You already know Chance the Rapper. Now, meet Chance the Comedian.
On Tuesday night, Chano took the stage at Chicago’s Laugh Factory to perform an impromptu stand-up comedy set. According to the rapper, he had been on a date with his wife at the venue when she cajoled him into getting up on stage.
“Had a great dinner at Maple and Ash and made it out to Laugh Factory and saw a few awesome comedians. After the [main] show, [Laugh Factory] had an open mic and my wife gassed me into doing three minutes,” the rapper wrote on Instagram.
“I had a li’l heckler try to cut into my jokes but I made it through and conquered a fear of mine. Moral of the story, getchu somebody that’s gone gas you, and then take them on dates (more often),” he added.
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Date Night was amazing last night. Had a great dinner at @mapleandash and made it out to #laughfactory and saw a few awesome comedians. After the show was over they had an open mic and my wife gassed me into doing 3 minutes. I had a lil heckler try to cut into my jokes but I made it through and conquered a fear of mine. Moral of the story, getchu somebody thats gone gas you, and then take them on dates (more often). #BuddyLove #nuttyprofessor #ReggieWarrington #YouAintInShowBinness
In the clips shared by TMZ, Chance managed to get a few laughs from the audience with his series of somewhat passable jokes, which included a bizarre story about farting on schoolchildren’s desks and how he discovered fake news. ? You can watch snippets of his performance below.
Things are more successful on the music front, at least: Chance is reportedly putting the finishing touches on his new album, which is due to arrive sometime in July, and last month he released a new song “Groceries,” featuring TisaKorean.