Helping Out: Kanye West Raises R14 Million for DMX's Family

Helping Out: Kanye West Raises R14 Million for DMX's Family

- Kanye West donated R14 million that he made from selling DMX branded shirts to the late rapper's family

- Kanye also opened the memorial service for DMX with his famous gospel Sunday Service Choir

- Social media users also reacted to the gestures that Kanye West made in honour of the late DMX

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Rapper Kanye West is doing his utmost to help DMX's family after his death. Kanye West donated the $1 million (R14 million) that he made from a custom-made DMX shirt by the brand Balenciaga to the late rapper's family.

The T-shirt was commissioned by Kanye's Yeezy brand and was sold as soon as DMX's memorial service was underway. They made millions quickly and Kanye was kind enough to donate his earnings to DMX's family.

Not only did Kanye sell T-shirts in DMX's honour, but his Yeezy brand also designed the stage for the memorial service. His Sunday Service Choir also performed at the memorial and this shows that Kanye was indeed involved, in more ways than one.

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Helping out: Kanye West raises R14 million for DMX's family
Kanye West made sure that DMX's memorial service was one to remember. Image: @PhotosOfKanye, @RapMais
Source: Twitter

Social media users all over the world reacted to Kanye's sweet gestures online. Take a look at the reactions below:

@GanyoBi__ said:

"Anything Kanye West touches turn into a blessing."

@MRYOYOYO1 commented:

"Millionaires helping millionaires... the homeless say thank you Kanye."

@Gambacha1186 said:

"Probably the only thing bout Kanye I like giving DMX's family support for his death. RIP DMX!"

@txcket commented:

"Ye so hated but always generous to help others. My goat."

Briefly News previously reported that Snoop Dogg remembered DMX and spoke fondly of their memories. American rapper Snoop Dogg is saddened by the passing of his friend DMX and spoke about the first time they met.

Snoop appeared virtually on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and looked back on their memories together. Before DMX's passing, he did a Verzuz rap battle with Snoop Dogg where they performed their hit songs.

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Snoop feels grateful to have had the experience with his friend and said it showed that people in hip-hop can still show love to each other.

"We had God in the building with us that night and that makes me feel good about DMX's transition, to know that he's off to a better place and he's finally got his angel wings," said Snoop Dogg.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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