This week, Houston, Texas experienced flooding that has left much of the city underwater, and with at least five people dead.

Flash flooding in the Houston-Galveston area was experienced on Monday, as rain continues to fall on the city. With an estimated 240 billion gallons of rain having fallen on the city, relief efforts are beginning to roll in for those most afflicted.

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Of those who are providing relief efforts is none of than former UGK rapper Bun B, Texas native.

Rallying his followers on social media, Bun took to Instagram to share information with those suffering- including where to find shelter and how others can donate supplies to the relief effort.

Bun also took to the ‘Gram to let fans know that his flight cancellation out of Texas meant a rescheduled talk that he was set to give at Harvard University on Monday.

I’ll be speaking tomorrow at Harvard due to weather. See you then!

A photo posted by Bun B (@trillog) on

If you’re interested in donating to the relief effort, check out the Red Cross. If you’re in Texas, consider using the resources Bun B provided on his Instagram.


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About The Author Samantha Callender

Samantha Callender is a multimedia journalist whose work ranges from entertainment journalism to pieces highlighting social issues in multicultural communities. Samantha strives to find intersects between entertainment and social matters, believing that pop culture has the power to not only entertain the masses, but to educate them as well. Her goal when storytelling is to write pieces that serve as a catalyst to prompt dialogue and activism. Her work can be seen on VIBE, The Source, Jet Magazine, The Root, and Cosmopolitan Magazine.

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