On Monday, Chance the Rapper posted a cryptic tweet saying "I'm thinking maybe I should."
Im thinkin maybe I should— Chance The Rapper (@chancetherapper) October 15, 2018
A few hours later, the rap star announced he's holding a news conference at Chicago City Hall Tuesday morning regarding next year's mayoral election, prompting speculation that he might make a run.
However, a source tells ABC7 that Chicago mayoral candidate Amara Enyia is telling friends that the rap star will endorse her at City Hall.
Big chance for Chicago mayoral candidate @AmaraEnyia to make a splash. A source says she’s telling friends that @chancetherapper will endorse her tomorrow at city hall. @ABC7Chicago pic.twitter.com/rFXjj7uzJl— Craig Wall ABC 7 (@craigrwall) October 16, 2018
Chance the Rapper been openly critical about current mayor Rahm Emanuel. In 2017, some fans even created a website calling on Chance to run for mayor.