Kicking off his Be Encouraged tour in San Diego last night, Chance the Rapper performed his very own version of Kanye West’s “Waves” from 2016’s The Life of Pablo.
Check out the fan-shot footage below, as well as a couple of tweets from Lil Chano from 79th reminding us all that the brilliance of “Waves” may not have existed without him.
In addition to jump-starting a tour across the US, the Chicago rapper recently celebrated his 24th birthday in style with an insane birthday cake and special guests at a club in his hometown, raising $100,000 for his nonprofit SocialWorks.
His fans are also encouraging him to run for mayor in 2019, and have created a campaign called Chano4Mayor2k19. No word yet on whether or not he found that intern he was looking for a few weeks back, but it seems he’s too busy stunting sublime sounds on stage anyway.
Revisit “Same Drugs” below.
In other music news, DJ Khaled just announced a new track “I’m The One” featuring Chance the Rapper, Quavo, Justin Bieber, and Lil Wayne. Get all the details right here.