Eminem & Twitter CEO donate $1 million to Detroit to fight COVID-19

Remy Gelenidze

Eminem and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey have teamed up to donate $1 million to help people of Detroit. The donations were announced two days ago, during Lil Wayne’s Young Money Radio show on Apple Music’s Beats 1 radio station.

Eminem announced he would be donating $250,000 to the city of Detroit through his Marshall Mathers Foundation. “I’ve got a few areas I want to take care of in Detroit,” says Eminem during the interview.

Right after Eminem’s interview, Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey called in and announced he would provide an additional $750,000 to the Marshall Mathers Foundation to bring it to the total of $1 million.

I heard Eminem doing $250k so I want to contribute even more to Detroit so Eminem can help as many people as possible.


People of Detroit have been hit hard by new Coronavirus, with more than 10,000 confirmed cases and almost 1200 deaths reported in the city.

Last month Eminem donated Mom’s Spaghetti to health care workers in Detroit and almost $160,000 to the Detroit DJs who has lost their jobs because of the pandemic.

You can watch the full interview with Lil Wayne below:

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