T.I. Brings Local Kids On Stage During Taste of Fort Collins Performance
T.I. brought the house down at Taste of Fort Collins 2022, and not just because of his incredible performance.
The entire show, three young men in the front row were hyping up T.I. all night. For most kids, a high five from one of their favorite artists on stage would be more than enough. These three got that and even more.
Savion Bates, Judah Skinner, and Emilio Wilson have the best "fun fact" for themselves for the rest of their lives and will surely turn into local celebrities - if they haven't already. As it is, they were swarmed after the show by people wanting to grab photos with them!
Not only were they able to go on stage, they spent quite a fair amount of time with T.I. during his performance. Dare we say, last-minute backup dancers?
To follow an incredible story, T.I.'s crew handed Skinner the microphone as he had an "important message" for the crowd. That important message? He gave a shout-out to his dad's nonprofit in Fort Collins, The Cultural Enrichment Center. The center aims to address all potential needs for middle and high school African American Students in Fort Collins.
Skinner shared his message in front of a sold-out Taste of Fort Collins crowd of nearly 10,000 in one of the most mature ways we have ever seen when given an opportunity like that.
There were either tears, smiles, or both in the crowd the entire time those young men were up on the stage. What an incredible move by T.I. and an incredible way to close out Taste of Fort Collins 2022.