Chance The Rapper Says Beychella Was "Better Than Any Performance Of Michael Jackson Has Made"
"We have to erase the fear and stigma behind overshadow our heroes".
New Orleans, LA – Chance The Rapper solidified his lifetime membership in the Beyhive during her commencement address at Dillard University. Speaking to the graduates of the university, on Saturday (May 12), Lil Chano stated that Beyoncé's critically acclaimed set at Coachella 2018 had surpassed all of Michael Jackson's legendary artists.
"Beyoncé's performance was better than any performance of Michael Jackson's never did," he said, acknowledging that some people will not like your opinion. "That woman, better than Mike. Black woman, better than Mike. I said it! I understand that it is annoying for some people here, probably ... We have to erase the fear and stigma behind overshadow our heroes".
Before he made the bold statement, the Coincidence gave an account of her adoration for Jackson. He then spoke with enthusiasm about the Coachella performance.
"Generations of little black children have been mesmerized before the TV screen or on YouTube, seeing as Mike seemed to do the impossible. One of those little children of color get to be someone particularly amazing," he said. "She was going to do something more than copy Mike. That would surpass him. And now, I'm going to tell you about the greatest performance by the greatest artist of all time, and it was not Mike."
He continued, "Beyoncé ... in real time, in a single blow, she eclipsed every Grammy performance, every Super Bowl halftime show, every talent show. "Literally any performance from the beginning of time, in contrast, became outdated and obsolete. This was Coachella."
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"I realized that we all have a responsibility greater than that of the people who came before us," he said. "We have a responsibility that is not as good as them or live up to his example, but to overcome, even when it seems scary. We have to overcome t