Maxo Kream Says Fans Helped Rescue His Family During Hurricane Harvey
One week removed from the day Hurricane Harvey began its sweep through Southern Texas, new dimensions of the storm's historic damage are continually being revealed. One dimension that's been explored from the beginning, though, is the lives irreversibly altered by Harvey. Some of those lives belong to the family of Alief, Texas rapper Maxo Kream, who says it was actually a few fans who saved them from Hurricane Harvey's devastation.
In a lengthy Instagram post, Kream details the story of how his mother's home—one which she'd worked her entire life to earn—had been irreparably damaged by Harvey. "This last weekend really showed me how God can bless yu and test yu at the same time," Kream begins. "My mom worked hard her whole life jus so she Can move is out of Alief to the sub urbs and lost every thing to a flood. I'm not jus one of those rappers doin this to cool I'm really goin thru the struggle wit my city. When word got out the my Mama Daddy(who is very sicc) lil bro and lil sis was stucc in a flooded house wit no food or lights my fans went over and saved them. Not only that that came bacc and help clean up the house."
The house was lost, but Kream says he and his family gained something else through the valor of his dedicated fans. It's also presented him an opportunity to do good work for the city of Houston.
"It might look like a lost but to me it's a gain with my faith and God and this music," Kream affirms. "We done lost everything b4 and got it right bacc so this lil storm ain't gonna hold us bacc. Jus make us stronger and bring us together not jus as a family but as I city. With that being said I'm grabbin my crew of fans that helped my family and we goin out helping all the family's across the city. We taking donations but I'm not worried about money I only ask that if yu come out yu lend a helping hand. We goin to b goin to neighborhoods and shelters helping out till every one gets the help and assistance they need. If yu will like to donate we will b taking donations at the brand banks fo fund me page #prayforhouston."
In the post with the lengthy caption, Kream includes images from the wreckage of Hurricane Harvey. In one picture, we see a car halfway submerged in water. In another, we see the inside of a house with beds surrounded by more than a foot of water. In a few others, we see images of folks helping out those in need, or at least preparing to do so. Awesome.
In the last image, we see a screenshot of a GoFundMe page for a man named Brandon Banks, who, based on evidence, might have owned the house Kream speaks of in the caption for the post.
Peep Kream's heartwarming Instagram post below.
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