By: Ketirah Felder-Hogan (@tygirl197)
One of the things The Ellen show is known for is its extraordinary and extravagant guest, so too had to its list of guests, the show recently had rapper 21 Savage on board.
Like most artist that come on show, 21 Savage preformed a single of his (Bank Account) from 2017 debut album Issa Album. However, the rapper’s performance was extra special as he also brought along a notable cause with him.
Before 21 made his special announcement, impressed the crowd with his performance of Bank Account. Of course, the rapper had to change the words around in order to better fit the mainstream crowd, nonetheless the crowd was nothing more than ecstatic to see the rapper preform and seemed to truly enjoy themselves.
After his performance 21, also spoke to Ellen about his notable cause, which the rapper revealed to be his new nonprofit initiative to help boost financial literacy. The rapper also presented a $21,000 check to the “21 Savage Bank Account Campaign” which is in partnership with Get Schooled as reported by Pitch Fork.
The rapper mentioned that this organization helps children learn how to save money, make money, and open up bank accounts according to Pitch Fork.
“I started the 21 Savage Bank Account Campaign and it’s to help kids learn how to save money and make money, and open bank accounts for kids,” he said according to Complex.
According to Get Schooled, thanks to 21 Savage 21 teens will start a bank account with $1,000, with their program. In order to enter this specific contest, one must be between the ages of 14-19.
21 Savage and his partnership with Get Schooled is truly hanging the lives of teenagers 14-19 years of age by providing them with opportunities to have bank accounts in order to teach teenagers the basics of money and have better savings for their education.