JAY-Z’s Tidal X Concert Raises $3.7 Million for Hurricane Relief
JAY-Z’s Tidal X charity concert at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., last week was a huge success. The event help raised $3.7 million for relief aid to those affected by Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Maria and the earthquakes that took place in Mexico.
Hosted by Angie Martinez, the six-hour-long concert featured performances from Jennifer Lopez, DJ Khaled, Cardi B, Stevie Wonder, Fifth Harmony, Daddy Yankee, JAY-Z, Princess Nokia, Chris Brown, Iggy Azalea, Vic Mensa and many more.
Among the organizations that will receive monies include Empire State Relief and Recovery Effort for Puerto Rico, Kids in Need Foundation, Greater Houston Community Foundation, Direct Relief, One America Appeal, Miami Community Foundation, Global Giving, All Hands Volunteers and Habitat for Humanity in Puerto Rico.
According to Variety, Tidal has sent four planes carrying over 500,000 pounds of water, tarp, solar lamps, diapers, food baby wipes, shoes and other much-needed supplies to Puerto Rico. The relief efforts are still ongoing. If you want to make a financial contribution to the cause, head over to Tidal.com.
If you missed the concert, you can watch it here.