Houston rapper Trae Tha Truth is widely respected for his charity efforts and his annual Trae Day initiative, having received the key to the city earlier this summer from Mayor Sylvester Turner. With Hurricane Harvey crippling Houston and the surrounding areas this week, Trae has gone to work, marshaling boats to help those stranded in the flooding to evacuate safely and providing supplies for the homeless and displaced. In an effort to further help the city, Trae has launched a GoFundMe campaign to raise money to put directly back into relief efforts. With a stated goal of $250,000, the campaign has already raised over $50,000, with the money going to Trae’s Angels By Nature nonprofit organization. Celebrities such as Snoop Dogg, Mike Epps, and T.I. have supported the campaign thus far, and you can donate too by clicking here.
Earlier this summer, Trae released his ninth solo studio album, Tha Truth Pt. 3, a detailed portrait of the man behind the mic. An epic 18-track effort packed with street wisdom and rich storytelling, Tha Truth Pt. 3 is the second full-length this year from Trae, following Tapped In, a collaborative album with gritty Sacramento rapper Mozzy. Premiered by XXL, Tha Truth Pt. 3 follows 2016’s Tha Truth 2, the third installment of the H-Town hitman’s album series. Featuring appearances from Young Thug, Post Malone, D.R.A.M., T.I., Wyclef Jean, Maxo Kream, Skippa Da Flippa, Sy Ari Da Kid, Ra Ra, Kim, Ink, and the entire all-star cast of “I’m On 3.0,” Tha Truth Pt. 3 is one of the event rap albums of the summer.
Donate to Trae’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund: https://www.gofundme.com/traethatruthweareonehurricaneharvey