Drake Donates $100,000 to National Bail Out Collective

Drake has given a six-figure donation to National Bail Out.


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Drake has donated $100,000 to National Bail Out, a collective that is helping bail out black mothers and caregivers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

His donation came in response to collaborator and fellow Torontonian Mustafa the Poet, who himself donated $400 and tagged both Drake and The Weeknd in an Instagram Stories post to get the superstar acts involved. "My Toronto Kings @champagnepapi @theweeknd," he wrote. "Swipe up & match my donation but add 3 zeros! Let's help reunite black families." 

Drake answered the call with a six-figure donation, though he encountered a slight hiccup in the process. "They just called fraud on my card LOL," the rapper told Mustafa before it went through. "I donated 100k. They were like nah 😂."

Their exchange and a receipt of Drake's donation can be found below:

🤝🤝🤝🤝🤝 @NationalBailOut pic.twitter.com/ZhqlufOtpu

— Mustafa (@MustafaThePoet) June 1, 2020

The streets said they need receipts 💅🏾MashaAllah pic.twitter.com/VmdWd6lKEB

— Mustafa (@MustafaThePoet) June 1, 2020

Back in mid-May, the collective announced it had reunited 69 women with their families. You can donate to National Bail Out here

We’re still bailing out mamas & caregivers across the country! So far, we’ve reunited 69 folks with their families. Every mama gets #PPE, groceries and sustainable housing to ensure they can shelter in place & stay safe with loved ones during #covid19. ♥️ #WelcomeHomeMamas pic.twitter.com/t5I6xMPVs6

— National Bail Out (@NationalBailOut) May 15, 2020

Drake's kind gesture comes as the rapper preps his sixth studio album, which he revealed will arrive this summer. To keep fans satiated, he delivered Dark Lane Demo Tapesat the top of May. "My brothers [Oliver El-Khatib and Noel Cadastre] put together a lot of the songs people have been asking for (some leaks and some joints from SoundCloud and some new vibes)," he told fans prior to its release. 

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