Rapper Tip “T.I.” Harris shared advice for people taking advantage of the government’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
Harris noted the empty racks and shelves at high end stores, and he advised his followers to stop spending money on brand names and buy property instead.
“All y’all getting all this money from the government… ain’t no more mink coats in the stores. And it’s summertime – ain’t that some sh*t? Ain’t no more Cartiers. It ain’t no more Louboutins, no more Louis [Vuitton]… Go get you some property please! Please y’all, go buy some property.”
T.I. held up a baseball cap with the word “Owner$hip” on the front, before urging his followers to buy a “patch of dirt” in their neighborhood. “It ain’t got to have a house on it,” he said. “Just buy it. Just buy it and hold it.
In unrelated news, there are reports that federal agents are knocking on doors and arresting people who fraudulently obtained unemployment benefits using false information.
Residents in California report that agents are disguised as utility workers and census workers to catch people who committed unemployment fraud.