September 10, 2018

Hip Hop Cares! 12 Times Your Favorite Rapper Gave Back

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Hip Hop Cares! 12 Times Your Favorite Rapper Gave Back
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From Chance The Rapper, to Lebron James, to Nicki Minaj, these celebs, and others, certainly know the value of placing some of their hard earned dollars back into the communities that helped to build them. Celebrity donations do not always come in the form of donating the funds straight to a foundation, sometimes it could be Travis Scott sending you $1,000 for following a simple social media request, or Nicki Minaj simply paying your tuition. Either way, everyone loves free money! Here are eleven artists who have invested their money into fans and/or foundations.


1. Chance The Rapper


Chance is from Chicago and very passionate about the city, so it’s no surprise at all that his youth empowerment group SocialWorks teamed up with Lyft to help raise donations for Chicago Public Schools. The donations will be accepted through Lyft’s Round Up program, which allows Lyft riders to donate through the ride-sharing app. Lyft is also matching ALL donations through the month of September, so take a Lyft and donate when you can!


According to HipHopDx, the news of the collaboration between SocialWorks and Lyft came over a year after Chance donated $2.2 million to Chicago Public Schools.



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During 6LACK’s interview with Joe Budden he thoroughly spoke about his struggles as a new artist and discussed his struggles while signed to Flo-Rida. He mentioned how there were many days where he didn’t even have money to buy himself food. His past experience while on the come up are ultimately what led him donating to the “Music Cares Foundation.” Just a week before his new album is set to debut, 6LACK donated 10K to help other upcoming artist who may be facing the same struggles.


3. Slim Thug

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