For the last couple of years, Chance the Rapper has been of the busiest artists in the game. But for the time being, it seems as though Chicago’s beloved son will be unavailable for the time being. Chance announced on Instagram that he’s going on “sabbatical,” so he can get closer to God.

Over the weekend, Chance posted a video on Instagram of him holding his newborn nephew informed his fans that he’ll be leaving the country for a few days learn more of what the good book says. He explained, “I’m going away to learn the Word of God which I am admittedly very unfamiliar with. I’ve been brought up by my family to know Christ but I haven’t taken it upon myself to really just take a couple days and read my bible. we all quote scripture and tell each other what God likes and doesn’t like but how much time do we spend as followers of Jesus to really just read and KNOW his Word.”

 

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I’m on a plane headed out the country on my first sabbatical. I’m going away to learn the Word of God which I am admittedly very unfamiliar with. I’ve been brought up by my family to know Christ but I haven’t taken it upon myself to really just take a couple days and read my bible. we all quote scripture and tell each other what God likes and doesn’t like but how much time do we spend as followers of Jesus to really just read and KNOW his Word. I’m definitely guilty of not devoting time to it. So I’m off to read and learn because the next generation of Bennett is here and I need to be able to give my nephew Charlie Matthew the knowledge and tools to FUCK YALL UP. Lol but seriously he’s the first boy of the next line and he needs his uncle to be educated. So dont bother me, ill be back soon enough, with five or more books from bible read. Oh yeah and cigarette free 🙏🏾🎄🚭

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Additionally, he plans to give up smoking weed as well. Although he was not clear on when the sabbatical will end, according to his itinerary, he is scheduled to be in his hometown on December 20th.