Chance The Rapper And Childish Gambino Make Time for the Most Influential People in the List
As well as Alicia Keys, Barry Jenkins, Jordan Peele, Ava DuVernay, John Legend and Donald Trump.
Time Magazine released its annual list of the 100 Most Influential People In The World Thursday (April 20). The list, as the Time, explains, is not a ranking of power or wealth, but only a ranking of influence, both good and bad. This year's list includes Donald Glover (aka Childish Gambino), and the Possibility of the Rapper, appearing alongside names such as Alicia Keys, Barry Jenkins, Jordan Peele, Ava DuVernay, John Legend, Donald Trump and Kim Jong un.
Chance The Rapper definitely has had a great year. For one, he was awarded with three Grammy Awards, including Best New Artist, without selling a single song. That is the first time in the award's history. Then, he made more headlines for the donation of $1 million dollars to the Chicago Public Schools, which are currently facing a budget crisis. Chance has reacted to his place on the list on Twitter.
Beyond the honor of being one of the #Time100 most influential people. Even more crazy that my hero @common wrote my story!
— Lil Chano 79 (@chancetherapper) April 20, 2017
His writing was provided by fellow Chi-town rapper Common, who described how he, unknowingly, motivated Opportunity as a child. As he himself explains, his grandmother asked if he could call his friend of his grandson, who wanted to become a rapper. He called and left a message for the young people the Opportunity, that described Common as a hero.
Donald Glover, whose writing was provided by his employer Tina Fey, has also had a great run as of late. At the top of his Golden Globe win for his series network of Atlanta, he took a new musical direction with their third album solo, Awaken, My Love!. He also has a large number of upcoming film roles, including playing Lando Calrissian in the 2018 untitled Han Solo of the film and the sound of Simba in an upcoming re-boot of The Lion King.
As Tina wrote, "Now, Donald is serving the best case scenario-millennial reality. He embodies his generation of the belief