Lil Child continues to realize recognition as an artist on and off the stage. On Thursday night time, the rapper obtained the Quincy Jones Humanitarian Award on the 2nd annual Music in Motion Awards Gala benefiting the Black Music Motion Coalition. In accordance with Billboard, Child obtained the award for his social and racial justice efforts. Roommates, ya’ll know Child is true to giving again to the group.
The award highlighted his annual “Again to College Fest” at Atlanta’s West Finish Mall. The competition partnered with Goodr, the place they offered over 3,000 native kids with music, video games, carnival rides, meals, backpacks, college provides, and haircuts. As well as, Child additionally labored with Atlanta restaurateur Lemont Bradley to supply 100 jobs to younger adults and established the $150,000 “My Flip” scholarship program for college students at his former highschool.
The ‘My Flip’ rapper hit the stage to simply accept his award and was met with a spherical of applause from the gang totaling 600 folks. Wearing a black swimsuit, Child stated,
“I actually didn’t know what a humanitarian was, however as I seemed into it and began studying, I perceive that I’m truly humanitarian.” He added, “I simply wish to say that I recognize everyone in right here as a result of nothing that we’re doing or making an attempt to do may be carried out by one particular person. It’s gonna take all of us to stay collectively and keep collectively.”
The gala was a star-studded occasion. All through the night, further awards have been dispersed by presenters through video, together with Anthony Hamilton in addition to Brandy, Chuck D, and D Good. Different highlights from the night embrace 300 Leisure’s Kevin Liles and the Recording Academy’s Harvey Mason jr., Panos A. Panay, and former co-president Valeisha Butterfield Jones receiving the Social Impression Awards.
Congrats, Lil Child!