Rapper Young Slay did something special for his birthday. He had decided to raise $2000 on Gofundme to help Prodev Haiti, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization, that currently has three schools with over 1100 students in Haiti. They provide free education, hot meals and clean water in addition to rehabilitation service to educate incarcerated youth.
Haitian-American and founder of urban culture website WorldStarHipHop.com, Lee O’Denat, has died at the age of 43.
Celebrity news website TMZ.com first reported the news Tuesday morning, saying O’Denat died in his sleep Monday night.
Lee O’Denat, known simply as “Q” by his friends and followers, founded WorldStarHipHop.com in 2005, and it quickly changed the rap industry in terms of how media was delivered to fans.
King Kessy of Haitian Racine band Koudjay has passed away this morning. According to sources, Kessy fell ill on his way back to Port-au-Prince after performing in Port-de-Paix. He died at l’hôpital Saint-Nicolas in Saint-Marc.
Several websites online are carrying the story that Usain Bolt has donated $10 million to Haiti after Hurricane Matthew. This is a hoax story, intended to generate online traffic. SawPanse can confirm the story is fake.
US Agency for International Development’s disaster team is working in close collaboration with U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) to provide humanitarian and disaster relief assistance and help the people in Haiti that were affected by Hurricane Matthew.
Haitian chef and Ivan’s Cookhouse owner, Ivan Dorvil, was featured on the latest episode of “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” on Food Network. Dorvil hosted a watch party with his signature Caribbean-Asian cuisine to mark the 9 p.m. showing.