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AOMG Makes Generous Donation To COVID-19 Efforts With Their Online Charity Concert

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As a way to help out families affected by the COVID-19 outbreak, the hip-hop music label held an online concert through different streaming platforms for their benefit.

On April 12, hip-hop label AOMG took over Twitch and YouTube through “AOMG Quarantine Nonstop Live.” The stream, which lasted for nine hours, hoped to promote social distancing measures and served as a fundraiser for families hit hard by the COVID-19 outbreak.

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AOMG QUARANTINE NONSTOP LIVE – 코로나19 확산 방지를 위한 사회적 거리두기 캠페인에 동참하고자 준비한 AOMG QUARANTINE LIVE!! 4월 12일 일요일 오후 3시부터 시작합니다. ㅤ 논스톱 라이브 기부에 참여하고자 하시는 분들은 아래의 스트리밍 채널 고유의 도네이션 기능을 이용해 주시길 바랍니다. 모든 도네이션 모금은 관련 단체를 통해 코로나19로 어려움을 겪고 있는 분들에게 전액 기부 됩니다. – As we announced before, AOMG is hosting nonstop live streaming on Apr 12th (SUN) at 3 pm (KST) to participate in a social distancing campaign to help on stopping the spread of COVID-19. ㅤ *If you wish to participate in donation, please use the donation feature below on streaming channel. All profits will be donated to a non-profit organization that supports people who are impacted by COVID-19. – ㅤ ** 2020.04.12.SUN(KST) ** PM 3:00 – TILL THE END ㅤ LINE UP AOMG WITH FRIENDS & SPECIAL LIVE ㅤ LIVE STREAM CHANNEL ** Youtube : youtube.com/aomgofficial ** Twitch : twitch.tv/aomg_official – #AOMG #AOMGQUARANTINENONSTOPLIVE

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From 12 AM to 3 PM KST, YouTube and Twitch were livened up by the sounds of AOMG artists and their musician friends. The lineup for “AOMG Quarantine Nonstop Live” included the likes of Jay Park, Simon D, Woo Won Jae, Hoody, Ugly Duck, DJ Pumkin and ELO. Overall, 17 artists graced the stream with performances.

A representative from AOMG stated that they were able to gather 8,465,000 won from donations made by the viewers of the stream. The cash donations will be given to an unnamed charity that aids families struggling with the COVID-19 crisis in full, and the label expressed their gratitude to the viewers of the stream.

Prior to this fundraiser, AOMG’s artists have taken individual steps to help COVID-19 efforts. Rappers Simon D and Gray both donated 50 million won to the Hope Bridge Association of the National Disaster Relief, while Loco donated 30 million won to World Vision Korea.

Source: Sports Chosun, The Korea Herald

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