Atlanta, GA –
Lil Baby is awarded the most prestigious distinctions in his hometown of Atlanta, Georgia.
4PF 4PF rapper was recognized with an entire day of celebration in New York on the 13th (November 13) and the date officially being declared by the city as Dominique “Lil Baby” Jones Day from now on.
The singer, 27 was born and was raised within Atlanta’s Oakland City neighborhood, received an official proclamation by Atlanta City Council. Atlanta City Council in an event on Sunday.
The proclamation highlighted Lil Baby’s impressive Hip Hop career and impact as an “musical ambassador” for Atlanta and the “generous” philanthropic efforts, which included the launch of the Four the People Foundation.
It is said that the My Turn rapper has always given to the local community by establishing his own foundation ranging from creating an $10,000 scholarship fund at his high school, Booker T. Washington High School and making a pledge of $1.5 million from the proceeds of his hit album “The Bigger Picture” to areas that aren’t well-served.
“November 13th Is Officially Dominique ‘Lil Baby’ Jones Day In Atlanta !! Thank you,” Lil Baby wrote on Instagram as she shared a few photos of the event.
This is only the latest feather to be added to Lil Baby’s crown. Since his breakout in the year 2017 Lil Baby has Atlanta native has built up an impressive collection of awards that include three BET Hip Award, one MTV Video Music Award and the sole Grammy for his performance as a guest on Kanye West’s “Hurricane.”
“I honestly didn’t know what a humanitarian was, but as I looked into it and started reading, I understand that I’m actually humanitarian,” he stated while acknowledging the former.
“I simply want to say that I’m grateful for everyone in this room because there is no way that anything we do or try to accomplish can be accomplished by just one person. It’s going to take everyone of us to work together and keep it together.”
While he’s at it, Lil Baby continues to increase the number of songs in his collection. In October, Lil Baby released his much-anticipated album, It’s Only Me that featured appearances by Future Young Thug Nardo Wick, and many more.
The album was released at the top of the pile at. 1 on Billboard after racking up 216,000 album equivalent units during the first week. This was Baby’s third appearance on the charts.