Lil Wayne Coaches Kids At ‘Court of Dreams’ Charity Event
Post by David Rogers, Apr 24, 2012 at 6:31 pm
The Young Money rapper was at the American Airlines Arena in Miami with a handful of other stars to allow seventh and eight graders to show off their talent on the court while teaching a “patience and respect for authority and each other,” reports the Miami New Times.
Weezy also spoke to the kids at the event. “Whatever dream you have, don’t quit,” he told the crowd. “Don’t let anyone try and stop you.”
Lil Wayne then coached a team known as the YMCMB All Stars against the South Beach All Stars, which were coached by Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie. Rapper Bow Wow also make a guest appearance, joining the South Beach All Stars. The team beat YMCMB by one point.
Michael Lipman, a sponsor of the event, spoke more about what the goals of the occasion.
“We want to teach these kids to make healthy choices in life,” he said. “To start with – eating healthy, doing well in school and respecting family and authority.”