Trae Tha Truth charged with assault over fight with rapper Z-Ro in August, documents show
Houston’s hometown hero, activist, rapper and entrepreneur Thompson Fraizer, better known as Trae Tha Truth, has found himself in some trouble after being arrested and charged in connection to a fight that took place back in August, according to court documents.
Trae tha Truth In the Studio
Thursday at 3:00 p.m. on Houston Life, Trae tha Truth joins the Houston Life team in the studio. Trae Day 2022 is approaching. It’s expanded to an entire weekend. The weekend celebrates everything great about Houston. Coming up at 3:00 p.m. on KPRC 2, Trae discusses the weekend events and how you and your family can take part in the fun.
Trae tha Truth wins a bittersweet victory for Harris Co. inmates with virtual funerals
The rapper reached an agreement with Harris County officials to allow inmates to attend virtual funerals for loved ones during the pandemic. Inmates can now attend funerals via Zoom. This is a first for the city of Houston, as inmates aren't typically allowed to attend funerals. While it's not ideal to attend a virtual funeral, the opportunity allows inmates a degree of closure while behind bars. Since the initiative began, Harris County has conducted over 20 funerals via Zoom.chron.com
Trae the Truth, Relief Gang donate 100 Christmas trees, other holiday items to families in need
HOUSTON – Houston rapper and activist Trae The Truth stepped up in a big way to help families during the holidays. On Saturday, his non-profit, The Relief Gang gave Christmas trees to 100 families. “2020 has been a real, real devastating year for a lot of people,” said Trae the Truth, whose real name is Frazier Othel Thompson III. This is our first year with a Christmas tree and I’m really excited,” Melissa Silver said. Trae the Truth says they’re going to continue to bless families in big ways this holiday season.
Trae the Truth and his Relief Gang help feed more than 100 families ahead of Thanksgiving holiday
Trae the Truth and his Relief Gang are once again stepping up for Houstonians in need. The crew partnered with Turkey Leg Hut Monday evening to host a private dinner for more than 100 families in need ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. "Uncle Trae always doing good deeds for the city of Houston," Lyric shared on Instagram. "So, having [Trae the Truth and the Relief Gang] give back to the community as much as they do, it’s such a blessing for everyone, especially during these times." The Relief Gang also handed out more than 300 turkeys and side dishes on Monday.chron.com
'Say Their Names' exhibit honoring Black victims of injustice, police brutality displayed in Houston
Trae the Truth is putting on for his city yet again. After spending time in Dallas, the “Say Their Names” Memorial Exhibit is now on display at Houston's Emancipation Park, made possible by the local rapper and activist. The exhibit features more than 200 photos and, according to its organizers, is "dedicated to all of the [Black] victims who lost their lives to injustice and police brutality."chron.com
Activist Trae Tha Truth, Mayor Turner help unveil ‘Say Their Names’ traveling memorial exhibit honoring Black lives lost
HOUSTON – A traveling memorial honoring more than 200 Black Americans from Martin Luther King Jr. to George Floyd arrived in Houston on Monday. Houston rapper, activist and philanthropist Trae The Truth led the effort to bring the “Say Their Names” exhibit to his hometown, which was set up and unveiled Monday evening at Emancipation Park. “What we’re doing with things like this, we’ll be able to spark a whole new wave of helping people understand why we say their names across the world,” Trae The Truth said. The exhibition began in Portland, Oregon, on Juneteenth 2020, established by the group “Say Their Names Memorial.” The exhibit has traveled to 25 cities so far, most recently in Dallas. The memorial will be open from Tuesday through October 13, from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.For more information, go to www.saytheirnamesmemorials.com.
Houston’s Trae Tha Truth bounces from Houston to Louisville fighting social justice, helping those in need
PEARLAND – As floodwaters have finally receded in Pearland after Tropical Storm Beta reared its ugly head, the community is thankful for Houston rapper Trae Tha Truth, who spent days helping flooding victims. Trae The Truth, who’s real name is Frazier Thompson III, is now back in Louisville, Kentucky continuing his mission to help others. He decided to relocate to Louisville months ago. And, when Beta left her mark in Greater Houston, Thompson did not hesitate to return back home. Right after his efforts in Houston, Thompson jumped back on the plane to Kentucky to continue his efforts for justice.
Trae tha Truth and his Relief Gang are helping victims of Topical Storm Beta
Trae tha Truth and his Relief Gang are helping victims of Topical Storm BetaTrae the Truth, DJ Mr. Rogers and Relief Gang are out helping out families in need after flooding caused by Tropical Storm Beta. Trae the Truth, DJ Mr. Rogers and Relief Gang are out helping out families in need after flooding caused by Tropical Storm Beta. Relief Gang was started by Houston hip-hop artist and philanthropist Trae Tha Truth, and Houston-based DJ and record producer DJ Mr. Rogers. Relief Gang recently made a trip to Lake Charles to assist with the damage caused by Hurricane Laura. ANGELS BY NATURE: Trae the Truth and 'Relief Gang' head out to Louisiana to help storm victimsTrae and Relief Gang are now helping out those affected by Tropical Storm Beta.chron.com
Trae tha Truth, Bun B, Mayor Turner and George Floyd’s family plan to march from Discovery Green Tuesday
HOUSTON – Rappers Trae tha Truth and Bun B announced a march Tuesday with the family of George Floyd in Houston. We will do it right for the homie,” Bun B wrote on his Instagram Sunday. We want to honor Mr. Floyd’s memory in a respectful way.#JusticeforGeorgeFloyd pic.twitter.com/Db9WwTlRni — Sylvester Turner (@SylvesterTurner) June 1, 2020Trae tha Truth said the goal is to make this biggest march ever. Bun B is demanding action. “We just want to stand as unified front right now and send a message to the world of how Houston, Texas gets down,” said Bun B.