Crowne Plaza in North Augusta, SC looked a lot like a Mardi Gras ball, rooms full of people attended the college’s masked gala.
Rapper, minister and music and film producer Kurtis blow performed his hits like ‘The Breaks’ and ‘Christmas Rap’
He said he’s a big supporter of Paine College.
“I love this school. I found out that this school was founded by some reverends and pastor and ministers who wanted to teach slaves how to deal with their newly found freedom,” Blow told FOX 54′s Jasmine Anderson.
Dr. Hardee hopes attendees will help them meet their $75,000 fundraising goal from the United Negro College Scholarship Fund. However, he said he’s aiming higher, wanting to raise $200,000.