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Singer Khalid Announces Benefit Concert for His Hometown of El Paso After Mass Shooting

Singer Khalid Announces Benefit Concert for His Hometown of El Paso After Mass Shooting

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2019-08-05 11:39:11


Khalid performs during his Free Spirit world tour opening night on June 20, 2019 in Glendale, Arizona. (Credit: Jason Wise/Getty Images for Live Nation)

One of the hottest artists in the music industry will perform in the wake of tragedy in his adopted hometown of El Paso, Texas.

Singer Khalid tweeted Monday that he plans to perform a concert to benefit those affected by Saturday’s mass shooting in El Paso.

Twenty-two people were killed and more than two dozen injured in the attack, one of three major mass shootings across the United States in the space of a week.

Khalid, 21, tweeted that “Over the past few days, my mind and heart have been heavy.”

“Hearing/seeing an act of terrorism happen so close to home, my family, and my friends has been unbelievable and shocking,” he wrote. “Singing ‘915’ and ‘city of El Paso’ on tour every night feels indescribable.”

“Over the past few days, I’ve been thinking of ways to help out and support the city,” Khalid tweeted. “I’m planning…



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