Author Archives: Jasmine Reshard

YG’s 4Hundred Waze Foundation’s Back-to-School Event

YG’s non-profit organization, 4Hundred Waze Foundation kicked off last school year with giving, at a back-to-school event held in the city of Gardena.

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Nas to Sponsor Technology Scholarships for African Americans and Latinos

New York’s General Assembly is seeking to increase diversity in the technology field and with the help of Hip Hop legend, Nas and a few other corporations, soon they will be able to make that happen. Nas will join Google, [….]

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Jalen Rose’s Academy Celebrates First Graduating Class

Sport’s analyst and Former NBA Star Jalen Rose’s charter school, Jalen Rose Leadership Academy (JRLA), held it’s inaugural graduation ceremony this year in Detroit, Michigan. Jalen Rose founded the academy in 2011 and still works very hard to provide private [….]

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Big Sean Opens Recording Studio At Old High School

Detroit Hip-Hop artist, Big Sean and his Sean Anderson foundation partnered with Adidas on something other than shoes in June 2015. He used his Adidas partnership to fulfill a promise to students at his alma mater, Cass Technical High School, in [….]

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Jeezy Hosts Neighborhood Clean Up in Atlanta

On July 25, 2015, Hip Hop artist, Jeezy partnered up with Young Generation Movement and their #PantsUpGunsDown movement, by leading a neighborhood clean up in Atlanta’s District 4. 

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Waka Flocka Cancels Upcoming Show At University Of Oklahoma

On March 9, 2015 rapper Waka Flocka Flame canceled his upcoming performance next month at the University of Oklahoma, because of a video that was released showing the school’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity (SAE) singing a racist chant. SAE members [….]

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Snoop Dogg, Jhene Aiko, and Others Join “#ImUnloading” Campaign

On March 10, 2015 Hip Hop DX reported that an Anti-Gun Violence PSA was released that featured celebrities like Snoop Dogg, singer Jhene Aiko, NBA player Matt Barnes, NFL player Bobby Wagner, singer Aloe Blacc, and many others. Unload Your [….]

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Big Sean Teams Up With Donda’s House for Behind The Mic in Chicago

On January 10, 2015 Big Sean’s Sean Anderson Foundation teamed up with nonprofit Donda’s House in Chicago at Chicago Cultural Center for an event called Behind The Mic with Big Sean. The event was hosted by Kevin Coval from Young [….]

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Common’s ‘Glory’ Fundraiser

Hip Hop artist/actor Common is having an “Evening of GLORY’ fundraiser which will benefit the students of his Common Ground Foundation.

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San E and KRS-One Show Us That Hip Hop Is For The World

On March 3, 2015, Korean hip hop artist, San E released a music video for “#HIPHOPISHIPHOP.” The song and music video features an international rap collective called Hip Hop For The World. San E told Billboard, “‘#HIPHOPISHIPHOP’ is my high school dream…’” [….]

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