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Chance the Rapper Will Work the Grill at Nando’s in Chicago Next Week

He’s a well-known wing enthusiast

Chance photo: Timothy Hiatt/Getty. Nando’s photo: Facebook/Nando’s

Like many of his fellow hip-hop megastar colleagues, Chance the Rapper is a fan of piri-piri chicken chain Nando’s. He’s also a big philanthropist and all-around hometown hero in his native Chicago. So it makes sense, then, that the top-charting artist will be manning the grills at a new Chicago location of Nando’s next Tuesday, and the chain will be donating all the proceeds from September 5 through September 7 to Chance’s non-profit organization SocialWorks, which helps support local arts programs. Chance announced the Nando’s grill-up today on Twitter:

Nando’s USA VP Sepanta Bagherpour tells DNAinfo: “We can’t think of a better ambassador to help Nando’s celebrate the Grand Opening of our flagship Chicago location, and to help support public education in a city we love.”

Chance’s love of wings is not limited to Nando’s, though: For his 24th birthday this year, Chance got a cake shaped like an impressive take-out order from Chicago institution Harold’s Chicken Shack, and he also brought Katie Couric to that restaurant for some wings earlier this year.

Chance The Rapper To Grill Nando's Chicken For Chicago Public Schools [DNAinfo]
Previously: Chance the Rapper’s Chicken Wing Birthday Cake Is Marvelous [E]