On Trump’s final day as president, he granted dozens of presidential pardons — together with pardons for rappers Lil Wayne and Kodak Black.
“President Trump granted a full pardon to Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., often known as ‘Lil Wayne,'” a press release from White Home press secretary Kayleigh McEnany reads. “Mr. Carter pled responsible to possession of a firearm and ammunition by a convicted felon, owing to a conviction over 10 years in the past. Brett Berish of Sovereign Manufacturers, who helps a pardon for Mr. Carter, describes him as ‘reliable, kind-hearted and beneficiant.'”
She went on to record a few of Wayne’s charitable endeavors — however Wayne is a recognized supporter of Trump regardless of going through backlash from the Hip Hop group.
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As for Kodak?
“Kodak Black is a distinguished artist and group chief,” McEnany stated within the assertion.
“He has served practically half of his sentence. Earlier than his conviction and after reaching success as a recording artist, Kodak Black turned deeply concerned in quite a few philanthropic efforts. In actual fact, he has dedicated to supporting quite a lot of charitable efforts, akin to offering instructional assets to college students and households of fallen regulation enforcement officers and the underprivileged. Along with these efforts, he has paid for the notebooks of college youngsters, offered funding and provides to daycare facilities, offered meals for the hungry, and yearly gives for underprivileged youngsters throughout Christmas. Most just lately whereas nonetheless incarcerated, Kodak Black donated $50,000 to David Portnoy’s Barstool Fund, which gives funds to small companies affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Kodak Black’s solely request was that his donation go towards eating places in his hometown.”