Chance the Rapper is displaying his love for Michelle Obama on his new album “The Big Day.”
In the music “We Go High,” Chance invokes his fellow Chicagoan’s most well-known phrases:
“And we go high/They go low and we go higher, higher,” sings the raspy-voiced 26-year-old.
The phrases “When they go low, we go extreme,“ spoken by the former First Lady at the 2016 Democratic National Convention, went viral amongst Democrats all through the last presidential election.
Chance’s love for the “Becoming” creator is well-known. In 2017, he launched a line of garments known as #ThankYouObama after the administration left the office.
She’s not the sole shock woman to be featured on the album, launched Friday.
In “Ballin Flossin,” he samples Brandy’s 1994 hit “I Wanna Be Down” with singer Shawn Mendes.
On “I Got You (Always and Forever),” veteran R&B group En Vogue opens the observe.
The last music on the album, a collab with Nicki Minaj, is known as “Zanies and Fools” — a reference to the music “Impossible” from Roger and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella,” which pops up all by way of the observe.
Other standout choices on “The Big Day” embody longtime Chance collaborator Francis and the Lights (“The Big Day”), John Legend (“All Day Long”), Benjamin Gibbard from Death Cab for Cutie (“Do You Remember”), Megan Thee Stallion (“Handsome”) and Gucci Mane (“Big Fish).