Memphis-raised rapper GloRilla stunned her highschool immediately with a $25,000 examine. Her charitable gesture mirrors collaborator Cardi B’s current presentation of her former elementary with a $100,000 donation final week.
The “F.N.F.” rapper graduated from Martin Luther King School Prep Excessive Faculty in Frayser, situated in North Memphis, Tenn. GloRilla, also referred to as Gloria Woods, donated the funds to help the highschool’s high quality arts program. She additionally gave college students a particular efficiency of her hit tune “F.N.F.”
“I need them to have the ability to know that something they put they thoughts to is feasible. Lengthy as they bought a dream, then you definitely gotta attain for the celebrities,” she stated. “It feels actual good to have the ability to have a platform and have the ability to are available and assist college students that come from the place I got here from.”
GloRilla stated she felt “blessed” to present again to her alma mater, alluding to her fashionable single of the identical title. She made historical past as the primary feminine rapper to be signed to Yo Gotti’s CMG label, receiving a $500,000 money signing bonus.
GloRilla introduced a brand new collaboration with Cardi B, “Tomorrow 2,” on Wednesday (Sept. 21). The tune is a observe as much as one other fan-favorite observe of hers, “Tomorrow,” launched underneath CMG the label as properly.
GloRilla, who’s since turn out to be central in a burgeoning Memphis rap scene, was additionally nominated for a BET Hip Hop Award for greatest tune of the yr.