Final evening, Lil Baby obtained the Quincy Jones Humanitarian Award at Black Music Motion Coalition’s second annual Music in Motion Awards Gala. On the ceremony, which was held at Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Child was honored for his work within the realm of social justice.
For the previous three years, Baby has hosted Again To College Fest, through which he has offered kids in Atlanta with backpacks and faculty provides forward of their first days of college. He has additionally launched a $150,000 “My Flip” scholarship program at Tri Cities Excessive College, his alma mater.
Earlier this 12 months, he collaborated with Atlanta restaurateur Lemont Bradley to assist present 100 native folks with jobs.
“I actually didn’t know what a humanitarian was, however as I appeared into it and began studying, I perceive that I’m really humanitarian,” mentioned Child throughout his acceptance speech. “I simply wish to say that I admire all people in right here as a result of nothing that we doing or attempting to do will be finished by one individual. It’s gonna take all of us to stay collectively and keep collectively.”
In equally thrilling information, Lil Child additionally dropped “The World Is Yours To Take,” the Tears For Fears-sampling official anthem of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.