Following the release of "My Turn," Lil Baby decides to give back to his former high school.
Lil Baby may have not completed high school but the strides he's made in his career have put him in a position to give back. Yesterday, the rapper made a surprise visit to his old high school in Atlanta, Booker T. Washington High School. The rapper popped up with a surprise performance before announcing that he would be giving away a $150K scholarship to a student at Book T. Washington.
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"From the time I left here to now, I’ve had a crazy journey,” Lil Baby told Billboard. “Just to be able to come back on a positive note and actually touch this ground again and see some of these faces again... I can’t even explain it. I was once in a state where I knew for sure I wasn’t ever coming back here. To be able to come, give back and be something, and perform for children, that means everything to me."
The initiative was launched alongside the support of Amazon Music's Rap Rotation, Quality Control, Wolfpack Global, and Motown Records who titled the scholarship fund after the rapper's latest album.
"A majority of the students in these neighborhoods, when they have good grades most of them don’t have support. They don’t have a family who can afford to [send them] to a good college or the college they want to go to," he added.