Quavo's 5th Annual Honcho Day Raised $2 Million For The Rocket Foundation

Quavo’s 5th Annual Honcho Day Raised $2 Million For The Rocket Foundation

Former Migos rapper, Quavo hosted his most recent Huncho Day celebrity football game that honored his fallen brethren, TakeOff who was killed in Houston last year. The money made from the game, $2 million, is slated for the charity Quavo started last year, The Rocket Foundation.

In an Instagram post, the Bad and Boujee rapper thanked all who participated in the charity football game on April 29.

“Huncho Day 23’
Was The Launch 🚀 Of The ROCKET Foundation
Very proud of my family for standing strong 💪🏾 we will change the WORLD 🌎 🚀🚀🚀
Thanks to all artist athletes teams & organizations for supporting #Hunchoday
Til Next year”

 

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According to AllHipHop, notable celebrities including rapper, J.I.D and athletes Jalen Ramsey, Jameis Winston, and D’andre Swift were in attendance at the game which was played at Berkmar High School in Lilburn, Georgia. 

Quavo made a statement pertaining to the charity event.

“I look forward to Huncho Day every year because I get together with some of my close friends and come back to the place where it all started for me.

“This year was extra special as we launched The Rocket Foundation in memory of Takeoff. It was a day where we got to play some football, raise money for the community, and remember Take.”

Shortly after Migos member Takeoff was killed in Houston last October, The Rocket Foundation was established in honor of the rapper. The organization supports programs saving lives through community-based solutions proven to prevent gun violence. According to Hypebeast, a limited-edition hoodie is being sold to benefit The Rocket Foundation.

The Legends x Quavo Forever Takeoff Hoodie can now be purchased on the Legends website for $140, with all proceeds going to the foundation.

TakeOff was killed after being shot at a bowling alley in Houston. The popular hip-hop artist was there with his uncle, Quavo, nee Quavious Keyate Marshall. They were in Houston celebrating the birthday of Jas Prince, the son of Houston hip-hop luminary, J. Prince.

An autopsy revealed that Takeoff died from gunshot wounds to his head and torso, WSB-TV reported. The Houston County Coroner’s office also found bullets in his arm. Takeoff’s death was ruled a homicide.

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