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Chance the Rapper buys out Chicago theater for Get Out

Chance The Rapper helped to promote Jordan Peele's new horror Get Out by buying out all of Sunday's (26Feb17) screenings at a local theater in his native Chicago, Illinois.

The No Problem hitmaker has been raving about the comedian's directorial debut online, and he gave the release a big boost this weekend by inviting fans to view the movie on his dime.

"DID I NOT TELL YALL (sic) #GETOUT WAS INCREDIBLE!! BEST FILM ACROSS ANY GENRE IN AWHILE GO SEE IT TODAY!" Chance posted on Twitter. "I bought all the tickets to #GetOut at Chatham Theater on 87th Just pull up with ID and enjoy the movie (sic)."

He later added, "All day guys, come thru (sic)! Bring whoever, it's free I just want you to see it on 87th. There's a few more showings today! "It's already bussin (busy), I just left and might have to come back for a later showing!!"

Get Out, which has garnered a rare 100 per cent rating on film review website Rotten Tomatoes, debuted atop the nation's box office chart on Sunday with a $30.5 million gross.

The film features Girls star Allison Williams and British Skins actor Daniel Kaluuya as an interracial couple which makes a series of disturbing discoveries on a trip to meet the girl's parents, played by The West Wing's Bradley Whitford and Catherine Keener.