Relief For Puerto Rico: FAT JOE
Puerto Rico is the latest victim in this string of Hurricane’s that have been causing so much destruction. Last month they were hit by a brutal category 5 storm, knocking out essential needs. Clean water is in short supply, food serves are lacking, and people have been left with no heat or electricity. Returning to a sense of normalcy after the hurricane has proven very difficult for the island, and the amount of official government aid they have received in the wake of the storm just hasn’t been enough.
Fortunately there are amazing people out there who are doing everything they can to help the people of Puerto Rico. Alongside JAYZ and TIDAL, Conquer Hip Hop Artist Fat Joe has been doing his part to help revitalize our this fellow US territory. 2 million pounds worth of supplies and goods have been collected from the city of New York for the people of Puerto Rico.
“As U.S. citizens, Puerto Rico has paid their part. I have two little cousins that’s in the army right now, willing to give their life for this country. And the fact that it took so long to get any help out there, that’s what I mean. So we had to mobilize and power ourselves to collect canned foods and waters and women’s hygiene and toothpastes to give back to our own community, and that we did.” – Fat Joe
Fat Joe also announced the TIDAL X concert set for Oct. 17th, where he will take the stage with JAY Z, Jennifer Lopez, DJ Khaled, Cardi B, and many more; with all proceeds going to disaster relief and recovery. In the aftermath of these hurricanes we need to remember to show our support and love for the people of Puerto Rico. They are currently dealing with near apocalyptic conditions, and in many places electricity may not return for at least a half a year. But if we band together, and give them the help they need, they can make it through these tough times.
Check out Fat Joe’s Conquer profile HERE!
Hey Conquer fans! If you’re looking for some live music this month then check out these upcoming shows and tour dates.
- June 2nd, State Theatre in Harrah, OK
- June 7th, Belcourt Taps in Nashville, TN
- June 10th, CMA Fest @ Wildehorse Saloon in Nashville
- June 4th, Lazy Lobster in East Rockaway, NY
- June 15th, Brixx and Barley in Long Beach, NY
- June 3rd, Festival Pier in Philadelphia, PA
- June 11th, Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ
- June 30th, Zlate Piesky in Bratislava, Slovakia
- June 14th, The National in Richmond, VA
- June 15th, Firefly Music Festival in Dagsboro, DE
- June 22nd, Heimathafen in Berlin, Germany
- June 23rd, Hurricane Festival in Sheessel, Germany
- June 23rd, Southside Festival in Neuhausen, Switzerland
- June 27 and 28th, Camden Assembly in London, UK
- June 1st, Knitting Factory Concert House in Boise, ID
- June 2nd, Jub Jub’s Thirst Parlor in Reno, NV
- June 3rd, White Water Saloon in Paradise, CA
- June 5th, The Fillmore in San Francisco, CA
- June 6th, House of Blues in Anaheim, CA
- June 7th, Marquee Theatre in Tempe, AZ
- June 10th, The Pageant in Saint Louis, MO
- June 14th, Father Knows Best in Brooklyn, NY
- June 2nd, Swamp Fox Entertainment Complex in Marion, SC
- June 16th, Old Capital Tavern in Sauk Rapids, MN
- June 30th, Grizzly Rose in Denver, CO
- June 11th, Piranha’s Bar & Grill in Nashville, TN
- June 2nd, Love and War in Texas in Plano, TX
- June 24th, Sundown at Granada in Dallas, TX
- June 30th, The Saxon Pub in Austin, TX
- June 6th, Harvard and Stone in Los Angeles, CA
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