[Writer: Brittany Chisem]
North Carolina Native, J. Cole is known to be a positive man and powerful voice of the people. Upon witnessing the catastrophic outcome created by Hurricane Florence, Cole's Dreamville records utilized their resources to provide relief for those affected by the hurricane. Posting on Instagram, Dreamville launched their foundation with a genuine message to the citizens of North Carolina and beyond.
"North Carolina has a very special place in our hearts. The impact of Hurricane Florence has displaced families and has caused unprecedented damage to Fayetteville. The @DreamvilleFDN is asking for help and asking you to share this so we can spread awareness to help the people of Fayetteville.” Said the caption
Artist have frequently played their role by increasing awareness in the wake of a hurricane; from Jay-Z's moving "Minority Report," to Trae Tha Truth's hands-on Hurricane Harvey efforts, Hip-Hop has endlessly helped by shining a light on those displaced by natural disasters. J. Cole, J.I.D, Bas, EarthGang, and the rest of the Dreamville family have become a part of the mission.