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News & Notes: Chance the Rapper cancels performance at Yale’s Spring Fling

Chancelor Bennett, more commonly known as Chance The Rapper, has canceled his performance for Yale University’s Spring Fling on Saturday.

Chance was expected to perform at the event with electronic-dance DJ Diplo and pop artist Betty Who.

According to a letter posted on his Twitter account by his manager Patrick Corcoran, Chance fell ill Friday night following his performance at the Brooklyn Bowl in Las Vegas. On Sunday morning, he was hospitalized at Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital with a high fever and difficulty speaking.

Chance is currently recovering at his home.

The announcement that he would not be able to perform at Yale occurred the same day he announced that he would not recover in time for his second set of the closing night at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. According to the Yale Daily News, the organizers of Spring Fling are in the process of finding another performer.

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