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Chance the Rapper 'extends a special prayer' to Kanye West after hospitalization

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Chance the Rapper offered well wishes to Kanye West on Tuesday, following the news West had been hospitalized Monday afternoon after canceling the remainder of his Saint Pablo Tour.

“I want to extend a special prayer to my big brother Kanye West,” Chance said during an interview and performance on BBC Radio 1Xtra. “I know there’s a lot of weird folks out there but you already know that I’m a hundred grand. I want to just extend this prayer and this love from all the way in Britain. We might come home early to see this. Happy Thanksgiving.”

West’s tour cancellation and subsequent hospitalization followed an erratic week where he said he “would have voted for Trump” and criticized Beyoncé, Jay Z, and Hillary Clinton at two separate concerts.

Chance has a well-documented relationship with his fellow Chicagoan West. The rising MC co-wrote multiple songs on West’s 2016 album The Life of Pablo, and West returned the favor with a guest spot on “All We Got,” the opening track of Chance’s latest album, Coloring Book. West also performed a surprise set at Magnificent Coloring Day, the music festival Chance threw in Chicago this September.

Another of West’s prominent acolytes, Kid Cudi, thanked the MC Monday. Cudi entered rehab in October to treat depression and suicidal urges.

Hear Chance’s full BBC appearance here.