Chance The Rapper Praise Beyonce In Dillard University Commencement Speech

May 14, 2018

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In the speech, Chance talked about persevering in the face of adversity and cited Beyonce as an inspiration both he and the audience can look too.

He said, “You have to push forward and surpass their greatness in order to pay homage to their struggle,” noting the importance of grounding one’s work in historical links to the past.

Chance also received an honorary doctorate from the university. 

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