Nappy Roots Concert For Childhood Cancer


Julian Thompson

Nappy Roots Concert For Charlie’s Rainbow on Sep. 9th at WesBanco amphitheater

Isaiah Wright, Video Editor

The Nappy Roots rooting for childhood cancer awareness.

On Sep. 9 at the WesBanco Amphitheater, the Southern Rap group Nappy Roots performed multiple songs in support of the childhood cancer awareness organization known as Charlie’s rainbow.

Nappy Roots played along with another artist known as Svnday. Their performance continued throughout the night with a check later being presented to Charlie’s Rainbow. Both the vendors and performers were amazed by the support the community had demonstrated to them.

The crowd loved the band. “I love nappy roots man. I can’t wait, they’re playing in my hometown, how much better can it get man,” Joe Marshal said. Multiple members of the audience were present at the front with some members of the audience being in primary school., “It seems like everyone is happy to be here,” Marshal said. “This is a group effort, this is a community,” A vendor for KY Fire N Seed said. A newer artist Svnday was also present being introduced by Nappy Roots to the crowd where he performed some of his music.

When asked about his feelings on the event for Charlie’s Rainbow, Buffalo Style offered his comments. “I want to say this is an amazing night tonight in Mount Washington that a lot of people came out tonight to support a great cause, the Curefest,” Style said. “Shoutout to Charlie’s Rainbow. It’s a wonderful organization and bringing awareness to childhood cancer is a great thing,” Style said. Style also mentioned that he found it amazing to be able to help present a twenty thousand dollar donation to Charlie’s Rainbow. 

Later in the show, drawings were delivered with members of the community winning a variety of prizes. During the event, there were a variety of vendors in the area. The vendors ranged from food trucks to florists. The whole portion of the community had rallied behind a cause that was deep in the heart of all those who had attended.