Nelly has become the first artist to perform in the Iraq region of Ebril, Kurdistan. The STL rep took the stage for a benefit concerts for ISIS victims last Friday (Mar.13).
The concert, which was presented by the Rwanga Foundation, was an effort to raise funds for residents who were displaced by the ISIS crisis and to bring awareness to the volatile, horrific conditions that the Middle East is experiencing. The show also raised money for the peshmerga, the Kurdish soldiers fighting ISIS, the NY Daily News reported. Over 15,000 people were in attendance.