Singjay Mavado in building a learning center for Jamaican students. The learning center, housed in Jamaica's Cassava Piece community, has been Mavado's dream for quite some time and the Young
The location is familiar to Drizzy, who shot his latest video, "Find Your Love" there in April.
Mavado's manager, Julian Jones-Griffith, explained how it all came together as noted in The Jamaica Star.
"Basically Mavado and Drake shot some scenes in Cassava Piece and struck up an immediate rapport with the people there. He thought they showed him a lot of love and he was very down to earth with them and wanted to do something positive."
Drake spoke to The Star about it, as well, saying the experience has been fulfilling.
"I had a great time when I was in
Construction for the library, tentatively titled 'Drake and Mavado Peace Center,' has already started. In a statement, Mavado noted that he was born and raised in Cassava Piece and always looks for ways to impact the community in a positive way, citing peace between rival communities.
"We're grateful for his contribution, it's a great gesture, he is not even a Jamaican, so for him to do this and help build a foundation of knowledge and learning in our community is appreciated. All the successful Jamaicans should take a leaf out of Drake's