- Ja Rule will donate a portion of the proceeds from an upcoming NFT collection to HBCU’s.
- The NFT collection will drop on July 14th
- Diddy has also announced a $1 million donation to Jackson State University.
American rapper and actor Ja Rule will be contributing to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) through NFTs.
Through an Instagram post, he disclosed supporting HBCUs including Morgan State University, Jackson State University, Morehouse College, Hampton University and Spelman College through the funds of an upcoming NFT project that will drop on July 14th.
#BlackisBeautiful— ASHANTI (@ashanti) July 5, 2022
This powerful #NFT collection from artist Nick Davis @ndartlife drops July 14th. A percentage of sales goes to supporting #HBCUs #HBCU ✊🏽@WHI_HBCUs @JacksonStateU @DeionSanders @jarule @ashanti
Apply for a spot on the #Blacklist:https://t.co/NjcSmAzeLi… pic.twitter.com/vQAKd0E9Tc
Giving an insight into the NFT project, Ja rule encouraged fans and followers to become a part of the NFT and thanked them for all the love they gave him.
Expressing his gratitude, Deion Sanders, Jackson State’s football program and head coach shared that the funds will play a crucial role in supporting the needs that are being faced by the school’s football program.
Sanders thanked Ja Rule for valuing the program and expressed how he had always admired and appreciated him.
Besides Ja Rule, Well-known artist Sean Combs has also promised to donate to HBCUs.
It was reported that after being honored with the Lifetime Achievement honor at the 2022 BET Awards, he pledged to donate $1 million to Jackson State University and his alma mater Howard University.