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Chance the Rapper is curating a Chicago festival for teens

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Chicago teens get to kick off the summer on a good note: Chance the Rapper is curating the first ever Teens in the Park music festival, which will be free for anyone ages 13 to 24. The event, which runs from 4:30-7:30 p.m. on June 24, will include performances from Dlow and Logan, and rapper Phenom will emcee.

Chance grew up in Chicago, and earned the city’s Outstanding Youth of the Year Award in 2014 for his “outstanding contributions to the youth of the state of Illinois.” Those contributions include campaigning to end violence in Chicago and, more recently, holding an open mic night at a local high school.

The rapper recently released Surfhis first studio album following mixtapes Acid Rap and #10Day. Surf collaborator Donnie Trumpet will also be one of the festival’s performers, Fader reports.

The festival will take place at Chicago’s Northerly Island, and tickets can be reserved here.

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