(AllHipHop News) The 3rd Annual “TIDAL X: Brooklyn” charity concert is set to take place at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on October 17. Some of the biggest names in music are part of the event's lineup.
Jay-Z, Jennifer Lopez, DJ Khaled, Chris Brown, Cardi B, Fat Joe, Remy Ma, Yo Gotti, A$AP Ferg, Vic Mensa, Joey Bada$$, Willow Smith, Belly, Iggy Azalea, Jessie Reyez, Mack Wilds, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Tee Grizzley, Rapsody, Chloe x Halle, and Cipha Sounds are among the acts performing.
Legendary radio personality Angie Martinez will host the festivities. Veteran actress Rosie Perez and Hamilton creator Lin Manuel-Miranda are expected to make special appearances as well.
The purpose of “TIDAL X: Brooklyn” is to raise awareness and funds for organizations that support relief and recovery efforts for those affected by the recent natural disasters such as Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Maria, and the earthquakes in Mexico.
As part of its sponsorship, BACARDĺ has committed $1.3 million to TIDAL X: Brooklyn charities. Previously, the company announced $3 million in general disaster relief support for local relief agencies supporting communities impacted by the hurricanes and earthquakes.
"This partnership with TIDAL: X touches on two areas that are very close to our heart – music and philanthropy. BACARDĺ is proud to play a part in raising awareness and funding for the regions affected by these terrible disasters, including Puerto Rico, Florida and the Caribbean region -- all homes to our family and company,” said Bacardi Chairman Facundo L. Bacardi.