TJ Atoms, known for playing the eccentric Ol ‘Dirty Bastard in Hulu’s Wu-Tang series : An American Saga, is donating to his former elementary school for the holiday season.
“ Kenderton is my home”
The actor and rapper from north Philadelphia announced Thursday, December 16, that he is organizing a toy drive for his old school, Kenderton Elementary. The activity will take place on December 21, and the rapper aspires to give to more than 400 student recipients. meaningful gifts to bring them some holiday cheer.
“Kenderton is my home,” Mr. Atoms said in a statement. I still have fond memories that I will continue to keep and cherish from my time there. It’s about the children of today and tomorrow, and it means so much that I can give back to my community just in time for the holidays. ”
Ahead of the event, focal points such as Nirvana Health and Beauty, Abundant Chiropractic, Kiwi Nails Fishtown and others, dedicated to receiving donations, continued to collect a plethora of different toys for the Kenderton student body. , while local radio station Power 99 FM continuously promoted the event.
Beyond the social, between hip-hop and Hollywood
In addition to providing service to its community, Atoms has not been idle this year musically. He released a new single titled Potato Chips on October 27 and completed season 2 of Wu-Tang: An American Saga , which was recently shortlisted for a third season. “It’s a dream come true,” the 26-year-old told The Huffington Post of season 2 of his film. “When I was little and growing up in Philadelphia, I used to rap to Wu-Tang beats with my mates, and we had a shirt that really favored their logo. Working with them is great. “