Lil Baby To Receive Quincy Jones Humanitarian Honor At Black Music Action Coalition Awards Gala
Lil Baby needs to make some room in his trophy case because he’s going home with another award soon!
According to reports, Lil Baby, born Dominique Jones, will be honored with the Quincy Jones Humanitarian Award at the second annual Music in Action Awards Gala, hosted by the Black Music Action Coalition (BMAC). The ceremony is set to take place at the Beverly Hilton in California on Sept. 22. According to the BMAC, this prestigious award celebrates “artists, executives, businesses, entrepreneurs, activists, and companies that have utilized their platforms to effect social change over the past year.”
The 27-year-old rapper is being honored for his work to help improve his hometown of Atlanta. As previously reported, Lil Baby held his third annual “Back to School Fest” at Atlanta’s West End Mall on Aug. 7. During the event, the “Yes Indeed” rapper and his team provided 3,000 local children with music, games, carnival rides, food, backpacks, school supplies, and haircuts. That’s not the only good deed Lil Baby has done recently. Over the summer he also joined forces with prominent business owner Lemont Bradley to give out 100 jobs to people under the age of 21 throughout Atlanta. In addition to that, he established the $150,000 “My Turn” scholarship program for students at his former high school.
Hundreds of families lined up to attend Lil Baby’s Back-to-School Fest in Atlanta, where the rapper provided free shoes and clothing from Foot Locker for every child in attendance https://t.co/D4wcVstNEj
— philip lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) August 8, 2022
Other celebrities to earn this honor are The Weeknd and H.E.R. – both entertainers received their award at the 2021 ceremony.
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