Monthly Archives: September 2011

Short film by Anthony Foster. KI.N.G is a story about lost youths. Jay (William Bennet) is a teenage kid on the outside, but within he is the aire to the almighty throne held by his mentor Papi (Kenn Felder). It is a realistic sneak peak into Detroit’s drug-game, where pawns go to jail, Bishops attack and Kings die.

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MTV reports:

NEW YORK — On Thursday night, Jay-Z hosted a carnival at the Hudson River Park pier for his Shawn Carter Foundation. But it wasn’t all Ferris wheels and funnel cakes — unfortunately Momofuku doesn’t make those. The event was called Making Ordinary Extraordinary, and it sought to raise funds for college scholarships.

MTV News caught up with Mr. Carter at the event, where he said the evening was about having fun while raising money for a good cause. Jay said two of the worst things in life are a waste of talent and a person who applies him- or herself but is unable to advance due to financial hardship. He hoped this foundation would help ease such burdens and assist people in recognizing their potential.

“Just providing opportunity and seeing what people do with that opportunity. If you want to go further and you want to further your education, just giving someone that extra little push [so] that maybe you’ll turn out to be someone special,” Jay said.
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