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Houston rapper raises $100,000 for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and other families affected by racism and police brutality

Rapper Tobe Nwigwe raised $100,000 to families affected by racism and police brutality.
Rapper Tobe Nwigwe raised $100,000 to families affected by racism and police brutality. (KPRC)

HOUSTON – Rapper Tobe Nwigwe raised $100,000 to families affected by racism and police brutality. The Alief native said the proceeds came from “Stop Killing Black People” t-shirts sales.

The families of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and Elijah McClain each received a $25,000 donation, Tobe Nwigwe announced on Instagram Wednesday.

“Stop killing black people. It’s that simple. The other pandemic. Too many lives lost,” he wrote.

Tobe Nwigwe is a first-generation Nigerian-American who spreads inspirational, meaningful messages through his music. He said he makes purpose popular.

Tobe Nwigwe often performs with his wife Fat and producer LaNell Grant.


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