NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Grammy award-winning recording artist Kanye West and retired Bahamian NBA star and actor Rick Fox are in talks with the government to assist rebuild efforts in communities impacted by Hurricane Dorian.
The pair visited the National Emergency Management Agency on Thursday, according to a statement from Bahamas Information Services.
A video clip of West and Fox visiting the Kendal G.L. Isaacs National Gymnasium, which is housing hundreds of displaced storm victims, went viral on social media.
“They met with John Michael Clarke of the reconstruction committee and Godfrey Rolle, Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ representative at NEMA,” the BIS statement read.
“Following the meeting Fox and West joined members of Emergency Support Function groupings who just finished the afternoon in-house briefing in NEMA’s National Emergency Operations Centre to watch Shaunae Miller-Uibo compete at the IAAF World Championships in the women’s 400m.
The statement added: “Miller won the silver medal in 48.37 seconds. It was a new national record.”