Cardi B is set to cover the funeral costs for all 17 victims of the tragic fire that happened earlier this month in an apartment building in the Bronx, New York. The rap superstar said in a statement, “I cannot begin to imagine the pain and anguish that the families of the victims are experiencing, but I hope that not having to worry about the costs associated with burying their loved ones will help as they move forward and heal.”
NYC Mayor Eric Adams told TMZ, “We are grateful for Cardi B, a real superstar on and off the mic, for granting some critical financial relief to families of the victims. The city will be forever thankful to her and also to the grassroots donors and corporate partners who have been able to offer immediate support for our neighbors in need, to reestablish themselves during this difficult time.”
The deadly fire occured in the 120 unit building on January 9th, taking the lives of victims ranged in age from just 2 years old to 50.