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FKA Twigs Makes a Surprise Appearance at Mustafa's Artists for Aid Concert in London

The English artist performed an impassioned, acoustic version of her song "Cellophane," closing out the benefit concert raising money for War Child UK's work in Gaza and Sudan.

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FKA Twigs

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A celebrated artist made a special appearance at Canadian singer Mustafa's Artists for Aid benefit concert in London last night (July 4), raising money for humanitarian aid in Gaza and Sudan.

English singer and pop experimentalist FKA Twigs took the stage for an emotionally charged acoustic rendition of her song "Cellophane," off 2019's Magdalene.



@_rachelola

#fkatwigs wow the EMOTION in her voice live in awe 🌟 #artistsforaid

The surprise performance closed out an evening of music from a high calibre lineup including indie auteur Blood Orange, singer-songwriter King Krule and comedian Ramy Youssef, all fundraising for the charity War Child UK.

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Indie pop singer Clairo performed an unreleased song at the event, "Pier 4," from upcoming album Charm, before telling the crowd: "Free Palestine."

@clairoshq

clairo perfomed a new song off her upcoming album, CHARM, in london at the #artistsforaid benefit show! she played this song last summer at re:set too! #clairo #clairecottrill #charm @🩷 thanks sugarcoatedmelt on twt for the video!


She was also joined by the evening's organizer, Mustafa, and Canadian R&B singer Daniel Caesar for a cover of folk singer Judee Sill's "My Man On Love."

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🥹🥹🥹 #clairo #danielcaesar #mustafa #artistsforaid

Mustafa also performed his recently released single "Gaza Is Calling," about a childhood friend from Palestine. The video for the song features recent footage from a Jenin refugee camp. The Sudanese-Canadian poet and songwriter also recently won the Prism Prize, Canada's top music video award, for his 2023 video "Name of God."

The London edition of Artists for Aid follows a previous event in January, that took place in New Jersey, featuring artists like Stormzy and 070 Shake, also in a fundraiser for Gaza and Sudan.

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