Atlanta rapper gives back to community that raised him with food giveaway, toy drive

Atlanta rapper gives back to community that raised him with food giveaway, toy drive
Pastor Troy hosted a special toy giveaway, spreading holiday cheer and putting a smile on the faces of dozens of children. (Central Station Restaurant)

ATLANTA — A legendary Atlanta rapper is giving back to the community that raised him, making sure no one goes hungry this holiday season.

Pastor Troy, a hip-hop musician who is also a member of the hip hop group D.S.G.B. (Down South Georgia Boyz), partnered with Central Station Sports Restaurant in College Park where together they fed more than 70 families in need.

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“We’re just giving back to the hood,” said Pastor Troy. “I’m from the southside of town, and I grew up and went to elementary school there. It’s been difficult. People just want a break and some normalcy for the holidays.”

They also hosted a special toy giveaway, spreading holiday cheer and putting a smile on the faces of dozens of children.

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“These kids and their parents are dealing with so much, and I want them to know that we’re thinking about them this holiday season,” he added.

Pastor Troy’s week of giving will conclude tonight with a live virtual concert featuring some of Atlanta’s favorite hip hop and R & B stars. FABO, Ying Yang Twinz, Crime Mob, Baby D, Youngbloodz, Archie, Trillville, Bonecrusher and many more artists are set to join him.

“The concert features Atlanta legends who just wanted to get together and do their thing,” he said. “We want people to enjoy the music without worrying about the pandemic. Just sit back and watch it from the comfort of your own home. It’s really an opportunity for musicians to get together and show love to the community.”

The virtual concert is scheduled to begin at 8 pm and will be streamed from Central Sports Restaurant in college park. Tickets cost $10. For more information, visit LitStreetTv.com.

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