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Chance the Rapper, New Edition to be honored at the BET Awards


Courtesy BETNew Edition will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award and Chance the Rapper will receive the Humanitarian Award at this year’s BET Awards.

According to Billboard, Chance’s honor is due to his donation of a million dollars to Chicago Public Schools.

As for New Edition, the “Candy Girl” hitmakers have been in the spotlight lately thanks to their top-rated three-part biographical miniseries, which was BET’s first scripted music program.

The 2017 BET Awards will air live on June 25 at 8 p.m. ET from L.A.  It’s hosted by Leslie Jones and will feature performances from Bruno Mars, Tamar Braxton, Migos, Trey Songz and Future.

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