KANYE WEST AND HIS CHOIR TOOK SOME LIGHT TO HARRIS COUNTY JAIL INMATES IN TEXAS
Kanye West has left Harris County jail inmates in tears when he performed a surprise concert at the in Houston, Texas. West shared video clips from the concert on his social media page.
He and his choir performed songs from his gospel album “Jesus is King,” leaving inmates in tears as they knelt in worship.
The Harris County Sheriff, Ed Gonzalez, said that the rapper described his concert as a mission and not a show.
— Ed Gonzalez (@SheriffEd_HCSO) November 15, 2019
Reacting to the concert, a public affairs director for the Harris County Sheriff’s Office West said West brought some light to people who needed it at the jail.
— Jason Spencer (@JSpencer_HCSO) November 15, 2019
According to Houston Chronicles, West performed for more than 200 male inmates before using an underground tunnel to perform for a smaller crowd of women inmates.
After kicking off with one performance for more than 200 men at the 701 San Jacinto building, @kanyewest ducked down into the underground tunnel and turned up in the main Baker Street jail to do a second show for a smaller crowd of women. https://t.co/VNJqoq3Ult pic.twitter.com/95ZFVWQ0HC
— Houston Chronicle (@HoustonChron) November 15, 2019
Watch the video below:
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