Gunna Gets His Own Day in Chicago
Gunna continues to rake in the accolades. On Saturday (Aug. 3), the College Park, Ga. rapper announced he'd been honored with his own day in Chicago.
Fresh off being inducted into the 2019 XXL Freshman Class, the "Drip Too Hard" rapper shared his latest bit of good news via his Instagram Story. The photo shows the typed decry, which was granted on behalf of the Community Schools Initiative.
"On Sat. Aug. 3, 2019, Chicago Illinois South Shore International College Preparatory High School would like to proclaim today Gunna Day!" the letter reads. "In tribute to your first ballot hall of fame music career on and off the stage and your wonderful work providing billions of youth around the world to have the audacity to hope against all odds."
The YSL rapper wrote "Thank you Chicago" over the image.
Gunna's career is looking up, as he was recently one of the 11 artists added to XXL Freshman lore.
“If you make it here, it’s like you going on the right path,” he said of his selection. “So you know to just take this and run with it, you know what I'm sayin? This gon' go down in history. So it means a lot to me... The [XXL Freshman] list is big to me. I feel like it is like a stamp for artists on their grind, coming up. It’s like, a clarification to me."
Check out Gunna's latest honor below.
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