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Here's a sneak peak, 3 of 6, artists making the world a better place right now. To read more, visit the source article at Baeble.
1. Chance the Rapper just won the 2017 BET Humanitarian Award and rightfully so. Chance has followed in the path of many artists before him who use their platform and resources to better their own communities and overall communities around the globe. Humanitarian work from artists is always worth acknowledging, and his latest effort makes us want to flashback to other artists who put in the work to make the world a better place.
2. Moby - Singer, songwriter and photographer Moby is a man of many talents. Although we all enjoy his music, some might argue that his greatest contributions to society have nothing to do with it, but rather his philanthropy and advocacy. Moby is a well known animal activist who has been advocating for animal rights for almost two decades. He has worked with groups like PETA and Humane Society to raise awareness for causes like the abuse of livestock in factory-run farms to turkey-free Thanksgiving dinners. Last year he opened up Little Pine, a vegan restaurant in Los Angeles and donated all profit to animal rights organizations. He has also written personal essays about the benefit of the vegan lifestyle.
3. Detroit rapper Big Sean helped out his fellow Michiganders when he started an organization aimed at helping Michigan residents in a variety of ways. One of these ways include helping the children of Flint, Michigan who suffer from lead poisoning by working with Flint Child Health and Development fund. Through his organization, the Sean Anderson Foundation, Big Sean raised $100,000 to aid Flint families affected by lead poisoning. The Sean Anderson Foundation also has a program called Mogul Prep which is a curriculum that teaches students about the different job opportunities in the music industry other than being artists. The students are able to meet with people in the music industry field and gain guidance.