Another act of kindness.
Shaquille O’Neal may be best known for his skills on the basketball court or his stances on pop culture, but he’s also low-key known for his incredible generosity. He has been caught in the act of helping fellow shoppers pay for their purchases or dropping huge tips at restaurants — even recently paying for the meals of every person in the restaurant he was at, including the staff! When his tour as DJ Diesel took him to Buffalo in the wake of their mass shooting, he saw another opportunity to help families in need.
Of all the passions of the 7-foot-1 four-time NBA Champion, music has always been a big one, but the often candid rapper was reportedly unsure about going through with his scheduled date in Buffalo, New York, following the recent hate crime at a Tops Friendly Markets. On May 14, a white supremacist opened fire at the supermarket, killing ten Black people, including retired police officer Aaron Salter Jr., who died trying to stop the shooter. Shaquille O’Neal did do the June 24 show and told Swaggie Sie on SiriusXM that he planned to help the victims’ families: