Category Archives: Charity

Ballin 4 Peace

The 5th Annual Ballin 4 Peace Holiday Bowling Toy Drive took place on December 15, 2019. This event allows attendees to come together and enjoy the holidays while giving back to the children of the world.

The players who came to bowl played the games in professional uniforms and celebrated the night away. Everyone came out to support Ballin 4 Peace, which was founded by @H2O5.

Several celebrities and familiar faces attended this years Ballin 4 Peace event including Black Ink Crew’s Donna and Alex, Grafh, Twin, Karti3r, Scott Morris and more.

Below are photos taken by Korey @kpren1. 


Mother’s Ball – Celebrating Womanhood

The Mother’s Ball will be held on December 14, 2019 – December 15, 2019 at the Javits Center in New York City. The Mother’s Ball is an annual event designed to celebrate womanhood and promote advocacy among woman for herself, her family and her community.

The iconic Lauryn Hill will be the featured artist at this year’s mother ball alongside two revolutionary keynote speakers.

The keynote speakers are  Martin Luther King, Jr. III and Mrs. Arndrea Waters King. Martin Luther King Jr. is a human rights and nonviolent social change advocate and community activist.

Ms. Lauryn Hill is a Grammy Award Winning artist responsible for creating timeless music and making history. She was the first Hip Hop artist to win a Grammy for Album Of The Year.

There will be countless talent at the Mother’s Ball including Angela Simmons, Founder and Philanthropist, Elle Varner, Grammy Award-Winning Singer and Songwriter, Dr. Darria Long Gillespie, ER Doctor, Bestselling Author, TED Speaker and Daymond John, American Businessman, Investor, Television Personality, Author, and Motivational Speaker just to name a few.

The Mother’s Ball will have over 5,000 attendees and over 10 Brand Partners. Some of the participating brand partners are Associated Press, NBC, Conair, David Lynch Foundation, Square, High Water Women, iHeart Radio and more.

Mother’s Ball is an event you do not want to miss. Tickets are on sale now. I want to give a big thank you to Charles Morales.


Ballin 4 Peace 5th Annual Event

Ballin 4 Peace is an annual event gathering youth and celebrities together for a great cause which is to raise awareness about violence in New York City and promote peace. Several celebrities played in the game to help raise awareness including Mr. Commodore, Jennaske and NDO Champ.

Below are a couple of interviews and pictures captured at this years Ballin 4 Peace event!


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4th Annual Ballin 4 Peace Event

H2O held his 4th Annual Ballin 4 Peace event this past week. Several celebrities such as Phresher, Shiggy Show, cast members from The Grand Hustle, cast members from Hustle In Brooklyn and more were in attendance to bowl and network.

This event was a battle of the boroughs. The winner of the bowling competition was Staten Island.

Check out the interviews and the photos below.


DJ Self Holds Annual Gwinin Gives Event in Brooklyn


Gwinin Gives is an annual event held by DJ Self to give back to kids before they begin the school year. The event was held in Brooklyn and parents and children were able to visit various vendors in the park such as T-Mobile and Power 105.1. There was food, music, drinks, face painting, balloons and of course everything was free!

Mariah Lynn, Jaquae, Donshea Hopkins, Dream Doll and more performed at the Gwinin Gives event. Cardi B was even on the phone encouraging kids to stay in school! Artists came from all over the country to attend.


Check out the videos above and leave a comment!

Huge shoutout to Lauren Media Group!


Ballin 4 Peace 2018 Celebrity Charity Basketball Game

Haron Hargrave held the 4th annual Ballin 4 Peace 2018 Celebrity Charity Basketball Game this past weekend. There was also a youth game prior to the Celebrity game.

Many parents and fans came out to represent the players on the teams. In addition, we had several performances by singers, dancers and even a marching band.

Some of the celebrities in attendance include Commodore, 2 Milly, Grafh, Fatboy Sse, Kiyanne, Jaquae, Dj Jus, and Emez just to name a few.

Several sponsors and vendors were at the game including Silky Socks and Essentia Water.

To stay updated with the Ballin 4 Peace events, follow @ballin4peace on instagram.

Below is a link to the youth game photos

Pretty Lou Birthday Charity Concert


Pretty Lou held his birthday Charity Concert this week featuring several New York heavy hitters. Lou Got Cash, Fat Joe, Mariah Lynn, The Closers, Dave East, A Boogie, Maino and Jaquae amongst others were in the building to put on a show for the concert goers.


The star studded show took place at the Irving Plaza, this past Tuesday, April 17th. Several DJ’s kept the crowd rocking including Funk Flex, DJ Self, DJ Chris Dollar and DJ Camilo.

To keep up with updates, make sure you follow Pretty Lou on Instagram @prettylou11 AND #AOSfamily #adanteace