Community First: 10 Rappers Who Gave Away Scholarships

- By Bossip Staff Categories: A "Lil Positivity", Bolitics, CELEBRITY

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Rappers are unfairly blamed for society’s problems and rarely celebrated for the good they do in our communities. Blessed with more money than they can spend, it’s always cool to see filthy rich entertainers giving back to those in need.

Here are ten rappers who gave away scholarships. Take a look.

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Jay Z, $1.3 million in scholarships through his Shawn Carter Foundation.

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Wale, $25,000 scholarship to prestigious HBCU Hampton University.

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Big Boi, annual scholarships through his Big Kidz Foundation.

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MC Lyte, $100,000 First Wave scholarships through her Hip-Hop Sisters Foundation (HHSF).

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Nelly, annual “Black and White” academic scholarships.

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will.i.am, academic scholarships through his I AM Scholarship Fund.

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Ludacris, annual academic scholarships through the Ludacris Foundation.

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Plies, “Somebody Loves You” academic scholarships ($10K) through his Power Of Visions Foundation.

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DeShaun “Proof” Holton of D-12 (RIP), academic scholarships to low income Detroit-area children through the Proof Foundation.

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