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Tax Records Reveal Kanye's Charity Donda's House Was In Financial Trouble In 2015

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Over the weekend, Kim Kardashian and the executive director of Kanye West's charity, Donda's House, Rhymefest, exchanged barbs on social media after he issued a public plea to Drake for help with the organization.

He tweeted: “Please help us rebuild Kanye’s mothers house for the youth of Chicago. I spoke to Kanye about it. His response was f**k the youth of Chicago.”

Mrs. Kardashian West responded on twitter, "“Yeezy’s @RHYMEFEST You’re over levergenging sic Kanye’s name & asked Kanye to donate money to u so stop w your fake community politics & lies. Truth is you haven’t been able to sustain the foundation.”

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Rhymefest had reasons to be concerned about the non-profit organization according to tax records reviewed by


Donda's House, was founded in 2013, to help the troubled youth of Chicago and give them music lessons.

Rhymefest issued a response to Kim Kardashian, stating, , "How can you criticize an organization that you've never physically been to OR that you've never even talked to the Executive Director or any of the team."

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It appears that Kim Kardashian has had nothing to do with Donda's House because she isn't even listed as a board member.

The first year the charity was founded only brought in $9,149, and at the end of the year, only had $40 in assets. Rhymefest wasn't paid for being the executive director for the first two years, but was given a salary of $68,400, in 2015, the most recent year that tax records that are publicly available.

In 2014 and 2015, the organization only brought in $ $45,736 and $206,023 in contributions. At the end of the tax year in 2015, Donda's House had only $20,903 in assets.

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