This past week 2 Chainz helped raise 4,000 in canned goods for charity in Detroit and according to the rapper, it’s jut the beginning as he plans to continue to help raise food over the holidays. The initiative comes after the B.O.A.T.S: Me Time rapper came out with a cookbook on his latest effort, encouraging listeners to maintain healthy eating habits.
Speaking with Detroit’s Detroit’s HOT 107.5, the rapper spoke about both the event and starting his own charity. “I have a foundation actually that I just started, TRU Foundation,” Chainz said. “And I do different things in different neighborhoods for different reasons. I got some events coming up on Thanksgiving as well as Christmas. So, when you get blessed like I have the last year or two, you have to figure out some kind of way to give back.”
Later giving insight into the basis of his eating initiatives he continued speaking of his current health concerns, “But for the most part, you know I had a few stomach ailments…having some real bad habits. But, you know, it’s all about just finding something that fits you. And for me it was just eating right and things like that. And I just decided to spread that kind of knowledge and information in my CD. So, it’s in the deluxe.”