"This my first time meetin any mayor from NY...he's a Black mayor which I'm a very proud to see," Jones said.
"Drake, Apollo, SiriusXM halted the show immediately."
The Canadian superstar hit the stage at Harlem's Apollo Theater for a "B-Sides" concert.
The Brooklynite will hit the legendary stage on Jan. 26 for the Jump Off.
The 'Her Loss' rapper moved the date out of respect for the late Takeoff's funeral.
Tickets can be won via a sweepstake on SiriusXM radio.
The evening raised a record-breaking $3.7 million, the largest amount ever raised during this event.
The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul accepted the honor before a crowd of fans and media in NYC's Harlem.
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Otis Redding’s hit song “(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay” this January, the Otis Redding Foundation is planning An Evening of…