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Joey Bada$$ Partners With Nonprofit to Donate $25K to the Homeless Youth of NYC

You may know Joey Bada$$ from the Hip Hop collective, Pro Era, and the many mixtapes produced by its members. However, he has added yet another title to his repertoire — philanthropist. According to The Root , the 25-year-old rapper and actor has teamed up with the New York City Fund for Public Schools and the Department of Education to support homeless youth in the city. “This is something that I’m passionate about,” he told The Root. “I have a huge vision for the future. I’m going to continue doing things like this. I want to always be giving back to kids like me who come from where I come from, just to increase their chances of getting to where they want to get to.” According to The City , one in ten New York City students lacked stable housing during the 2018-19 school year. Staggering numbers of homeless youth in the city of New York prompted Joey to use his platform and position to help aid in the solution to the crisis. “We started doing our research, and immediately got in...

May 21, 2020