Next month, Jay Z and Beyoncé will host the second iteration of their Tidal X charity concert. The event, dubbed Tidal X: 1015 will take place on October 15 at the Barclays Center, and it will feature performances from Beyoncé, Lauryn Hill, Nicki Minaj, Blood Orange, Alicia Keys, Common, Lil Yachty, Salva, and others. The proceeds from the concert will go to the Robin Hood Foundation “to raise awareness, and funds in order to create positive social impact focusing on education initiatives around the world,” according to a press release.
In a statement, Dania Diaz (VP of Philanthropy, Roc Nation) said: “Supporting the community and having positive impact is a TIDAL tenet and mission. We are honored to partner with Robin Hood for TIDAL X: 1015 around this year’s current theme, education. We know that education can advance communities and can be the most powerful tool for change. Robin Hood has helped transform communities in positive ways by supporting education programs that generate meaningful results.”
Tidal X: 1015 follows last year’s Tidal X: 1020 at Barclays. Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Usher, T.I., Alessia Cara, Flatbush Zombies, and more performed at the event, which benefited the New World Foundation.
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