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Drake Announces $3 Million “Welcome Toronto” Program With The Raptors, Attends Press Conference [Video]

January 23, 2018 by Danny M

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Drake Announces $3 Million Welcome Toronto Program With The Toronto Raptors, Attends A Press Conference

On January 7th, Drake and the Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri made an appearance during a press conference at the Air Canada Centre to announce a new program titled “Welcome Toronto“.

The program, which is in partnership with with the Canadian NBA franchise, will play a big part in developing and helping young basketball players reach their potential in Toronto.

Drizzy and the Raptors have also donated $1 million to renovate and redecorate local basketball courts, as well as another $2 million to Canada Basketball.

You can watch a press conference to get more details on this program after the jump below! The Raptors will be hosting 6 “Welcome Toronto” games at home this season too, which will see them wear a black and gold OVO kit.

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Cory Gunz Speaks To The Youth At A “Stop The Violence” Event In New York [Video]

July 20, 2017 by Danny M

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Cory Gunz Speaks To The Youth At A Stop The Violence Event In New York

On July 12th, Cory Gunz was invited to speak to the youth at a “Stop The Violence” event for Baruch Center and Rutgers Community in New York.

The Young Money Gunna shared a clip of his motivational speech on Instagram with a caption that read:

“I Was Honored with the opportunity to speak to the youth at Baruch and Rutgers Community Centers as we came together to Stop The Violence. I was honored to speak to them. Shoutout to @2forthemoneypee for setting it up for me. There’s many more to come. #PromoteTheGiveBack #FactsOverOpinions #GreatlyAppreciated”

You can check out a 1-minute video of Cory speaking to the kids to try and end gang violence after the jump below!

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Drake Gives An Encouraging Speech To The Youth At The Nelson Mandela Foundation In Johannesburg [Video]

July 3, 2016 by Danny M

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Drake Gives An Encouraging Speech To The Youth At The Nelson Mandela Foundation In Johannesburg

Last week, Drake visited the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory in Johannesburg, South Africa to give a speech to the young kids in attendance.

Drizzy was welcomed by the South African Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development Jeff Radebe and was also presented with a Nelson Mandela Day t-shirt.

You can check out the 6 God‘s encouraging speech in a video after the jump below!

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Lil Chuckee Visits Northeast High School In Georgia [Pictures]

October 8, 2012 by Danny M

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Lil Chuckee Visiting Northeast High School In Georgia

Yesterday, I posted up a video of Lil Chuckee speaking to the students at Northeast High School in Macon, Georgia on September 24th, now here are some photos from his appearance. Chuckee visited the high school to motivate the youth and answer any questions they had for him.

Check out more pics after the jump below, courtesy of Smart Is The New Cool.

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Lil Chuckee Visits Northeast High School In Georgia To Speak With The Students [Video]

October 7, 2012 by Danny M

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On September 24th, Lil Chuckee paid a visit to Northeast High School in Macon, Georgia to speak to the youth and answer any questions they had for him. In the 10 minute clip above, Chuckee can be seen giving a speech to motivate the students about how young he is and how much he has already accomplished in his life.

The students also interviewed Lil Chuckee during the session and some of the questions they asked him were: How much money does he make in a year, how does he balance being on the road and his school work, what advice does he have for an upcoming artist, if he plans on attending college, what motivates him to keep working every day, if he has any other hobbies than rapping, what would he be doing if he wasn’t a rapper, and more! Check out Chuckee‘s answers to all of those questions in the video above.

Shouts to HHE

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Pictures: Tyga Visits Oakwood Collegiate Institute In Canada To Promote R.O.A.R.

September 20, 2011 by Danny M

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Pictures Of Tyga Visiting Oakwood Collegiate Institute In Canada

Tyga recently visited Oakwood Collegiate Institute in Toronto, Canada on September 19th to speak to the students about how vital education is. While on the F.A.M.E. tour with Chris Brown, T-Pain and Kelly Rowland, Tygaman is also promoting his R.O.A.R. (Reach Out And Represent) Youth Empowerment Campaign, which reaches out to the youth to address issues such as: violence, drug involvement, poor decision-making, poor self-esteem and damaging impacts of media. At the high school, T-Raw presented certificates and tickets to attend his F.A.M.E. show to the students who had a great attendance record and good behavior.

“I graduated high school, a lot of y’all will be graduating soon so it’s important to stay in school and follow your dreams,” Tyga said into the microphone. “I look up to people that are close to me with success from Wayne, Nicki to Drake. Growing up, I was a self-motivator. I didn’t like really have anybody to look up to like that. You have to be yourself. If being you falls into being different from everybody else, so be it.”

You can view more photos of Tyga visiting the school after the jump below, courtesy of Urbanology!

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Jason From SpotOnLi Interviews Shanell

September 14, 2011 by Danny M

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Jason From SpotOnLi Interviews Shanell

Jason Pollak from SpotOnLi recently interviewed Young Money’s princess, Shanell. They talk about SnL‘s youth, singing, dancing, Lil Wayne, directing the “Runnin’” music video off Wayne’s Rebirth album, Young Money Entertainment, her upcoming album, and more! You can read the full interview below:

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