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Astroworld performer Roddy Ricch will donate his ‘net compensation’ to the ‘families’ of tragedy

Astroworld performer Roddy Ricch will donate his ‘net compensation’ to the ‘families’ of tragedy

Grammy winner Roddy Ricch was the first of the 22 acts to perform at Friday’s deadly Astroworld Festival in Texas to offer to donate his entire paycheck to the ‘families of this incident.’

‘Please have the families of those who we lost yesterday reach out to @shawnholiday,’ the 23-year-old rapper – who boasts 27.3M social media followers – wrote via Instastory on Saturday.

‘I’ll [be] donating my net compensation to the families of this incident. #pray4houston.’  

Considerate: Grammy winner Roddy Ricch was the first of the 22 acts to perform at Friday's deadly Astroworld Festival in Texas to offer to donate his entire paycheck to the 'families of this incident'

Considerate: Grammy winner Roddy Ricch was the first of the 22 acts to perform at Friday's deadly Astroworld Festival in Texas to offer to donate his entire paycheck to the 'families of this incident'

Considerate: Grammy winner Roddy Ricch was the first of the 22 acts to perform at Friday’s deadly Astroworld Festival in Texas to offer to donate his entire paycheck to the ‘families of this incident’

Roddy (born Rodrick Moore Jr.) had performed a half-hour set between 5:30-6pm on the Thrills Stage at Houston’s NRG Park – three hours before the deadly crowd crush.

Nine-time Grammy nominee SZA – who performed 7:30-8pm – tweeted: ‘Speechless about last night I’m actually in shock [and] don’t even know what to say… just praying for everyone in Houston especially the families of those that lost their lives.’

Rapper-singer BIA – who performed 4-4:30pm – tweeted: ‘I’m deeply saddened by what happened last night at Astro World. My prayers and thoughts go out to all the lives lost, their families and everyone that was affected by this tragedy.’

DJ-producer Metro Boomin – who performed 1-1:30pm – tweeted: ‘Praying for all the families and loved ones involved.’ 

The 23-year-old rapper wrote via Instastory on Saturday: 'Please have the families of those who we lost yesterday reach out to @shawnholiday. I'll [be] donating my net compensation to the families of this incident'

The 23-year-old rapper wrote via Instastory on Saturday: 'Please have the families of those who we lost yesterday reach out to @shawnholiday. I'll [be] donating my net compensation to the families of this incident'

The 23-year-old rapper wrote via Instastory on Saturday: ‘Please have the families of those who we lost yesterday reach out to @shawnholiday. I’ll [be] donating my net compensation to the families of this incident’

'#pray4houston': Roddy (born Rodrick Moore Jr.) had performed a half-hour set between 5:30-6pm on the Thrills Stage at Houston's NRG Park - three hours before the deadly crowd crush

'#pray4houston': Roddy (born Rodrick Moore Jr.) had performed a half-hour set between 5:30-6pm on the Thrills Stage at Houston's NRG Park - three hours before the deadly crowd crush

‘#pray4houston’: Roddy (born Rodrick Moore Jr.) had performed a half-hour set between 5:30-6pm on the Thrills Stage at Houston’s NRG Park – three hours before the deadly crowd crush

Nine-time Grammy nominee SZA - who performed 7:30-8pm - tweeted: 'Speechless about last night I'm actually in shock [and] don't even know what to say... just praying for everyone in Houston especially the families of those that lost their lives'

Nine-time Grammy nominee SZA - who performed 7:30-8pm - tweeted: 'Speechless about last night I'm actually in shock [and] don't even know what to say... just praying for everyone in Houston especially the families of those that lost their lives'

Nine-time Grammy nominee SZA – who performed 7:30-8pm – tweeted: ‘Speechless about last night I’m actually in shock [and] don’t even know what to say… just praying for everyone in Houston especially the families of those that lost their lives’

Rapper-singer BIA - who performed 4-4:30pm - tweeted: 'I'm deeply saddened by what happened last night at Astro World. My prayers and thoughts go out to all the lives lost, their families and everyone that was affected by this tragedy'

Rapper-singer BIA - who performed 4-4:30pm - tweeted: 'I'm deeply saddened by what happened last night at Astro World. My prayers and thoughts go out to all the lives lost, their families and everyone that was affected by this tragedy'

Rapper-singer BIA – who performed 4-4:30pm – tweeted: ‘I’m deeply saddened by what happened last night at Astro World. My prayers and thoughts go out to all the lives lost, their families and everyone that was affected by this tragedy’

DJ-producer Metro Boomin - who performed 1-1:30pm - tweeted: 'Praying for all the families and loved ones involved'

DJ-producer Metro Boomin - who performed 1-1:30pm - tweeted: 'Praying for all the families and loved ones involved'

DJ-producer Metro Boomin – who performed 1-1:30pm – tweeted: ‘Praying for all the families and loved ones involved’

Rapper-actor Master P - who performed 1:40-2:10pm - shared two videos filmed on Friday with the caption: 'Life is too short, tell your loved ones you love them when you walk out the door because you never know. #GODisGood #AstroWorldFestival'

Rapper-actor Master P - who performed 1:40-2:10pm - shared two videos filmed on Friday with the caption: 'Life is too short, tell your loved ones you love them when you walk out the door because you never know. #GODisGood #AstroWorldFestival'

Rapper-actor Master P – who performed 1:40-2:10pm – shared two videos filmed on Friday with the caption: ‘Life is too short, tell your loved ones you love them when you walk out the door because you never know. #GODisGood #AstroWorldFestival’

'I heard what happened': The 51-year-old New Orleans native (born Percy Miller) also shared his condolences 'to the people who lost their lives'

'I heard what happened': The 51-year-old New Orleans native (born Percy Miller) also shared his condolences 'to the people who lost their lives'

‘I heard what happened’: The 51-year-old New Orleans native (born Percy Miller) also shared his condolences ‘to the people who lost their lives’

Rapper-actor Master P – who performed 1:40-2:10pm – shared two videos filmed on Friday with the caption: ‘Life is too short, tell your loved ones you love them when you walk out the door because you never know. #GODisGood #AstroWorldFestival.’

The 51-year-old New Orleans native (born Percy Miller) also shared his condolences ‘to the people who lost their lives.’

Fans rushed towards the stage shortly after headliner Travis Scott began performing his 9:06-10:34pm set and the crush left eight (aged 14-27) dead including John Hilgert, Brianna Rodriguez, Rudy Peña, and Franco Patino.

The ‘mass casualty event’ lead to over 300 concert goers getting injured and 17 hospitalized – 11 of which suffered cardiac arrest.   

RIP: Fans rushed towards the stage shortly after headliner Travis Scott (pictured) began performing his 9:06-10:34pm set and the crush left eight (aged 14-27) dead including John Hilgert, Brianna Rodriguez, Rudy Peña, and Franco Patino

RIP: Fans rushed towards the stage shortly after headliner Travis Scott (pictured) began performing his 9:06-10:34pm set and the crush left eight (aged 14-27) dead including John Hilgert, Brianna Rodriguez, Rudy Peña, and Franco Patino

RIP: Fans rushed towards the stage shortly after headliner Travis Scott (pictured) began performing his 9:06-10:34pm set and the crush left eight (aged 14-27) dead including John Hilgert, Brianna Rodriguez, Rudy Peña, and Franco Patino

Disastrous: The 'mass casualty event' lead to over 300 concert goers getting injured and 17 hospitalized - 11 of which suffered cardiac arrest

Disastrous: The 'mass casualty event' lead to over 300 concert goers getting injured and 17 hospitalized - 11 of which suffered cardiac arrest

Disastrous: The ‘mass casualty event’ lead to over 300 concert goers getting injured and 17 hospitalized – 11 of which suffered cardiac arrest

How did he not know? The 30-year-old Grammy nominee (L) has stressed that he was unaware of the casualties

How did he not know? The 30-year-old Grammy nominee (L) has stressed that he was unaware of the casualties

This, despite a seemingly lifeless body (blurred) being hoisted in the crowd just under his nose

This, despite a seemingly lifeless body (blurred) being hoisted in the crowd just under his nose

How did he not know? The 30-year-old Grammy nominee (L) has stressed that he was unaware of the casualties despite a seemingly lifeless body (R) being hoisted in the crowd just under his nose

They tried! Fans uploaded many troubling videos from the scene, including one of the crowd chanting 'stop the show' over and over again but the show went on with only brief pauses

They tried! Fans uploaded many troubling videos from the scene, including one of the crowd chanting 'stop the show' over and over again but the show went on with only brief pauses

They tried! Fans uploaded many troubling videos from the scene, including one of the crowd chanting ‘stop the show’ over and over again but the show went on with only brief pauses

The 30-year-old Grammy nominee (born Jacques Webster) has stressed that he was unaware of the casualties despite a seemingly lifeless body being hoisted in the crowd just under his nose.

Fans uploaded many troubling videos from the scene, including one of the crowd chanting ‘stop the show’ over and over again but the show went on with only brief pauses.

‘I’m honestly just devastated,’ Travis – who boasts 82.1M social media followers – said Saturday night via Instastory.

‘We’re actually working right now to identify the families so we can help assist them through this tough time. Any time I could make out, you know, anything that’s going on, you know, I just stopped my show and, you know, helped them get the help they need.’ 

Travis - who boasts 82.1M social media followers - said Saturday night via Instastory: 'I'm honestly just devastated. We're actually working right now to identify the families so we can help assist them through this tough time'

Travis - who boasts 82.1M social media followers - said Saturday night via Instastory: 'I'm honestly just devastated. We're actually working right now to identify the families so we can help assist them through this tough time'

Travis – who boasts 82.1M social media followers – said Saturday night via Instastory: ‘I’m honestly just devastated. We’re actually working right now to identify the families so we can help assist them through this tough time’

Rage king: Scott shed no tears and was, in fact, arrested for disorderly conduct in 2015 for encouraging fans to jump the barricades at Lollapalooza

Rage king: Scott shed no tears and was, in fact, arrested for disorderly conduct in 2015 for encouraging fans to jump the barricades at Lollapalooza

He was also arrested for disorderly conduct in 2017 for inciting a riot at an Arkansas show

He was also arrested for disorderly conduct in 2017 for inciting a riot at an Arkansas show

Rage king: Scott shed no tears and was, in fact, arrested for disorderly conduct in 2015 for encouraging fans to jump the barricades at Lollapalooza, and in 2017 for inciting a riot at an Arkansas show

Sel-soothing gestures: The first lawsuit has already been filed by Astroworld attendee Manuel Souza on Saturday against the Houston native as well as organizer ScoreMore and concert giant Live Nation

Sel-soothing gestures: The first lawsuit has already been filed by Astroworld attendee Manuel Souza on Saturday against the Houston native as well as organizer ScoreMore and concert giant Live Nation

Sel-soothing gestures: The first lawsuit has already been filed by Astroworld attendee Manuel Souza on Saturday against the Houston native as well as organizer ScoreMore and concert giant Live Nation

Scott shed no tears and was, in fact, arrested for disorderly conduct in 2015 for encouraging fans to jump the barricades at Lollapalooza, and in 2017 for inciting a riot at an Arkansas show.

According to Billboard – the first lawsuit has already been filed by Astroworld attendee Manuel Souza on Saturday against the Houston native as well as organizer ScoreMore and concert giant Live Nation.

As of press time, Travis is still scheduled to headline the three-day music festival Day N Vegas at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds this Saturday.

Still on: As of press time, Travis is still scheduled to headline the three-day music festival Day N Vegas at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds this Saturday

Still on: As of press time, Travis is still scheduled to headline the three-day music festival Day N Vegas at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds this Saturday

Still on: As of press time, Travis is still scheduled to headline the three-day music festival Day N Vegas at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds this Saturday

Source: dailymail

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