Lil’ Kim is
getting into the holiday spirit despite being incarcerated and has teamed with
fellow Brooklyn native Zab Judah and clothing company Mitchell & Ness to donate
toys to under-privileged youth in Philadelphia.
This Thursday (Dec.
22), toys will be distributed to children 13 years-of-age and younger at the
Francis J. Myers Recreation Center on 58th and Kingsessing Avenues from 4pm-6pm.
Assisting with the coordination
and distribution of the toys will be Philadelphia Hip-Hop legend Carles "Charlie
Mack" Wilson, Kim's manager Hillary Weston, Eddie Magic, Meda Judah, the
Fight for Life Foundation, Mothers in Charge, Men United for a Better Philadelphia
Local radio station
100.3 The Beat will be on hand, encouraging listeners to also donate new toys,
clothing and books.
The toys will be
given on a first-come and fans are encouraged to come early.
In July of 2005,
Lil' Kim was sentenced to a year and a day in a Philadelphia federal prison
for lying to a federal grand jury about her knowledge of a 2001 shootout with
rivals outside of Hot 97 in New York in Feb. 2001.
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