If you’re reading this now…you’ve just found out Drake donated $75,000 to a Philadelphia school to open a music studio said Entertainment Weekly.
The-28-year-old rapper donated $7,00 to Strawberry Mansion High School in the hopes of creating the long awaited recording studio said Billboard.
Drake got involved after hearing a ABC news report about Strawberry Mansion High School principal, Linda Cliatt-Wayman’s struggle with trying to improve the school, serving as one of the city’s most poorest and dangerous neighborhoods said Billboard.
During a concert tour in Philadelphia back in October 2013, Drake invited the members from the school community to a private gathering where he presented his gift.
This is about you. This is about your principal. This is about your future. Drake said, I love you. I care about you. I want to see you succeed
After experiencing a number of budget issues and the school’s reputation for violence, they were able to find an instructor to run the studio said Billboard.
We thought we were going to be ready to go in September. They’ve [the students] been dying to get in. said Wayman
The studio was finished last summer.