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Aug262016

Chance the Rapper Says Daughter's Health Scare "Brought My Faith Back"

ABC/Fred LeeChance the Rapper's career is on fire, but there's one thing more important to him than success -- and that's his daughter, Kinsley.  

The artist recently spoke to GQ in a profile interview about the frightening condition Kinsley was born with, and how it gave the musician a new sense of faith during a time in his life when he was in danger of losing it completely.

"I think it was the baby that, you know, brought my faith back," Chance said.  

"My daughter, when she was still in utero, she had, they call it atrial flutters. It's kind of an irregular heartbeat. But when you're in utero, it's real hard to detect and also to treat. Sometimes you have to get a C-section so they can operate on the baby," he explained. 

"And it made my pray a whole lot, you know, and need a lot of angels and just see s*** in a very, like, direct way," Chance said.  "And...you know, God bless everything, it worked out well." 

Indeed it did -- Chance's latest mixtape album, Coloring Book, debuted to critical acclaim and rose to number eight on the Billboard 200 in June. He also met with President Obama in April to discuss the My Brother's Keeper Community Challenge initiative.  

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