Offset Is Raising $500,000 For Cancer Research

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Migos rapper Offset is raising $500,000 to go toward cancer research via the American Cancer Society

The recording artist lost his grandmother, Sallie Ann Smith, to bladder cancer back in 2012. He describes this moment as being extremely hard for him to go through. “It was really tough losing my grandma to cancer and one of the hardest things I have dealt with in my life," Offset said. "She motivated me to do my best and go for it; one of my biggest coaches.”

The rapper's mother, Latabia Woodward, has been a volunteer at the American Cancer Society for over 10 years. She said about her son's initiative: “Losing a loved one to cancer is devastating, and we need to continue to help educate our communities about early detection and screening guidelines. I am incredibly proud of Offset’s desire to help save the lives of others, genuine heart, and talent as an artist.”

All fans who donate to Offset's cause are automatically entered to win a shopping spree with him in Los Angeles. To learn more about Offset's initiative and donate, click here

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