The same man responsible for injecting “Ridin’ Dirty” into our common vernacular back in 2009 is now making an effort to offer financial assistance to the family of Jorge Garcia — a 39-year-old Michigan father and husband who was deported this week by ICE.
The Houston rapper, Chamillionaire (born Hakeem Seriki), reached out to Free Press staff writer Niraj Warikoo after reading
"This is not a joke," Warikoo tweeted, "I actually got an email from rapper Chamillionaire."
This is not a joke. I actually got an email yesterday from rapper Chamillionaire (of Ridin’ Dirty fame, the song that goes, They see me rollin,’ they hatin’) after he read my story on Jorge Garcia being deported. He wants to help him. pic.twitter.com/ZBJvcbTKRf— Niraj Warikoo (@nwarikoo) January 18, 2018
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