Chance the Rapper's 'Come Back, Barack' Is the Best Slow Jam Ever

Rapper and Leslie Jones in SNL promo video

Chance The Rapper is gearing up for hosting Saturday Night Live tonight (November 18), so he swung through The Tonight Show to talk with Jimmy Fallon, esteemed SNL alum, about his return to the show and other things on his mind.

"In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I pledge to give $1 million to Chicago public schools", he said, calling to mind a pledge he made in September to donate $2 million to 20 Chicago public schools.

When Chance the Rapper was the musical guest last December, he and Kenan Thompson performed in the digital short music video, "Jingle Barack".

And it only got better from there. The digital short "Come Back, Barack" featured Chance, Kenan Thompson, and Chris Redd in '90s-style oversized suits for an R&B slow jam about the sorrows of life after Barack Obama's presidency.

"I'm in hell, dreaming about you and Michelle", the song continues.

"We didn't know just what we had", the chorus went.

It's nice to see that, despite this change in style and content, Chance can still have some fun and laugh at himself on a show like SNL. First, in his opening monologue, Chance explained that he wasn't there to promote any project-he was just trying to become the "Mariah Carey of Thanksgiving". A year ago, as SNL's musical guest, Chance the Rapper sang the Run-DMC parody "Jingle Barack" about President Obama's last Christmas in the White House.

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