5 most generous Black celebrities giving back to Africa in big ways

Novieku Babatunde Adeola September 05, 2019
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These children showed Jay- z the six miles they have to walk to get drinkable water for their families, he spent millions of dollars to build a pipeline and well right in their own village_Photo: Rebloggy.com


The hip-hop icon is extremely hush-hush when it comes to the details of his life so it should come as no surprise that many of his charitable donations are not widely publicized.

Nevertheless, in 2008, the rapper performed at the Africa Rising Music Festival; proceeds went to Africa Rising. The organization aims to preserve “African social, political, and economic progress.”

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He has also given thousands of dollars worth of donations to the Made in Africa Foundation and the Global Citizen Project.

Last Edited by:Francis Akhalbey Updated: September 6, 2019


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