Lil Baby will be honored with the Quincy Jones Humanitarian Award at the second annual Music in Action Awards Gala.
The event, hosted by the Black Music Action Coalition, will be held September 22 at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, according to Variety.
BMAC is celebrating artists, executives, businesses, entrepreneurs, activists and companies that have utilized their platforms to effect social change over the past year.
Lil Baby is being recognized for fighting for racial and social justice inside and outside of the music industry.
The Grammy winner recently hosted his third-annual Back to School Fest for over 3,000 children in Atlanta.
“The Bigger Picture” rapper also established the $150,000 My Turn scholarship program for students at his former high school in the A-T-L.
Last year, the Weeknd and H.E.R. received the Quincy Jones Humanitarian Award.
Lil Baby is featured on DJ Khaled’s new God Did album and will release his third album, It’s Only Me, on October 14.
His 2018 collabo with Gunna, “Drip Too Hard,” was certified Diamond this week
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