Watch TIDAL X 10/20 Concert [VIDEO]
If you missed out on the epic TIDAL X: 10/20 concert that took place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. last night (Oct. 20), don't worry, we've got you covered.
The Jay Z-helmed company -- which reached a milestone of more than one million subscribers -- brought all of the rapper's celebrity friends to perform under one roof. Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Meek Mill, Usher, T.I. and Hov himself were just some of the artists who graced the stage.
Damian Marley started the show off with a fitting song -- "Welcome to Jamrock." But before the streaming service's charity concert featured any more big names, the newcomers get some shine. Brooklyn natives The Flatbush Zombies and Canadian singer Alessia Cara, who's song "Here" has been a favorite in 2015, were some of the acts to join in on the music lover's dream lineup.
As for the heavyweights, they each performed a short set. Usher, who has a slew of hit songs, opted for his new song "Chains" with Nas. The track, which dropped on TIDAL last week, highlights the ills of racial injustice. But it was the queens who took the crown for best performance as Bey and Nicki performed "Feeling Myself" for the first time. A close-second was the husband and wife duo of Bey and Jay for a performance of "Holy Grail."
An estimated one million dollars was raised for the New World Foundation from ticket sales, according to the New York Daily News. The organization helps to fund companies that are "dedicated to advancing positive community relations and effecting systemic change for the development and sustainability of just societies," according to its site.
It seems this is far from the last major event that will be put on by the streaming company too. "This is our first annual event," said Jay Z at the end of the concert to many cheers.
Subscribers and non-subscribers alike are able to witness the TIDAL X: 10/20 concert magic above.
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