Last summer, Jay Z famously declared that his "presence is charity" in response to actor and activist Harry Belafonte's criticism of Hov's lack of social responsibility. Jay also remarked that just like President Obama, Jay gives people hope. However true or untrue that statement is, Jay's statement got us thinking: Who are the most benevolent rappers right now? We did a little digging into our favorite artists and found that, with all the fame and money, some rappers are Scrooges, while others go above and beyond the call of philanthropic duty.

Penny pinchers or humanitarians? Join us as we find out How Charitable is Your Favorite Rapper?

Written by Elva Aguilar (@Cheverella_) and Tara Mahadevan (@mhdvn)

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