Community First: 10 Rappers Who Gave Away Scholarships

- By Bossip Staff Categories: A "Lil Positivity", Bolitics, CELEBRITY
Top 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.
people-jay-z-carnegie-hall-concert-460x307 Jay Z, $1.3 million in scholarships through his Shawn Carter Foundation.
pryor.jpg w=650&h=366 Wale, $25,000 scholarship to prestigious HBCU Hampton University.
Mollie-1 Big Boi, annual scholarships through his Big Kidz Foundation.
mclyte MC Lyte, $100,000 First Wave scholarships through her Hip-Hop Sisters Foundation (HHSF).
4fa1a349d528f Nelly, annual “Black and White” academic scholarships.
i-am-scholarship-recipients will.i.am, academic scholarships through his I AM Scholarship Fund.
Chris-Ludacris-Bridges-arrives-at-The-Ludacris-Foundation-6th-Annual-Benefit-Dinner-on-10.24.09-in-Washington-DC Ludacris, annual academic scholarships through the Ludacris Foundation.
plies Plies, “Somebody Loves You” academic scholarships ($10K) through his Power Of Visions Foundation.
v6m5g1 DeShaun “Proof” Holton of D-12 (RIP), academic scholarships to low income Detroit-area children through the Proof Foundation. Topsy/BET/OWN/Lindenwood.edu

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