Roddy Ricch offers Astroworld payment to families of lost people
The tragic events that happened at the Astroworld 2021 Festival last weekend have shaken the music industry upside down. Eight participants died and hundreds more were injured during a night that went awry. The incident happened during Travis Scott’s solo set, which was to close the first of two nights at Astroworld. What happened left the rapper “absolutely devastated,” as he revealed in a statement the next morning, adding: “My prayers are with the families and all those affected by what happened. at the Astroworld Festival “. Now Roddy Ricch, who also performed at the festival, is also taking action to help the families of the deceased.
In a post on his Instagram story, Ricch shared his plan to help. “Please ask the families of those we lost yesterday to contact @shawnholiday,” he wrote. “I will donate my new compensation to the families of this incident. # Pray4Houston.
Roddy’s announcement comes after Travis Scott shared a second statement about the Astroworld tragedy. “I just want to send prayers to those who were lost last night,” he said in part in a video shared on his Instagram story. He later added, “Honestly, I’m just devastated. I could never imagine something like this happening… I love you all.
Roddy Ricch is a Warner Music artist. Uproxx is an independent subsidiary of Warner Music Group.