ABC13's Erica Simon speaks to Houston's Trae Tha Truth, who is using tragedy to help his community triumph.
Taking a break from rapping and his usual charitable efforts, Trae Tha Truth was the guest at a recent Houston Astros game and got to throw out the ceremonial first pitch.
The "Can't Get Close" rapper visited Minute Maid Park for the Astros April 7 game against the San Diego Padres and documented his experience on Instagram. Sporting a custom white Astros jersey that featured "King Truth" on the back, Trae had a successful first pitch and was able to get his throw over the plate, even if it was a little high.
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Trae Tha Truth is the man in Houston. He has already been honored with his own day, now he has been presented with the key to the city.
It was announced the Hustle Gang rapper would receive the honor over the summer, during his annual Trae Day event in July. But due to Hurricane Harvey devastating the city in August, the presentation was delayed until yesterday (Dec. 15). Trae announced the news to fans on Instagram. "On TraeDay I Was Declared The First Rapper To Recieve The Key To Tha City... But Because Of Hurricane Harvey , My Ceremony Was Delayed," he captioned a video showing off the glass key. "Well Today The Mayor And City Officials Presented Me THE Official KEY TO THA CITY!!!! Blessed!! #KingTruth @reliefgang Humbled!! HoUSton This One For You!!!! Throw Them UP!!!!"
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