Rhymefest Buys Kanye West’s Childhood Home to Convert Into Donda’s House
Finally, some good Kanye West-related news. Rhymefest recently announced he has purchased West's childhood home on the south side of Chicago and will convert the abode into a hub for 'Ye's Donda's House program.
Rhyme made the announcement on Instagram earlier today (Nov. 25). "I'm excited to announce the purchase of Kanye's childhood home as a community Arts incubator," he started. "It will be the first of our Nationwide Lite-Houses. A state of the art recording studio, a curriculum space for @dondashouse and southside music museam. We want to show bright spots in communities thatve been divested from, we know more Lights exist here, they just need to be activated."
Rhymefest is the creative director of the Donda's House program which was launched in dedication of West's late mother as a way to provide premium arts instruction to the youth of the Windy City.
Fest continues his mission to save the youth of Chicago. Last month, he hosted a vigil against gun violence and also announced the objectives of his Truth and Reconciliation series. “What we are going to do is a citywide therapy session,” he said. “We are going to de-stigmatize. We want police, we want young people, we want the seniors, we want the teachers. And what we want to do is de-stigmatize coping techniques of just being a Chicagoan. Regardless of violence, just being a Chicagoan where many of us are over taxed and underemployed.”
You can donate to Donda's House by visiting their pledge page.
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