In Atlanta, Georgia, Jeezy recently played host to his eagerly awaited third annual Sno Ball Gala. The event featured a unique sneaker auction, with Jay-Z’s autographed shoes fetching an impressive $3,000.
The ‘Sno Ball Gala’
On Saturday, Oct. 28, Jeezy hosted his third annual Sno Ball Gala event, located in Atlanta, Georgia, at the Flourish Venue. The star-studded event was sponsored by alcohol brand NAUD and had an impressive guest list, including writer and activist Shaun King, Slutty Vegan owner Pinky Cole, and congresswoman Nikema Williams.
To raise funds for the gala, a thrilling auction took place during the pre-reception, featuring custom-signed Air Force Ones, Adidas, Reebok shoes, and Kangol Hats autographed by music icons LL Cool J, Jay-Z, and Rev Run. Alongside Fred Blankenship, a renowned news anchor, served as the host for the Sno Ball Gala, where Bishop T.D. Jakes was in attendance as well.
Jeezy, known for his successful music career, also has a passion for making a difference in underserved communities worldwide. In 2001, he established the Street Dreamz Foundation, which aims to provide aid and opportunities to those in need.
Jay-Z’s Shoes Sells For $3K
The auction at the Sno Ball Gala showcased an impressive array of autographed items. Rev Run of RUN DMC contributed signed Adidas shoes, Jay-Z offered a pair of signed Reebok sneakers, and LL Cool J’s autograph adorned a Kangol Hat.
Additionally, Jeezy himself contributed a custom jersey and fitted hat to the auction, both featuring his signature. The highlight of the auction was undoubtedly Jay-Z’s signed shoes, which drew significant attention and fetched an impressive $3,000.
Fred Blankenship, a renowned news anchor, served as the host for the Sno Ball Gala, creating an energetic and engaging atmosphere throughout the event. Notable figures in attendance included Bishop T.D. Jakes is a prominent pastor and author known for his inspirational teachings and philanthropic efforts.
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