Such was the reality of Chance the Rapper tonight, who made history this evening at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards (Feb. 12).
From his incredibly passionate performance to the fact that he took home multiple awards for Best New Artist, Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Album, the Chicago native is well on his way towards solidifying himself as one of the most influential and inspiring artists in contemporary music history.
Needless to say, we've got plenty of reasons to celebrate along with the 23-year-old. In honor of the young legend's age, we've rounded up a list of 23 tweets from fans praising his impressive journey to the top of the game, securing a permanent place in our hearts along the way.
Take a look at some of the reasons why we're all rooting on Chance the Rapper, for life, in the tweets below.
Chance the Rapper is the first black hip-hop artist to win #GRAMMYs Best New Artist since Lauryn Hill in 1999— Rolling Stone (@RollingStone) February 13, 2017
When you Realize Chance the Rapper is wearing the same shirt from his album cover #GRAMMYs— George Vargas (@Las_Vargasss) February 13, 2017
Chance the rapper never sold a song, never needed a label, praises what he believes in & moves a nation with his words. Be that guy #grammys— J A K E (@JakeATrevino) February 13, 2017
Dear artists,— Swoope (@MrSwoope) February 13, 2017
Be yourself. It works out really well in the end.
This lesson brought to you by @chancetherapper
all i want is for chance the rapper to be happy— Matt Bellassai (@MattBellassai) February 13, 2017
chance the rapper is living proof that talent can propel you so much farther than money can— nadia (@eightiesfiIms) February 13, 2017
Chance the rapper honestly deserves every blessing that is thrown to him. He worked hard for it, now it's come to fruition.— CAM🕊 (@_cmoncam) February 13, 2017
SOBBING for @chancetherapper— Sophia Rivka Rossi (@sofifii) February 13, 2017
•No Albums sold— Derica (@iitsdbook) February 13, 2017
•Give Praises to God on National Television
Ladies & Gentlemen, CHANCE THE RAPPER!#Grammys
Man U just went crazy on them @chancetherapper congrats bro! 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾— Sean Don (@BigSean) February 13, 2017
I just love that @chancetherapper is being rewarded for being his whole authentically dope self.— Issa Rae (@IssaRae) February 13, 2017
if you can find it in yourself to hate on chance the rapper's come up then i just don't think i wanna be your friend— Shea Serrano (@SheaSerrano) February 13, 2017
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