Drake stated his “coronary heart is damaged” in a message shared to social media to handle the tragedy at Travis Scott’s Astroworld music pageant, which left eight folks useless.
Drake is addressing the tragedy that occurred on the Astroworld music pageant.
The rapper, who made a shock onstage look at Travis Scott‘s Houston present on Friday, Nov. 5, took to Instagram on Monday, Nov. 8 to specific his condolences. The concert left eight people dead and 25 others hospitalized, police beforehand confirmed.
“I’ve spent the previous few days attempting to wrap my thoughts round this devastating tragedy,” Drake stated in his put up. “I hate resorting to this platform to precise an emotion as delicate as grief however that is the place I discover myself.”
He continued, “My coronary heart is damaged for the households and mates of those that misplaced their lives and for anybody who’s struggling. I’ll proceed to wish for all of them, and can be of service in any manner I can. Could God be with you all.”
Greater than a dozen concertgoers have filed lawsuits towards Travis, in addition to the occasion’s organizers. One concertgoer, Kristian Paredes, named Drake in a lawsuit that was additionally named Travis, Reside Nation and Harris County Sports activities & Conference Company, citing negligence.
Per the lawsuit obtained by E! Information, Drake allegedly “got here on stage alongside Travis Scott and helped incite the gang,” and “the gang turned chaotic and a stampede started leaving eight useless and dozens together with Kristian Paredes severely injured.”
A spokesperson for Harris County Sports activities & Conference Company and venue NRG Park shared a press release to E! Information that learn, “Due to pending litigation and ongoing investigations, we’re unable to remark.”
Reside Nation didn’t reply to E! Information’ earlier request for remark. E! Information additionally beforehand reached out to Travis and Drake.
A day after the Astroworld present, Travis said in a statement posted to Twitter that he was “completely devastated by what befell final night time.”
Houston Hearth Division’s public data officer Asuncion Cortez stated in a press release launched to E! Information, “Throughout the festivities up till the top of the pageant, roughly 300 folks have been handled on website for minor accidents.”
Referring to the tragedy as a “mass casualty incident,” he added, “Seventeen sufferers have been transported to space hospitals, 12 of these sufferers have been transported by HFD items.”
In accordance with authorities, 11 of these sufferers have been in cardiac arrest. The case continues to be being investigated.