Chance the Rapper is creating an award show for educators

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By Taryn Finley, huffingtonpost.com

Chance the Rapper wants to give educators the recognition they rightfully deserve.

The Chicago rapper is organizing the inaugural Twilight Awards, set to be held in June 2018. The ceremony, hosted by James Corden, will celebrate “teachers, parents, principals and students that convey leadership,” Chance said in his announcement Friday. The show will be held in his hometown and will feature guest performances.

He announced news of the show at the very end of a summit for his charity SocialWorks, during which he pledged a $2.2 million donation to 20 Chicago public schools. The summit was a Steve Jobs-inspired event where Chance gave an update on the nonprofit’s progress since he launched it a year ago.

Read more at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/chance-the-rapper-award-show-educators_us_59aecae2e4b0dfaafcf2dff0

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