Inhe was listed on the music list for Forbes' 30 under 30, and has been the recipient of Grammy awards for Best New Artist, Best Rap Album, Best Rap Performance, and a handful of other nominations. Aside from making an impact in music, Chance has done a lot of important work for the Chicago public schools system, through his community work and nonprofit. To the Class ofChance spoke primarily about the power of being inspired. Chance first named Michael Jackson as his source of musical inspiration, an iconic performer who influenced Chano's musical stylings and preferences.
Never one to waste the spotlight, 'Ye premiered a sexy new video for his The Life of Pablo track "Fade" — but before he did that, he talked and talked and talked, name-dropping everyone from one-time romantic rival Ray J and wife Kim Kardashian West to ex-girlfriend Amber Rose and, of course, constant media sparring partner Taylor Swift.
Because that's what Kanye does. Read the entire transcript of Kanye's speech below. I am Kanye West, and that feels especially great to say this year. I came here to present my new video, but before I do that, I'mma talk.
But for people to understand just how blessed we are It was an expression of our now, our fame right now, us on the inside of the TV. You know, just to put I mean, like, I put Ray J in it, bro.
This is fame, bro! Like, I see you Amber. My wife is a G. Not a lot of peoples' wives would let them say that right there.
We came over in the same boat. Now we all in the same bed.
Well, maybe different boats, but uh. But if you think about last week, there were 22 people murdered in Chicago. You know, like, people come up to me like, 'Yeah, that's right! That's why I called her. You know like life could be like, starting to feel worthless in a way.
I know times for me, I sit down and talk to older, like, like, rich people. And they tell me, 'Don't compare yourself to Steve Jobs. Don't compare yourself to Walt Disney,' and my friend Zekiah [sp?
My role models are artists, merchants. There's less than ten that I can name in history. Tonight, we here to have fun. I'm standing in front of my idol, Puff Daddy. I'm standing in front of my wife, Kim Kardashian West. I'm standing in front of the future: Chance the Rapper, 2 Chainz, Jaden Smith.
Bro, we are undeniably the influence, the thought leaders. I'm gonna play y'all a piece of my art, and I just hope y'all have a good time.
Watch the whole speech:Beyonce was a role model to me growing up and Beyonce remains a role model to me now. As an overweight, pockmarked, lonely adolescent, I would watch videos of her rehearsing behind the scenes and as I watched how hard she worked-sometimes hours on end without taking a break-I was inspired that if I worked as hard as she did, maybe I could.
The Official Website of Beyoncé. EVERYTHING IS LOVE AVAILABLE NOW. Music; Tour; #BeyGood; Ivy Park; Vault; Shop; Join; Fragrance. The options for role models are countless in a society saturated with the influences of celebrities, models, and athletes.
Students gravitate towards several different role models, valuing different characteristics they obtain. Jan 05, · The Ms. cover story, “Beyoncé’s Fierce Feminism,” ignites feminist debates about Beyoncé as a role model for feminism.
The Chime for Change benefit concert bridges celebrity and feminism, where high-profile men like John Legend suggest, “ All men should be feminists.”. Obama calls Beyoncé a 'role model' for his daughters. By. Ugonna Okpalaoka on Twitter. tweet; Barack Obama, Beyonce and Jay-Z (via Twitter) highlight the goals of his campaign during his.
Chance the Rapper's commencement speech at Dillard University included high praise for Beyonce as a greater performer than Michael Jackson.