Dapper Dan Makes $5M Announcement On Behalf Of Gucci To Regain Black Community Support Sha Be Allah March 18, 2019 feature, Hip Hop Community News, Hip Hop Culture | Hip Hop Arts and Lifestyle, Hip Hop News | Trending Hip Hop Stories, Hip Hop Style News | Fashion Stories, News Exclusives If anyone can straighten this Gucci thing out, it’s Dapper Dan. Or can he? Quintessential urban designer Dapper Dan is really trying to help the iconic brand remain in the game after their overtly racist clothing design, which was a blackface sweater. Today, the Harlem fashion renaissance figure announced his launch of Gucci Changemakers, aimed at aiding up and coming urban clothiers break into mainstream fashion. The $5 million funds from Gucci is supposed to partner with other not-for-profit organizations around the country in cities like Miami, Atlanta, New York, Washington D.C., Houston, and L.A. to ensure its impact. View this post on Instagram #GucciChangemakers. Even more changes to come. #Harlem A post shared by Dapper Dan (@dapperdanharlem) on Mar 18, 2019 at 2:07pm PDT View this post on Instagram A post shared by Dapper Dan (@dapperdanharlem) on Mar 17, 2019 at 1:50pm PDT Others in the Hip-Hop community are not so sure about Gucci’s commitment to social change. Notables such as Mysonne, T.I. and Dame Dash has been unwavering in their Anti-Gucci” campaign.