The G.O.O.D Music president helped get 2,000 cases of water to the city on two semi-trucks to assistant with Flint residents being affected by the water crisis.
Big Sean has consistently been dedicated to both properly and proudly repping his hometown of Detroit and giving back to the Motor City. He’s done this with everything from consistent song shoutouts and naming a mixtape Detroit to building a studio at his high school alma mater and founding the Sean Anderson Foundation. But now he’s taking that commitment to Detroit’s neighbor.
This past week activist, rapper, entrepreneur, Killer Mike appeared on HBO’s Bill Maher talk show and proceeded to provide truth to power of the origins of the Hip Hop culture as well as the truth behind violence in America.. All in less than 5 minutes. This is why the people say #KillerMikeForPresident!
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…'” His goal was to let everyone know that Hip Hop is worldwide, and with this collaboration he has done just that.
On July 22nd, 2014, Grand Hustle recording artist and Houston’s own Trae Da Truth presented “Trae Day”. Now in its 6th year, the annual free family block party, back to school preparation event and concert took place at NRG Park, in Houston, TX. Jam packed from the start with young people, kids and parents alike, the event drew record numbers as Trae Day grows in popularity every year. This year Trae brought along many of his label mates and Hip Hop counterparts including T.I., B.o.B., T-Pain and artists from Trae’s ABN imprint. Trae also received a proclamation from the city of Houston for his give back efforts and dedication to the community. Check out some of the pictures from the event below. Hip Hop Gives Back salutes Trae Da Truth and all those who participated in making 2014’s Trae Day a memorable and rewarding one.
This Saturday, December 21st the H.Y.P.E. (http://www.letsgethype.com) and the Tupac Amaru Center present the Get HYPE Holiday showcase. The showcase features spoken word artists, rap cyphers, monologues and more! The showcase will be raising funds for the Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation.
Saturday 6PM – 6PM
5616 Memorial Drive Stone Mountain, GA 30083
He launched an annual “Dreamchaser’s Thanksgiving” event to feed the community.
DJ Knotts unites with Big Rec of Real Hip Hop Is Back to provide Thanksgiving dinner for a family of 12.
The rapper hosts #2CansFor2Chainz at Ypsilanti’s Puffer Red’s.
LudaDay Weekend returns to the A for the eighth year with a weekend full of parties, promos and thankfully philanthropy! Luda donated $20,000 to his alma mater during a pep rally at Banneker High School and specifically the ‘Live Real Change’ (www.liverealchange.com) initiative and their non-for-profit partner, Adopt-A-Classroom. This donation will help provide the necessary resources for the classrooms, contributing to the education of the students. Ludacris will also continue to his work with Live Real Change as he has signed on to be apart of The Real Change Project Season 2. Through this philanthropic venture Luda aims to emphasize the importance of education to achieve your dreams.
For more information on Live Real Change and Ludacris’ involvement visit: http://liverealchange.com/you-determine-your-destiny/