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Drake addresses Astroworld tragedy: “My heart is broken”

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Declaring “My heart is broken,” Drake is sharing his thoughts following the events of Travis Scott‘s Astroworld Festival on Friday that left eight dead and hundreds injured when the crowd of 50,000 concertgoers rushed the stage. 

Taking to Instagram Monday night, the “Way 2 Sexy” rapper wrote in a statement, “I’ve spent the past few days trying to wrap my mind around this devastating tragedy. I hate resorting to this platform to express an emotion as delicate as grief but this is where I find myself.”

“My heart is broken for the families and friends of those who lost their lives and for anyone who is suffering,” he continued. “I will continue to pray for all of them, and will be of service in anyway I can. May God be with you all.”

Drake’s statement comes after Scott shared his sentiments on the unfortunate events on Saturday, saying he is “absolutely devastated” by what happened and that is “committed to working together with the Houston community to heal and support the families in need.” Scott also promised to refund concertgoers for their tickets, and plans to cover the funeral costs of those who died.

Both rappers are being sued over the events that unfolded at Astroworld, which took place at Houston’s NRG Stadium. 

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