The Weeknd’s Call to Action for Music Industry: ‘No One Profits Off of Black Music More’

The Weeknd’s Call to Action for Music Industry: ‘No One Profits Off of Black Music More’
The Weeknd, aka Abel Tesfaye, is urging “industry partners and execs” to support causes that address racial equality as he has through giving $500,000 to a number of organizations.

On Tuesday, a bevy of companies in the music business participated in a day of silent protest dubbed #BlackoutTuesday and #TheShowMustBePaused, which asked the industry to “not conduct business as usual” and instead spend time reflecting on how to support the black community.

“To my fellow respected industry partners and execs — no one profits off of black music more than the labels and streaming services,
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