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TDE's 2016 Holiday Concert & Toy Giveaway Brought Holiday Cheer To Nickerson Gardens

Kendrick Lamar and Top Dawg Entertainment gave back to the community this week. 

The annual Top Dawg Entertainment Holiday Concert and Toy Giveaway took place in Watts' Nickerson Gardens projects on Tuesday afternoon (Dec 20). Kendrick Lamar, ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock, Ab-Soul, Isaiah Rashad, SZA, Lance Skiiiwalker and the entire TDE family were all there in support to help spread Christmas cheer to the community.

READ: Kendrick Lamar Praises Barack Obama For Showing Respect To Hip Hop Artists

TDE's third annual charity event also hosted some surprise performances from the label's stars -- and superstar special guests. Wiz Khalifa and A$AP Mob swung through to help get the kids moving with performances. We can't forget about O.T Genasis, who also stopped by for a quick set.

Watch Kendrick Lamar debut a new freestyle andthe other performances below.

READ: Kendrick Lamar Kills Lil Wayne Retirement Rumors

A few famous faces were also in the cut:

Lil bro and I turnt nothin in to sumthin and today is the day we bring it back to the hood where it all started. There is no better feeling than being able to give back to where u come from. It was dope watching the Lil homies jump on stage and rock the mic. Other homies holding down security with no incidents... every year at this time I feel like we come together as a family and I feel the love minus A few niggas I 😂😂😂 at that got jealousy n hate in their eyes.. overall Today was a great day.. I hope my success inspire and motivate y'all to work hard at wut ever ur trying to achieve in life. Hard work and dedication always pays off.. Remember nobody is going to give u shit or owes you shit but you. You have to work hard for wut you want.. I'm a project baby just like all of y'all and Nothin was given to me, I worked my ass off and stayed dedicated to my hustle.. so if u feel ur owed something don't fuck with me...those who want to work hard 4 it and can bring something to the table I'm with yall... I run this music shit the same way I use 2 run my spots in hood...nobody gets shit for free. You got 2 earn it..with that being said...my next move is our studio and y'all niggas better bring me some heat... let's get it .... at the end of the day I love da homies , homegirls and the hood. Thank y'all for 2day I'm out Top "Dude" Dawg #TDE

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