Chance The Rapper reveals heroic act that he kept a secret

Chance The Rapper (Photo credit: A.R. Shaw)

Hip-hop star Chance The Rapper revealed an act of heroism he previously had kept secret while reflecting on his most memorable moments of 2018.

The 25-year-old took to social media and opened up about saving a man’s life by pulling him from a burning car.

He revealed: “Ay so I never told this to the world but my friends can
merch. I saved a person by myself on Easter Sunday this year omw to
church.

“Basically I was driving to church dolo, about to go south on
lakeshore [drive] and another car drives into the wall in front of me
goin like 90 mph comin off the exit.

“I was the only person out there when it first happened and his car
was on fire so I had to break his window take off his seatbelt let his
seat back and pull a whole grown man out the car unconscious. (sic)”

Initially, Chance — whose real name is Chancelor Jonathan Bennett —
admitted he wondered if he was getting pranked by reality show
“Punk’d” before quickly accepting it wasn’t a stunt.

He added: “I was only by myself at first, then two other men helped me
pull folks out the front after I got the doors open. But def was
getting that ‘am I getting punk’d’ at first. (sic)”

While the story never broke at the time, Chance has revealed all now —
and took to Twitter to confirm that the man survived the crash.

He wrote: “A kid DM’d me saying it was his uncle and that he lived!! (sic)”



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