Chance the Rapper livestreams traffic stop on Instagram

Chance the Rapper livestreams traffic stop on Instagram”

On Sunday, Chance the Rapper streamed Chicago police via Instagram - telling viewers he was doing it in case the stop went "sideways".

The Chicago Sun-Times reports that almost 7 million of the Grammy Award-winner's Instagram followers watched.

Chance was riding with longtime girlfriend Kirsten Corley and their daughter Kensli when Corley was pulled over. He wanted to stream the incident "in case it gets out of hand" At some point, he notes that he has his daughter in the auto stating, the viewers can "help me out if it goes sideways". Should be good though. "Should be straight. I have great faith in humanity and the men and women that put on the badge, but can't be too careful". Chance and Corley's daughter was also in the vehicle at the time of the stop. "As a system, policing is racist and oppressive".

"I'm in Chicago. You know how they like to do motherf*****s out here", Chance said.

Chance The Rapper has always been vocal about social issues, and police brutality has been one of them. Chano pulls out his phone to begin an Instagram Live feed, with fans watching everything go down as it happens. "It's disproportionately racist and oppressive". So, you know, I'm with my baby, I ain't got no burner in the auto, no drugs in the vehicle.

When Corley is let off with a warning Chance tells the camera, "See, I knew he was a good dude". Corley was pulled over for a moving violation and given a warning, the paper reports. During performances on "Saturday Night Live" in December 2015 and February 2016, Chance name-dropped Chicage Police officer Jason Van Dyke, who is charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald in 2014.

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