Tekashi 6ix9ine (actual name Daniel Hernandez) tried to do a kindness by contributing $200,000 to the charitable No Kid Hungry. According to TMZ, the cash originated from brand-new merch and also the $2 million he gained off his record-breaking return video clip for “GOOBA.”
6ix9ine made the news through Instagram on Tuesday (May 12), composing, “During this pandemic I recognize we have registered nurses and also frontline Hero’s that run the risk of there life daily to conserve others. But always remember the kids & family members that rely on OUR PUBLIC colleges for everyday dishes and also nourishments to maintain our future leaders expanding to their finest capacity.
“To every influencer out there REMEMBER if you are blessed GOD gave you that blessing not just for YOU but also TO HELP OTHERS. GOD FIRST.”
But obviously, No Kid Hungry isn’t that hopeless for funds.
No Kid Hungry’s supervisor of calculated interactions Laura Washburn informs HipHopDX the Share Our Strength program is decreasing 6ix9ine’s contribution.
“We are grateful for Mr. Hernandez’s generous offer to donate to No Kid Hungry but we have informed his representatives that we have declined this donation,” Washburn stated in e-mail declaration. “As a child-focused campaign, it is our policy to decline funding from donors whose activities do not align with our mission and values.”
The coronavirus pandemic has actually made the demand for food contributions much more alarming. As mentioned on the No Kid Hungry web site, “1 in 4 kids could face hunger” as a result of COVID-19.
6ix9ine was released from prison last month after being given a caring launch because of coronavirus worries. The polarizing Brooklyn rap artist was arrested in November 2018 on racketeering fees coming from his participation in the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods gang.
While 6ix9ine’s contribution might have been denied, Hip Hop has actually tipped up throughout the pandemic with lots of musicians adding to their home town neighborhoods. Eminem recently donated “Mom’s Spaghetti” to neighborhood Detroit medical care employees, JAY-Z and also Rihanna’s structure donated $2 million in the direction of COVID-19 alleviation initiatives, Lil Durk handed out meals to frontline employees in Chicago, Killer Mike and also T.I. are dispersing 1,000 dishes weekly to family members in demand in the Atlanta location and also Diddy has hosted numerous online town-halls to review pushing problems throughout the pandemic.