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NBA All-Star Game 2020: Chicago native Chance the Rapper to headline All-Star Game halftime show

On Friday, the NBA announced the halftime line-up for the 2020 NBA All-Star Weekend.

The show will be headlined by award-winning artist and Chicago native Chance the Rapper.

Chance the Rapper, born Chancelor Bennett, shared his excitement on the news as well:

Chance The Rapper is a three-time Grammy Award winner and a two-time BET Award winner. He most recently released a studio album entitled "The Big Day" in July 2019.

For halftime of the 2020 NBA Rising Stars Game, it will be Taylor Bennett, the younger brother of Chance the Rapper:

Bennett is a 23-year-old American rapper who has previously collaborated with his brother on a number of projects. 2018 Academy Award winner Common, who is also a native of Chicago, will perform during the player introductions at the 2020 NBA All-Star Game

The 69th NBA All-Star Game will be played in Chicago at the United Center on Sunday, Feb. 16 at 8 p.m. ET on TNT.

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