Recently, Moneybagg Yo’s girlfriend Ari Fletcher gifted the Memphis rapper with 28 acres of land for his birthday. Moneybagg plans to use some of the land to give back to Memphis youth.
Moneybagg Yo To Build Youth Center
Many rappers say that once they get big they’re going to give back to the community and Moneybagg Yo is committing to do just that.
The Memphis rapper posted to his Twitter account saying, “ First thing I’m putting on my land is a community center for my hood.”
Memphis, Tennessee has been plagued with gun violence — Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, a regional trauma facility, had treated more than 120 gunshot wound patients after the first week of October and is on pace to surpass a record-breaking year for gunshot wounds. The recent violence has been a product of more community violence, rather than increased accidental shootings.
Rap Stars Make Land Owning New Hustle
Moneybagg isn’t the only rapper who has been making big investments into land and real estate development.
For Cardi B’s 29th birthday, the superstar was gifted a $1.5 million six-bedroom investment property and six-bathroom villa in the Dominican Republic with a swimming pool on its roof for her birthday from her husband Offset.
Mogul Kanye West knows the power of land ownership. In 2020, he encouraged his fans not to waste their stimulus checks and tweeted “Use the government money and buy land.” West recently acknowledged the 10 black families who bought land to develop in Georgia.