R&B singer and songwriter Ne-Yo dropped by M. Agnes Jones Elementary School in his hometown of Atlanta, Georgia to present band director Arthur McClenton and his students a $30,000 check for brand new instruments, courtsey of VH1’s Save the Music Foundation and an anonymous donor.

“Music is not what I do, it’s who I am,” Ne-Yo said. “If you cut off off my arm right now a song would probably fall out…And I know it may be cliche, but these kids are our future. And we are going to have some very smart, but very boring, very bland kids if we don’t keep programs like these in the schools.”

This is definitely a good look for our boy Ne-Yo. Continue reading for more photos!

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Marygul Retha Woolfolk and Arthur McClenton


kids from the school


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