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Here is the story behind Chance The Rapper’s Black Star Line Festival in Ghana

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It was “life-saving,” Chance The Rapper described his first experience in Ghana. The Chicago rapper first came to Ghana in January 2022 in response to Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo’s call for the diaspora to return to the ‘motherland.’

Chance was met on arrival in Ghana by fellow Chicago rapper Vic Mensa, whose family is Ghanaian. The duo first met with their involvement in the Chicago collective SaveMoney, which featured acts like Vic and Chance alongside Joey Purp, Towkio, and others, according to Complex. The project was a collection of like-minded Chicago-based artists and individuals.

Not much later, The Rapper arrived in Ghana and went on a journey to trace his ancestry root. In the company of his friends, he made a trip to Adom Waterfall situated in a local community called Obosomase to enjoy Ghana’s luxurious scenery.

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