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Roddy Ricch Donating Astroworld Earnings To Victims' Families

28 days ago   |   By Stereogum

Roddy Ricch was one of the performers at Travis Scott's Astroworld festival, where 8 died and hundreds were injured during a crowd surge on Friday night. Ricch, whose set took place earlier that day, took to his Instagram account yesterday to say that he'd be “donating my net compensation to the families of the incident” and said to “please have the families of those who we lost yesterday reach out” to Shawn Holiday, who is on the rapper's management team.
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Travis Scott & Live Nation Sued Over ‘Predictable' Astroworld Tragedy

Travis Scott & Live Nation Sued Over ‘Predictable' Astroworld Tragedy

28 days ago   |   By Billboard

Travis Scott and other organizers of the Astroworld music festival in Houston are already facing at least one lawsuit over Friday's deadly crowd surge, filed by an injured concertgoer who called the incident a “predictable and preventable tragedy.”
In a petition filed Saturday in Harris County District Court, Astroworld attendee Manuel Souza sued Scott himself, as well as organizer ScoreMore and concert giant Live Nation, over the Friday night incident, which left eight dead and dozens more injured.
The lawsuit claims the disaster was the direct result of “a motivation for profit at the...
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Astroworld Victims: Who They Were

28 days ago   |   By NY Times

The music festival at Astroworld in Houston left eight people dead. Here is what is known about them so far.
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Roddy Ricch to Donate His Astroworld Performance Earnings to Families of Victims

28 days ago   |   By Billboard

Roddy Ricch has announced that he'll donate his performance earnings from Travis Scott 's Astroworld festival in Houston, where eight people died amid a crowd surge on Friday .
“Please have the families of those who we lost yesterday reach out,” Ricch wrote in his Instagram Stories. “I'll be donating my net compensation to the families of this incident Pray4Houston.”
Ricch has requested for the families to contact Shawn Holiday, who is part of the artist's management team. Holiday, the former co-head of urban music at Columbia Records, also serves on the Black Music Action Coalition's...
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Investigation continues into Astroworld crowd surge that killed at least 8 people

28 days ago   |   By NPR

We look at the latest on what's now known about the music festival tragedy in Houston on Friday night, when a surge in the crowd resulted in a deadly stampede.
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