Chet Haze on Rap Career: I'm My Own Person

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Give Chet Haze credit. The 21-year old college student is trying to break into show business on his own, distancing himself from a father who has won two Academy Awards and is generally considered one of the greatest actors in history.

Indeed, the Northwestern theater major's real name is Chet Hanks. He's the son of Tom Hanks.

Chet has garnered buzz this week for the release of "White and Purple," an ode to partying that's a remix of Khalifa's "Black and Yellow." Listen to the single now:

Despite lyrics that include "White kicks/Purple kush/This is college/Hittin' blunts after hittin' books," the sophomore says: "I don't think it's something that should cause anybody to be angry or offend anyone."

And as for this famous father? Chet says he's proud of his last name, but "I'm not my dad. I am my own person."

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