Meek Mill Gives Philly Kid a Second Xbox After the First One Was Stolen

The child said three other kids robbed him following Meek's toy giveaway.

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Meek Mill wasn't about to let some Grinches ruin Christmas.

On Tuesday, the 31-year-old rapper hosted a toy giveaway in his hometown of Philadelphia—delivering action figures, sneakers, board games, electronics, bikes, and more. The event was deemed a huge success, as it benefited about 3,000 local children; however, a case of greed nearly ruined the day for one participating kid.

As pointed out by The Blast, a young boy had left the giveaway with a brand new Xbox in hand. Shortly after he left the Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreation Center, the child returned empty-handed with a disappointed look on his face. He told Meek that three other kids had stolen the console while he was making his way home.

"They robbed you for you Xbox?" Meek asked the kid in an Instagram story, captioned "The hood is nasty smh."

Meek had to make it right. After the little boy explained what had happened, the Dreamchasers rapper instructed the kid to "go get another one."

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Speaking to CBS Philly, Meek explained the purpose behind the giveaway and why he chose to support the city that raised him.

"I got the platform to help out my community so why not do it, it’s really an easy thing to do," Meek explained. "I didn’t forget about where I came from [...] I actually come around here a lot. I can’t hang on the corner no more or nothing but you know I know the people around here. I know these faces."

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