MIAMI, Florida — Puerto Rican rapper Fat Joe with the help of Jay-Z and Tidal, and supplies from New York with the help of Governor Andrew Cuomo, shipped out 2 million pounds worth of goods and supplies – to help displaced victims of Hurricane Maria by the way of five planes to the island.
The Bronx native sat down with CNN, to discuss the chain of events and his efforts to restore as much of the island as possible.
“We feel stranded,” he said. “U.S. citizens and Puerto Rico has played their part. I have two little cousins that’s in the Army right now, willing to give their life for this country. And the fact that it took so long to get any help out there, that’s what I mean. So we had to mobilize and empower ourselves to collect canned foods and waters and women’s hygienes and toothpastes to give back to our own community, and that we did.”