Beyonce, Jay Z, Nicki Minaj, Usher, Prince and More to Storm Barclays Center for Tidal Celebration

The Carters
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According to New York Times critic, Jon Caramanica, the Carters' performance was compelling and magnetic. "Beyonce is regal, Jay Z brash. Beyonce, a picture of steely intensity; Jay Z, a paragon of casual cool. Beyonce, a gut puncher fluent in devastation; Jay Z, happy to devastate," he wrote. 

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Introducing the Tidal X: 1020 concert.

Tidal, the "artist-owned" streaming service launched by Jay Z on March 30 of this year, has announced a big celebration they're calling Tidal X: 1020. The blowout concert will take place Oct. 20 at Brooklyn's Barclays Center and will feature Jay Z, Beyonce, Prince, Nicki Minaj, Usher, Lil Wayne, T.I., Fabolous, Thomas Rhett, Damian Marley, Indochine, and Hit-Boy, among others that will be announced ahead of the concert.

Tickets will be available at 12 p.m. ET today for Tidal subscribers, with a general on-sale beginning Friday at 12 p.m. ET. Prices for tickets range from $74 through $244.

Proceeds from the concert will be donated to organizations "dedicated to advancing positive community relations and effecting systemic change for the development and sustainability of just societies, this inaugural event’s philanthropic focus." The disbursement of the funds will be overseen by The New World Foundation, a New York-based organization which partners with various philanthropic initiatives.

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