Jay Z and Beyonce and Nicki Minaj were among a group of artists who performed at the Barclays Center in Brookyn on Tuesday night for a charity concert organized by streaming service Tidal.
The concert which covered R&B, rap, reggae and a few other genres was dubbed TIDAL X:1020 Amplified by HTC was a little more like streaming a musical hit parade since most of the artists only sang one song each.
The main goal of the concert was to raise money for the New World Foundation which is an organization meant to fund social movements.
According to organizers about $1 million was raised from ticket sales and was all going to charity.
majority of the artists performed their best hits, apart from usher who slew old favorites, entertaining the crowd with new hit single ‘chains’ that focuses on racial prejudice in the US.
Others who performed at the event include rappers Meek Mill, Rick Ross, T.I, and a few country singers.