'I fully support you' Chance the Rapper encourages Chicago teachers during 'Saturday Night Live'

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago native Chance the Rapper returned to Saturday Night Live this weekend, this time as host as well as musical guest.

During his opening monologue, wearing a red, Chicago Teachers Union sweatshirt, the rapper sent messages of support to the striking teachers.

"To the teachers in Chicago, I know you guys are on strike right now, I just want you to know I fully support you," the rapper said.

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He also created some very funny raps about the city's nickname. Watch the video above to see more.

Chance first hosted the late-night comedy show back in 2017.
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