Chance the Rapper Raised $100,000 For Charity At His 24th Birthday Party

Chance was partying with a purpose!

When Chance the Rapper celebrates a birthday, he does it like none other.

Forget luxury cars, strippers and the liquor being poured— he's celebrating by giving back to the community.

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For his 24th birthday on Saturday, the star was able to raise a whopping $100,000 in ticket sales that are going toward his nonprofit organization, SocialWorks. 

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As reported by Complex, ticket prices ranged from $100 to $2,500 for general admission and VIP seating, respectively. Despite the expense, tickets sold out, bringing in over $100k.

Guests enjoyed performances from Ludacris and T-Pain, appearances from Vashtie Kola and Big Bird, and a huge Harold's Chicken Shack birthday cake.

RELATED: Chance The Rapper Has Raised $2.2 Million In A Month For Chicago Public Schools

 

 

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Within the past month, the Grammy award-winning artist has raised $2.2 million for Chicago Public Schools, coming from his pocket and a donation from the Chicago Bulls. He also launched the New Chance Arts & Lit Fund that will bring arts education to schools.

“It is my job just as who I am to bring light and attention to public school funding, broken formulas and especially how it affects my hometown where there’s 90 percent minority students,” he said during a press conference

“We all individually play roles in the betterment of kids of Chicago and it’s an on-going conversation of the detriment of Chicago but we can all really get involved here.”

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