Chance the Rapper almost snagged the lead role in “The Lion King.” The rapper revealed to Access that he auditioned for the role as Simba for the new live-action movie, but his close pal, Donald Glover, ended up getting the coveted role. However, Chance wasn’t completely out of luck! The artist also dished to Access that he was appointed a “nostalgia consultant” and thanks to Glover he got a tiny role in the film as “bush baby.” Chance dished out the details of his audition at a Hollywood hotel reading for the character and why he’s so obsessed with the 1994 Disney classic.

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