Chance the Rapper loves his people.
On Sunday, the Chicago-bred rapper bought out multiple showings of Jordan Peele’s thriller Get Out at The Chatham 14 Theaters on the South Side and invited the masses to watch for free.
“Did I not tell y’all #GetOut was incredible!! Best film across any genre in a while. Go see it today!,” he excitedly said after seeing the film.
A couple hours later, he made the announcement that an I.D. would get people into the showings he paid for.
“I bought all the tickets to #GetOut at Chatham Theatre on 87th Just pull up with ID and enjoy the movie,” he tweeted, adding, “All day guys, come thru! Bring whoever, it’s free I just want you to see it on 87th. There’s a few more showings today!”
Get Out is a thriller about a young Black man who leaves New York City to visit his White girlfriend’s family home for the weekend. The seemingly innocent trip goes awry, exposing more than he could ever imagine.
In addition to a rare 100 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes, Get Out dominated the box office with an impressive $30.5 million debut.