Khalid To Perform Benefit Concert For El Paso Shooting Victims

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA – MARCH 17: Khaled performs during day two of Lollapalooza Buenos Aires 2018 at Hipodromo de San Isidro on March 17, 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Photo by Santiago Bluguermann/Getty Images)


From ABC News:

Khalid announced on Monday that he will be holding a benefit concert later this month to support the victims of the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, which took place on Saturday.

“Over the past few days, I’ve been thinking of ways to help out and support the city,” the El-Paso native tweeted. “I’m planning for a benefit concert later this month, all of the proceeds will go to the families affected by the shooting. Sending everyone my love and will keep you guys updated.”

The Grammy-nominated artist has strong ties to the community and often pays tribute to his hometown on tour.

The singer brought up El Paso during a performance in Washington, D.C., on Saturday night.

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