Like many of us growing up, Chance the Rapper tried to copy the moves of Michael Jackson. Chance never thought someone would surpass him.
In a commencement speech to graduates at Dillard University on Saturday, the Grammy-winning artist talked about his preschool graduation in 1997, where moonwalked and crotched grabbed to “Billie Jean” on a CD, successfully replicating his idol.
“They asked me to be Mike, and I delivered,” he told the crowd.
Yet earlier this year, Chance witnessed Beyonce’s much-celebrated performance at Coachella, which he said was better than what Jackson ever did, leading to his point about surpassing your idols. Read more…