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Rapper Drake makes a $40 million dollar move that will shock you

Farmer Brown tha MC and John HHenry Harris speak about economic moves being made by the rapper Drake. In addition to the investments being made by #Drake, there are some other matters of concern about the food supply across the United States.

According to LA Business Journal:

The health-conscience, plant-based chicken substitute market isn’t without competition, so it doesn’t hurt to have rap superstar Drake as an investor to boost a startup’s image.

The Canadian musician, who mentioned going vegan on gaming site Twitch in 2018, is one of the backers in a $40 million Series B round for Culver City-based Daring Foods Inc., a maker of a plant-based chicken substitute distributed through supermarket chains like and Sprouts and Kroger’s.

New York-based investment firm D1 Capital Partners led the funding round, along with existing investors Maveron, a prominent Seattle-based venture capital firm founded by former Starbucks Corp. CEO Howard Schultz, and Miami-based Palm Tree Crew Investments, an early stage investment arm of Palm Tree Crew Holdings.

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J.D. Smith is a Tech Investor, Author, and Economist. He is the Founder of Visionary Creative International, a Tech-Based Consumer Solutions Company. He is also the Publisher for Black Media Daily, a 24/7 media outlet providing a voice for black content creators and a place to control their image throughout the Diaspora. J.D. is also the co-author of the book 100 Questions Black People Should Ask themselves, and a best-selling author of the book Made By Hustle. As a digital nomad, he promotes the importance of black travel and working from anywhere.


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