Rapper E-40 is stepping up to help California prisons deal with COVID-19, and has donated 1,000 gallons of hand sanitizer to help the spread of infection.
The Northern California native made the big announcement on Instagram, along with a video showing the product being made and packaged for delivery to the prisons.
In the clip, you can see that each gallon bottle is emblazoned with his signature logo which bears his name.
Check Them Out!
During the pandemic, prisons have been hit especially hard after being unable to practice social distancing and curb the spread of the virus amongst inmates.
“E-40 donates 1,000 gallons of hand sanitizer to Lompoc & San Quentin State Prison,” the rapper captioned the video on Instagram showing the sanitizer being shipped.
In the video, E-40 shared images of the product being manufactured and even showed an incredible shot of the boxes being loaded on the trucks for delivery. (One side is designated to each prison)
See Inside The Truck…
E-40 also owns his own Wine label and knows his way around a distillery which many are now being used to manufacture hand sanitizer. The rapper has been a longtime contributor to local charities in his home town of Vallejo.
As for the prisons, officials have canceled all visitation and are no longer allow inmates to use phones and computers — which is limiting their contact with loved ones while locked up.
“People who were sentenced to prison time weren’t sentenced to death by Covid19,” E-40 told Respect Magazine.
Government officials are applauding the rapper’s efforts to help stop the spread of the disease in the prison population, are happily excepting the generous gift.
Fans of the rapper are applauding his effort to help those who can not help themselves in this environment.
“Hell yeah man!! Much respect for remembering the forgotten!” one fan posted.
Another one added, “Wow that’s dope big dawg?????? always lookin out for the ones behind bars! ????”