October 2, 2022

HIV/AIDS Awareness Groups Say DaBaby Didn’t Follow Through On Promise To Donate

After his backlash for making homophobic feedback at Rolling Loud Miami, DaBaby apologized and agreed to donate to a number of HIV/AIDS consciousness organizations. However those self same organizations say they by no means acquired a dime.

Communications marketing consultant for the Black AIDS Institute, Pavni Guharoy, advised The Day by day Beast that whereas the assembly with the rapper went nicely, he by no means adopted up. “Since then, we have not received any outreach, partnership, or funding from DaBaby,” she advised the outlet.

Along with the Black AIDS Institute, DaBaby met with eight different organizations. All of them issued a joint assertion acknowledging that they met with him to teach him. In flip, he apologized for his hurtful feedback. However three of these teams say they by no means heard from DaBaby once more, nor have they acquired any monetary contributions. 

Six of the organizations, together with GLAAD, didn’t reply to The Day by day Beast’s request for remark.

DaBaby could have gotten his second probability with Rolling Loud, asserting his Dwell Present Killa tour. Nonetheless, the feedback he made throughout the pageant have continued to have an effect.

“Pavni GuharoyIf you didn’t show up today with HIV/AIDS, or any of them deadly STDs that’ll make you die in two to three weeks, then put your cellphone lighter up,” he mentioned throughout his July efficiency. “Ladies, if your pussy smell like water, put your cellphone lighter up. Fellas, if you ain’t sucking dick in the parking lot, put your cellphone lighter up.”

Following the feedback, DaBaby was dropped from a number of high-profile festivals, misplaced his collaboration with BoohooMAN, and confronted backlash from his friends.