Rappers Ice-T, Chubb Rock and Mickey Bentson Launch New Non-Profit To Encourage Men’s Health


    by Grouchy Greg Watkins (@GrouchyGreg) May 29th, 2013 @ 3:44pm
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    • (AllHipHop News) Rappers Ice-T and Chubb Rock will serve as the new spokesmen for a new of a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about healthy lifestyle choices for males, specifically fans of Hip-Hop music.

    The Male Awareness Foundation was founded by Ice-T and Chubb Rock, along with veteran music manager Mickey Bentson, his wife, Toya Bentson and Dr. Annie Ford.

    The rappers’ new foundation is encouraging males of all ages to get screenings for a variety of cancers, including testicular, colon, pancreatic, oral and other forms of the disease.

    “Help our communities achieve the highest attainable level of health through education, awareness, and prevention,” said Male Awareness Foundation Co-Founder Mickey Bentson said. “A lot of issues can be addressed with early detection. Our mission is to encourage everyone to get screened on a regular basis.”

    The Male Awareness Foundation plans to start promotions with a Mobile Clinic that will stop in New England, Connecticut, New York and New Jersey, with plans to expand nationwide.

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