The Purple One hit the stage in Baltimore while thousands of fans danced along. All of the attendees were dressed in gray paying tribute to Freddie Gray, whose death while in police custody sparked a chain of controversial events that led to Sunday's peace rally.
During the showcase, Prince debuted his new song titled "Baltimore" which he wrote for the city after Gray's passing.
"For those who have lost loved ones, we're here for you tonight," he said to the crowd according to the Associated Press.
Marilyn Mosby, Baltimore State's Attorney, who charged six officers in the case of Gray's murder, was welcomed on stage and waved to the roaring crowd.
Prince is lending his support to the people of Baltimore in the wake of the recent murder of Freddie Gray with a live concert that everyone will be able to hear exclusively on TIDAL. Don't have a subscription for the heavily scrutinized streaming service? No worries — You don't need one for this audio event, reports Engadget.
The Rally 4 Peace concert is set to unify Baltimore communities after Gray's death was officially ruled a homocide at the top of the month. Furthermore, TIDAL is matching any donations made through the service's official website and the "Rally 4 Peace" stream to local youth charities and the Baltimore Justice Fund. The stream will feature a special widget that allows viewers to donate to their liking.
The Rally 4 Peace concert airs today (Sunday, May 10), streaming exclusively on TIDAL starting at 8:00 p.m.
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