November 28, 2021

Kanye West & Drake Agree To Larry Hoover Benefit Concert 

Larry Hoover Jr. says that Drake and Kanye West will probably be acting at a profit live performance to assist carry his father dwelling.

After the 2 hip-hop icons formally squashed their beef days in the past, which was orchestrated by J. Prince, Hoover Jr. confirmed that the present could be going down on December ninth. 

“We’re going to get the word out to as many people as we can. We gotta let the powers that be know that we want Larry Hoover in our community. That’s gonna be a big way to do it,” he acknowledged throughout his look on the Homicide Grasp Music Present. Hoover Jr. additionally shared that the live performance is a approach to exhibit how Black folks can come collectively harmoniously for an awesome trigger.

The senior Hoover was jailed in 1973 for homicide however was convicted once more in 1997 for drug conspiracy, extortion, and participating in a prison enterprise in his position as co-founder of the notorious Chicago gang, Gangster Disciples. He’s presently serving six life sentences. Many main hip-hop acts have protested for Hoover’s freedom. West beforehand met with former President Donald Trump and pleaded for the now 70-year-old to be pardoned. 

Final month, J. Prince upped his personal efforts to free Hoover by working carefully with Drake and Ye to assist push the liberty efforts. On Wednesday, the revered Rap-A-Lot information founder posted a photograph with each rappers, signifying {that a} truce had lastly been reached and in addition confirmed that the efficiency was going down.


As of now, Hoover Jr. says he doesn’t know if different acts will probably be concerned within the trigger however hope that the star energy of Champagne Papi and Yeezy is sufficient to carry consciousness to the case that has spanned 50 years.