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Did this hip-hop story get love from mainstream media?

Submitted by on July 23, 2007 – 10:02 am7 Comments


No it didn’t, of course – because it’s a positive one.

According to Allhiphop.com, David Banner sent 80 children from the Stewpot Neighborhood Children’s program in Jackson, Mississippi on an all expense paid trip to Six Flags in Georgia last Friday.

Banner provided a bus, food, t-shirts and admission to the park on the annual excursion, which he’s been sponsoring since 2005, with the intention of exposing the youth to different environments.

Hip-hop gets the blame for so much in society, so why doesn’t it get credit when it’s due?

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  • FLY MIKE says:

    Anything america doesnt understand they sterotype and then when there is some good in something they will turn their heads like nothing happened Hiphop is storytellers that tell a story that not all want to hear cuz its tha truth whether its bad or good. True hiphop heads know there are artists doing good all tha time even if CNN doesnt publize it!!! HipHop it here to stay people LONG LIVE HIPHOP!!!!!!!!!!

  • kwaping says:

    I’ve always liked his music, now I like him as a person as well.

  • RSX says:

    ya, David Banner donated tons during Katrina, he’s a good guy. and 9mm was my song!

  • Much Love to David Banner! Def a good guy but lol @ the statement above

    ‘hes a good guy. loved that 9mm son’

  • seeingtruthwitur3rdeye says:

    banner sending children to an “amusement” park! wtf!

    why don’t he try using some of those benjis to buy them books so they can get some knowledge or build a f-ing school or something!

    more entertainment and amusement…sure that’s what they need!


  • Luvsquad Clothing says:

    Its true, why dont they give full props to hip-hop heads doing good, food for thought, hip-hop is not all bad, its really becoming monotonous and boring that this specific music genre and everyone thats part of it is catogorised as baddies, there are many other artist from different genres’ that are not all that wonderfull, you dont see them doing stuff like that, and when they do the whole world knows or HAS to know bout it. 3rd eye, I respect your opinion bout books & a school, its a good idea, but at least the man is doing sumthing, give him that much. Muchos amor, Luvsquad, Cape Town, South Africa.

  • Luvfashion says:

    I commend him on givin them kids an experience that they’ll never forget. Not all children can afford to go to Six Flags cause those ticket prices are high lets be real about it. And to seeingtruthwitur3rdeye, he didnt have to take those kids anywhere and its plenty of books and schools out there for those kids. Everybody ain’t Oprah and everybody is not going to build a school. For him to help fund a school yes but to build one get real its too many schools across the nation for that.

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