Kanye West has just reminded me why i love him so much!..Yes he is controversial, Yes he has no problem spazing out against the politics of the Industry and No he is not your typical follow the crowd type of Artist. Kanye is a Real Life Hip Hop Rock Star! His talent is incomparable when it comes to his ability to push the limit with his lyrical content, his marketing strategies, his ability to launch a fashion line and it sell out in minutes! Etc and So on! Kanye is amazing. A Genius in his own right! Period. And now to add to everything else , Kanye has chose to give back to his city in a major way and at NO cost to the youth who are lucky enough to gain the opportunity! Kanye West , co founded a foundation with His Protege’ Che “Rhymefest” Smith named Donda’s House, in the memory of His Mother the Late Dr. Donda West . Together Donda’s house and The ARK of St. Sabina have partnered together to Create The Youth Education and Training program ” Got Bars”. A Program that will give the Youth/Young Adults ages 15-24 , 10 weeks of hands on training with Creating and Writing their own music as well as , learning life skills, and improving their health and wellness.
Amazing!! Anyone who is in the chicago area interested in applying for the program…Can go to Dondashouse.com or go to the actual facility to apply all info is on site.
Applications will be accepted now through Friday, August 2, 2013. All applicants will be notified on Monday, August 5, 2013. The pilot program will run from August – October of this year.
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