March 26, 2023

E-40 Donates $100,000 To Grambling State University And Is Honored With Recording Studio Named After Him

E-40 obtained a serious honor from his alma mater after donating six figures to the college.

On Friday, the Bay Space rapper introduced a $100,000 examine to Grambling State University to enhance the varsity’s music packages and assist the marching band.

“I just wanted to make a contribution to my school, Grambling State University. So I talked to the Doc and she said, ‘Let’s see what we can do,’ and this was what I came up with,” he stated. “I feel good about it, too. I feel really good. God is great.”

Unknowingly to the rap legend’s shock, the Louisiana-based school honored him with a brand new recording studio referred to as the Earl “E-40” Stevens Sound Recording Studio.

“E-40 has used his success as a recording artist to create an entrepreneurial empire,” GSU President Rick Gallot stated. “We are so grateful that he is giving back to his alma mater in such a substantial way. Our current and future students will benefit from his investment in our state-of-the-art student recording studio.”

GSU’s Vice President for University Development and Innovation additionally chimed in and expressed gratitude for E-40’s contribution.

“Grambling State is incredibly grateful for Mr. Stevens’ appearance at the university and especially his donation,” Melanie Jones stated. “It’s gifts like this from our alumni and supporters that are driving force that keep the university moving forward and creating bigger and better futures for our students.”

The multi-platinum recording artist briefly attended the HBCU within the mid-80s. Nonetheless, through the 90s, E-40 left the college and turned his focus to advancing his musical profession.