XXL Mag - Trae Tha Truth Presented With The Key To Houston

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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Complex - Trae Tha Truth and Chamillionaire Brought Food and Water to Texas Inmates Affected by Harvey

While Hurricane Harvey was still active, and pelting Houston plus the surrounding area with trillions of gallons of water, rapper Trae Tha Truth rescued dozens of stranded residents by boat, including Orlando Magic forward Jonathon Simmons.

Now the storm is over, and though the skies are no longer leading an all-out assault on the Southeastern Texas metropolis, there's still a practically unfathomable amount of recovery work to be done. On Saturday, in the aftermath of the hurricane, Trae, as well as fellow Houston product Chamillionaire, delivered food, water, and other supplies to inmates at Jefferson County Prison, which lies just east of H-Town.

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Billboard - Trae Tha Truth Rescues NBA Player

As the devastation continues in Texas, some positive stories have surfaced in the flood waters. On Wednesday, NBA star Jonathan Simmons revealed in an interview with John Denton that rapper Trae Tha Truth rescued him with his boat from Hurricane Harvey's flooding in Houston. 

"Trae the Truth, the rapper, is from Houston and we know a mutual friend from San Antonio. They brought a boat to Houston because [Trae] had to evacuate as well," said Simmons, who played at the University of Houston during his collegiate years. "They came and got [Trae] and then he came and got us right away. Luckily, I had a friend in the area who could help us out." 

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ABC 13 - Houston Rapper Trae Tha Truth Gives Out 75 Scholarships

The rapper partnered with Houston Public Library to give out 75 scholarships during Trae Day 2017.

"Sometimes you gotta give people that push to make them want to do better," he said.

Trae Tha Truth said it's important to have knowledge and helping people to read is the key.

During a celebration at Discovery Green on Saturday, Trae Tha Truth was also honored by Mayor Sylvester Turner and Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee.

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