So it only makes sense that he spreads his success to those who need it. When flooding hit Atlanta in 2009, he donated to recovery efforts and handed out more than 500 coats to students who had found their homes and school underwater.
Luckily, these guys have hearts, too, and know how to disperse the love. Chance the Rapper gave $1 million to Chicago Public Schools ; The Game, Diddy, 50 Cent among those who have handed big checks to charity
Or perhaps the time he. Having a daughter of his very own, Nasir saw the importance of providing others with some of the same benefits his daughter is privileged to have. Lonnie Rashid Lynn (born March 13, 1972), better known by his stage name Common (formerly Common Sense), is an American rapper, actor and writer.Common debuted in 1992 with the album Can I Borrow a Dollar?, gained critical acclaim with his 1994 album Resurrection, and maintained an underground following into the late 1990s, after which he gained mainstream success through his … CHARLOTTE — Rapper Common is using his music to push people across Charlotte to get out to the polls on Election Day. You better believe that Hov is one of the most philanthropic emcees in the game. 2 Chainz hosts the annual ugly sweater contest, on "Good Morning America," in December 2015. His most recent deed was during Art Basel Miami when he auctioned off his first-ever-sold piece for $14,000.
“What it means is he’s an example for our citizens, and residents the way he participates in the process and encourages people,” says Mayor Lyles. Lil Wayne has clothed kids in Haiti, opened a skate park in New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward, Weezy's hometown is clearly dear to him. He also sits on the board of the Hip-Hop Action Summit, and has been quick to "Blow a Check" on a variety of charities, including the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship and the i.am Scholarship fund. Now he's all about creating a better future. Through his eponymous charity and other outlets, Luda has followed up on those words, taking on a litany of causes, including cancer, the environment, at-risk youth, AIDS, human trafficking, poverty and literacy. The "Get Back" rapper gives back, that's for sure. Common held a free, physically distanced concert at the Park Expo and Conference Center in East Charlotte Sunday. He also has his very own Snoop Youth Football League where he is the commissioner, head coach and most high man on the field. "He gave me a lot of vague answers," Chance complained to reporters. Having grown up in the poverty-stricken area of Eight Mile in Detroit, he had a firsthand look into how bad things could get in our own country.
Last year, he fell out of many fans' good graces when. Diddy performs onstage during the 2016 Family Bad Boy Reunion Tour in New York. Chance the Rapper met with Illinois Gov. In what might have been a little charitable ... gamesmanship, Los Angeles' The Game last year, "So, I gave him the 20 and for the next week I couldn't sleep,", Despite the occasional report that he has lent his support to the, He "doesn't personally believe in publicizing philanthropy,", Every once in a while, though, a story slips out. Such was the case in 2013 when it was revealed that the self-professed "Rap God" had donated $200,000 to Wolverine Human Services, which helps at-risk youth in Michigan. As it goes in any story of success, there comes a certain point where you literally have too much money just for yourself and the ones you love. Common joined Charlotte rapper, DaBaby Saturday, for a ‘Party at the Polls’ event in East Charlotte on the last day of early voting.
"We were put on this Earth to help others. Who can forget the time he ran the New York Marathon to help children suffering from HIV and AIDS? Some local leaders, including Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles were on hand for the concert. So let's have a look at 10 hip-hop stars who have used their influence to make the world a little nicer.