Jay-Z’s ‘Shawn Carter Foundation’ Raises $6 Million For Future Scholars
Say what you want about Jay-Z’s recent moves, the rapper and activist is still making a difference.
The annual gala for his Shawn Carter Foundation brought in $6 million that will help pay for post-secondary school opportunities for potential scholars.
The event included a blackjack tournament that cost $100,000 to enter. The winner won half a million dollars while the rest of it was for the charity.
Beyonce, DJ Khaled, Meek Mill, Yo Gotti, Fat Joe, Tyler Perry, Swizz Beatz, Fabolous, Emily B and more were spotted at the invitation-only event.
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Beyoncé spotted inside the Shawn Carter Foundation Gala pic.twitter.com/A0HsQ2cuv7
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The Shawn Carter Foundation has been going strong since Jay-Z’s mom, Gloria Carter, launched it in 2003 in an effort to offer low-income students scholarships and other opportunities like study abroad.
Congrats to the Shawn Carter Foundation for raising $6 million!