For most, the pinnacle of success is having the ability to repay our parents for all of their sacrifices. Time and time again we hear musicians and athletes state that their ultimate goal is to buy their mother’s a house or retire their parents at an early age. Let’s take a look at how these megastars showed ultimate appreciation for the women they love.

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Fetty Wap took to Instagram and shared one of his biggest accomplishments since his rise to fame. At 23, the “Trap Queen” rapper purchased his first home and proudly gifted it to his mother, stating:

“23 years old and I bought my first house I no my mother gonna love it … cause it’s her’s.”

He also posted a video, giving his followers a tour of their new home.


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Hit-Boy made his mother’s dream come true, surprising her with the ultimate gift of a new house. Watch this emotional moment as a son finally achieves the one goal he’s been aiming for.



Tyrese pulled out all the stops on a special “Mother’s Day” episode of Oprah. Watch as he gifts his mother with a brand new house in this emotional clip.



Throughout his career, J.Cole has been transparent about his relationship with his mother and his desires to give back everything she has given him since childbirth. On his single “Apparently” from his 2014 Forest Hills Drive album, Cole shouts out his mother and her hard work in a heartfelt verse, stating:

..” And I need to treat you better/ Wish you could live forever/ So we could spend more time together/ (I love you mama)

The day finally came and Cole has since retired his mother, giving her the ultimate gift back for all of her sacrifices: freedom. Listen below as Cole shares what it felt like to change her life.

Speaking of giving back to mothers, J.Cole also turned his childhood home into a haven for single moms.

“My goal is to have that (2014 Forest Hills Drive) be a haven for families, every two years a new family will come in, they live rent-free.”

“The idea is that it’s a single mother with multiple kids and she’s coming from a place where all her kids is sharing a room,”he said. “I want her kids to feel how I felt when we got to the house.”


Before Kanye West became a megastar, he shared the ultimate success moment with his mother, Donda, by bringing her on stage to perform “Hey Mama.”