JAY-Z, J.Lo, & Chris Brown Give Back at TIDAL X: Brooklyn Benefit Concert
It’s the Brooklyn way. JAY-Z, Jennifer Lopez, DJ Khaled, Chris Brown, Stevie Wonder, and more of music’s biggest stars spread love at TIDAL X: Brooklyn.
On Tuesday (Oct. 17), another all-star roster of celebrities came together for TIDAL’s third annual benefit concert, which raised money for victims of natural disasters.
Hosted by Angie Martinez, the evening featured performances by Cardi B, Fat Joe, Remy Ma, Yo Gotti, A$AP Ferg, Vic Mensa, Fifth Harmony, Joey Bada$$, Willow Smith, Belly, Jadakiss, Iggy Azalea, Mack Wilds, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, and many more.
Chris Brown electrified concertgoers with a 15-minute dance-heavy medley of hits, including “Loyal,” “Party,” “Pills & Automobiles,” and “Questions.”
Jennifer Lopez, who performed over the weekend at the Puerto Rico disaster relief concert “One Voice: Somos Live!” celebrated her Bronx roots during a show-stopping performance, which included hits like “I’m Real,” “Jenny From the Block,” and “Feelin’ So Good,” for which she was joined by Fat Joe.
JAY-Z, whose wife Beyoncé was on hand to support, addressed the value of giving during his set, which included a mixture of old and new songs from his storied discography, including “Empire State of Mind,” “Public Service Announcement,” and “Bam.”
“We sent five planes out to Puerto Rico,” said the Roc Nation boss. “We helped people in Houston, Mexico, and the Caribbean islands, as well. It was only possible because of all you people in here tonight, everybody that donated.”
He then introduced “the eighth wonder of the world,” Stevie Wonder, who closed out the celebration of unity and love, performing classics like “Superstition” and “Love’s in Need of Love Today.” “Yeah, I took a knee,” said the legendary singer. “I took two knees. One was for the unity of this nation. Tonight, I celebrate this night of giving.”
Watch the full concert via TIDAL below.