Dillard Notables of 2018: #3 Chance (I mean, he has to be 3, right?)
We had lots of fun with this. It started with the announcement on April 5th.
This was a big deal, so we had lots of media coverage.
It was his first commencement address. He kept reminding me that he spent a lot of time on the speech, including the night before. And you could tell over the course of the speech that he really had put a lot of thought into it. You can watch the speech below.
Chance the Rapper: Dillard University
Grammy-award winning artist Chance the Rapper delivered the Dillard University commencement address on May 12, 2018.
And there was more press.
The speech even sparked a thoughtful debate on The View:
The speech was very well received, and he made the top commencement address lists by the likes of USA Today, Time, The Nation, Washington Post, Black Enterprise, PBS and NBC Nightly News.
Here Is the Best Advice From 2018 Commencement Speakers
Read some of the of advice from 2018 commencement speakers, including Oprah Winfrey, Chance the Rapper, Jeff Flake and…
Class of 2018, doing the right thing is your job
Graduation speakers from President Trump to Chance the Rapper advise graduates how to commence. Nikki Haley, U.S…
Commencement 2018: Our Annual Salute to This Year's Graduating Class
NBC Nightly News takes a look at some of the best moments from this year's commencement ceremonies across the country.
11 of the best pieces of advice for the Class of 2018
The class of 2018 got its fair share of advice from politicians, actors and industry leaders at graduations around the…
I was very impressed with Chance, and continue to be inspired by his philanthropy and activism. His recent decision to spend more time understanding his faith continues to show those who had doubts that he was worthy of this honor.