Chancelor Bennet, born and raised in Chicago decided to address the issue of budget cutting to school funding on Monday. Known to his fans as chance the rapper, Chance announced on March 6th that he would be donating $1 million dollars to the Chicago Public School system.

Chance stated in a news conference at Westcott Elementary School on the South Side of Chicago, "Today, I am proud to announce that I am donating one million to CPS to support arts and enriching programming."

Michelle Obama tweets about donation

Chance announced this donation right after he Tweeted a few days prior that he will be meeting with the Chicago governor that Wednesday.

Since his donation, Michelle Obama has even tweeted out to Chance, thanking him for his support and donations. Many other celebrities and fans have reached out to Chance on social media to thank him for his donations. See Michelle Obama's Tweet below to Chance...

Chance will also be donating to Social Works

Chance also announced his call to action that on top of the one million dollar donation, he announced that for every $100,000 raised, Social Works, a nonprofit organization would donate $10,000, starting with Westcott Elementary School.

The giving, Chance the Rapper, stated, "While I am frustrated and disappointed in the governor's inaction, that will not stop me from continuing to do all I can to support Chicago's most valuable resource: it's children," in a statement to the press.

Interestingly, Chance the Rapper is most notably known for not only his great music contributions but also, the way in which he earned his money in this music industry.

This twenty-three year old rapper has been largely successful with his music even after he refused to sign a record deal.

His latest album "Coloring Deal" was the first streaming only album to chart on Billboard's ranking. On top of that, this year at the Grammys 2017, Chance won Best Rap Album, Best Rap Performance and Best New Album and a few of his songs were nominated for Best New Songs and Best Rap Collaboration.