Japanese Rapper SKY-HI’s 3-Hour Home Concert Raises Funds From Fan Donations



Japanese rapper SKY-HI live-streamed a concert from his home to reach out to fans self-isolating at home on the final day of Japan’s Golden Week of holidays.

The J-pop artist, whose real name is Mitsuhiro Hidaka, performed a whopping 46 songs during the three-hour STAY HOME FESTIVAL.

The rapper expressed his appreciation for medical workers fighting on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.

He later reported that fans donated a total of approximately 10 million yen ($94,000) to three causes: Florence, a non-profit that supports families in need of childcare and other assistance; Love Pocket Fund, which supports doctors, nurses and volunteers in the medical field and their children; and the National Center for Global Health and Medicine.

Over 20,000 viewers tuned in to see SKY-HI’s stay-at-home concert, which topped Twitter’s Japan trends throughout the show


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