Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz returned to his old stomping grounds this past weekend to host a charity event for the holidays.
On Saturday (Dec. 21) 2 Chainz and his T.R.U. Foundations presented the “TRU 2 Hoops Holiday Basketball Classic” at North Clayton High School in College Park.
All participants of the basketball tournament for youth ages 10 and 13 received a complete Adidas uniform and the winners received the coveted trophy along with other special prizes and Adidas uniforms for everyone.
“1st annual TRU 2 HOOPS, I wanna thank everybody who came and participated #successful,” he posted via Twitter and Instagram with a photo of himself and the participants of the tournament.
Proceeds from the concessions at the event will go to former North Clayton High School standout basketball player Zac Bradley who was left paralyzed his freshman year of college due to a car accident.
The “Based On a T.R.U. Story ” rapper also has another charity event lined up for today (Dec. 23). he and his charity will host the 4th Annual Street Execs Christmas Concert at Tabernacle featuring 2 Chainz, B.o.B., Travis Porter, Young Dolph, Cap 1, Shanell, Rich Homie Quan, Young Dro and Trinidad James among the announced performers.
The show is free, but attendees must bring an unwrapped gift to donate to the toy drive. The toys collected will be dispersed between several charities including Kandi Burruss’ Kandi Cares, T.R.U. Foundation, Toys for Tots and seven families adopted by Streets Execs and its clients.
2 Chainz, who has a Grammy nomination for Best Rap Song, started the T.R.U. foundation in March 2013 with fiancé Nakesha Ward. The Atlanta-based non-profit organization assists those in need, specifically in areas such as education, money management and job readiness.