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DaBaby meets with leaders from HIV organizations following his disparaging feedback


The rapper, whose actual title is Jonathan Kirk, met with Black leaders from 9 HIV organizations throughout on Tuesday, in response to a joint press launch from the teams.

A number of the organizations included the Black AIDS Institute, GLAAD, Nationwide Minority AIDS Council (NMAC), and The Regular Anomaly Initiative.

“Throughout our assembly, DaBaby was genuinely engaged, apologized for the incorrect and hurtful feedback he made about folks residing with HIV, and obtained our private tales and the reality about HIV and its influence on Black and LGBTQ communities with deep respect,” the organizations acknowledged in a joint assertion. “We admire that he brazenly and eagerly participated on this discussion board of Black folks residing with HIV, which supplied him a possibility to be taught and to obtain correct data.”

The assembly follows an open letter from the teams to DaBaby following his offensive feedback on the Rolling Loud music competition in Miami, which he finally apologized for after he was condemned by different musicians like Elton John, Madonna, Questlove and Dua Lipa.

“I need to apologize to the LGBTQ+ group for the hurtful and triggering feedback I made,” he wrote on his Instagram web page. “Once more, I apologize for my misinformed feedback about HIV/AIDS and I do know training on that is necessary.”

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