Bulls fans
The Chicago Bulls have a long history of endorsements from people who matter. No look further than President of the United States Barack Obama, who has famously sported a Bulls hat and recently publicly supported fired coach Tom Thibodeau.
Chicago rappers like Kanye West and Common have sat courtside in Chicago to watch their beloved Bulls. Perhaps there is a new MC in the lineage of Bulls fans, and if you don’t know his name, you may want to get familiar. Sunday night at Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago, hometown hero Chance The Rapper closed out the weekend in style: with a custom Bulls jersey. His last name read "The Rapper" and he sported number fifteen.
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In his recent mixtape, the song "NaNa" has a reference to the Chicago franchise in a guest verse from Queens-born rapper Action Bronson ("I had the full Bulls warm-up with the Pippens on").
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Chance, a lifelong Chicago sports fan, has thrown the first pitch at a White Sox game and calls his entourage "Sox".