Diplo & Friends Create Challenge For Commemoration Of Las Vegas Shooting
His donation will go directly to the fund established by the Clark County Commission, as mentioned in a post he shared on Twitter. Using the hashtag, #VegasStrong, he also challenged other DJs and hotel owners to match his contribution and added:
“…we owe it to the city”
Since, other veteran DJs like Kaskade and Tiesto accepted and are going to match Diplo’s contribution. Another great DJ, Steve Aoki, via a video accepted the challenge and will be doubling his contribution, giving $200,000.
Valentino Khan, not only is matching Diplo’s contribution but is also donating his booking fees of this week. Dillon Francis too has accepted the challenge but will be giving half to Las Vegas and the other half to the hurricane victims in Puerto Rico. On Instagram, Marshmello accepted the challenge and will be matching the $100,000 donation, stating that Vegas is a second home to him.
Kaskade and Steve Aoki have not only accepted a challenge, but they will also be part of a beneficiary concert, the Vegas Benefit Concert, where 100% of the proceeds will go to the victims of the tragic shootings. Zedd made the announcement, through his Instagram page. Also, in the line-up is Lil Jon.The concert will take place inside Omnia Nightclub, in Las Vegas, November 7, 2017.
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