21 Savage Receives Atlanta’s Carry The Torch Award For His Humanitarian Service

21 Savage has merited yet another award.

At the Blue Christmas Gala, which was organized by the Young Democrats of Atlanta, the rapper was presented with Atlanta’s Carry the Torch Award on Friday, December 8. The Young Democrats of Atlanta, who chose him for the award, also recognized his work in financial literacy, immigration reform, and education.

Sylvia Rhone, chairwoman and CEO of Epic Records, and Ezekiel Lewis, president of Epic Records, presented the rapper with his award, highlighting his achievements and contributions to the music industry, social activism, and youth empowerment, among other endeavors.

Politician and civil rights activist, Andrew Young, also shares the award with 21. During the event also, Fulton County Commissioner Natalie Hall gave Savage a surprise when she presented him with a proclamation from the city of Atlanta, citing his continued influence in Atlanta and beyond. Receiving his award, 21 expressed his deepest gratitude and pledged to keep being that inspiration for the next gen.

The rapper, who was brought up in Atlanta but was born in London, marked his new UK immigration status by traveling to the UK capital and showing out for his fans at a special homecoming gig at the O2 Arena, which featured performances by J Hus and Central Cee.

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