Kanye West Donates $2 Million to Families of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor and Sets Up College Fund for Floyd’s Daughter

FILE – In this Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, file photo, Kanye West accepts the video vanguard award at the MTV Video Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. West has apparently deleted his Twitter and Instagram accounts. Both accounts went dark sometime Friday, for unknown reasons. A representative for the rapper did not immediately respond to an email asking for comment Saturday, May 6, 2017. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)

Kanye West donated $2 million on Thursday to the families of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd, as well as set up a college fund for Floyd’s daughter Gianna.

TMZ reports West made a separate donation to help cover the legal costs for Arbery and Taylor’s families as well. He established a 529 education plan to fully cover college tuition for Gianna Floyd. West’s donation comes following several other notable artists including The Weeknd, Drake, and other entertainers donating large sums of money towards non-profit organizations and other groups that can help the families of the victims.

Drake’s donation, in particular, went towards the National Bail Out fund, a group that is helping bail out black mothers and caregivers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. His donation came following a friendly back-and-forth between him and fellow Torontonian Mustafa the Poet,