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50 Tyson To Donate A Percentage Of The Album Sales From His New Project To Autism Groups
posted Tuesday April 12, 2011 at 04:36AM PDT | 5 comments
YouTube sensation 50 Tyson to donate part of the proceeds from the sales of his debut album to various autism groups.
In honor of National Autism Month autistic rapper/YouTube sensation 50 Tyson will be donating 20 percent of the proceeds from his debut album titled 50 Tyson Presents The Rhythm Of Autism, Volume 1 to several autism groups.
50 Tyson Presents The Rhythm Of Autism will be released on April 15th via Hudson Records, the Minneapolis based label owned by former NBA player Troy Hudson which the 18-year-old rapper is signed to.
“Releasing my album debut album is a dream come true and I hope to provide inspiration to children and their families impacted by Autism that you too can achieve your goals,” said 50 Tyson in a statement. “The support I’ve received so far has been great and I hope everyone who watched my videos will help my cause to raise money for Autism research and awareness.”
Autism is a treatable, developmental disorder that affects approximately 1 in 110 children.
50 Tyson and Hudson Records plan on releasing a project every year during National Autism Month in April. 50 Tyson Presents The Rhythm Of Autism will be available for purchase on iTunes.