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Kodak Black Donates Money, Gifts to Families For Christmas From Behind Bars

Kodak Black Says Tupac and Biggie are Legends Because They Died

Even a federal bid doesn’t stop Kodak Black from playing Santa Claus in his native Florida this year. According to a recent report from TMZ, South Florida rapper Kodak Black, whose real name is Dieuson Octave, is giving thousands of dollars to charities, individual families and even houses of worship in his hometown of Broward […]

Charlie Clips Cash Apps Homeless Lady, Doesn’t Want Her To Sleep On The Streets

Battle rappers sometimes get a bad rap. (pun intended) When many people think about them, they think about underground lyrical miracles cyphering around a trash can on a corner. They might even think about the caricatures that have been portrayed in former battle rapper Eminem motivated films such as 8 Mile or Bodied. Some people […]

Kanye West Sets Up YEEZY “Lemonade Stand” Pop-Up for Charity

Regardless of your opinions about him, be it political or personal, Kanye West will somehow find a way to remind us that his heart is usually in the right place. The latest example of that centers around his adidas YEEZY Boost 700 V2 “Geode” shoe that dropped today, and this particular version is being sold […]

James Harden Treats 70 Kids to Target Shopping Spree for the Christmas Holiday

Defending NBA MVP James Harden wanted to spread some holiday cheer to those less fortunate. According to TMZ Sports, Harden and his foundation took 70 children on a shopping spree Monday at a Target in Pearland, Texas. It’s unclear how much Harden spent on the endeavor, although TMZ reported the children received gift cards with a “couple […]

Hip-Hop Still Asks #BringBackOurGirls, Is The Demand Loud Enough?

Four years ago this weekend, 276 schoolgirls were abducted by an African Islamic-Terrorist group called Boko Haram in the middle of the night from their dormitories in the Borno State of Nigeria. This kidnapping prompting international outrage and the widely popular #BringBackOurGirls hashtag, a campaign shared by leading celebrities such as Michelle Obama and Ellen […]

Rihanna and French President Macron Join Forces For Education

Words by Comfort Nnana Kalu Rihanna wears many hats. Pop star, CEO of Fenty Beauty, and Style maven are just a few. However, the masses may not know her most important work as a humanitarian and ambassador for Global Partnerships for Education (GPE).  As the ambassador for GPE, her work has led her to travel […]

Meek Mill Donates $10K to Colin Kaepernick’s 10 for 10 Million Dollar Pledge

Meek Mill has proved that being locked behind bars won’t stop him from continuing his philanthropic efforts. On day nine of Colin Kaepernick’s 10 for 10 Million Dollar Pledge, the Philly rapper matched Kaepernick’s $10,000 donation, donating $10,000 to Philadelphia’s Youth Service Inc. A combined $20,000, the generous gift to Youth Service Inc., whose focus is, “strengthening families, helping […]

Google Donates $1.5M to Chance The Rapper’s Non-profit Organization

Google Donates $1.5M to Chance The Rapper’s Non-profit Organization

Chance the Rapper continues to take his philanthropy efforts to new levels. On Wednesday, he announced that Google funded coding classes for 20 schools in his hometown of Chicago. Today @Google funded coding classes for 20 schools on the south and west sides. God bless everyone involved. Thank you. — Chance The Rapper (@chancetherapper) December 6, […]

Eagles’ Chris Long Playing For Free, Season Salary Donated To Charity

Words by Jason Cordner Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long, who already pledged six game checks to fund scholarships in his hometown of Charlottesville, Virginia, announced today that he’s giving away his final 10 game checks this year to four organizations “whose missions focus on making education easily accessible to undeserved youth while also providing students […]

Chicago Bulls Host Star Studded 29th Annual Charity Gala

Presented by BMO Harris Bank, the Chicago Bulls hosted the 29th Annual “An Evening with the Chicago Bulls” Charity Gala on Saturday, October 14. The beautiful Havana Nights-themed evening, hosted by Emmy Award winning personality Val Warner of ABC’s “Windy City LIVE,” included a cocktail reception followed by dinner, a silent auction, and entertainment as the 2017-2018 Bulls […]

Offset Honors His Grandma by Donating $500,000 to Cancer Research

Offset donated $500,000 to the American Cancer Society. His generous donation was motivated by the loss of his grandmother who lost a life battle to cancer, and was one of his coaches the rapper explained. It was really tough losing my grandma to cancer and one of the hardest things I have dealt with in […]

Common Donates $10,000 to Arts School in Harlem

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Rapper Common most recently displayed his generosity after donating $10,000 to Harlem’s Renaissance School of the Arts in partnership with AdoptAClassroom.org. The money will be aid the institution in purchasing more art supplies and science instruments. “I always felt like one of my biggest duties and purposes is to hit the youth with something that’s […]

Dave Chapelle Donates $50,000 to Flint Water Crisis

During a charity show in Flint Michigan, comedian Dave Chapelle announced that he’d be donating $50,000 to the Community Foundation of Greater Flint in an effort to support and help end the growing water crisis in the area. The money will specifically go toward children who have been exposed to the lead-ridden water of Flint, […]

Oprah Donates $1 Million To Women’s Organization

Oprah Winfrey has surprised the women of N Street Village, a charity in Washington, D.C., with a $1 million donation. N Street Village is an organization devoted to helping homeless and low-income women regain their lives by providing housing, employment opportunities, and support for those suffering from drug addiction and other health issues. The organization is […]

Kanye West To Lend His Talents To New Album Dedicated To Fighting Poverty

Looks like Kanye West is going to be putting his debt-related struggle tweets behind him and refocus on fighting the bigger fight against global poverty. As reported, ‘Ye will lend his musical genius, along with Ellie Goulding, to record songs from lyrics submitted by fans on a new collaborative and interactive theme album. The album […]