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Lil Wayne gifts 150 child athletes with new equipment for the holidays

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Kaitlyn Morris

More than 100 kids own new athletic gear, thanks to a generous donation from Lil Wayne.

Over the weekend, the rapper and Young Money Entertainment President Mack Maine invited 150 kids to a Dave & Busters in New Orleans to celebrate the holiday season. The children, selected by Lil Wayne and local organizations, were chosen as they “work hard and are training to be the best athlete and team member they can be,” a press release reads.

As part of A Weezy Christmas, kids played games and took photos with Santa. They also received basketball, football, baseball, soccer and tennis equipment, courtesy of Wilson Sporting Goods.

“This Christmas Mack & I wanted to give these kids everything necessary so that they could enjoy all the benefits of being a top tier athlete,” Wayne said in a statement. “Whether it’s learning about sportsmanship, teamwork, or just using the field as a way to escape everyday stresses; we wanted to make sure these kids get to experience impactful moments.”

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